SAN storage area network
- October 20, 2014
The capacity utilization for storage is one area where storage vendors have made a lot of improvements. Advanced features such as storage pooling, thin provisioning, and storage virtualization have ...
- October 13, 2014
Brocade adds Fibre Channel SAN extension switch and denser 16 Gbps card for its backbone director switch with an eye on moving data across distances.
- October 10, 2014
The term access method is frequently used to identify types of I/O in open systems. Many who use it probably don't understand the historical context for what has been known as an access method for ...
- October 01, 2014
DataDirect Networks packages IBM General Parallel File System with its Storage Fusion Architecture for scale-out NAS storage.
- September 30, 2014
EMC Corp. made available the 3.0 release of its XtremIO all-flash array today with new inline compression capabilities and performance improvements – but existing customers who want the software ...
- September 23, 2014
NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.
- September 08, 2014
Scality's Ring software came into the market focused on object storage and added support for unified file storage last year. Now Scality has extended Ring's reach with VMware support. Philippe ...
- August 18, 2014
Boston Celtics VP and CTO Jay Wessland says the team is considering a shift from scale-up storage to address the explosion of digital video.
- August 05, 2014
Western Digital/HGST unveils higher performing FlashMax III PCIe SSDs and new ServerCache software based on enterprise technologies acquired in 2013; and demonstrates phase change memory at Flash Memory Summit.
- July 30, 2014
HGST and Intel extend SAS partnership with 20 nm NAND Ultrastar SAS SSDs with storage capacity up to 1.6 TB.
- July 16, 2014
Red Hat's first Ceph upgrade since its Inktank acquisition adds erasure coding, cache tiering and management updates.
- July 08, 2014
EMC VMAX launch includes three new models, multi-core architecture, embedded data protection and a public cloud tier.
- July 08, 2014
EMC XtremIo flash array platform gets a new Starter X-Brick with 5 TB of capacity, a six-node X-Brick cluster on the high end and inline compression.
- June 17, 2014
Along with new 'extreme' high-end and entry-level FAS arrays, NetApp adds all-flash FAS array systems -- but still no FlashRay.
- June 10, 2014
Is it possible to use larger capacity hard drives, yet make them more reliable and decrease rebuild times? Panasas says it is.
- May 29, 2014
IBM says it will stop selling NetApp FAS arrays as the IBM N Series to concentrate on its own branded systems; keeps OEM deal for NetApp E Series.
- May 19, 2014
EMC and IBM recently launched storage products with the term “elastic” in their names. These announcements were significant for the companies and for the IT community in understanding a direction ...
- May 15, 2014
Pure Storage expands its all-flash array platform with an entry-level model, enterprise system and replication software.
- May 13, 2014
Microsoft previewed the Azure Files service and new Azure-based disaster recovery capabilities yesterday at TechEd North America in Houston, in line with its major conference theme of connecting ...
- May 13, 2014
IBM incorporates its General Parallel File System and Watson technology into Elastic Storage, a unified software-defined storage package.
- April 30, 2014
EMC brings out the newest entry-level VNX unified storage array and reveals its next software-defined storage initiative, code-named 'Project Liberty'.
- April 23, 2014
Hitachi Data Systems rolls out new flagship enterprise storage array and virtualization software that allows active-active clusters across locations.
- March 24, 2014
Hewlett-Packard unveils entry-level MSA shared storage system; HP upgrades StoreEasy NAS quality of service and expands capacity for StoreOnce 4500.
- March 13, 2014
VMware's vSAN beta appeals to customers who like having their storage, compute and hypervisor in one box, supported by one vendor.
- March 04, 2014
The term storage virtualization has been with us since 1999, and the concept continues with new product offerings that are variations of the original. The longevity of storage virtualization in a ...
- February 28, 2014
Object storage system use cases are growing, and their unique metadata capabilities are a good match for big data environments.
- February 27, 2014
In our ninth annual Quality Awards survey for enterprise arrays, Fujitsu didn't just make the cut; it took the cake by earning top honors.
- February 19, 2014
NetApp delivers FlexArray, its answer to EMC ViPR, along with a new FAS8000 enterprise array and high-availability upgrades to clustered Data Ontap.
- February 11, 2014
I’m surprised to hear from IT people that storage vendors are still using “speeds and feeds” in their sales pitches. Salesmen for these companies talk about how fast and how big the storage systems ...
- February 07, 2014
Facebook's plans to use Blu-ray discs for cold storage, 'netbook-class' M.2 SSD for booting Web servers draw mixed reviews from analysts, IT pros.
- January 29, 2014
EMC’s earnings report Wednesday served as another reminder that storage spending is not growing at anywhere near the rate that data is. With more data spread around on mobile devices and the cloud, ...
- December 03, 2013
New 12 Gbps SAS technology will usher in SSDs, HDDs and HBAs according to the SCSI Trade Association president.
- October 30, 2013
EMC's Isilon offers a primary deduplication option for its scale-out NAS as it chases enterprise customers.
