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June 6, 2012 was the iPv6 day – we no longer have to worry about running out of IP addresses. World IPv6 Launch: June 6: The Internet Society, an international nonprofit organization that advises on Web standards, policy and education, has selected June 6, 2012, as the World IPv6 launch day. This date will mark the beginning of a new phase in the life of the Internet, when IPv6 begins to become a normal part of the Internet experience for everyone—taking over from IPv4. Not only is it the end of iPv4 era it also is the end of IE era – Chrome first overtook IE on Sundays! Chrome overtakes IE on weekends: Over the past three weeks, Google Chrome has beaten out Internet Explorer as the No. 1 browser in the world — but only on Sundays. Monday through Saturday, IE has remained the browser with the highest worldwide market share, although its lead is slipping. And then af... (more)

Cloud Storage: Looking Beyond The Bottom Line

Cost reduction is often perceived as the most compelling adoption driver for new technologies. However, in many cases, looking beyond bottom line benefits often uncovers additional intrinsic value. Such is the case for cloud storage. While frequently touted benefits of cloud storage include cost savings, maintenance reduction and better utilization of IT resources, there is actually more to the value equation than meets the eye. An important, but perhaps less touted, benefit of cloud storage is the ability to store more of an organization’s data securely online, rather than to less accessible and reliable tape or external media. This added benefit can translate into operational improvements for businesses that extend beyond cost-cutting, including: Improved regulatory compliance: Access to archival data has become a regulatory requirement across many industries wit... (more)

HP’s Big Storage Announcement

HP has been talking and promoting for several weeks (okay, months) their upcoming December 3rd storage announcements from the HP discovery event in Frankfurt Germany. Well it's now afternoon, which means the early Monday morning December 3rd embargoes have been lifted so I can now talk about what HP shared last Friday about today's announcements. Basically what I received was a series of press releases as well as a link to their updated web site providing information about today's announcements. HP Redefines Storage Simplicity with Single Architecture for Enterprises of All Sizes HP Expands 3PAR Storage Portfolio HP Extends Enterprise-class Backup and Recovery Across Entire StoreOnce Portfolio New HP Storage Services Transform How Organizations Manage, Store and Protect Data HP StoreAll Storage Brings Real-time Intelligence to Big Data Retention and Cloud Storage ... (more)

Frugal and Agile DevOps | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Frugal and Agile DevOps - the Cloud Computing Advantage Accomplish much more, very rapidly, while spending less -- this is the business technology trend that savvy executives everywhere have embraced. Worldwide IT spending will reach a total $3.7 trillion in 2014, that's a 2.1 percent increase from last year, according to the latest global market study by Gartner. This forecast, however, is down from their earlier projections of 3.2 percent growth. What's driving the ongoing transition to lower business technology spending? The slower outlook for 2014 is attributed to a reduction in growth expectations for end-user devices, data center systems and IT related services. Moreover, the typical IT investment is evolving. It's transitioning from a legacy focus on technology and processes, to a focus on new business models and associated strategic outcomes that are purposef... (more)

Announcing Memopal Cloud Search

Memopal (www.memopal.com) announces the release of ‘Memopal Cloud Search’, the new tool that simplifies and speeds up online file search. Searching dozens and dozens of folders in your remote archive to find the document you need out of hundreds of thousands of other files may be difficult and time consuming. ‘Memopal Cloud Search’ makes searching in your remote archive easier and increases search speed, letting you enjoy all the advantages of how you usually organize files and folders on your computer. In fact, Memopal applied the Grid Computing concepts used by leading search engines to online backup. This improves indexing and searching is faster. Memopal states it can search a 2-million file archive in under 50 milliseconds. Memopal also implemented efficient result ranking techniques to display the user’s most important files first. The Memopal algorithm is ba... (more)

