You’re Living the Luxurious Life and You Don’t Even Know It

Companies like Amazon and Google are determined to make your life easier and that’s a good thing.  Both have a number of features and services that didn’t exist that long ago and when you take a moment and look at their development as part of the technological revolution, you may find you ...

Does Amazon Fire TV Stick set Streaming Video Ablaze or is it Just a Smoldering Ember?

If you have a love for Amazon and their products, then you’ll love the Amazon Fire TV stick. Amazon recently announced it’s joined the video-streaming playground along with Roku and Google Chromecast with their Amazon Fire TV Stick. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available now to pre-order for $39 ...

Harvard Business Review Ranks Our CEO Among the Best

Steve Luczo is among the best leaders in business, says the Harvard Business Review. HBR last week placed Seagate’s boss at No. 34 on its list of the 100 “Best-Performing CEOs in the World.” “I’m honored to be recognized by such a respected publication and alongside a collection of outstanding ...

HBO vs. Netflix – Who Wins? We Do

If you’ve been keeping up with entertainment news as of late, the fight for subscribers between HBO and Netflix has been taken to another level as according to this article, Netflix has surpassed HBO for the first time in subscriber revenue. Truth told, I’m surprised this hasn’t happened a ...

Don’t Let Data Loss Happen to You

Picture this. You’re driving down the road and a warning light on your dashboard comes on. What do you immediately feel? Stress? Panic? Your mind starts racing trying to solve a number of different problems at once – what does the light mean? How far am I from home? Where’s the nearest ...

In the new world, we need a storage platform that is more kinetic

.. ki·net·ic – adjective – of or relating to the movement of objects. Active, lively, dynamic, energizing. It’s a new world.  A world living online driven by mobility, cloud, and big data. The problem is that the way that these huge storage repositories we call data centers ...

5 Reasons why the hard drive RPM spec is irrelevant

. I don’t know about you, but I think it’s about time to give up on marketing and positioning hard drives by rotations per minute (RPM).  Here are 5 reasons why the days of marketing the RPM spec in the enterprise/data center space should be over: 1. Customers pay for IOPS, not ...

Get Slim Just in Time for Summer

Oh I hope you didn’t think I was going to pitch you a weight loss program. That’s not my style.  I’m talking about our new Slim hard drive that’s now available in silver or black with a 500GB capacity. Light as a feather and as thick as a pen, the Seagate Slim is the perfect […]

The Impact of Big Data, House of Cards and You!

Love them or hate them, what Netflix did with their exclusive series, House of Cards, was genius.  This article in the New York Times covers it in greater detail, but the short version is that Netflix used all of their subscriber profile data a.k.a. big data (viewing habits, likes, interests, ...

10 reasons the cloud and food are one in the same

Working on cloud for Seagate, I spend a lot of time trying to explain what cloud is to friends and family who have no idea what I am talking about.  It’s no fault of their own. Sometimes the concept of cloud can be confusing to people, especially those that dont spend a bulk of their […]

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