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Month: June 2009

Storage goes node to node

The bad guys do it. Malware and terrorists distribute themselves, hide, and wait for a call from Mother. Now one company is doing the same with backup storage. As the bad guys have known for a long time, the strategy is cheap and reliable. “It’s disruptive as hell” for the data storage industry, says up-to-now …

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Recession reactions: hunkerers and builders

There are the hunkerers and the builders. Those are the two basic reactions to the recession that Jill Dychè observes. She’s a principal down at Baseline Consulting, and she reports seeing more builders. The hunkerers “are using the economy as an excuse for a fair bit of inertia,” she emails. But the builders are using …

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