- 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.
- October 13, 2010
EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) brings vendor to data warehouse appliance market to challenge Oracle Exadata, Netezza TwinFin 12, Teradata 2580.
- October 12, 2010
Symantec consolidates Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster Server and CommandCentral Storage SRM applications into new version of Veritas Operations Manager.
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 04, 2010
EMC NetWorker 7.6 SPI with support for Data Domain Boost offers data dedupe, simplified cloning, checkpoint restart as well as capacity-based licensing model.
- September 29, 2010
Dexrex Gear's ChatSync Mobile Enterprise for Blackberry builds on the vendor's ChatSync platform for instant messaging archiving capabilities into a storage repository for regulatory compliance and e-discovery.
- September 28, 2010
SANpulse turns its SANlogics tool used for data migration professional services migrations and turns it into its SANatomy storage discovery software application.
- September 23, 2010
Voltaire Storage Accelerator moves block data over non-Fibre Channel connectivity; SGI rolls out high performance computing (HPC) storage system for random I/O and high bandwidth requirements; Infortends adds 6 Gpbs SAS storage for video ...
- September 22, 2010
IT shops seeking help with storage resource management may find that the SRM tools of their primary storage vendors are not the best or lowest-cost option.
- September 17, 2010
EMC adds services to improve performance of Oracle databases on Symmetrix V-Max storage arrays and with FAST software; CommVault partners with cloud storage vendors Rackspace and Mezeo; STEC adds multi-level cell (MLC) solid state drives.
- September 10, 2010
HP adds iSCSI SAN virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V; QNAP launches new NAS platform; BlueArc, DataDirect Networks combine for media workflow storage; and more data storage news.
- September 03, 2010
Hewlett-Packard outbids Dell and will pay $2.35 billion for storage array vendor 3PAR; HP needs to determine where 3PAR's products fit in its storage strategy while Dell considers its next move.
- August 26, 2010
Open source storage startup Gluster turns its clustered NAS offering into a virtual appliance. Takes the approach that NAS is better way to store virtual machine images.
- August 20, 2010
IT administrators must acknowledge the importance of mobile devices as business tools and develop mobile device management policies to support and restrict their use.