By teaming up with SAP and Cisco – we’ve answered the call in a big (data) way “It’s great to know that I now have choices that work for us, we can manage our data either on-premises, in or across clouds or all of the above. Predicting our data growth is tricky, and this reassures me that we can manage this uncertainty with no sacrifice in performance, at scale and take advantage of cost savings where we can.” Sometimes presenting at a major conference is more rewarding than others. Today was one of those times. I was privileged to be.
I was reading a great article recently called “What separates us from the animals?” by Thomas Suddendorf. In it, he looks at the key differences between humans and animals but interestingly distills those difference down to just two: our open-ended ability to imagine and reflect on different situations our deep-seated drive to link our scenario-building minds together We’re an incredibly innovative and creative people, who also have an amazing ability to bond together and solve great challenges. It is with these thoughts in mind that I decided to join Scality as Chief Marketing Officer. I wanted to join a team.
v-net.tv/wp-content/uploads/Making TV More Personal.pdf A new report by VIDEONET, Making TV More Personal (issue 24, April 2014), highlights Scality’s advantages for powering the next generation of nPVR (network personal video recorders). Discussing the need for massive storage to support a large subscriber base for catch-up and on-demand video playback, the report also notes the extreme scalability of Scality’s scale-out architecture, the advantages of storing video content rather than on fragile consumer set top box disks, and the benefits of high performance and of fast recovery from failure for operators.