• April 16, 2014 16 Apr'14

    Riverbed Technology Inc. turns Granite into SteelFusion

    Riverbed rebrands its Granite appliances as SteelFusion, and recasts them as a branch converged infrastructure instead of pure storage devices.

  • April 14, 2014 14 Apr'14

    Load DynamiX Inc. broadens its validation testing capabilities

    Load DynamiX test suite supports VDI and data reduction; adds a multiprotocol device and virtual appliance.

  • April 09, 2014 09 Apr'14

    Avere Systems helps planetarium accelerate file servers on DAS

    A California planetarium relieves the I/O stress its large digital content repository places on its file servers with Avere Edge Filers.

  • March 19, 2014 19 Mar'14

    Service provider wants storage defined by hardware, picks X-IO storage

    BroadAspect CTO says he picked X-IO's ISE and Hyper ISE storage systems because of their unique hardware, not any software-defined features.

  • March 11, 2014 11 Mar'14

    Panasas adds Windows support to HPC file system

    Panasas replaces open source Samba components with Microsoft Windows SMB/CIFS to broaden the appeal of its high-performance NAS appliance.

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      The NetApp SteelStore Cloud Backup Appliance: A Deep Dive

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      Cloud Integrated Storage Appliances Reduce the Cost of Backup and Archival Storage

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  • March 05, 2014 05 Mar'14

    DDN WOS takes erasure coding global

    DataDirect Networks has expanded its WOS object storage to include global erasure coding and added a lower-cost hardware node for archiving.

  • February 28, 2014 28 Feb'14

    Object storage systems in demand for big data, archiving

    Object storage system use cases are growing, and their unique metadata capabilities are a good match for big data environments.

  • February 28, 2014 28 Feb'14

    Open source storage software adoption warms, but has yet to catch fire

    OpenStack and Hadoop fuel use of open source storage by cloud providers and large-scale Web firms, but enterprises remain cool to the idea.

  • February 27, 2014 27 Feb'14

    Fujitsu takes the Quality Award for enterprise storage arrays

    In our ninth annual Quality Awards survey for enterprise arrays, Fujitsu didn't just make the cut; it took the cake by earning top honors.

  • February 27, 2014 27 Feb'14

    Cloud storage tools manage data stored in the ether

    As much as we might want to assume an "out of sight, out of mind" attitude about the data we ship to cloud storage services, the truth is that it needs nearly as much attention as data stored onsite. Some services offer basic tools to manage ...