IT Today: Imation Buys Hybrid Storage Vendor, Makes Big Data Move

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Tom's IT ProTom's IT ProToday On Tom's IT Pro: Imation Makes Big Data Move with Acquisition, IBM to Acquire Big Data Analysis Company StoredIQ, New NEC Server Comes With Built-In Batteries, Amazon Web Services Now Offers EC2 High Storage Instances, and more.

Imation Makes Big Data Move with Acquisition

Nexsan buy moves Imation closer to enterprise and away from consumer market.

IBM to Acquire Big Data Analysis Company StoredIQ

IBM has made another significant purchase to enhance its big data portfolio.

New NEC Server Comes With Built-In Batteries

NEC expanding venerable Express5800 server series with a new rack mounted version that comes with hot-swappable battery packs.

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Amazon has upgraded its service with a new product that caters to customers who ask for fast access to large amounts of data.

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