[Infographic]: What keeps cloud data center operators up at night?

What keeps cloud data center operators up at night?  That was what we were trying to figure out. Business and technology decision makers often focus on factors such as performance and uptime when investing in new solutions. However, as the amount of data that companies collect grows, ...

[Infographic:] Hackers responsible for 62% of biggest data breaches

When I first saw this infographic by InformationIsBeautiful.net, I did what any normal paranoid consumer would do:  scan the graphic for names of companies I use, and/or do business with.  I found a few.  Luckily, I was aware of the breach at the time, and took the recommended steps to protect ...

It’s all in a day’s work: Save 40 hours and Thousands of dollars

Guest post by Aubrey Muhlach Global Marketing Manager – Security Seagate Technology What do you store on your computer? Personal bank documents, social security numbers, photos from your freshman year at college – not exactly what you’d want floating around for just anyone to see. How ...

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 […]

It’s a cloud enabled social media mobile world of big data

Did I hit all of the tech buzzwords in the title of this post or what?  I’m not trying to take advantage of any keyword search algorithm to get more views, but if it happens, all the better. The intention of the title is to paraphrase what Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief ...

Where’s our sense of ownership going?

. Remember when you would proudly display your album collection, DVDs, CDs, books, photos, etc. on huge shelving units in your family room, office, etc.?  There was a sense of pride in the collections we have accumulated over the years whether they were baseball cards or figurines. Those days ...

Eyebrow raising quotes from GigaOM Structure

. This week, GigaOM hosted their Structure conference In San Francisco where some (if not most) of the who’s who in the cloud share their visions, opinions, and prognostications around the hype that is the cloud. Based on the coverage of the event, and the conversations and comments made ...

Can You Erase Your Internet Existence?

With the increasing influence of sites like Facebook and Twitter, it’s no surprise that people can be so accessible on the Internet. It’s a great way to reconnect with old friends and family that you’ve lost contact with over the years.  But this accessibility comes with a price. The more ...

Why the cloud is “rent vs buy” for many businesses

That’s one of the questions raised in this Minneapolis Star Tribune article titled “Questioning the Cloud.” Star Tribune journalist Steve Alexander speaks with Minneapolis based SparkWeave about their business model, how they feel about the onslaught of buzz around the largest ...

What Intel and Seagate now have in common

Everyone’s heard that Intel has purchased McAfee for some $7+ Billion dollars.  With the acquisition, Intel looks to better integrate security in nearly everything they make, with mobile devices and cloud solutions (servers & storage) being of the utmost priority. Paul Otellini, ...

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