- January 02, 2014
Our eighth Quality Awards survey on the best NAS storage systems had Dell besting the enterprise group and Hitachi topping the midrange.
- December 19, 2013
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.
- December 09, 2013
Symantec Storage Foundation gets two new flash-related features: Flexible Storage Sharing to cluster apps on DAS, and SmartIO for flash caching.
- December 05, 2013
These six storage technologies are ready to take their place -- and have an impact -- in your data center in 2014.
- December 04, 2013
Tarmin adds platform support and performance enhancements to its GridBank object storage for data analytics and discovery.
Sponsored by Dell - Many companies today are considering a move to the cloud. Organizations may believe that a hosted service, such as Office 365, will be easier and or cheaper to maintain than on-prem email. Also, Microsoft and other industry leaders may have influenced a move. Whatever the reason, moving to the cloud isn’t as easy as it appears and results are often mixed if you haven’t adequately prepared your Active Directory. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Enterprise storage systems have evolved through four distinct stages. First, there were monolithic storage arrays. These gave way to modular SAN/NAS systems and distributed storage networks. Next, advanced software techniques led to storage virtualization, with storage volumes abstracted from the underlying physical devices. Finally, in the current era, cloud storage services have emerged that combine virtualization with unprecedented economies of scale. See More
Sponsored by Dell - When it comes to governance and compliance, much of the IT staff’s effort is often focused on individual systems. Administrators work meticulously to ensure that mail servers, file servers, database servers, and other resources adhere to both internal security standards and regulatory requirements. The one thing that each of these systems has in common however, is its reliance on Active Directory. First introduced in 2000 as a replacement to the Windows NT domain structure, Active Directory was originally designed to manage network resources. Now, Active Directory works as a centralized authentication and access control mechanism, and consequently plays a vital role in the organization’s overall security. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Backups are boring—as long as they complete on time. However, you can still find some satisfaction by optimizing your backups to save money, either by automating management tasks or by finding a lower-cost platform to store the backup data. See More
- December 03, 2013
New 12 Gbps SAS technology will usher in SSDs, HDDs and HBAs according to the SCSI Trade Association president.
- November 25, 2013
Goyal says flash isn't a product -- it impacts all of IBM storage. The same goes for open standards such as OpenStack and LTFS.
- November 06, 2013
An OpenStack Summit end-user survey shows storage and backup rank sixth among top applications, workloads in use with OpenStack cloud technology.
- November 06, 2013
Object storage from startup Exablox helped nonprofit Balboa Park Online Collaborative digitize museum collections and simplify backups.
- November 04, 2013
HGST delivers its long-awaited helium drive, using the light gas to put seven platters and 6 TB of capacity in one drive and reduce power consumption.
- November 01, 2013
Inktank releases new subscription-based enterprise version of open source Ceph storage, with graphical management tools and enhanced support services.
- October 30, 2013
EMC's Isilon offers a primary deduplication option for its scale-out NAS as it chases enterprise customers.
- October 30, 2013
When the University of Florida built a new data center, it chose the Terascala HPC storage appliance to store data from more than 150 research groups.
- October 24, 2013
The heavy workloads remain but the pay is a little better and the benefits are a plus. Our data storage salary survey 2013 paints a favorable picture.
- October 18, 2013
DDN Web Object Scaler proved an ideal fit for 1 TB per week of specimen images from microscopes at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.