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  • Disk and disk subsystems finalists 2007

    Here are the finalists in the category of disk and disk subsystems for the 2007 Products of the Year competition conducted by SearchStorage.com and Storage magazine. 

  • SAN using 2.5-inch SAS disks hits market

    Infortrend unveils an array using 2.5-inch SAS disks. With 2.5-inch SAS disks making their way into small storage subsystems, they could reach enterprise arrays by 2009. 

  • IBM restructures server, storage hardware sales

    Andy Monshaw remains in charge of storage technical product development after IBM restructuring; Double-Take grabs CDP vendor TimeSpring; Hitachi Global Storage Technologies releases 0.5TB 2.5-inch notebook drive and OEM partner ASUS plans to combine... 

  • How do 'preemptive rebuilds' work? What else can accelerate disk rebuild times?

    On one front, rebuild times are actually getting better... 

  • Understanding disk storage components

    The never-ending evolution of storage components such as disk drives, RAID technology, disk arrays and even network fabric hardware is enabling vast increases in storage capacities. This guide focuses on the latest developments in disks, RAID, arrays... 

  • backup robot

    A backup robot is an automated external USB storage device that supports multiple removable SATA hard drives. The device offers small businesses and consumers many of the benefits of smart storage without the cost or complexity of RAID systems. (Cont... 

  • Data storage hardware quiz

    Storage hardware, also known as primary storage, is a critical aspect in running your storage shop. How does your knowledge of storage hardware stack up? Take our quick quiz and find out today! 

  • Why does my EMC 45 TB drive yield only 41 TB of usable storage?

    Storage expert Ashley D'Costa answers a reader's question: "When is a 300 GB drive not a 300 GB drive?" 

  • Pillar announces support for 1 TB SATA drives

    Pillar is one of the earliest to announce 1 TB SATA drives in an enterprise array. IBM's SVC becomes the first storage virtualization product certified with VMware. 

  • Holographic data storage pushes into the third dimension

    This article examines the technology, highlights the anticipated deployment and considers the potentially rocky road ahead for this high-capacity optical storage scheme.