- May 18, 2012
Storage Radio: Listen to the week’s storage headlines, including news about Pure Storage’s upgrade of its all-flash storage array, CloudSigma’s launch of SLA-backed cloud service SigStore, and more.
- May 11, 2012
Storage Radio: Listen to this week’s storage headlines, including EMC’s new VMAX 40K, its acquisition of XtremIO and Symantec user backlash.
- April 06, 2012
Professional services firm ICF’s data center upgrade saved nearly $2 million with the help of a public cloud and server virtualization.
- April 02, 2012
Pleased with the Red Hat, Gluster deal, IT shops looking for software-based storage praise their new products.
- February 13, 2012
Newcomer Starboard Storage brings out a unified storage system that uses solid-state drive (SSD) storage tiers for performance acceleration.
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 25, 2012
EMC CEO Joe Tucci predicts storage spending will outgrow lackluster IT spending in 2012 despite global financial woes and hard drive shortages.
- January 13, 2012
Listen to the top news of the week from the Storage Media Group: Dell's launch of its first backup dedupe appliance, OCZ's acquisition of Sanrad and more headlines.
- December 22, 2011
In 2011, data storage acquisitions highlighted the demand for SSD technology and continued innovation in the industry.
- December 22, 2011
Our 2012 data storage industry preview: flash and virtualization on the rise, NetApp and Dell in the hot seat, EMC prepares for life after Tucci.
- November 08, 2011
NetApp upgrades its entry-level storage platform with the FAS2240 to compete with unified EMC VNX and VNXe platforms and iSCSI SANs from HP and Dell.
- November 03, 2011
Efficient data storage technologies such as deduplication and automated tiering are highlighted at a Storage Decisions conference for the intelligence community.
- November 03, 2011
Nimble Storage delivers its largest capacity hybrid flash iSCSI array with multi-level cell (MLC) SSDs and SATA drives.
- September 27, 2011
Violin Memory looks to take on high-end enterprise primary storage vendors with its new all-flash storage array, available with MLC or SLC.
- August 19, 2011
Toshiba SLC SSD in latest Nexsan E500 NAS platform; Permabit revs up primary dedupe software; Infortrend expands FC SAN line; more data storage news.
- July 29, 2011
LSI said it has first 12 Gbps SAS RAID-on-Chip (ROC) controllers, Dot Hill gets snapshot and encryption patents; Utah Transit Authority selects Nexsan Assureon for archiving.