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The Problem with S3 Bucket Data Leaks

It seems like every couple of weeks there is an announcement of another exposed Amazon S3 bucket. Recently a branch of the military, the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), was caught by security firm Upguard with a

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The Future is High Capacity Hard Drives – Seagate Briefing Note

Flash Storage dominates the headlines. But as a storage medium its availability is, at a minimum, constrained and more than likely the industry will see a shortfall of available flash for the foreseeable future. The problem is it takes billions

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Solving the concerns of NOT going All-Flash – Podcast

Storage Switzerland and Tegile teamed up for a webinar on the four things you can do to a Hybrid Array to achieve All-Flash performance. Joining me in the podcast talk about webinar attendee concerns about a hybrid flash are George Crump

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Seagate’s Kinetic Drives reduce Object Storage costs – now GA

After a one-year incubation, Seagate’s Kinetic Open Storage Platform is now generally available. It features disk drives that communicate with applications over Ethernet, using a key-value architecture and RESTful APIs, instead of traditional protocols like SCSI or SATA. What’s different

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Seagate’s Kinetic Drives improve Cloud Storage TCO and Performance

In an earlier column we talked about the world’s insatiable appetite for storage and the gap between projected demand and supply of that capacity. In response to this demand disk drive companies are thinking beyond the drive, to the array

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Seagate plans 20TB Hard Drives… but we’ll still need more!

At their second Industry Analyst Cloud Summit in San Francisco last week, Seagate shared some information that we’ve heard many times: the amount of data being created is almost incomprehensible. But they said something that many probably haven’t heard before:

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The IRS’ lost emails – bad procedure or bad lie?

The recent news that the IRS “lost” Lois Lerner’s e-mails has been making headlines in the news media, but not so much in data protection circles. That may be because any data protection expert knows that this claim simply makes

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