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The Iomega brand is now LenovoEMC

Iomega owner EMC said today it will replace the brand on business-class NAS products with LenovoEMC, a joint venture that now sells the SMB business hardware.

Amazon Web Services launches low-cost storage service

Amazon Web Services has announced Glacier, a low-cost storage service that has been customized for data archiving and backup.

Microsoft open-sources Entity Framework mapping tool

Code release of .Net application development tool is being handled by Microsoft Open Technologies

Mark Hurd spells out Oracle analytics vision

Oracle rolled out a series of announcements aimed at portraying itself as a dominant player in business analytics on Wednesday, as well as one relevant to customers of rival SAP.

SugarSync revamps data backup, sync service for iPad

SugarSync today introduced a completely redesigned app re-written from the ground up to be optimized for the iPad.

Wait may be long for big data unified stack

Despite the growing interest in big data platforms, it may be some time before organizations will be able to deploy a standardized big data software stack, concluded a panel of speakers Wednesday during a virtual panel hosted by GigaOm.

Hadoop wins over enterprise IT, spurs talent crunch

Hadoop is coming out of the shadows and into production in enterprise IT shops. But the relative newness of the open-source platform and a shortage of experienced Hadoop talent pose hurdles.

Symantec releases faster next-gen NetBackup, Backup Exec software

Symantec announced new versions of its flagship backup applications for SMBs and the enterprise adding more support for virtual machines, a cloud storage offering and integration of snapshot and backup management

Oracle, Cloudera unveil Hadoop appliance

Oracle has partnered with Cloudera to bring Apache Hadoop to its Oracle Big Data Appliance, which the company officially released Tuesday.

Most believe U.S. won't become fully paperless

Survey finds most Americans don't foresee an all-electronic U.S. society.

E-discovery In Depth

Hadoop becomes critical cog in the big data machine

As more and more companies use Hadoop to handle big data, anticipation for forthcoming Version 2.0 grows

Corporate cloud showdown: IT vs. Legal

Increasingly, IT and legal find themselves facing off over the benefits and risks of cloud computing. Here's how some entities have hammered out a compromise.Insider (registration required)

The time for NoSQL standards is now

Like Larry Ellison's yacht, the RDBMS is sailing into the sunset. But if NoSQL is to take its place, a standard query language and APIs must emerge soon

How to make PHP apps scale

The most popular language for Web apps, PHP tends to buckle under heavy loads -- unless you opt for cloud scaling and a NoSQL back end

Master MySQL in the Amazon cloud

Amazon Web Services offer new challenges and flexibility for database admins -- here's how to avoid the pitfalls and tune for performance

E-discovery in the Cloud

Companies often assume data in the cloud is inherently discoverable, but is it? Know what questions to ask your cloud vendor so you can get your data back when required.

How to Implement Next-Generation Storage Infrastructure for Big Data

Managing the petabyte-scale and larger data stores that are a fact of life with Big Data is a different beast than managing traditional large-scale data infrastructures. Online photo site Shutterfly--which manages more than 30 petabytes of data--shares its strategy for taming the storage beast.

How to get a hot job in big data

The big data revolution is creating a new breed of business-IT jobs -- and threatening to destabilize dyed-in-the-wool IT careers

E-discovery in the cloud? Not so easy

Companies often assume data in the cloud is inherently discoverable, but is it? Know what questions to ask your cloud vendor so you can get your data back when required.

Enterprise Hadoop: Big data processing made easier

Amazon, Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM, and MapR mix simpler setup of Hadoop clusters with proprietary twists and trade-offs