- July 05, 2011
Credit union services firm turns to Caringo CAStor object storage to store proprietary images that choked its Fibre Channel SAN; finds the best backup was no back up at all.
- July 01, 2011
Oracle executives say their storage strategy is to sell storage systems that run their databases and other apps faster and more efficiently.
- June 20, 2011
Quantum ships StorNext storage file system on bundled appliance to serve as metadata controller; indicates more appliances coming so users don’t have to build their own systems.
- May 27, 2011
IBM brings out HPC storage system based on hardware from OEM partner NetApp; Xiotech launches turnkey system for Citrix VDI storage; Dell adds QLogic converged adapters; more news.
- May 13, 2011
ProStor sells RDX removable disk business to Tandberg; BridgeSTOR adds data reduction appliances for Microsoft DPM; Nexsan E-Series supports 3 TB SATA drives; more storage news.
Sponsored by SolidFire - Hosting 3.0 avoids a “race to the bottom” where the only differentiator between providers is how much cheaper they are. The focus for the 3.0 providers is to create a next-generation data center that leverages advances in automation, orchestration, and performance quality of service (QoS) to truly enable business agility and transformation in the digital economy. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - I recently had an opportunity to interview Lee Caswell, NetApp vice president of Product and Solutions Marketing, about his views on the transition to flash-based systems within the storage industry. Caswell will be a featured speaker at the upcoming NetApp Insight user conference and was a guest speaker at the annual Flash Memory Summit industry conference. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - There are many decisions to make when considering a storage system for the data center, but the one that takes center stage is scope. Will that storage system be a point solution solving a pressing need, or will that system be used as a platform to consolidate multiple storage silos into a single system? See More
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
- May 10, 2011
The opening day of EMC World Las Vegas 2011 featured a surprising launch of flash solid state on a PCIe card for servers from the world’s largest storage vendor.
- April 15, 2011
NetApp will sell StorNext for video and rich media archiving; American Megatrends adds iSCSI SAN appliance; Intel and Micron develop multi-level cell (MLC) solid-state drives.
- April 11, 2011
EMC Isilon upgrades its performance and capacity NAS platforms and operating system, while DataDirect Networks jumps into the enterprise NAS market with NAS Scaler.
- April 06, 2011
Listings for data storage jobs increased in 2010, while pay decreased or remained flat; experts say hiring taking longer as firms wait to find the right fit
- April 01, 2011
Intel adds new SATA interface solid-state drive (SSD); HP rebate woos Dell storage customers; Kaminario lowers DRAM appliance price; other data storage news.
- 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.