- April 08, 2013
The Scality Ring Digital Media Storage app adds support for content delivery networks and media asset management on top of an object storage base.
- April 03, 2013
Storage admins and vendors say they want virtual storage to act more like virtual machines, but is that possible?
- March 25, 2013
Brocade is still a fan of FC SAN technology. Today it launched new management software and a 16-gig, 96-port switch, and pledged to support 32-gig.
- February 19, 2013
HP's new StoreSystem converged system combines 3PAR StoreServ storage and software with StoreOnce deduplication.
- February 04, 2013
Dell includes Compellent SAN arrays as part of its pre-integrated SAP HANA hardware packages, offering up three configurations to optimize HANA.
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
- January 08, 2013
HP's storage VP David Scott says data storage trends call for single architectures for primary storage, data protection, and retention and analysis.
- December 03, 2012
Hewlett-Packard looks to jump-start storage sales by adding the 3PAR StoreServ 7000, an EVA migration path, and a new archiving platform.
- 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.
- 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.