The 451 Group - search results A RSS 2.0 feed of a search result. /search.rss?keyword=storage en-us 1800 Bare-metal servers laid bare: pricing MIS Bare-metal servers are the cloudy version of dedicated servers, providing security and performance advantages over virtual machines with the benefit of easy provisioning. But how are bare-metal servers being bought and sold, and how does this align to the on-demand, pay-as-you-go model now associated ubiquitously with cloud? Thu,27 Aug 2015 10:08:00 ClearSky emerges with bold new take on storage as a service for tier one apps MIS The startup has emerged from stealth with an unusual take on delivering enterprise storage as a service. It says its service offers an optimal blend of on-premises storage combined with off-premises, multi-tenant storage located at both third-party PoPs and hyperscale cloud providers, all connected over high-performance network links. Thu,27 Aug 2015 05:08:00 Facebook Testing AI-Powered Virtual Assistant for Messenger MIS Looking to take on Cortana, Siri, Google Now, Facebook has introduced M, its own version of a digital assistant built into its Messenger app. Thu,27 Aug 2015 04:08:00 Lenovo Moves Smartphone Business Under Motorola MIS Lenovo has plans to merge its Mobile Business Group with Motorola Mobility, which it acquired in 2014 for US$2.9bn, in a move to hone its mobile device business. Thu,27 Aug 2015 04:08:00 Three UK to compete on data and roaming ahead of proposed O2 acquisition MIS In advance of its proposed acquisition of O2 from Telefonica, Hutchison's Three continues to perform solidly in the UK. The mobile operator plans to leverage new 800MHz spectrum to close the network-coverage gap on its rivals, and sees roaming as a sweet spot that's helping it win and retain customers. Thu,27 Aug 2015 04:08:00 CenturyLink goes green with Bloom Energy fuel cells, hydroelectric power MIS Employing green energy would seem like the 'right' thing to do, but very few MTDCs sign on for it. CenturyLink is experimenting with Bloom Energy's fuel cell technology and has also just launched a facility using hydroelectric power as part of its overall green story. Thu,27 Aug 2015 04:08:00 PCX: an important prefab datacenter company that you may not have heard of MIS The company has decades of expertise in integration and packaging of electrical and mechanical equipment, which has helped it win orders to build modular facilities. PCX does not currently sell PFM datacenters under its own brand, or directly to end users, but acts as an ODM for SIs and OEMs. Thu,27 Aug 2015 03:08:00 BitTorrent's Bleep app provides server-less P2P private secure messaging MIS The company's Bleep is a P2P messaging app that seeks to provide an option for secure messaging that allows users to communicate in a familiar way. This is a crowded and competitive space, but BitTorrent has a competitive advantage given its technology and strong reputation. Thu,27 Aug 2015 03:08:00 451 M&A KnowledgeBase Daily - M&A: Inovalon,, Hitachi Systems plus others MAKB Thu,27 Aug 2015 03:08:00 Synchronoss' cloud play targets mobile operators in search of incremental ARPU MIS The company has been at the center of colliding mobile, Internet and cloud trend lines for some time. On its plate now: delivering white-label cloud services and mobile-content-transfer capabilities to operators, starting with smartphones today and Internet of Things devices tomorrow. Thu,27 Aug 2015 02:08:00