- October 23, 2013
With SMB 3.0 included in Windows Server 2012, using Windows file sharing for virtual environments is much faster, safer and easier.
- September 30, 2013
Data Dynamics buys intellectual property of Brocade's StorageX file virtualization software, develops its file migration and management capabilities.
- September 26, 2013
Micron announced its Replay-Protection Monotonic Counter (RPMC) feature is now available for its serial NOR flash memory devices.
- September 23, 2013
Vendors continue to add support for Amazon's S3 API, but will alternative APIs knock it down from its current status of the de facto standard?
- September 20, 2013
As the Nirvanix cloud evaporates, customers ask: What do you do when your cloud provider goes out of business?
- September 18, 2013
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has officially killed its Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) SAN platform, telling customers it will stop selling the two remaining models next January. HP is steering customers ...
- September 04, 2013
EMC ships the VNX2 with redesigned controllers and software to take better advantage of flash; EMC also adds block-level primary data dedupe.
- August 26, 2013
VMware Virtual SAN, VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache and Virsto play big roles in VMware's software-defined storage strategy.
- July 03, 2013
Red Hat Storage Server's early adopters see promising results in small projects requiring ease of scalability, high availability and replication.
- June 27, 2013
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- June 27, 2013
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- June 25, 2013
Western Digital acquires sTec SSD technology, bailing out early SSD market leader. Acquisition will become final pending regulatory approval.
- June 18, 2013
Red Hat integrates its storage software with its Red Hat OpenStack open source cloud distribution and updates roadmap for year-old storage server.
- June 05, 2013
SDSC uses an OpenStack Swift object store for private cloud service and takes the same storage approach as major providers.
- May 21, 2013
Hitachi Data Systems addresses online file sharing through HCP Anywhere as part of its Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) object cloud storage system.
- May 06, 2013
EMC ViPR, the vendor's software-defined storage technology, is designed to manage heterogeneous storage as one pool while adding cloud features.
- May 03, 2013
Hitachi Data Systems gives its HNAS product primary deduplication -- after years of tweaks to avoid performance impact.
- May 03, 2013
EMC will make a bunch of product launches next week at its annual EMC World conference in Las Vegas. But there were upgrades the vendor couldn’t wait to announce, so it revealed a handful of data ...
- April 18, 2013
A shortage of NAND in the second half of 2013 could slow flash price drops and squeeze out some SSD vendors, but it won't affect SSD availability.
- April 12, 2013
IBM rolls out FlashSystem all-flash arrays -- rebranded Texas Memory Systems products IBM acquired in 2012 -- as part of an aggressive flash push.
- March 26, 2013
SAS vs. SATA battle in enterprise data storage shows hard drives with SAS interface trending up; cheaper MLC SSDs outnumber SLC in enterprise.
- February 27, 2013
NVMe and SCSI Express are emerging, defining specs for SAS- and SATA-compatible PCIe SSDs. We spoke with Mike James of SanDisk to learn more.
- January 29, 2013
Actifio bills itself as the “radically simple data copy storage company,” but apparently it’s pricing and packaging models weren’t radically simple enough. So Actifio 5.1 released today has new ...
- January 16, 2013
Tegile Systems hybrid SAN's SSDs and data reduction technologies solved Egan Company's virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) performance issues.
- January 03, 2013
In the first storage acquisition of 2013, Imation takes a big step by acquiring Nexsan storage for $120 million.
- December 17, 2012
Amazon, Google and Microsoft keep cutting cloud storage prices to put data in the cloud to lure customers, but other associated costs remain the same.
- December 11, 2012
The EMC Atmos storage platform gets denser hardware and the ability to move customers' data off Amazon S3 to an Atmos public or private cloud.
- December 04, 2012
Silver Peak moves ahead with its strategy to make its WAN optimization software accessible to storage administrators.
- November 21, 2012
A work in progress for more than eight years, parallel NFS is trying to overcome numerous product delays and issues with slow Linux client support.
- November 05, 2012
The NetApp FAS storage line has been refreshed with the FAS3220 and FAS3250 models to bolster its midrange storage and FlexPod offerings.
- November 01, 2012
HP's StoreVirtual (previously LeftHand) SAN and StoreEasy NAS lines have been introduced, with FC connectivity and Windows Storage Server 2012.
- October 30, 2012
Microsoft added enterprise features to Windows Storage Server 2012, but experts say it's unlikely to result in enterprise demand for the OEM product.
- October 29, 2012
A recent TechTarget survey finds backup, disaster recovery and data archiving among the most popular cloud data storage services.
- October 26, 2012
Lindquist & Vennum claims its Nimble Storage CS240 hybrid storage array improved performance for its 350-seat virtual desktop infrastructure, or VDI.
- September 28, 2012
Colby-Sawyer College and Aerospace Optics found ways to save money for high-performance apps with hybrid and all-SSD arrays.
- September 25, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems rolls out Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM), taking its multiprotocol storage array to the enterprise.
- August 07, 2012
Virident Systems releases 2.2 TB FlashMax II PCIe solid-state card with up to 2.2 TB capacity; the Virident FlashMax set to compete with Fusion-io.
