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November 10, 2014
Highlights of Overland's RAINcloud 4.1 include rolling updates, high-performance snapshots, and support for SMB 2.0, NFS 4 and LDAP.
October 01, 2014
DataDirect Networks packages IBM General Parallel File System with its Storage Fusion Architecture for scale-out NAS storage.
September 23, 2014
NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.
July 30, 2014
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.
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Wikibon CTO says software-based storage using commodity hardware, drives and controllers is the way of the future; Red Hat will help drive down costs. Continue Reading
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EMC spins out two new Isilon NAS models, including one for Hadoop analytics, and adds flash read cache. Continue Reading
Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is. Continue Reading
A California planetarium relieves the I/O stress its large digital content repository places on its file servers with Avere Edge Filers. Continue Reading
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DDN's high-performance computing storage systems provide Department of Energy lab with 75 GBps read/write operations and eliminates bottlenecks. Continue Reading
Wikibon CTO predicts object-based systems will be popular as big data storage solutions; advises tape for long-form video files, disk for short clips. Continue Reading
Storage expert Phil Goodwin discusses several different options for storing large data sets on traditional storage systems. Continue Reading
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Scale-out NAS systems are gaining interest due to rapid growth of file data and “big data” analytics. Here’s a look at the scale-out NAS vendors. Continue Reading
Scale-out NAS is replacing traditional network-attached storage. In this guide, you’ll find out how to stay ahead of this emerging technology trend. Continue Reading
Learn how to leverage clustered storage in your DR environment. Continue Reading