Atomic-scale data storage could revolutionise today’s hard drive

News: Atomic scale data storage can store up to 500 times more data than today’s most advanced hard drives. Researchers from the Netherlands have discovered a way to write data on to single atoms, which is equivalent to storing 500 Continue reading Atomic-scale data storage could revolutionise today’s hard drive

Why SaaS Based Timekeeping Software Is More Suited to the Needs of Small Businesses

When small business owners are selecting a new timekeeping software system, they are faced with the most fundamental decision, how to deploy a system. Should they go for licensed systems or for the SaaS (software as a service) providers? In Continue reading Why SaaS Based Timekeeping Software Is More Suited to the Needs of Small Businesses

Saas Fee – Switzerland – The Pearl of the Alps

A small version of Zermatt – this is how Saas Fee is usually described. But this Swiss winter resort definitely has its own ambiance, character and distinct little charming features! Located about 2000 meters above sea level, Saas Fee regularly Continue reading Saas Fee – Switzerland – The Pearl of the Alps

Q2 earnings round-up: IBM sales shrink again despite cloud growth, Yahoo revenue drops 20% & EMC reports flat sales

News: Three tech majors report Q2 earnings. Technology giant IBM has posted a decline in its revenue for the seventeenth consecutive quarter, despite experiencing growth in cloud computing and data analytics. Revenue fell 2.8% to $20.24bn in the April to June quarter, Continue reading Q2 earnings round-up: IBM sales shrink again despite cloud growth, Yahoo revenue drops 20% & EMC reports flat sales

Secure encrypted comms firm Silent Circle raises $50m

News: The company plans to use the capital to expand development of software products. Swiss encrypted communications company Silent Circle has raised $50m in funding for its next stage of growth in the secure enterprise communications market. The Series C round Continue reading Secure encrypted comms firm Silent Circle raises $50m

Waitrose shopping to get smarter as it uses Pure flash to run analytics

Pure Storage, the market’s leading independent solid-state array vendor, has announced that Waitrose is using its FlashArray technology, reducing its datacentre footprint by 75 per cent. With flash storage, Waitrose benefits from increased speed, overall improved storage performance and extra usable Continue reading Waitrose shopping to get smarter as it uses Pure flash to run analytics

Amazon bolsters cloud dev tools for AWS with Cloud9 acquisition

News: Amazon could use Cloud9’s expertise in the development of tools for its web services. Amazon Web Services has acquired Cloud9, a San-Francisco based start-up, to add a further stack of development tools to its web services. Financial details about the Continue reading Amazon bolsters cloud dev tools for AWS with Cloud9 acquisition