- July 30, 2012
Direct marketing firm EU Services received a performance boost from Nimble Storage hybrid flash to remove VDI storage bottlenecks.
- July 13, 2012
On our latest Storage Radio podcast, join SearchStorage.com’s Ellen O’Brien and Dave Raffo as they delve into our top news of the week.
- July 06, 2012
The University of Portland turned to a Whiptail all-solid-state storage array to get sufficient write IOPS performance for its VDI project.
- June 14, 2012
The Dell storage products roadmap outlined at Dell Storage Forum 2012 includes server-based flash, storage virtualization and primary data reduction.
- May 10, 2012
Quantum will add object storage as a tier on top of its StorNext file system with the help of an OEM deal with startup Amplidata. Quantum revealed the OEM deal Wednesday, and said it will have a ...
- April 24, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems combines BlueArc’s SiliconFS with block storage for its first unified storage architecture.
- April 17, 2012
EMC heads list of major storage vendors jumping on the server-based PCIe flash cache trend to reduce latency and supply higher bandwidth for read-heavy, I/O-intensive applications.
- April 09, 2012
Red Hat today rolled out the beta version of Red Hat Storage Software 2.0, used to build scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) for unstructured data. The upgraded version includes new features ...
- April 03, 2012
VDI storage benchmarking and planning tools can give administrators a better idea of their storage requirements and costs before beginning a virtual desktop project.
- February 27, 2012
Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs now support 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) copper as well as optical, reducing the price of the higher-speed Ethernet.
- February 17, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems Corp. has added a non-disruptive data migration capability to its flagship Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) that minimizes downtime for hosts and applications when moving data ...
- February 10, 2012
Red Hat has been tweaking and expanding the NAS storage products it acquired from Gluster last October. This week Red Hat brought GlusterFS to the cloud with an appliance for Amazon Web Services ...
- December 09, 2011
I’ve attended two conferences recently where a speaker talked about storage efficiency and the growing capacity demand problem. The speaker said that a part of the problem is we don’t throw data ...
- December 06, 2011
Storage software vendor Aptare is branching out to managing file storage. The vendor today launched Aptare StorageConsole File Analytics, which helps discover and analyze unstructured data. Or, as ...
- November 08, 2011
NetApp upgrades its entry-level storage platform with the FAS2240 to compete with unified EMC VNX and VNXe platforms and iSCSI SANs from HP and Dell.
- October 11, 2011
With the Storwize V7000 Unified array, IBM enters the multiprotocol storage market; Big Blue also improves its auto-tiering software capabilities across arrays and data centers.
- August 26, 2011
Manufacturers see demand grow for multi-level cell (MLC) solid-state drives and PCI Express technology to bring down prices.
- August 22, 2011
Dell revamped its EqualLogic iSCSI SAN hardware today, adding new entry-level and midrange platforms with support for 2.5-inch SAS drives and multi-level cell (MLC) solid state drives (SSDs) for ...
- August 17, 2011
Xiotech is changing its name to X-IO (pronounced X-I-O) Technologies as part of an overhaul that really started in 2008 when it launched its ISE architecture and accelerated with the appointment of ...
- August 16, 2011
Nutanix rolls out its Complete Cluster storage appliance with SSDs, hard drives, compute and a file system that can be used to build clouds and virtual desktop infrastructures.
- August 02, 2011
eBay says it has 100 TB of Nimbus S-class all-flash solid-state storage arrays connected to its VMware servers, and the auction site will likely expand its flash footprint.
- June 10, 2011
I was recently teaching a class on storage technology and systems to a group of IT professionals. I’m always interested in finding out what they know about storage products and what they hear about ...
- June 07, 2011
Dell adds Exanet file system into EqualLogic iSCSI SAN through new FS7500 appliance that turns EqualLogic into multiprotocol storage but requires adding a separate box.
- June 06, 2011
HP launches long-awaited EVA midrange SAN array upgrade; adds integrated storage-server-networking stacks to take on EMC Vblock; rolls out new Windows-based NAS.
- May 05, 2011
Data archiving is often incorrectly assumed to be an extension of backup. That’s mainly because earlier technology limitations necessitated the use of backup software to store data on devices. ...
- April 11, 2011
EMC Isilon upgrades its performance and capacity NAS platforms and operating system, while DataDirect Networks jumps into the enterprise NAS market with NAS Scaler.
- March 10, 2011
NetApp expands its storage platform by paying $480 million for LSI's Engenio Fibre Channel block storage division. Wants to reach new set of customers with intense block-based storage needs.
- February 23, 2011
There's been a lot of talk about scale-out and scale-up storage lately, and I get a sense that a lot of people don't understand that these terms are not synonymous. And that causes confusion among ...
- January 17, 2011
EMC VNX is the result of the long-awaited consolidation of its Clariion SAN and Celerra NAS platforms into a unified storage system that will sharpen the competition with NetApp.
- November 16, 2010
This tip provides a sampling of file-system virtualization products and information about the features that various vendors offer to help you with unstructured data growth.