• April 29, 2008 29 Apr'08

    Inside PiWorx

    Until now, all we've known about Pi Corp., the startup EMC purchased in February, were that it was still in stealth, and that its software was meant to provide access to content on multiple types ...  Continue Reading

  • April 29, 2008 29 Apr'08

    Host bus adapter (HBA) architecture explained

    HBAs are integral pieces of a SAN environment -- they connect the server to the SAN -- but few storage administrators know how to configure them.  Continue Reading

  • April 29, 2008 29 Apr'08

    Sun pushes do-it-yourself storage

    Sun pushes a do-it-yourself approach by offering OpenSolaris customers online documentation and support services for creating open source storage.  Continue Reading

  • April 28, 2008 28 Apr'08

    NetApp researching self-healing, long-term archive

    NetApp is working with researchers at a California university to develop disk-based, low-power self-healing archive hardware meant to last decades.  Continue Reading

  • April 25, 2008 25 Apr'08

    Nexsan the brave

     In a bit of a Friday surprise, storage systems vendor Nexsan Technologies today filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the SEC. The move is surprising not because of Nexsan's financial ...  Continue Reading

  • April 25, 2008 25 Apr'08

    Primary storage still means one vendor

    The term "vendor lock-in" is rarely used in a good way by storage buyers. It usually means you're stuck with products from one vendor, making it difficult to switch if you're unhappy or something ...  Continue Reading

  • April 25, 2008 25 Apr'08

    holographic disk drive

    A holographic disk drive is a holographic storage device that uses a laser to store data to optical media in three dimensions, maximizing storage capacity by using the media's depth... (Continued)  Continue Reading