IDC Says Public Cloud Computing Will Approach $70 billion in 2015

A new report from International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals that organizations across industries will shift steadily toward cloud-first strategies in order to enable digital transformation. According to the research firm, this year spending on public cloud computing will approach $70 ...

11 Facts (About Seagate) to Stump Any History Buff

History is important. It may not feel like it when sitting at the desk of a stuffy classroom while a short, horn-rimmed glasses wearing, nasal sounding person who looks like they were part of history instead of teaching it is yammering on about dates and events, but trust us when we say that it ...

Seagate’s Brand Evolves — What Does it All Mean?

    Seagate CEO Luczo talked with Barron’s about the company’s evolved business and brand. Whether you’re an existing Seagate partner or customer, or just interested in being one, you probably saw our announcements at CES — we unveiled a dramatic rebranding of the company that ...

Press praise Kinetic’s faster, simpler, low-cost cloud architecture

You heard this week Seagate unveiled a revolutionary, new object-based storage drive — the Seagate Kinetic HDD — and we’re demonstrating the highly anticipated Kinetic Open Storage platform at OpenStack Summit (if you’re in Paris at OpenStack, visit us at booth D11). The platform combines an ...

Living in a “Virtual Existence”

I’ve been catching up on older episodes of the Nerdist podcast and the episode featuring filmmaker J.J. Abrams was next on my list. Now don’t get too excited, this interview was conducted a few years ago so there’s nothing on it discussing Star Wars Episode VII. I knew of Mr. Abrams’ work ...

51% Of People Believe Stormy Weather Affects Cloud Computing

At this point, most small and medium enterprises & businesses (SME / SMB) are leveraging the cloud to a certain extent. For many business owners and managers, the cloud is now less of an alternative and more of a necessity. There is good reason for this — the European Commission predicts ...

Did you hear the about THE CLOUD? It’s huge…so what

The Cloud.  The single most over-used perhaps over-hyped word since we all went “green” a few years ago.  Don’t get me wrong, cloud is as legit as the green movement, but when will the constant onslaught of stats, graphs, charts and five-second soundbites stop being soundbites ...

Cloud this and cloud that at CES…what’s the real benefit?

Much like last year, this year’s CES is rampant with “cloud” friendly product announcements. Some companies are blatant with their use of “cloud” as a feature to describe their new wares. Some are a bit more discreet opting not to use the word, opting instead to ...

Seagate demos upcoming Kinetic Developer Kit at RICON West

This week Seagate is participating at Basho’s RICON West developers conference.  In addition to a headline  sponsorship, Jim Hughes – one of the main brains behind Seagate Kinetic – presented what Seagate’s Kinetic platform is and provided a live demo of it in action. ...

Cloud email: living the virtualized life in the flash lane

Where did my email go? This week I was dragged into to the virtualized cloud kicking and screaming … well, sort of. Seagate has moved me, and all my co-workers, from my nice, safe local Exchange server to one in the amorphous, mysterious cloud. Scary. My IT department says the new cloud email ...

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