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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.
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.
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.
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