Data center storage

  • August 02, 2007 02 Aug'07

    Researchers wrangle petabytes of data storage with NAS, tape

    Scientists at Cern's LHC say dozens of petabytes require custom-built NAS systems and data migration software, but commercial tape drives are mostly up to snuff.

  • July 18, 2007 18 Jul'07

    EMC, HDS kick off thin provisioning cage match

    EMC, trailing HDS with thin provisioning, is sniping at HDS's offering. Meanwhile, users increasingly tune out the soap opera and look to emerging vendors for new features.

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Unorthodox ISPs jump on storage SaaS trend

    As hosted storage gets hot, an insurance broker and an ISP are among the businesses now trying to attract new clients by offering storage software as a service.

  • June 27, 2007 27 Jun'07

    HP, Quantum bundle SAN file system for multimedia

    HP and Quantum package up HP's EVA array and Quantum's StorNext SAN file system and are referencing big multimedia customers, including Warner Bros.

  • June 21, 2007 21 Jun'07

    Green storage gains ground

    HP is the latest vendor to throw its hat into the green storage ring following Pillar Data, HDS and EqualLogic.

  • June 04, 2007 04 Jun'07

    Storage industry ponders power efficiency redesign

    Server makers are working to reduce power conversions in data centers, but the tug of war between reliability and efficiency makes it unclear whether storage will follow.

  • May 30, 2007 30 May'07

    Cisco: File virtualization a service, for now

    Cisco's Jayshree Ullal talks with SearchStorage about the company's plans for file virtualization, green data centers and Fibre Channel over Ethernet.

  • May 21, 2007 21 May'07

    IBM chief engineer talks green storage

    IBM engineer Clod Barrera discusses the growing energy crisis in storage, the need for better power efficiency metrics and the future for "green" products.

  • May 14, 2007 14 May'07

    HDS refreshes high-end disk array

    The new Universal Storage Platform, souped up with double the processing power, now includes thin provisioning, but users are still looking for certain software features.

  • May 01, 2007 01 May'07

    Oxford University rethinks data center storage

    A midrange storage array may seem an odd choice for a new supercomputing center, but the university's IT manager says that storage needs are changing with new research.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Low-cost data storage quiz

    Big shop or little shop, keeping up with the latest and greatest storage technology can put a dent in anyone's budget. There are, however, low-cost choices on the market that can give your budget a breather. Do you know what they are and how they ...

  • April 17, 2007 17 Apr'07

    SNW: Users thrash out green storage

    Power and cooling concerns, once the province of server administrators, are on the rise among storage users.

  • April 13, 2007 13 Apr'07

    Copan users get electricity rebate with MAID arrays

    One major Web 2.0 company in California stands to receive a $12,000 rebate from the electric company for using MAID storage arrays, according to Copan.

  • April 06, 2007 06 Apr'07

    AmeriVault touts tiered online backup

    A new lifecycle service automatically migrates older backup files to cheaper storage at AmeriVault facilities.

  • March 21, 2007 21 Mar'07

    Xiotech the lowest bidder in records management deal

    Xiotech beat out Iron Mountain in a records management bid to scan, store and destroy student records for Connecticut's largest public school district.