Primary storage devices
- September 09, 2008
IBM announces more than 30 storage products and updates its DS8000 array. There may be overlap, but as an IBM Storage exec says, ""When there's no overlap, you don't have enough products."
- September 05, 2008
Since IBM posted information about its new XIV Storage System on its website, debate is raging over where the product fits in the data center.
- September 04, 2008
Prognosticators weigh the merits of "future" technologies and the tried and true solutions of today.
- September 03, 2008
Adaptec's Series 2 and Series 5 SAS/SATA RAID controllers can now spin down disk drives from several drive manufacturers -- Hitachi, Fujitsu, Seagate, Western Digital and Samsung. Adaptec director ...
- September 03, 2008
Dot Hill builds array using 450 GB drives; Caringo partners with Messaging Architects for end-to-end email archiving; Yosemite adds support for Vista, Windows Server 2008
- August 20, 2008
With membership in its OpenSolaris storage community on the rise and open storage projects starting, Sun says its open storage strategy is taking off. However, some storage analysts remain unconvinced that Sun's open storage strategy is addressing ...
- August 08, 2008
Overland Storage continues to lose money on its tape business and is counting on SAN, VTL and its newly acquired Snap Server NAS platform to save it.
- August 07, 2008
Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID technology. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a RAID pop quiz showdown, and find out who's the mighty RAIDer in your shop.
- August 05, 2008
A bigger, faster Clariion with advanced features, which first appeared in the Symmetrix line, has industry observers wondering about the increasing overlap between EMC systems.
- July 31, 2008
Along with support for solid-state disk, EMC's next-gen Clariion includes thin provisioning and MAID, and a new architecture for mixing Fibre Channel and iSCSI.
- July 21, 2008
With its DataBeast array, Nexsan puts SATA and SAS in one system that can scale up to 336 TB in one 42U rack or to 5 PB with expansion racks.
- June 17, 2008
Sun has begun to execute its server/storage convergence strategy with a framework for turning its OpenSolaris servers into storage arrays with a free utility called Comstar. Comstar users can create a Fibre Channel array using a repurposed server ...
- May 09, 2008
EMC qualifies 8 Gbps Fibre Channel HBAs; Zmanda offers CDP for MySQL databases; Hitachi rolls out 7,200 rpm notebook drive.
- May 06, 2008
Why has DAS persisted in the face of the compelling cost-effectiveness of networked storage? This article explores how DAS has evolved as networked storage grew in popularity and how it is being used today.
- April 29, 2008
Sun pushes a do-it-yourself approach by offering OpenSolaris customers online documentation and support services for creating open source storage.