• November 05, 2015 05 Nov'15

    Multicore processors mark next era of storage

    Multicore processor technology represents not only next era in storage, but that everything old is new again.

  • 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 ...

  • July 06, 2015 06 Jul'15

    Managing storage for virtual servers

    It's easy to understand why server virtualization has become so popular among IT admins. Virtual servers are flexible, mobile and can be deployed or decommissioned rapidly. However, managing storage for virtual environments can be difficult. Many ...

  • June 10, 2014 10 Jun'14

    Panasas adds 6 TB helium drives, advances RAID to scale-out NAS

    Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.

  • December 19, 2013 19 Dec'13

    Avago Technologies joins enterprise storage fray with LSI acquisition

    Avago Technologies announced a $6.6 billion deal to acquire components provider LSI Corp. and turn Avago into a major HDD and SSD components provider.

  • June 23, 2009 23 Jun'09

    Pivot3 and Seanodes increase performance, scalability of iSCSI storage products

    Pivot3 Serverless Computing iSCSI systems get RAID 6e protection and scalability, while Seanodes adds solid-state drive (SSD) support to its Exanodes iSCSI software.

  • June 08, 2009 08 Jun'09

    Fujitsu adds DX60 and DX80 midrange disk arrays to Eternus line

    Fujitsu's DX60 and DX80 replace the Eternus 2000 series with a new single-controller entry model starting at under $6,000, and a new approach to battery-backed cache.

  • April 28, 2009 28 Apr'09

    MAID technology remains underutilized

    Analysts say MAID is still not fully employed in data centers. But regulations mandating more power savings will help drive the technology, as will the rise of persistent data.

  • January 21, 2009 21 Jan'09

    Post-RAID products

    Some industry observers believe the scale of storage has outpaced RAID's usefulness as a data protection mechanism.

  • October 09, 2008 09 Oct'08

    Xyratex launches 8 Gbps RAID controller

    Xyratex rolls out the storage industry's first 8 Gbps Fibre Channel RAID controller with disk spin-down and new cooling management features.

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    RAID technology quiz

    Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID technology. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a RAID pop quiz showdown, and find out who's the mighty RAIDer in your shop.

  • December 02, 2005 02 Dec'05

    The new breed of RAID controllers

    Whether you're selecting a RAID controller for a PC or Unix server, choosing a controller for a home-grown NAS box, or evaluating the controllers in a midrange or low-end array, or building your own NAS, you have to consider several features of the ...

  • July 18, 2005 18 Jul'05

    RAID fast guide

    You need info about RAID. It's that simple. In the world of storage, RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a major topic. Whether you are a RAID rookie or you're trying to optimize performance of a huge array, you'll learn something here. ...

  • February 23, 2005 23 Feb'05

    Accommodating arrays

    Modern storage arrays offer disk types to meet any need -- costly Fibre Channel (FC) disks for high-end applications requiring superior performance and availability, and lower-priced SATA disks for less-critical data. The arrays also come with mixed...

  • August 05, 2004 05 Aug'04

    Switched disks perform more tricks

    A wave of new storage arrays with fabric as opposed to loop-based switches inside should improve performance.