Data center storage
- November 17, 2008
Some Veritas users can now get a free SaaS tool to collect configuration data from their servers and alert them if anything is amiss before they start an installation or upgrade.
- November 14, 2008
Many global parallel file systems rely on NFS for batch computing. But the NFS protocol has high overhead, which limits its use with I/O-intensive applications. For that reason, many HPC centers prefer Lustre, which provides parallel I/O to file ...
- October 21, 2008
IBM rolls out its first disk-only mainframe virtual tape library, as well as an update to the DS8000 array that puts FICON closer to Fibre Channel.
- October 14, 2008
Cleversafe's dsNet software version 1.6 adds file and object-based storage management and flexibility over its existing iSCSI vaults.
- October 14, 2008
One North Carolina county redesigns its data center and switches to a SAN, reducing paper records and substantially lowering power and electricity usage.
- October 06, 2008
Nexsan's Assureon archiving software now lets service providers separate stored data from different customers, so users know their data is not being mixed with anyone else's.
- September 08, 2008
Users say the F5/Acopia ARX switch has become an important part of their environment, but the overall file virtualization market has cooled over the last few years.
- August 20, 2008
With disaster recovery needs and cloud computing interest growing, IBM invests $300 million to build data recovery centers in 10 countries.
- August 14, 2008
A company leveraged Xiotech's no-maintenance Emprise SAN array and virtualized servers to set up a data center requiring no on-site staff.
- August 12, 2008
Converging Fibre Channel and Ethernet into one network makes sense in theory, but Dell'Oro Group report points out the devil's in the details.
- August 07, 2008
EMC's Documentum to support e-discovery; AmeriVault teams with EMC to offer online backup; Spectra Logic tape library features dual-port FC drives.
- August 01, 2008
When the budget for a new project left no room to add more storage arrays, a NASA center used Exanodes storage virtualization software to repurpose Linux servers as storage arrays.
- July 22, 2008
The acquisition of Foundry matches Brocade's product lines to Cisco's, but observers are concerned about the $3 billion price tag, which dwarfs the $713 million buyout of McData.
- July 07, 2008
Despite Brocade's claims that Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is still years away from reality, Cisco says it has customers close to adoption on the server side with FCoE storage arrays coming next year.
- June 24, 2008
Proofpoint is the latest security and storage vendor to fish from a teeming pond of smaller email archiving companies.