• July 30, 2014 30 Jul'14

    Object storage systems go beyond the cloud

    Advances to object technology and accelerating growth of unstructured data make object storage valuable for on-premises data, despite their start as a cloud play.

  • July 16, 2014 16 Jul'14

    Red Hat's Inktank Ceph storage adds erasure coding, tiering

    Red Hat's first Ceph upgrade since its Inktank acquisition adds erasure coding, cache tiering and management updates.

  • July 10, 2014 10 Jul'14

    Lab adds DDN storage to keep up with supercomputer

    DDN's high-performance computing storage systems provide Department of Energy lab with 75 GBps read/write operations and eliminates bottlenecks.

  • July 08, 2014 08 Jul'14

    EMC upgrades Isilon NAS for file storage, Hadoop analytics

    EMC spins out two new Isilon NAS models, including one for Hadoop analytics, and adds flash read cache.

  • July 08, 2014 08 Jul'14

    EMC VMAX array embeds backup, cloud services

    EMC VMAX launch includes three new models, multi-core architecture, embedded data protection and a public cloud tier.

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  • July 02, 2014 02 Jul'14

    A lesson in flash caching

    Solid-state storage is proliferating as a replacement for hard disk drives, where it offers a quick shift into the fast lane of storage processing. But flash can also be used with hard disks for a low-cost solution that delivers nearly equivalent ...

  • July 01, 2014 01 Jul'14

    Scality Ring object storage improves data protection, security

    Scality Ring upgrade includes OpenStack Swift and Cinder support, improved erasure coding for clusters and Kerberos authentication.

  • June 27, 2014 27 Jun'14

    Oracle ZFS Storage appliances support OpenStack Cinder

    Oracle makes it easier for ZFS Storage Appliance customers to provision and orchestrate cloud storage with the addition of OpenStack Cinder drivers.

  • June 26, 2014 26 Jun'14

    RainStor tailors its compression for big data archiving on Hadoop

    RainStor 6 includes Archive Application for Hadoop intended to reduce footprint and speed performance of Hadoop clusters.

  • June 25, 2014 25 Jun'14

    Permabit Technology launches HIOPS Compression for primary storage

    Permabit adds HIOPS Compression to its Albireo data deduplication software, which it says can help storage array vendors hold off innovative startups.