Mezeo Software CEO Steve Lesem to Present on Cloud Storage

Mezeo Software Corp., a software developer of a leading deployable platform for cloud storage, today announced that Steve Lesem, President and CEO; and the founder of cloudstoragestrategy.com has been invited to present at Dealmaker Media’s Under the Radar (UTR) conference and at Cloud Slam ‘09. The two conferences are scheduled later this month and are expected to bring together thought leaders from throughout the cloud storage industry. At Under the Radar: Clarity in the Cloud, Lesem will discuss what makes Mezeo unique: the deployable Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform that was purpose built for the IT service provider market. At Cloud Slam ’09, Lesem will discuss the future of cloud storage and the critical importance of IT service providers to mass adoption of this emerging technology trend. “I am looking forward to sharing the Mezeo vision of how cloud storage will ... (more)

Introducing: Free CloudLayer Storage Application for iPhone

The free CloudLayer iPhone application is now live at the iTunes App Store. You can click on this link to take you right to it in either iTunes or on the iPhone directly.  This will allow you to register. Read the rest of my blog post on the subject here. ... (more)

Memopal Online Backup Ranked as the best Online Backup Service in Europe according to BackupReview.info

Memopal Online Backup Ranked as the best Online Backup Service in Europe according to BackupReview.info Selected from 25 Online Backup services throughout the world in the Consumer category. Rome, July 10, 2009. Memopal is the number 1 Online Backup provider in Europe according to BackupReview. Just in one year time, the European start-up has conquered BackupReview's “Top 25” ranking, which includes the 25 best Online Backup services throughout the world, awarding it first place in Europe and second place worldwide. “We are proud that a small European start-up is able to produce technology and win global recognition” said Marco Trombetti, Memopal's CEO. BackupReview is one of the most authoritative sources of Online Backup news. Every month, it publishes a ranking that classifies backup services by their target audience: Consumer, Small Medium Business and Enterprise,... (more)

Windows Azure Blob Storage vs. Amazon S3

Amazon Session at Cloud Expo This week, Gladinet Cloud Desktop reached version 1.4.2 (build 232). Windows Azure Blob Storage has been officially added to the list of supported Cloud Storage Providers (S3, AT&T, Google,e tc.) This means you can map a network drive to the Windows Azure Blob Storage and start using it from Windows Explorer (See this link for detailed How-To information). As always, every time we add a new storage provider integration, we would compare it to the existing ones, such as Amazon S3. Since Gladinet Cloud Desktop can map both as virtual folders in a network drive, a quick drag-and-drop upload/download experiment should be easy. Sometime ago, I did a simple comparison between EMC Atmos onLine and Amazon S3. I also did a simple comparison between AT&T Synaptic Storage and Amazon S3. The performance data are pretty much in line with one and othe... (more)

Cloud Replication Is Not Backup, But Backup Is!

Early Bird Registration at Cloud Expo Go read that headline again: W. Curtis "Mr. Backup" Preston points out on his blog that replication is not backup, and we can't disagree. Keeping alternative copies of data in multiple locations is a great idea, reducing the risk of data loss and potentially enabling enhanced access, but it's not a historical data protection (aka, backup) strategy. Backup requires management of multiple historic copies of a data set. Clearly, cloud storage in itself isn't backup. Backup vs. Storage SNIA defines "backup" thus: [Data Recovery] A collection of data stored on (usually removable) non-volatile storage media for purposes of recovery in case the original copy of data is lost or becomes inaccessible; also called a backup copy. To be useful for recovery, a backup must be made by copying the source data image when it is in a consistent stat... (more)

Using Multiple Clouds to Improve IT Resilience

A recent GigaOm article proclaimed “There’s no need to be a one-cloud company.” The article proceeded to highlight reasons why organizations ought to consider distributing their cloud-based applications and risk across multiple cloud providers. While such a tactic may seem unnecessary given the redundancy and SLAs that many cloud providers offer, historical events suggest there is indeed wisdom in relying on more than one cloud. Nearly one year has elapsed since the Amazon EC2 outage of 2011 that took down a number of online businesses including Reddit, HootSuite, Foursquare and Quora, but the impact has not been forgotten. One of the key takeaways from that outage was that organizations using cloud-based IT are responsible for building and following best practices for protecting their infrastructure against outages of all types –not just service interruptions, but a... (more)