• June 24, 2014 24 Jun'14

    Dell strikes OEM deal with Nutanix to sell hyper-converged storage

    Dell's OEM deal with Nutanix will result in its selling hyper-converged software on PowerEdge servers. Dell also launched a low-end FC SAN.

  • June 18, 2014 18 Jun'14

    SwiftStack 2.0 adds file system gateway, Swift updates

    SwiftStack's newest version adds integration with LDAP and Active Directory for authenticated access, and other OpenStack Swift updates.

  • June 10, 2014 10 Jun'14

    Panasas adds 6 TB helium drives, advances RAID to scale-out NAS

    Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.

  • May 29, 2014 29 May'14

    IBM N Series dropped from NetApp OEM deal, E Series stays

    IBM says it will stop selling NetApp FAS arrays as the IBM N Series to concentrate on its own branded systems; keeps OEM deal for NetApp E Series.

  • May 19, 2014 19 May'14

    Interest in block and object OpenStack storage picks up

    All signs point to increased momentum for OpenStack Swift and Cinder storage at the semiannual summit.

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  • May 16, 2014 16 May'14

    Think of ViPR data services as plug-ins, analyst says

    Analyst Greg Schulz explains ViPR 2.0 in easy-to-understand terms, and without getting caught up in unclear definitions of software-defined storage.

  • May 14, 2014 14 May'14

    Caringo CAStor object storage turns into Swarm

    Caringo makes its object storage faster and more scalable, and gives it a new name to avoid its association with content-addressed storage.

  • May 07, 2014 07 May'14

    EMC Federation strives to be 'aligned but loosely coupled'

    EMC's four CEOs discuss how they work together and apart in a changing IT world.

  • May 07, 2014 07 May'14

    Matchett: EMC Hadoop Distributed File System offerings 'intriguing'

    Taneja Group senior analyst Mike Matchett discusses EMC's Hadoop Distributed File System offerings, including ViPR 2.0 and Elastic Cloud Storage.

  • May 06, 2014 06 May'14

    Red Hat acquisition of Inktank beefs up its storage play

    Red Hat's Inktank acquisition draws praise, but it's unclear when the open source software vendor will become a major player in enterprise storage.