- February 13, 2012
Newcomer Starboard Storage brings out a unified storage system that uses solid-state drive (SSD) storage tiers for performance acceleration.
- 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.
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- December 21, 2011
Solid-state technology was a common theme in news stories covering storage trends in 2011, but cloud storage, VM backup and big data each gained their share of attention.
- 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.
- October 21, 2011
EMC Vplex federated storage platform gets VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster support; Infortrend adds SSDs; Quantum adds VM backup appliance; and more data storage news.
- 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.
- July 25, 2011
IBM GPFS scan using Violin Memory solid-state arrays shows the effect solid-state drives (SSDs) and parallel processing can have on data storage performance.
- July 15, 2011
EMC builds a new storage resource management (SRM) application called ProSphere to replace its ControlCenter product; Dell resells Kaminario SSD appliance; more storage news.