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For the Next Storage Solution, Look to the (Literal) Clouds The seemingly miraculous hand-held devices we use today are a far cry from the computers of old. Capabilities, speed, affordability and storage have increased dramatically, transforming every aspect of our lives. As a point of reference, the first data centers were rooms that housed huge, individual mainframe computers. These machines cost millions of dollars each, and time on them had to be rented by several organizations because no one except governments and higher educational institutions could afford to build them. The personal computer boom of the 1980s changed all that, creating a demand for the microcomputer (server) industry. These servers ended up in the old mainframe rooms, replacing old equipment and leaving a much smaller footprint, creating a leaner data center. Since computers no longer cost m... (more)

The Evolution of Storage | @CloudExpo #BigData #IoT #DataCenter #Storage

One of the greatest challenges facing business and government organizations is how to store and move sensitive data around the world while maintaining security. Storing and securing critical data held within data centers (whether physical or virtual) is top of mind from the boardroom to the remote data center. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, spending on private cloud IT infrastructure in 2015 will grow by 15.8 percent year over year to $12.1 billion, while spending on public cloud IT infrastructure will in... (more)