- June 06, 2013
Dell storage news focused on Compellent at its enterprise forum, but execs promise EqualLogic upgrades and integration between platforms.
- May 08, 2013
EMC says its ViPR software-defined storage platform is the first step to creating Google storage in your data center.
- May 07, 2013
EMC World 2013 features just one major product announcement as EMC pushes its software-defined storage message around ViPR.
- May 06, 2013
EMC ViPR, the vendor's software-defined storage technology, is designed to manage heterogeneous storage as one pool while adding cloud features.
- May 03, 2013
Dell rebrands and upgrades its Foglight data center management tools, which include VMware View support and virtual-to-physical landscape.
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
- May 01, 2013
By purchasing two FAS2240s from NetApp, the Denver Broncos' small IT staff was able to improve manageability, performance and scalability.
- April 25, 2013
Startup Exablox claims its object storage OneBlox can simplify scale-out NAS for small companies with a ring architecture, built-in dedupe and CDP.
- April 24, 2013
Cisco rolls out its next generation Fibre Channel director and switch, with new chassis and 16 Gbps connectivity; yes, it also supports FCoE.
- April 24, 2013
Astute Networks says giving its ViSX flash appliance MLC drives lowers the price to $5 per gigabyte, and to even less if you buy its deduplication.
- April 22, 2013
Dell no longer selling its DX Object Storage Platform as integrated bundle; will make Caringo CAStor object software available as download.
- April 19, 2013
Kaminario launches its newest all-flash K2 storage array with 2.5-inch SAS SSDs -- instead of PCIe cards --and a modular 1U design.
- April 15, 2013
Microsoft Hyper-V is gaining market share, but support for Hyper-V and other non-VMware hypervisors is slow for VM storage software vendors.
- April 12, 2013
IBM rolls out FlashSystem all-flash arrays -- rebranded Texas Memory Systems products IBM acquired in 2012 -- as part of an aggressive flash push.
- April 09, 2013
Asynchronous replication of virtual machines is the highlight of VM-aware storage array startup Tintri's second-generation operating system.
- April 08, 2013
LSI and Intel extend OEM agreement for PCIe flash; Intel to offer LSI's Nytro MegaRAID PCIe cards with two Intel RAID SSD cache controllers.