Primary storage devices

  • April 05, 2005 05 Apr'05

    Storage Clips: Hitachi unveils 20 GB microdrive

    Hitachi sets stage for 20 GB microdrive; hospital taps Revivio for continuous backup; Sun qualifies Brocade 4 Gbps switch.

  • April 04, 2005 04 Apr'05

    Storage Clips: Xiotech adds another array

    Xiotech unveils Magnitude 3D 3000 for SMBs; ZipLip improves e-mail discovery; McData announces 4 Gbps switches; Permabit hires CEO.

  • March 30, 2005 30 Mar'05

    What's ahead for midrange arrays?

    Analysts and vendors predict technical enhancements to midrange arrays this year, and that high performance will increasingly become part of the midrange storage environment.

  • March 30, 2005 30 Mar'05

    Profiles: Midrange arrays

    Current midrange arrays fullfill most companies' storage requirements. These 14 products offer much of the functionality of their monolithic counterparts at a fraction of the cost.

  • March 30, 2005 30 Mar'05

    Mixing Fibre Channel and SATA drives

    Randy Kerns, a senior partner at Evaluator Group, offers his recommendations for mixing Fibre Channel and SATA drives in a single midrange array.

  • March 18, 2005 18 Mar'05

    Hitachi drops 2.5-inch SAS drives

    Global disk drive maker, Hitachi, has pulled the plug on its first round of 2.5-inch SAS drives, citing the need to invest in higher growth areas.

  • March 16, 2005 16 Mar'05

    IBM DS8000 gaining ground

    The Dutch Chambers of Commerce recently chose the new IBM DS8000 over an EMC Symmetrix, principally for its partitioning capabilities.

  • March 15, 2005 15 Mar'05

    Animation studio goes all SATA

    Running out of space for its large digital files, visual effects studio DKP opted for the high capacity and low price of a SATA-only environment.

  • March 08, 2005 08 Mar'05

    StorageTek eyes mainframe users

    StorageTek is in discussions with Luminex Software to build a gateway between its FlexLine disk arrays and mainframe servers.

  • February 15, 2005 15 Feb'05



  • February 11, 2005 11 Feb'05

    Is EMC lacking some TLC?

    Some EMC users are frustrated by the company's service and are switching vendors despite being happy with the technology.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    SATA drives product roundup

    SATA drives are an affordable middle ground between Fibre Channel disk and tape, and its use will only increase as more companies do tiered storage.

  • January 06, 2005 06 Jan'05

    Storage Clips: Hitachi's new hard drives to take on ATA

    New Hitachi hard drive holds half a terabyte; LG Electronics speeds up optical drives; Quantum completes Certance acquisition; Arkeia appoints new biz dev director.

  • January 04, 2005 04 Jan'05

    Storage Clips: StorageTek to resell Cisco switches

    StorageTek connects with Cisco; Emulex HBAs certified by HP; Apple Ships Xsan SAN File System.

  • December 20, 2004 20 Dec'04

    Users ditch optical for faster disk

    Slow performance has reminded users that optical disk is not designed for quick file access and is better left for archiving.