A very interesting presentation on Data Storage: IBM and Storage: Top Five Trends for 2012 from Steve Wojtowecz, vice president of storage software development at IBM on eWeek. Wojtowecz outlined five storage trends that will emerge in 2012: Data Preservation, Data Curation, Storage Analytics, Mass storage in Entertainment and Healthcare industries and Data Records Management (“Data Hoarders”). All major topics of interest to this blog with data preservation, data curation and even digital lives getting a mention. The article suggests “As storage becomes a key business driver in 2012, IBM officials said the industry will see new breakthroughs in storage research and business models coming from sectors such as entertainment and health care”. Worth a look.
Wednesday 01 Feb 2012