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Storage management tools

  • Komprise NAS migration leaves no data behind

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 01 Mar 2018
  • Startup Komprise added NAS migration to its list of data management features in the new 2.7 release of its software. Komprise Intelligent Data Management customers can now migrate from one NAS ...

  • Dell EMC Isilon helps preserve tennis history

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Sep 2017
  • At the U.S. Open tennis tournament last week, Rafael Nadal solidified his Hall of Fame credentials and Sloane Stephens became a hall of fame candidate. And the International Tennis Hall of Fame ...

  • Spanning Cloud Apps ‘finds a home’ outside Dell EMC

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 24 Apr 2017
  • Dell EMC has sold off another asset after its mega-merger. Dell EMC last week spun out Spanning Cloud Apps to Insight Venture Partners, less than three years after EMC acquired Spanning for its ...

  • ZeroStack gives Intelligent Cloud Platform Nimble back-end

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Mar 2017
  • ZeroStack's "private cloud in a box" software is now available on Nimble Storage boxes. The vendors this week launched a joint partnership to sell ZeroStack Intelligent Cloud Platform software on ...

  • Primary Data contributes to NFS 4.2

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Dec 2016
  • Software-defined storage vendor Primary Data’s open standards parallel NFS contributions made it into the NFS 4.2 standard, which could help the startup make inroads with scale-out storage ...

  • EMC adds weight to ScaleIO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Mar 2016
  • Private and hybrid cloud storage is a big piece of EMC’s strategy, and this week the vendor upgraded one of the key building blocks for that strategy with the release of ScaleIO 2.0. ScaleIO is ...

  • Object storage has dual uses

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 18 Feb 2016
  • The latest object storage systems are often misunderstood by potential buyers. This may be because these systems, capable of storing extremely large numbers of object and files, serve more than one ...

  • Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Mar 2015
  • Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk ...

  • BMC automates storage asset management

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Nov 2014
  • BMC already could map servers and networks. Now the software vendor has discovered storage. BMC’s new Atrium Discovery for Storage automates the discovery and mapping of storage resources and their ...

  • Nexenta eyes object, VSAN, orchestration

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Aug 2014
  • ZFS storage veteran Nexenta is moving into the crowded object storage market. Nexenta this week revealed plans for NexentaEdge as part of its strategy to expand beyond its NexentaStor software that ...

  • Storage management requires continuous learning

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 03 Jul 2014
  • Despite obvious evolution of the storage industry, the problems in storing and managing information are the same ones that have been there since the days of Data Processing in the 1960s. The ...

  • Storage software tools can be too independent

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 12 Nov 2012
  • I recently spoke with a storage software vendor promoting a product that was an independent storage management and reporting tool. The functionality it performed was impressive. There were ...

  • Aptare expands storage management software

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Dec 2011
  • Storage software vendor Aptare is branching out to managing file storage. The vendor today launched Aptare StorageConsole File Analytics, which helps discover and analyze unstructured data. Or, as ...

  • The eBay effect on storage

    Tory Skyers - The Sasha Company 11 Jan 2008
  • Have you ever heard of the "butterfly effect"? In essence, it is a way to conceptualize the possibility that the flapping of butterfly wings in the Amazon Jungle can be the catalyst for a hurricane ...