- November 29, 2012
Architecture firm Kahler Slater switched from EMC CX3-20 midrange FC SAN to VNXe3150 entry-level storage, saving footprint and cost.
- November 16, 2012
This week’s Storage Radio discusses the Dell strategy for growing its backup appliance market, and the release of two new appliances.
- November 15, 2012
NetApp picks up CacheIQ for its NAS acceleration and caching technology, looks to speed performance of its FAS unified storage arrays.
- November 05, 2012
The NetApp FAS storage line has been refreshed with the FAS3220 and FAS3250 models to bolster its midrange storage and FlexPod offerings.
- November 01, 2012
HP's StoreVirtual (previously LeftHand) SAN and StoreEasy NAS lines have been introduced, with FC connectivity and Windows Storage Server 2012.
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
- October 30, 2012
Microsoft added enterprise features to Windows Storage Server 2012, but experts say it's unlikely to result in enterprise demand for the OEM product.
- October 17, 2012
Overland Storage combines its MaxiScale and Snap technologies into its first scale-up and scale-out architecture, the SnapScale X2.
- October 17, 2012
Windows Server 2012 has new features for storage pros, including Storage Spaces. In this article, storage industry experts weigh in on the release.
- October 05, 2012
Dell FS8600 adds Fluid File System (FluidFS) device that turns the Compellent SAN into unified storage, and prepares to add primary deduplication.
- September 25, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems rolls out Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM), taking its multiprotocol storage array to the enterprise.
- August 21, 2012
Dell expands its EqualLogic hybrid solid-state array lineup with new PS6500 Series systems that use flash to accelerate IOPS for VDI storage.
- August 13, 2012
Symantec Corp. seeks to make Apache Hadoop more enterprise friendly by adding a software layer between its Veritas Cluster File System and HDFS.
- July 17, 2012
Two years after scrapping plans for a ZFS NAS appliance because of legal reasons, Coraid licenses ZFS from Oracle for its ZX3000 server.
- July 13, 2012
On our latest Storage Radio podcast, join SearchStorage.com’s Ellen O’Brien and Dave Raffo as they delve into our top news of the week.
- July 11, 2012
Overland Storage adds solid-state drive (SSD) option to its SnapSAN platform, as well as thin provisioning and automated tiering and caching.