• June 10, 2015 10 Jun'15

    HGST launches 10 TB HelioSeal HDD with shingle technology

    The latest HGST HelioSeal HDD uses shingle technology and reaches 10 TB; trades performance for capacity and is aimed at archival storage.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Data storage resources management gets respect

    Storage resource management has been overlooked through the years, but today a handful of vendors are pushing storage management software development.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Navigate data lakes to manage big data

    While the concept of data lakes appeals to business today, IT administrators must exercise caution prior to a full-scale implementation.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Infinite io storage controller accelerates NAS filers

    Startup infinite io launched a network-based storage controller that boosts performance on NAS filers and also moves inactive data to the cloud.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Storage purchase plans move to cloud with rising budgets

    Our annual Purchasing Intentions survey paints a rosier picture than last year for managers stretching their budgets to cover capacity storage purchase plans.

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  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Smart storage key to moving beyond "third platform"

    The third platform of computing takes an external approach to data and applications, but data-aware technologies can add some insight to the storage process.

  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Integrating a cloud tier with on-premises storage

    The best approaches to using cloud storage create a seamless integration between on-premises and cloud storage. Integration of a cloud tier with on-premises storage can be accomplished in a number of ways. Some will prefer purpose-built software ...

  • June 04, 2015 04 Jun'15

    Sudden NetApp CEO change deemed necessary

    Few industry analysts question the firing of the NetApp CEO, but some say the company should look outside the company for a replacement.”

  • June 02, 2015 02 Jun'15

    NetApp CEO Tom Georgens: Head in the clouds, gone in a flash

    Years of mistakes caught up to NetApp, costing CEO Tom Georgens his job; George Kurian takes over for the slumping storage vendor.

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Toshiba joins list of Ethernet hard drive makers

    Toshiba joins drive makers testing new devices that combine storage, compute resources and Ethernet ports to scale object stores, big data analytics.

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    Avago PEX9700 PCI Express switch adds HA

    Hyperscale systems and high-performance computing environments can gain performance boosts from Avago's PEX9700 PCI Express switch chips.

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    Load DynamiX adds workload models to storage performance tool

    The Load DynamiX update adds built-in workload models to support OpenStack, Ceph, Amazon S3, NFSv 4.1 and steady-state VDI.

  • May 21, 2015 21 May'15

    Cisco expands FC, converged Ethernet storage switching

    A new 96-port FC switch and greater 40 gigabit converged Ethernet support for Nexus switches expands Cisco's support for all storage protocols.

  • May 18, 2015 18 May'15

    New scale-out NexentaEdge storage supports object, block

    Nexenta's new scale-out object storage product supports object and block services and inline deduplication across a petabyte-scale cluster.

  • May 12, 2015 12 May'15

    Energy company targets electricity thieves with Isilon, Pivotal Hadoop

    Power company BC Hydro runs 10 Isilon nodes and the full Pivotal Hadoop software stack to perform analytics to curtail unauthorized taps of its electricity.