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HGST goes all-in on SMR drives for the cloud

HGST goes all-in on SMR drives for the cloud

Traditional storage array sales are tanking as cloud services absorb storage growth. Expect that trend to accelerate as Big Data uptake grows. Big Data is the market these new drives are winning. The emphasis on cost and energy is the cloud provider’s sweet … Read the source article at ZDNet

Data centre co-location – why do it?

Data centre co-location – why do it?

Why would an organisation want to co-locate its IT infrastructure rather than keeping it in-house or moving functions to the cloud ? It's all about connectivity, Omer Wilson, marketing director EMEA of Digital Realty, one of the larger colocation providers, told the … Read the source article at computing.co.uk