- March 15, 2011
Global namespace in the Avere Operating System 2.0 for its FXT Series lets customers facilitate end-to-end management of unstructured data across NAS filers
- March 09, 2011
SGI packages Copan Systems' MAID disk spin-down technology into an ArcFiniti file data archiving system with separate tiers and disk protection capabilities
- March 03, 2011
HP certifies 3PAR disk array compatibility for clustered NAS and CloudSystem platforms; EMC and IBM extend licensing for Symmetrix compatibility with IBM mainframes; Seagate ships 3 TB SATA drive; and more data storage news.
- February 25, 2011
HDS packages hardware, software for medical storage archive; Aberdeen reveals NAS with 3 TB drives; Balesio offers content-aware data reduction appliance; more data storage news.
- February 17, 2011
NetApp and Accenture to jointly develop cloud storage and data center optimization solutions; Quantum aims StorNext at Apple users; other data storage news.
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
- February 10, 2011
Hitachi Data Systems supports VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) on its VSP; NexGen gets funding, plans SAN; Raidon launches SAS systems; Panasas plans expansion; and more data storage news.
- January 17, 2011
EMC VNX is the result of the long-awaited consolidation of its Clariion SAN and Celerra NAS platforms into a unified storage system that will sharpen the competition with NetApp.
- January 04, 2011
Thin provisioning gaining in popularity as tech advances help alleviate de-allocation and reclamation issues; best practices ensure thin volumes remain thin.
- December 20, 2010
Multibillion dollar storage array mergers and acquisitions top 2010 data storage news; data storage management, data reduction, cloud storage are hot topics
- December 17, 2010
Symantec offers Data Insight for Storage for file management of unstructured data; Toshiba adds 2.5-inch SSD; TwinStrata, Cirtas update cloud storage gateway
- December 14, 2010
Explore this expert FAQ as three analysts weight in and tell us what they think are the hottest data storage technologies and data storage trends for 2011.
- December 09, 2010
Merger of InfiniBand vendors Mellanox and Voltaire won't change technology's minor role in storage networking, but experts say Mellanox can expand its market.
- December 02, 2010
Compellent sells VMware SRM with Storage Center systems; Xiotech, Silver Peak and others create VDI alliance; Isilon joins Microsoft Partner Solutions Center (MPSC); and other data storage news.
- November 18, 2010
Supermicro and Voltaire team up on HPC storage cluster with high-speed connectivity; IBM uses LSI software for SSD performance, data protection; SSD vendor Anobit and Ethernet SAN vendor Coraid get funding.
- November 04, 2010
Avere Systems improves scalability of FTX Series of tiered storage appliances; Marathon integrates CA ARCserve for replication; Neverfail supports Orion database.