Primary storage devices

  • December 04, 2003 04 Dec'03

    The essential RAID primer, part 1

    Part 1 of Evan Marcus' RAID primer covers RAID-0 to RAID-5. Each level's description is concise and to the point.

  • December 03, 2003 03 Dec'03

    IBM to lure EMC storage customers

    IBM has launched an all-out attack on its biggest storage competitor by offering a new program that will give EMC users a simple way to migrate to IBM storage systems.

  • November 12, 2003 12 Nov'03

    Quantum hopes new technology will heal fiscal wounds

    After a year of hemorrhaging revenues, the CEO of Quantum has a plan to hoist the tape maker back to the top of the tape market by relying on new technologies to improve the company's bottom line.

  • October 02, 2003 02 Oct'03

    Usage guide to SATA and other low-cost disk drives

    Do you want to know where to implement low-cost disk drives in your storage infrastructure? This guide can help you learn where Serial ATA and other low-cost disk technologies fit in a disk-to-disk or backup architecture. Included are a series of ...

  • August 27, 2003 27 Aug'03

    StorageTek BladeStore failures causing end-user headaches

    A major StorageTek customer said that serious problems with its BladeStorage storage system have caused spontaneous disconnects and data loss.

  • June 26, 2003 26 Jun'03

    EMC holds shipment of 15K drives with CX600

    A quality issue has arisen within EMC that is keeping its Clariion CX600 customers from buying the latest 15,000 RPM 36 GB hard drives from Seagate. EMC offered little detail, but admitted a few customer orders were taken before the drives passed ...

  • June 20, 2003 20 Jun'03

    IBM Shark gets new replication, remote copy features

    IBM's Enterprise Storage Server Model 800 is now available to customers. The new Shark features Peer-to-Peer Remote Copy (PPRC) Version 2 with enhancements to long-distance data mirroring, using a new Asynchronous Cascading feature that extends the ...

  • May 12, 2003 12 May'03

    Seagate to launch smaller disk drives

    Seagate is working on a 2.5-inch disk drive which, it says, will help companies save on TCO.

  • April 16, 2003 16 Apr'03

    Intel pens deal with Emulex to develop storage processors

    Intel and Emulex announced a deal to develop storage processors that integrate the Serial ATA, Serial-attached SCSI and Fibre Channel interfaces.

  • April 04, 2003 04 Apr'03

    Production of Dell-EMC Clariion systems under way

    Dell has officially begun manufacturing co-branded Clariion storage systems with EMC. The company also has some new SAN packages intended to lure small-to-medium business users.

  • March 19, 2003 19 Mar'03

    Adaptec to add Serial ATA, iSCSI support

    Adaptec has announced a series of new interconnect products based on Serial ATA technology. The company says Serial SCSI and iSCSI support is soon to follow.

  • February 05, 2003 05 Feb'03

    EMC puts lower price tag on new Symmetrix

    EMC raised the curtain on the new Symmetrix DMX product line Monday but lowered the price of high-end storage. The experts say EMC is on its way to a more competitive pricing strategy to combat the likes of IBM and HDS.

  • February 03, 2003 03 Feb'03

    New Symmetrix hits the streets

    EMC released the specs for the latest version of its high-end storage array, the sixth generation Symmetrix DMX.

  • January 24, 2003 24 Jan'03

    Vixel puts 20 switch ports on a chip

    Storage networking vendor Vixel has a new switch-on-a-chip that features 20 ports, eight more than its previous switch technology. The company said the switch was designed for the emergence of new hard drive technologies.

  • January 23, 2003 23 Jan'03

    Groups' push for hard drive compatibility questioned

    A pair of industry groups have plans to make serial ATA disk drives compatible with serial-attached SCSI, but one expert raises a question: do we really need both?