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Caringo, Dell unveil Swarm object storage server

Caringo previously sold Swarm as software-only object storage, but now, Dell packages Swarm 9 as a hardware option that clusters 288 TB of usable storage.


Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct clusters local storage

Windows Server 2016 release makes Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct available to data centers. Highlights include heightened data reduction, HCI, replication and tiering.


Storage growth shouldn't kill your storage budget

Storage capacity is growing at a rapid rate and by using the latest innovations in storage technologies it is possible to meet demands without growing your storage budget apace.


VMware VVOLs helps with provisioning storage

Sick of dealing with LUNs and NAS mount points? Virtual machine-aware storage and VMware Virtual Volumes can save you.

Storage vendors today recognize the unique challenges with provisioning storage while delivering performance that virtualizing ...

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