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  • Nirvanix CloudNAS

    Cloud storage generated a flurry of activity last year as a steady stream of products and services hit the market, so it's fitting that one of the promising new offerings, Nirvanix Inc.'s CloudNAS,...

  • Iron Mountain opens file archiving service

    Iron Mountain Digital rolled out a new cloud storage offering this week with a service called Virtual File Store (VFS).

    VFS combines an on-premise server and portable hard drives with storage


  • Seagate's new CEO faces declining sales, faulty drives

    The bad news keeps coming for disk drive maker Seagate Technology LLC.

    Wednesday night, Seagate reported revenue from last quarter of $2.27 billion, which was at the bottom of its revised outlook


  • Best storage Products of the Year 2008

    Traditional and not-so-traditional products and services earned honors this year, addressing such issues as data deduplication,

  • Nexsan offers SAS, SATA, spin-down in one box

    Nexsan Technologies Inc. is offering its first disk array with support for both SAS and


  • Disk and disk subsystems finalists

    Here are the 12 finalists in the disk and disk subsystems category for the 2008 Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com Products of the Year competition. They are listed alphabetically by vendor.


  • Seagate announces 2 TB enterprise disk drive

    Seagate Technology Inc. today launched the industry's first 2 TB enterprise-class disk drive as part of a new family of nearline SAS and SATA drives that includes built-in spin-down features for power


  • Health firm picks Compellent SAN over HP, NetApp

    The chief information officer (CIO) of a nutritional health-supplement company tested Compellent Technologies Inc.'s Storage Center SAN against systems from Hewlett-Packard (HP) Co. and NetApp, and


  • Hospital finds Sepaton a scalability boost over Data Domain

    A group of hospitals and health clinics in Tacoma, Wash., chose Sepaton Inc.'s S2100-ES2 virtual tape library (VTL) to provide disk-based backups for Unix systems early last year, and then began using


  • Survey finds data centers understaffed

    This week's storage product news:

    Symantec Corp.'s State of the Data Center 2008 report paints a picture of understaffed data centers and underutilized storage systems.



  • Faster disk drive rebuilds: Hot Spots

    RAID might not be the best choice for high-capacity drives. It's time to rethink your rebuild strategies.

    There's a lot of talk about shortening


  • Storage outlook 2009: Seeking bigger, slower disk drives

    Reinoud Reynders is IT manager for the University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium. This year, he used NetApp products to design a new VMware storage infrastructure. For the near future, he's looking forward


  • Top storage acquisitions of 2008

    IBM Corp. and NetApp set the tone for a busy first half of 2008 for storage acquisitions when IBM acquired XIV and NetApp bought Onaro Inc. in the first three days of the year.

    By the end of


  • Quality Awards IV: HP and IBM unseat NetApp

    NetApp, winner of all three previous Quality Awards for midrange NAS and one for enterprise NAS products, gets nudged aside as Hewlett-Packard and IBM prevail in our latest survey.



  • WAN acceleration helps retailer avoid IT infrastructure overhaul

    New Zealand-based children's clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch made its workers more productive on two continents by installing Steelhead WAN acceleration devices from Riverbed Technology.



  • Violin's flash-based memory appliance takes on server farms

    Weekly compilation of storage news

    Violin Memory launches 4 TB Flash appliance 
    Violin Memory


  • Best practices for Fibre Channel switching environments

    Once a company decides to go with a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN), the next thing to do is settle on a switch vendor because it's not a good idea to mix and match brands.

    Fibre Channel


  • Startup offers compliant data archive migration software

    Software startup Procedo Inc., originally founded by CEO Joe Kvidera as a consulting firm in 2003, came out of stealth late last year and is looking to fill a gap left by established archiving tools


  • Seagate pushes encryption for small form factor SAS drives

    Seagate Technology is partnering with Dell Inc. and McAfee Inc. to deliver full disk encryption for its new second-generation 2.5-inch 15,000 rpm SAS drive.

    The Savvio 15K.2 -- the second-generation


  • Sun repackages open storage NAS products

    Sun Microsystems Inc. is rolling out a new line of open storage NAS products combining Sun's DAS servers, OpenSolaris ZFS and management features developed to broaden the appeal of 10 Nov 2008