Hadoop connectors are now available for Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery and Cloud Datastore.
Cloud-based services are just one of the many options IT has when crafting their storage architecture.
Making a game plan before purchasing your storage solution will help to point you in the right direction.
The cloud made self-service BI accessible. What's ahead for IT and business users?
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the major events and trends in storage this year and asks what this means for 2013.
The cloud continues to be a hot topic for IT. Here are three storage trends to watch in 2013.
Emulation can pay big dividends. We examine emulation's long history, its value, and what's ahead, focusing on its use at Unisys.
This year saw more ups than downs, at least for mainframe boosters.
If you could ask for an IT skill for the holidays, what would it be? Network architects and mobile app dev specialists are just two of the types of skill that will be in demand next year.
What are the Next Big Things data center managers are watching?
Virtualization matured in 2012; in 2013, virtualization will finally replace physical as the primary environment within the data center.
What's the latest in development languages, and what is BYOX?
As demands on IT continue to grow, so does the importance of workload automation. We examine three trends from 2012 and what's ahead in 2013 for this resource-saving technology.
With budgets under scrutiny, cloud computing may offer a strong ROI -- but only if you calculate costs properly.
As IT became more business-critical, it had to deal with skills shortages. What's ahead in 2013?
The full benefits of virtualization technologies can only be realized by integrating predictive analytics into IT operations so managers can gain greater control over capacity, efficiency, and risk.
Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.
Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage
Say goodbye to cloudwashing as businesses focus on processes and demand results in 2013.
Budget uncertainty and constraints will have a big impact on government IT in 2013.