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  • May 01, 2015 01 May'15

    In-house EFSS protects companies from data loss

    With more employees conducting their work remotely, consumer file sync-and-share use could be exposing corporate data. In-house EFSS could help combat this.

  • April 10, 2015 10 Apr'15

    Inovalon federates healthcare info into data lakes for analytics

    Healthcare analytics firm Inovalon escapes a siloed approach by building hybrid cloud data lakes for petabytes of data with EMC Federation technology.

  • April 09, 2015 09 Apr'15

    Nimble InfoSight goes deeper into monitoring with VM support

    Nimble Storage enhances InfoSight's service and analytics portal, concentrating on virtual machine monitoring that could tie into its VVOLs support.

  • April 08, 2015 08 Apr'15

    HGST rolls out PB-scale active archive with object storage, Helium drives

    HGST joins the active archive market with systems that scale up to 4.7 petabytes of storage and have a one-watt per terabyte power consumption.

  • March 31, 2015 31 Mar'15

    2015 Vault Linux Conference coverage

    On March 11 and 12, Boston was home to Vault, the storage and file systems Linux conference. Use this guide to review some of the key takeaways.

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

    Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk ...

  • February 26, 2015 26 Feb'15

    PernixData FVP adds RAM compression to server-side storage cache

    PernixData FVP's latest version compresses data on RAM, and its server-side caching software pools flash and memory resources.

  • February 11, 2015 11 Feb'15

    VMTurbo Inc. Operations Manager 4.7

    Judges were pleased with the extended support and granular management capabilities of VMTurbo's Operations Manager 4.7.

  • February 11, 2015 11 Feb'15

    Scality Inc. Ring 5.0

    Scality's Ring 5.0 software-defined storage shares the bronze award in the Products of the Year storage system software category with VMware's VSAN.

  • February 11, 2015 11 Feb'15

    HP OneView for VMware vCenter 7.4.2

    HP OneView for VMware vCenter management software provides a complete look into virtual environments, spanning both physical and virtual layers.

  • January 27, 2015 27 Jan'15

    X-IO ISE hybrid arrays turn flashier

    The third generation of X-IO ISE self-healing nodes include more flash, VMware integration and storage capabilities such as thin provisioning and quality of service.

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    Data storage management tools: 2014 Products of the Year finalists

    The finalists in the storage management tools category offer analytics, monitoring and automation for physical and virtual environments.

  • January 07, 2015 07 Jan'15

    Law firm moves to DataGravity Discovery Series from Dell EqualLogic

    The Law Offices of Joe Bornstein filled performance, data classification and data protection checkboxes with startup DataGravity's Discovery Series array.

  • September 23, 2014 23 Sep'14

    NetApp brings out new version of StorageGrid object storage

    NetApp expands its low-profile StorageGrid object storage with a Webscale version to go beyond its healthcare niche.

  • July 03, 2013 03 Jul'13

    Early adopters see Red Hat Storage Server as SAN alternative

    Red Hat Storage Server's early adopters see promising results in small projects requiring ease of scalability, high availability and replication.

  • May 06, 2013 06 May'13

    EMC World 2013: EMC ViPR has vendor on software-defined storage route

    EMC ViPR, the vendor's software-defined storage technology, is designed to manage heterogeneous storage as one pool while adding cloud features.

  • November 21, 2012 21 Nov'12

    Parallel NFS suffers delays due to Linux client work, 'monster' spec

    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.

  • October 30, 2012 30 Oct'12

    Windows Storage Server 2012 adds enterprise-grade features

    Microsoft added enterprise features to Windows Storage Server 2012, but experts say it's unlikely to result in enterprise demand for the OEM product.

  • April 03, 2012 03 Apr'12

    Storage benchmark, planning tools for VDI can help alleviate cost overruns

    VDI storage benchmarking and planning tools can give administrators a better idea of their storage requirements and costs before beginning a virtual desktop project.

  • December 06, 2011 06 Dec'11

    Aptare expands storage management software

    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 ...

  • June 06, 2011 06 Jun'11

    HP upgrades EVA midrange SAN array, launches virtualization bundles

    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.

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) takes on Oracle Exadata

    EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) brings vendor to data warehouse appliance market to challenge Oracle Exadata, Netezza TwinFin 12, Teradata 2580.

  • September 27, 2010 27 Sep'10

    Hitachi Data Systems releases Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) enterprise storage array

    Hitachi Data Systems upgrades its high-end storage array; Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) scales higher than its previous system and supports more granular tiering and provisioning.

  • March 15, 2010 15 Mar'10

    Interlock Technology looks to ease EMC Centera data migration through XAM

    The startup has sprung up to offer data migration services to EMC Centera customers, using the XAM interface to extract archived data with metadata and compliance policies intact.

