Enterprise storage planning and management

  • November 25, 2015 25 Nov'15

    EMC and Dell users react to proposed merger at Dell World

    EMC and Dell storage customers shared their thoughts and concerns on Dell's proposed $67 billion deal to acquire EMC during a series of interviews at Dell World 2015.

  • November 18, 2015 18 Nov'15

    Forrester VP's advice on EMC and Dell: Don't freak out

    Forrester VP Glenn O'Donnell sees no reason for IT users to worry about the potential merger of EMC and Dell, if Dell completes its $67 billion purchase of the storage giant.

  • November 09, 2015 09 Nov'15

    Storage Decisions experts opine on data storage industry

    Storage Decisions 2015 panel discusses future of disk and tape, and offers hints for dealing with cloud storage, flash and impact of recent events in the data storage industry.

  • November 05, 2015 05 Nov'15

    Action! Storage for your video storage system

    Video and other multimedia production is no longer the exclusive domain of Hollywood studios and post-production services. Today, companies of all kinds have video and audio operations that rival that of professional media outfits. And those ...

  • October 29, 2015 29 Oct'15

    SwiftStack 3.0 object storage software gains feature parity

    The SwiftStack 3.0 upgrade adds an active secondary controller, as well as lets users mix and match erasure coding and RAID data protection schemes within a cluster.

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    Main overlap in Dell's EMC acquisition is midrange storage

    Dell's blockbuster EMC acquisition would leave overlapping storage products -- especially in the midrange array space, with EMC's VNX and Dell's SC/PS Series.

  • October 23, 2015 23 Oct'15

    GM Alan Atkinson talks Dell storage strategy, EMC

    Dell Storage GM Alan Atkinson sees flash and SDS as serious business disruptors, but still views traditional scale-up arrays as serving an important role in the Dell storage strategy.

  • October 14, 2015 14 Oct'15

    Dell-EMC merger leaves IT pros hopeful and concerned

    As IT pros try to wrap their arms around the $67 billion Dell-EMC merger, some say it could spur change in purchasing plans; others predict little impact.

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Will today's storage tech be here tomorrow?

    It's hard to tell which storage techs will stand the test of time, but looking back at some of yesterday's storage technologies can help.

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Software-defined storage vendors team, fate uncertain

    Hardware vendors and software-defined storage vendors are joining forces seemingly every day, but who will dominate the SDS marketplace?

  • October 02, 2015 02 Oct'15

    Flash forward: What's next for flash storage technology

    Emerging flash technologies target capacity, reliability and cost, while the line between storage and memory continues to blur. Over the past couple of years, we've seen four major developments in flash storage technology: 3D architectures, which ...

  • September 17, 2015 17 Sep'15

    ScaleIO Node bundles software on EMC appliances

    ScaleIO Node models will bundle software-defined storage with EMC-branded commodity servers and Arista network switches.

  • September 03, 2015 03 Sep'15

    Fibre Channel technology is alive and kicking

    Historically, Fibre Channel technology has been a top choice for enterprises in need of a high-speed interconnect for SANs. With the introduction of iSCSI storage, however, the landscape shifted. Ethernet networking gained acceptance for block ...

  • September 01, 2015 01 Sep'15

    Commodity hardware is a myth

    Software-defined storage vendors preach the concept of commodity storage hardware, but beware: the hardware is just as important as the apps.

  • August 04, 2015 04 Aug'15

    IoFabric Vicinity brings QoS software to distributed storage

    IoFabric Vicinity enables storage admins to apply separate storage service policies to applications individually or as a group.