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November 03, 2014
For 12 consecutive years we have surveyed Storage readers to get a picture of the kind of salaries and benefits data storage expertise commands, and our 2014 salary survey confirms what we’ve seen over the years: storage pros are well paid, get good benefits and are generally enthusiastic about their work. With an overall average salary of nearly $98,000, it’s clear storage is a good career choice.
Among storage pros, data backup is a key concern. But with huge data stores and new interest in big data, the big backup suite vendors are responding with new capabilities that go beyond just backup.
Moving data on the wire is no easy trick. As more companies look to the cloud to augment their in-house storage resources, there’s renewed interest in WAN optimization products. It’s a relatively easy way for a company to widen its pipes to cloud services and extend its communications bandwidth.
July 17, 2012
IBM has tried to reinvigorate its cloud strategy over the past year, so what's next? Big Blue's Scott Hebner gives us some clues.
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