  • January 13, 2010 13 Jan'10

    Vendors take different approaches to automated tiered storage software for solid-state drives

    Compellent says real-time automated tiered storage is stymied by disk drive transfer rates, but EMC and Avere say their software can overcome that limitation.

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Compellent Storage Center 5 adds portable volume option for replication

    Compellent's Storage Center SAN will update a portable hard drive for customers with limited replication bandwidth; also adds virtual ports, SAS, RAID 6, and consistency groups.

  • June 17, 2009 17 Jun'09

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) expands thin provisioning with Storage Reclamation Service and Hitachi Dy

    Hitachi Data Systems' thin provisioning now supports midrange disk arrays, an HDS Storage Reclamation Service feature and a new Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning assessment service.

  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    EMC buys Tablus for data classification and security

    The acquisition, announced today, allows EMC's InfoScape file management product more widespread data classification and security capabilities, the company says.

  • June 08, 2007 08 Jun'07

    Introduction to SAN technology

    SANs overcome the problems of traditional network storage by moving storage resources off the common user network and reorganizing those storage components into an independent, high-performance network. SANs also support storage features such as ...

  • March 08, 2007 08 Mar'07

    Is RAID outdated?

    I would suggest that perhaps it is time for us to retire RAID in its current form.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    Brocade migration tool does the trick for EMC user

    The University of New Mexico Hospital first tried EMC's SANCopy to migrate data off of an old Xiotech array, but ended up having to use Brocade's Data Migration Manager instead.

  • June 16, 2006 16 Jun'06

    Best practices in data warehouse storage infrastructures

    Today's business isn't just about putting products on the market. It's about getting the right product to the right consumer at the right time. But such precision requires much more than a solid product and keen business sense -- it takes business ...

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Introduction to data storage management

    Storage is a resource, and it must be allocated and managed as a resource in order to truly benefit a corporation. Successful data storage management strategies leverage a suite of tools to configure, provision, archive and report storage activities...

  • May 08, 2006 08 May'06

    Buyer's Guide: Data classification tools

    Automated tools play an important role in the data classification process. Many tools allow administrators to discover the data resources that are available, apply uniform classification rules to data across the entire enterprise, create and manage ...

  • March 10, 2006 10 Mar'06

    Storage performance testing - User perspectives

    Knowing how a system will run in the data center -- and predicting its limitations in your particular environment -- is absolutely essential for storage managers. Solid performance data can be an invaluable guide for making new acquisitions, ...

  • March 10, 2006 10 Mar'06

    Storage performance testing - Strengths and weakneses

    Knowing how a system will run in the data center -- and predicting its limitations in your particular environment -- is absolutely essential for storage managers. Solid performance data can be an invaluable guide for making new acquisitions, ...

  • March 10, 2006 10 Mar'06

    Storage performance testing - An overview

    Knowing how a system will run in the data center -- and predicting its limitations in your particular environment -- is absolutely essential for storage managers. Solid performance data can be an invaluable guide for making new acquisitions, ...

  • March 10, 2006 10 Mar'06

    Storage performance testing - Introduction

    Knowing how a system will run in the data center -- and predicting its limitations in your particular environment -- is absolutely essential for storage managers. Solid performance data can be an invaluable guide for making new acquisitions, ...

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Data classification: An overview

    Corporate information resources regularly stretch into the terabytes (thousands of gigabytes) with many thousands (even millions) of individual files to contend with -- but the problem is now far more complex than simply "finding files". Finding ...

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Data classification: The vendors

    Corporate information resources regularly stretch into the terabytes (thousands of gigabytes) with many thousands (even millions) of individual files to contend with -- but the problem is now far more complex than simply "finding files". Finding ...

  • November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Data classification emerging as an essential business/IT practice

    Corporate information resources regularly stretch into the terabytes (thousands of gigabytes) with many thousands (even millions) of individual files to contend with -- but the problem is now far more complex than simply "finding files". Finding ...

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    An introduction to thin provisioning

    One of the more important but often misunderstood advancements within data storage is thin provisioning. This article defines and discusses thin provisioning, its economic impact and how it works.

  • August 17, 2005 17 Aug'05

    EMC acquires Rainfinity for file migration

    EMC has acquired network file migration startup Rainfinity to move files between heterogeneous NAS systems and to improve the scalability of its Celerra NAS box.

  • May 18, 2005 18 May'05

    Fast Guide: Storage basics

    Storage covers a lot of territory and it can be overwhelming for the beginner. In our Fast Guide: Storage basics, we break it down into categories -- and keep it simple. We start out with basic storage terms, then go on to management, networking and...

  • February 25, 2004 25 Feb'04

    Questions and answers from SAN School

    Storage area networks (SANs) have the ability to save a company money, hasten backups and help consolidate the data center. But, a SAN is not to be left alone. It's a complex, growing, breathing entity that constantly needs to be tweaked and ...

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