- October 01, 2009
Former EMC exec and WysDM CEO Alan Atkinson, who officially takes the helm of Xiotech today, talks about plans for the company, including cloud storage and FCoE.
- September 21, 2009
MaxiScale delivers Flex clustered file system storage software platform aimed at improving performance of Web-based applications dealing with millions of small files.
- September 15, 2009
Intel previews Jasper Forest processor to be released in early 2010, bringing the Nehalem chip architecture to storage controllers for faster performance with lower power needs.
- August 25, 2009
NetApp's Data Ontap 8 lets Data Ontap 7G and scale-out Data Ontap GX to share a code base, but not all features have been integrated. NetApp also adds Data Motion migration application, Flash performance application module and new DS4243 SAS/SATA ...
- August 25, 2009
EMC RecoverPoint, Replication Manager and Navisphere will now allow provisioning and replication by virtual machine rather than by physical server or LUN.
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
- August 20, 2009
Quantum makes NAS-friendly version of its DXi7500 data deduplication device; Xiotech offers Cash for Disk Clunkers program; EMC and Xsigo sign reseller deal; and more.
- August 18, 2009
Dell'Oro Group's new SAN 5-year Forecast Report projects Fibre Channel over Ethernet products will see stronger revenue growth in 2011 than traditional Fibre Channel products.
- August 11, 2009
NetApp offers unified target adapter through OEM deal with QLogic to build FCoE adapter into array; will OEM other FCoE switches and CNAs from Brocade and QLogic.
- August 04, 2009
With its low cost and support for large files, Overland's IP-based Snap Server 620 NAS appliance fits the bill for video surveillance cameras at the Rock and Roll Annex, New York.
- July 29, 2009
Managing enterprise data storage more efficiently, Part 3: Reduce operating expenses using technolog
Enterprise data storage managers can reduce expenses through capacity planning, writing scripts to automate storage, outsourcing and taking a long-term view on efficiency.
- July 27, 2009
Storage managers must learn to improve storage efficiency though smarter spending, while taking steps to reduce operating expenditures during budget crunches.
- July 16, 2009
Storage Roundup: Quantum DXi7500 qualified for Symantec OST, SteelEye launches SteelEye Protection S
Symantec verifies Quantum DXi7500 data deduplication works with OST; SteelEye launches SteelEye Protection Suite V7; Incentra uses EMC Avamar for offsite replication; and more.
- July 06, 2009
Looking to outbid rival NetApp, EMC Corp. boosts its acquisition offer for data deduplication vendor Data Domain to $2.1 billion or $30 per share. New offer expires July 17.
- June 30, 2009
Claiming 300 customers, Nexenta is looking to appeal to more traditional enterprise data centers with the addition of new HA features for Sun's open-storage ZFS in NexentaStor 2.0.
- June 29, 2009
Mimosa Systems' NearPoint Version 4.0 data archiving software adds a case management tool, federated search and new capture methods for ingesting data into the data archive.