Primary storage devices
- April 17, 2008
After a pipe burst, flooding a division office data center with water and corrosive chemicals, a decision to switch from tape to disk-based backup last year proved fortunate.
- April 17, 2008
Making a single movie can require more than 2 TB of storage capacity. High-definition TV, 4K high-resolution cameras, archiving digitized files and rendering are all part of why storage budgets in the entertainment industry are skyrocketing.
- April 11, 2008
With vendors, such as EMC, IBM, Seagate and LSI on board, disk encryption becomes hot; Marriott goes green with underground data center.
- April 10, 2008
New disk array designs use sealed componentry, resulting in storage systems that may not need servicing for five years or more.
- April 08, 2008
Xiotech's Emprise storage systems use a proprietary technology to reduce heat and vibration. Xiotech claims that an Emprise system will incur zero service events over five years.
- March 25, 2008
Startup Atrato Inc. is basing its new disk array on a concept called SAID (Sealed Array of Identical Disks) to bridge the gap between performance and high capacity. The idea is to offer an array that can run for the duration of a three- to five-year...
- February 26, 2008
IBM's DS8000 disk arrays get another incremental brushup to go with the new z10 mainframe, and officials promise more new features before the end of the year.
- February 12, 2008
IBM updates its storage portfolio with incremental changes while pledging support for high-end DS disk arrays.
- February 04, 2008
DreamWorks draws on Ibrix clustered file system and HP storage to improve 'aesthetic' quality of Kung Fu Panda movie.
- January 31, 2008
When IBM, EMC and HP deliver clustered storage systems due out later this year, they'll find that many multimedia companies have already deployed a grid storage system from newcomer Omneon.
- January 29, 2008
In an earnings call, EMC CEO Joe Tucci said the hardware component of its new Hulk clustered storage system is in beta, predicted that multiprotocol systems will dominate in 2008, and reiterated pledges that EMC will have data deduplication and ...
- January 10, 2008
Copan preps for an IPO, and has file system management, data classification and archiving on the roadmap for its MAID array.
- January 07, 2008
Nexsan is planning an Apple-specific disk array to ship in March aimed at media companies looking for a denser alternative to XServ RAID.
- December 20, 2007
Sun's disk systems portfolio will be expanded and updated in 2008, from Thumper to NAS and new low-end disk arrays, according to Sun executive VP John Fowler.
- November 05, 2007
Hitachi Data Systems' USP-V disk array can now thin-provision competitors' arrays, putting HDS months ahead of competitors offering thin provisioning in their arrays.