How IoT Can Help Smart Cities Solve Major Traffic Problems

Urbanization drives need to run cities more efficiently Urbanization is a trend that is increasing globally. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs estimates that as many as 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2030. With more dense populations and a ...

Expert Panel: The Use of Video Security Data Must Evolve

At IFSEC 2017, Europe’s leading security expo, Seagate surveillance engineering and applications expert Stephen Jones joined a thought leadership panel to discuss the future of video surveillance with Atul Rajput, AXIS Communications; Andy Coles, Hikvision; and Jonathan Rickard, Panasonic. Here ...

The Implementation of Life Critical Data in the Transportation Sector

With the increasing availability and life-critical nature of big data, we are already in the early stages of a significant shift in our reliance on data to improve automotive safety and transportation infrastructure. As a participant in the recent Data Age 2025 panel, we discussed how, when ...

The Evolution of Smart Data: What Does a Successful IoT Look Like?

We hear about the Internet of Things (IoT) every day and the ubiquitous way it weaves itself into our lives. Businesses, governments, and consumers around the world are all impacted by the IoT and looking to harness its benefits to the same ultimate goal — to improve the quality of life. IDC ...

Data Becomes “Life-Critical” — A Fundamental Change, Transforming the Way We Live

The average connected person anywhere in the world will interact with connected devices nearly 4,800 times per day — basically one interaction every 18 seconds… IDC’s Data Age 2025 report released this month is already changing the conversation among data industry leaders and media ...

Enormous Growth in Data is Coming — How to Prepare for It, and Prosper From It

Seagate today announced the publication of a major analysis of trends in a study by IDC titled Data Age 2025 — which predicts worldwide data creation will grow to an enormous 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025. That’s ten times the amount of data being produced in 2017. The analysis is fascinating, ...

What Is “The Past, Present and Future of Data?” — Tech Leaders Discuss

Companies and consumers are generating enormous amounts of data each day, which is creating ever-greater need to capture, manage, keep, and experience data in flight. Tim Bucher, senior vice president of Seagate’s consumer solutions group, recently joined other tech leaders for a panel ...

Internet of Things: Growth Drivers, Challenges and Impacts on Storage Architecture

      How will businesses manage the IoT opportunity? What’s driving the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT)? What are the current challenges in implementing IoT? And how does this phenomenon impact storage? We’ve considered the IoT in different ways on these pages, from ...

Reliability: Understanding the Critical Factor Behind Disk Storage

In the article “Reliability: Understanding the Critical Factor Behind Disk Storage” (available on the Tom’s Hardware website) you’ll see why hard drive reliability is becoming more crucial than ever before. Global demand for digital storage continues to explode, but there will not be sufficient ...

3 Ways the Internet of Things Will Impact You

The Internet of Things may sound scary, but it’s not. It can be essentially defined as machine-to-machine (M2M) technology enabled by secure network connectivity and cloud infrastructure, to reliably transform data into useful information for people, businesses, and institutions. 4.9 Billion ...

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