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  • February 17, 2017 17 Feb'17

    NetApp hyper-converged entry: Better late than early?

    NetApp is entering the hyper-convergence arena with the latecomer's cry: We may be last into the market, but we'll be the best. Emboldened by the recent strong revenue growth of its late-to-market ...

  • February 16, 2017 16 Feb'17

    NVMe gives "shared DAS" as an answer for analytics; but raises questions too

    Go back 10 or 20 years and direct-attached disk was the norm. IE, just disk in a server. It all became a bit unfashionable as the virtualisation revolution hit datacentres. Having siloed disk in ...

  • February 10, 2017 10 Feb'17

    Announcing the best data storage products of 2016!

    This year marks the 15th edition of the Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com Products of the Year awards, recognizing the best storage products of the past year. Nominated products competed across six categories, with the top in each category receiving bronze, silver or gold. Judges graded finalists on innovation, performance, manageability, ease of integration and use, functionality and value.

    Modern storage arrays may offer previously unheard of max capacities, but that doesn't mean you won't have problems meeting today's ever-increasing storage capacity and performance requirements. We explore how to squeeze more bits and bytes out of storage systems without negatively affecting storage network performance through best practices for evaluation and configuration as well as tools to help with monitoring and management.

  • February 09, 2017 09 Feb'17

    Barracuda Backup 6.3

    Barracuda Backup 6.3 introduces multi-streaming and cloud-to-cloud backups to take bronze for 2016 Products of the Year in the backup hardware category.

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  • yottabyte (YB)

    A yottabyte is a measure of theoretical storage capacity and is 2 to the 80th power bytes, or, in decimal, approximately 1,000 zettabytes, a trillion terabytes or a million trillion megabytes. Continue Reading

  • byte

    In most computer systems, a byte is a unit of data that is eight binary digits long. Bytes are often used to represent a character such as a letter, number or typographic symbol. Continue Reading

  • How to build a private storage cloud

    Building internal cloud storage must account for elasticity, choosing the right platform, allowing for workflow, and stack deployments and public cloud integration. Continue Reading

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