- September 27, 2010
Hitachi Data Systems upgrades its high-end storage array; Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) scales higher than its previous system and supports more granular tiering and provisioning.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- July 29, 2010
IBM completes long-rumored acquisition of Storwize, continuing the trend of major vendors adding primary data reduction technology to their storage platforms.
- July 22, 2010
EMC sees signs of an IT spending recovery, albeit a "choppy" one; promises new lower-end midtier storage array platform and management features previewed in May
- July 15, 2010
Nimble Storage puts iSCSI storage for primary data and snapshot data protection for backup and disaster recovery in one system that uses SSDs and SATA disk for storage tiers.
- June 08, 2010
RainStor releases Version 4 of its OEM structured data archiving product. Adds record-level management and deletion, expiry and legal hold capabilities; increased data ingestion and retrieval performance; and IBM AIX and Microsoft Windows x86 ...
- June 07, 2010
Permabit releases Albireo High Performance Data Optimization Software that will let storage vendors embed data deduplication for primary data reduction; Ocarina Networks and Storwize are also competing for OEM deals for primary data dedupe.
- June 03, 2010
Panzura launches device to reduce latency and accelerate the performance of cloud storage; Rackspace sells Nasuni Filer for cloud storage software service; Voltaire and Platform Computing combine for cloud computing environments; and more data ...
- May 28, 2010
SGI expands ICE Cube modular data center platform; Tandberg adds LTO-5 tape; SteelEye extends data replication; Nasuni adds reporting tool for cloud storage.