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DNA Data Storage Alliance Welcomes 50th Member

The DNA Data Storage Alliance, an organization formed in 2020 by Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST) and Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) to create and promote an interoperable storage ecosystem based on DNA as a data storage medium, today announced that the organization has expanded to more than 50 […]

Container-Native or Container-Ready Storage?

Containers help dynamically develop, deploy, manage and test apps in various environments, from a developer’s laptop to the cloud or an on-site data center. These revolutionary inventions are now mainstream and have proven reliable for allowing developers to design cloud apps fast and at scale. If you specialize in IT, you’ll almost certainly come across […]

Leonovus launches Torozo, an Ultra-Secure File Sharing Cloud Storage Solution

Leonovus Inc. (“Leonovus”) (TSXV: LTV) today launched its wholly-owned Torozo, a software as a service that meets the massive growing need for an all-in-one, simple-to-use, low-cost and hyper-secure file sharing, file transfer and cloud storage application. Test-drive Torozo for free. The security of private personal information is paramount in today’s digital world. Individuals need Torozo, […]

Science & Tech Spotlight:Alternative Data Storage Technologies

Today’s data storage media (e.g., DVDs and hard drives) meet current global data storage needs of around 97 trillion gigabytes. But researchers are concerned they can’t keep pace with growing storage demand, which could double by 2025. In addition, the plastic and magnetic materials in these media can degrade and the technology can become obsolete, […]

Japanese scientists make mini memory chips with 3-D data storage

From huge memory floppy disks to compact discs to flash drives, the size of computer media formats and memory devices have constantly been shrinking. Japanese scientists, who had pioneered the miniaturization of floppy disks to CDs, have once again scored a milestone developing a new 3D-stacked memory cell that can revolutionize the concept of memory […]

DNA data storage wants to standardize

The DNA Data Storage Alliance has joined the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) as a Technology Affiliate to begin technical work and standards development, and speed the development of an interoperable ecosystem, for DNA data storage. The DNA Data Storage Alliance group was formed in 2020 by Illumina, Microsoft, Twist Bioscience Corporation and Western Digital. These four […]

Moscow court fines Pinterest, Airbnb, Twitch, UPS for not storing data locally

A Moscow court has fined Airbnb, Twitch, UPS, and Pinterest for not storing Russian user data locally, according to Russian regulator Roskomnadzor. The decision was handed down by the Tagansky District Court of Moscow after the four foreign companies allegedly did not provide documents confirming that the storage and processing of Russian personal data was […]

Quinbrook launches $2.5bn data centre project in Brisbane

The company, which is a specialist investment manager focused on the new infrastructure needed for energy transition, unveiled its plans for the ‘Supernode’ project that will host one of the largest battery storage installations in Australia. The site is located adjacent to the South Pine substation in Brendale and will offer power supply access and […]

How to select the optimal container storage

Enterprises are reducing their application development lifecycles to meet changing user demands, a trend which is in turn driving adoption of microservices application architectures. And in the cloud-native era, they usually turn to Kubernetes containers (K8s) for the job. Created in 2014, Kubernetes is the portable, extensible open source platform which was built to manage […]

Forget HDDs and SSDs, DNA storage could be the only answer to our data troubles

A new report has shed light on the extent of the dilemma facing organizations as the demand for data storage capacity continues to skyrocket. Published jointly by Fujitsu and Twist Bioscience, both of which operate in the archival storage market, the report(opens in new tab) predicts the gap between available storage capacity and demand will […]