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  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    VMware VVOLs redefine storage

    VMware has been shaking up data storage for years, and its VVOLs technology just might revolutionize it. The newly introduced VMware VVOLs have vendors scrambling to support it or risk becoming irrelevant in the virtual machine storage market. VVOLs...

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    Kicking the tires on the IBM z13 mainframe

    While the flashy new IBM z13 is impressive enough to bring mainframes back in vogue, the storage part of the story is yet to be told.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    Could DNA storage be the future of data storage technology?

    Storage is moving out of the realm of magnetics and solid-state electronics and into the world of biology, or DNA to be specific.

  • April 06, 2015 06 Apr'15

    Talon Storage claws at sync-and-share market with MobileFAST update

    Talon extends its RemoteFAST file-sharing software for branch offices to smartphones and tablets.

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    Hitachi tops enterprise storage array vendors list

    In a very close contest, Hitachi lands in our winner's circle for enterprise storage array vendors for the fifth time.

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  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    Huawei, DataCore: A new hyper-converged infrastructure?

    Jon Toigo explores the renewed interest in software-defined and hyper-converged storage, and an important partnership between Huawei and DataCore Software.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    IBM storage strategy still fluid for hyper-convergence

    Jamie Thomas explains IBM’s storage strategy for its newly branded Spectrum line, and whether a hyper-converged appliance is on the vendor’s roadmap.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    IBM Storage GM talks up Spectrum Storage, flash strategy

    Storage GM Jamie Thomas says Spectrum offers flexibility to use commodity hardware, object interfaces and scale-out storage for SoftLayer clouds.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    2015 Vault Linux Conference coverage

    On March 11 and 12, Boston was home to Vault, the storage and file systems Linux conference. Use this guide to review some of the key takeaways.

  • March 27, 2015 27 Mar'15

    Scality's Ring 5 shows up with remodeled interface and SMB support

    Scality this week made version 5 of its Ring object storage software generally available, with support for the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol to access Microsoft Windows clients and servers, a ...

  • March 26, 2015 26 Mar'15

    Diablo wins round against Netlist but legal fight isn’t over

    Diablo Technologies claimed a “decisive victory” in the lawsuit brought by Netlist over technology used in Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage architecture. However, Netlist vowed to fight on with its ...

  • March 25, 2015 25 Mar'15

    Backup appliance market was billion dollar baby in Q4 2014

    Backup appliance revenue hit $1 billion worldwide for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014 as Symantec and Quantum made huge gains and market leader EMC slipped a bit, according to IDC’s ...

  • March 24, 2015 24 Mar'15

    Red Hat gives storage software products new names

    Red Hat today rebranded its storage software platforms in hopes of clarifying their intended use cases. Inktank Ceph Enterprise becomes Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Storage Server becomes Red ...

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

    Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk ...

  • March 18, 2015 18 Mar'15

    Promise Technology VSky pushes into PB- scale object storage

    Promise Technology's VSky object storage can handle petabytes of data and is aimed at rich media and video surveillance.

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