Featured Chart: Most Popular Disk Storage Systems Worldwide

IDC's chart on the worldwide total disk storage systems market highlights the top 5 vendors. They are EMC, HP, IBM, Dell and NetApp. HP and IBM experienced surges in the second quarter of this year. IBM saw the largest increase in market share at 2.7%, allowing it to jump ahead of Dell and NetApp into the third spot.

Meanwhile Dell and NetApp took losses, with NetApp suffering the most with a 1.9% decrease in market share.

Market share is based on revenue.

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Featured Chart: U.S. Jobs Health for October 2014

This chart from Dun & Bradstreet gives a view of new non-farm jobs added to U.S. payrolls during the previous months. Manufacturing; retail; real estate; business services; construction; and trade, transporation and utilities are seeing growth in jobs.
 
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Spotlight Interview: Giorgia Lupi on Architecture, Music, and Dancing with Data

An architect by education, Giorgia Lupi probably never thought that the many fields she studied would land her speaking about information design at the EyeO Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota just a few weeks ago. Of the many things she delivered in her speech, she says that she wishes that she would be able to “play my role in making this small world of visualization more beautiful.”

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