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Google lures businesses to Nearline with 100 PB of free cloud storage

Google on Thursday had its sights fixed firmly on Amazon as it launched its new, low-cost Nearline cloud storage service out of beta and into general availability.

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BitTorrent teams with Onehub for 'hybrid' enterprise file-sharing service

Onehub Sync aims to combine the best of the cloud and peer-to-peer worlds.

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U.S. memory maker buyout by Chinese firm not likely to succeed

An attempt to buy U.S.-based micron by China's largest government owned chipmaker, Tsinghua Unigroup, isn't likely to succeed for several reasons, not the least of which is that the U.S. government is unlikely to approve it and Micron...

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MIT proves flash is as fast as RAM, and cheaper, for big data

MIT researchers built a server network for large-scale databases that proves RAM is not always the best memory for the job as it's vastly more expensive and isn't even faster than flash.

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More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

Worldwide enterprise storage shipments were up more than 41% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2015 with 28.3 exabytes of capacity shipping, mainly for company servers.

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Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Security remains a big concern for businesses considering cloud storage, but Dropbox hopes to further calm their fears by integrating its service with enterprise mobile management products.

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Box shadows rival Dropbox, adds Office Online to its Web UI

Box today integrated Microsoft's Office Online with its cloud storage service.

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9 hot enterprise storage companies to watch

These 9 enterprise storage startups -- Hedvig, Infinidat, Infinite io, Kaminario, Nantero, Rubrik, SimpliVity, Tachyon Nexus and Tegile Systems -- have pulled in $500 million plus in funding so far in 2015.

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Google I/O lowers expectations with Photo announcement -- and not much else

Yesterday, bloggers that were hardy enough to endure long lines, torture by Pong, and a Neverending Story length cartoon intro, were eventually rewarded...

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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

As part of its push into specific industry verticals, Box is targeting the government sector, where agencies are particularly sensitive about the security of cloud software. On Wednesday, the company announced a significant customer...

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Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promise better image handling.

Egnyte takes a 'mobile-first' approach to cloud storage with new enterprise suite

Egnyte has been vying with the likes of Dropbox and Box for some time already in the cloud-storage arena, but on Tuesday it jumped on board the "mobile-first" train with a newly revamped version of its enterprise-focused app suite...

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IBM cloud will reach back to tape for low-cost storage

At its Edge conference in Las Vegas, IBM this week will preview an archiving architecture that can span all tiers of storage from server-based flash cache to tape.


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Interview with Alberto Escarlate, CEO of Filechat, at Techcrunch Disrupt.

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Google launches a service for storing big data

Google finally opens up its speedy BigTable technology for third-party use.

Microsoft to offer three new ways to store big data on Azure

Microsoft will soon offer three additional ways for enterprises to store data on Azure.

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NFL CIO: Tech isn't the problem with health info sharing

While the healthcare industry is now grappling with interoperability problems related to electronic medical records, the NFL has figured out how to solve the issue.

Microsoft, Dropbox push partnership with browser-based Office integration

Microsoft and Dropbox yesterday expanded the links between Office and online storage, delivering on pledges made last November when they inked their partnership

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