- October 30, 2014
SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold takes stock of the competitive landscape for his company’s OpenStack-based object storage software and future product direction.
- October 28, 2014
SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold delves into new Series B funding, competition, customer trends and the firm's future direction.
- October 13, 2014
Brocade adds Fibre Channel SAN extension switch and denser 16 Gbps card for its backbone director switch with an eye on moving data across distances.
- October 07, 2014
IBM bundles Elastic Storage -- based on GPFS and Watson -- on its Power8 server and supports System z mainframes.
- October 03, 2014
Red Hat's new Storage Server 3 software update adds support for snapshots and hot-button capabilities such as petabyte-scale capacity, SSDs and Hadoop.
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
- October 01, 2014
DataDirect Networks packages IBM General Parallel File System with its Storage Fusion Architecture for scale-out NAS storage.
- September 29, 2014
The need for reliable throughput prompted Argus to integrate 81 ISE HDD arrays to support Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and a SQL Server database with 2 PB of storage.
- September 23, 2014
NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.
- September 19, 2014
A3Cube Fortissimo Foundation software works with its Ronniee NICs to scale storage resources and boost the performance of I/O-intensive applications.
- September 16, 2014
Permabit puts data reduction on its add-on appliance, but which vendors will sign on to sell it?
- September 11, 2014
HGST embraces NVMe spec for flash while boosting capacity of its helium-filled hard drives in rollout of HDD and solid-state storage products.
- September 02, 2014
In a relatively short time, solid-state storage has made an indelible mark on storage systems and data center environments. Today, few arrays ship without at least some solid-state installed on them, and all-flash arrays are gaining attention and...
- August 19, 2014
The vendor comes out of stealth with Discovery hybrid storage arrays that offer real-time data governance and data protection capabilities.
- August 18, 2014
Boston Celtics VP and CTO Jay Wessland says the team is considering a shift from scale-up storage to address the explosion of digital video.
- August 15, 2014
Incoming Michigan State CIO discusses the data storage challenges universities have to deal with and how to address them with cloud storage.