Data Storage, Cloud Computing, & High Performance Computing Marketing

Agnes Lamont

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When it comes to marketing you could say that my head is in the cloud. Mind you, that only applies if you are in the IT industry and you know what a cloud is. In IT, cloud computing is basically infrastructure as a service. The servers, switches, storage, applications, you name it, are somewhere else and you don't need to own them to use them. You may not even care where they are as long as you can use what you need, when you need it, and achieve a lower TCO. Of course, cloud computing has similarities to the early days of mainframe-based computing as well as the xSP and SaaS providers with a pinch of virtualization thrown in. I've helped sell all those technologies, except the mainframe. I may be dating myself, but I'm not that old. Here's the thing for all you cloud heads: The cloud computing model you want your customers to embrace can also apply to your market... (more)

Ten Tactics That Will Amplify Your Press Coverage

Marketingsage uses these straightforward tactics to amplify press coverage: 1. Distribute with a pitch and newswire. The best coverage comes from direct relevant pitches to actual editors and journalists, not from a press release place on a newswire. However, a newswire will get your press release published on a host of web sites and it may reach journalists who are not on your pitch list. 2. Photos and graphics. A good or interesting photograph (or video) can win you significantly more editorial space and you can bet most people will look at the picture before the read the text.... (more)

3X Systems & Tushaus Partner to Deliver Private Cloud Computing Appliance

3X Systems, a provider of “private cloud” backup appliances, on Friday announced that Tushaus Computer Services, a Milwaukee-based provider of leading edge technology solutions, is offering managed backup and business continuance solutions that incorporate the 3X RBA (Remote Backup Appliance) into its DataVault offering. Through this solution provider partnership, Tushaus deploys, hosts, and manages 3X RBA systems for small to medium business customers in its cloud hosting centers in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin. Because each customer’s data is automatically and securely p... (more)

Texas Memory Systems’ Solid State Disk Certified

Texas Memory Systems, maker of the World's Fastest Storage®, today announced its RamSan-500 solid state disk system has been certified as interoperable with Microsoft's Windows Server 2008.  The RamSan-500 is an enterprise-class cached Flash storage system that delivers high performance, large capacity storage more economically than adding a similar capacity high-end hard disk-based RAID system. The RamSan-500 can deliver more than sixteen times the performance while using 50% less power. Solid state storage devices like the RamSan-500 are deployed in enterprise data centers to a... (more)

3X Systems Introduces “Private Cloud” Backup Appliance

3X Systems has announced the 3X RBA Enterprise Series, a unique remote backup appliance for larger organizations and distributed users. 3X Systems’ “private cloud” architecture ensures users’ data is safe and easy-to-recover, yet confidential, and always under their own control – critical considerations for organizations such as those in healthcare, financial services, non-profit, and professional services that need to comply with regulations governing electronic data. With the new 3X RBA Enterprise Series, larger, distributed organizations can back up all of their Microsoft Wi... (more)