EqualLogic founder Paula Long talks about how storage could be so much better; why all-flash storage ain’t all that and why folks who put all their work on Amazon’s cloud shouldn’t expect miracles.
Structure:Europe was about many things — cloud computing, privacy, how to build a global business — but it might have been most about scale. The goal of any tech company is to handle untold millions of users and their data, and many speakers are doing just that.
Nirvanix’ fast shutdown spooks current and would-be cloud storage customers more than the prospect of government spying. At least for now.
Communication becomes more difficult as a company grows from a handful of people with diverse skills to a large organization with narrow roles. Structure:Europe panelists had some ideas for how to handle the shift.
Many expect American cloud companies to suffer in the aftermath of the PRISM controversy, but will European cloud providers come out ahead?
All sorts of firms today are storing data in the belief that they will be able to leverage it in powerful ways. But, if they don’t know what they’re doing, the data lakes can turn into landfills.
As employees bring their own devices to work and departments make their own technology decisions, the role of the CIO has changed, forcing them to give up control. But with loss of some control comes opportunity.
Internet giants’ brands are much more vulnerable to attack from the environmental movement than other industries. That explains in part why many of them pursue green technologies.
Two top VCs talk about the big data analytics opportunity and Lew Cirne talks about doing more with the data New Relic already collects.
Rackspace VP of Technology Nigel Beighton shared his thoughts on the most important tools in the cloud at Structure: Europe. If you want to get the most out of the cloud, virtual servers alone won’t cut it.