GoGrid joins Equinix Cloud Exchange

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Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that GoGrid, a leader in cloud and Open Data Services featuring purpose-built infrastructure for Big Data, has joined the Equinix Cloud Exchange™.

Interview: Tarmin Manages Data Overload with Data Defined Storage

Shahbaz Ali

“GridBank provides a comprehensive information governance framework to help organizations meet compliance regulations for retention management and disposal, and to mitigate data related risk by using end-to-end data protection. The GridBank Metabase, a distributed metadata repository, enables enterprise search and discovery and provides integration for big data analytics tools for increased data insights.”

Interview: Spectra Logic on Big Data Storage in the Cloud

Kevin Dudak

“Big Data puts new requirements on storage with respect to scalability, data integrity and cost efficiency – and Spectra is well-positioned to serve this market. Our archive and backup data storage tape products support all aspects of secondary storage, are compatible with every major tape and disk format, enable massive scalability and provide a plethora of advanced features that ensure the data is protected, its integrity is maintained and that it will be available virtually forever. Our suite of T-Series tape libraries offer high capacity TS1140 and open standard LTO media options, have the capability to offer block, file and object storage on our tape systems; and can deliver long-term storage for under $0.10/GB LIST pricing.”

GoGrid Announces New Collaborations for Rapid Deployment of Big Data Technologies

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GoGrid, a leading player in Open Data Services (ODS), has announced new partnerships with key Big Data technology providers –Clustrix and Couchbase – to provide companies with the fastest and easiest way to evaluate and run their applications in a cloud purpose-built for Big Data.

Numerify Launches Cloud Analytics Application

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Numerify, a leading provider of cloud-based business analytics, has emerged from stealth to announce the general availability of Numerify360™ for IT — an innovative solution that transforms the way IT uses analytics to drive transparency, accountability, and efficiency by providing visibility and intelligence across the full spectrum of IT service operations.

Interview: LC Technology International Stores Data in Cross-Platform Environments

When disaster strikes, lost data could cost you your business. LC Technology International is continually improving their data recovery products to meet these needs.

Tableau in the Cloud Continues to Grow

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced that more than 1,000 customer accounts are using its cloud-based product, Tableau Online. The milestone comes just nine months after the company announced the hosted version of Tableau Server, making it Tableau’s fastest-growing product.

Pivotal Big Data Suite Released

Pivotal announced the availability of the Pivotal™ Big Data Suite, an annual subscription based software, support, and maintenance package that bundles Pivotal Greenplum Database, Pivotal GemFire, Pivotal SQLFire, Pivotal GemFire XD, Pivotal HAWQ, and Pivotal HD into a flexible pool of big and fast data products for customers.

Data Science 101: Hadoop in the Cloud

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Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) makes it easy to provision and manage Hadoop in the AWS Cloud. Hadoop is available in multiple distributions and Amazon EMR gives you the option of using the Amazon Distribution or the MapR Distribution for Hadoop.

Interview: Nexenta Seeks to Do Away with MESS

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“Software defined storage is a fundamental component of software defined data centers – the next step in the evolution of virtualization and cloud computing. In its simplest form, Software Defined Storage is about leveraging software only solutions to address storage challenges, from vendor lock-in, cost, performance, security, scale and manageability. A complete SDS portfolio enables customers to both optimize existing infrastructure and fully replace legacy configurations with industry standard hardware powered by software.”