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Data Center, Federal, Infrastructure, Policy, State & Local

Nevada lawmakers approve four blockchain bills

June 13, 2019

Via: StateScoop

Lawmakers in Nevada on Wednesday sent their fourth piece of legislation concerning blockchain technology to Gov. Steve Sisolak in the past two weeks. The latest measure, Senate Bill 161, would provide businesses testing new uses of the distributed-ledger technology with […]


Data Center, Infrastructure

Nvidia’s purchase of Mellanox turns up heat on Intel rivalry, data center ambitions

March 11, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Nvidia’s purchase of Mellanox for $6.9 billion will translate into a broader data center play for beyond the graphics and high-performance computing markets. According to Nvidia, the company will buy Mellanox, which makes interconnects, for $125 in cash. Nvidia reportedly […]


Data Center, Infrastructure

Red Cat wants to track drone flight data on the blockchain

March 6, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Red Cat, a startup that wants to store drone flight data on the blockchain to guarantee immutability, announced the second Beta of its drone data platform today. Jeff Thompson, CEO of Red Cat says in 2017 he was looking at […]


Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud

February 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the company today announced that it has successfully […]


Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure, Storage

Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform

February 4, 2019

Via: StateScoop

A new software platform monitoring drug prescriptions in Maryland is unlikely to singlehandedly reverse the state’s record-setting levels of fatal opioid overdoses, but officials said it could provide one piece of the solution. The new platform, designed to help pharmacies […]


Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Microsoft buys BrightBytes DataSense to bring more data analytics to schools

February 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has purchased the BrightBytes Data Management platform DataSense and is acquiring the team behind the product. Microsoft announced the pending acquisition, for which it’s paying an undisclosed amount, on Feb. 4. BrightBytes, based in San Francisco, is an education […]


Data Center, Hardware, Infrastructure, Tech

The biggest storage trends of 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: ZDnet

There are many trends and currents in the storage market, so it’s not easy to choose two. But these stood out in the past year. FLASH AND DRAM PRICE DROP Given the dominance of flash storage for phones, notebooks, and, […]


Data Center, Infrastructure

NARA, GSA team up to promote electronic records management

October 23, 2018

Via: FCW

For years, the federal government has been pushing an electronic approach to agency records management. During the Obama administration and continuing under President Donald Trump, the National Archives and Records Administration has been issuing policy requirements to get agencies to […]


Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Evolution of data platforms: Using the right data for the right outcomes

September 17, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last week, I ran my friend and thought leader Esteban Kolsky’s first part on how to think about data in a post-big data world — and it was a hit. Now, to end the suspense, we have part two, where […]


Data Center, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Golden State senators want answers on data throttling

September 10, 2018

Via: FCW

California’s Senate delegation is demanding details from telecommunications carriers about their data policies in the wake of reported data “throttling” of Santa Clara firefighters battling a massive July wildfire in the state. In a Sept. 6 letter to top executives […]