- March 31, 2020
StorOne wants to go beyond software-defined storage by handling all types of data across any type of performance or capacity media; adds S3 support to block and file storage.
- September 10, 2019
StorCycle is Spectra Logic's first software product not tied to any of the company's hardware. It provides HTML links to simplify accessing archived data.
- July 17, 2019
QoreStor's latest update adds many new features, including the unique ability to dedicate a high-speed disk area that can be deduplicated without sacrificing recovery speed.
- January 31, 2019
Top storage technologists and analysts predict IT organizations will focus on revamping their storage architectures to make better use of data for analytics, AI and IoT in 2019.
- December 14, 2018
Elastifile's new managed Cloud File Service on the Google Cloud Platform is designed to give customers NAS storage with a self-service, software-as-a-service-type experience.
- October 17, 2018
Cloud file system startup Elastifile is making it easier to shift data to object storage in Amazon and Google using ClearTier policy-based automated tiering.
- August 01, 2018
Updated Alluxio open source storage software homes in on portability across multiple big data object stores. Applications access Alluxio as mountable file storage.
- October 06, 2017
Storage startup updates data management software with additional policy-based data migration options, more granular analytics and GDPR-focused confinement capabilities.
- August 22, 2017
IoFabric Vicinity combines quality of service, snapshots and replication in a software-defined storage application to manage storage across primary, backup and archive tiers.
- June 12, 2017
MapR expands beyond analytics into the enterprise storage market with an exabyte-scale data store designed to manage files and containers in data centers and across clouds.
- May 10, 2017
NetApp's StorageGRID Webscale 10.4 object storage supports Docker containers and more simplified OpenStack deployments, and it gives admins more control of multi-tenancy in the cloud.
- December 16, 2016
Quantum StorNext scale-out file system upgrade integrates support for public cloud and third-party object storage. StorNext manages data as a unified namespace.
- October 13, 2016
Windows Server 2016 release makes Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct available to data centers. Highlights include heightened data reduction, HCI, replication and tiering.
- August 04, 2016
Ctera Networks recently unveiled new enhancements to its Enterprise File Service Platform that include the ability to migrate data from an on-premise cloud to the public cloud without disrupting ...
- April 14, 2016
Datera's Elastic Data Fabric is designed for small cloud providers that want to compete with Amazon Web Services and enterprises looking to build private clouds.
- October 26, 2015
Quantum goes after video workloads with Xcellis, a converged system that combines Quantum StorNext, metadata, data management, NAS and cloud gateways into a single system.
- October 23, 2015
NetApp didn't have much in new products at its annual Insight conference; the only rollout was Data Fabric for placing and managing data in a NetApp hybrid cloud.
- September 25, 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS) rolled out a new type of storage for infrequently accessed data within the S3 tier that cost 1.25 cents per GBs to store but only 1 cent per GB to access. The cloud has ...
- September 10, 2015
New FileFly software for Caringo Swarm lets Windows Storage Server and NetApp filers migrate data to Caringo object storage systems.
- June 26, 2015
Data scientists who study topics such as disease and climate change require robust storage systems to hold petabytes of crucial research.
- March 19, 2014
BroadAspect CTO says he picked X-IO's ISE and Hyper ISE storage systems because of their unique hardware, not any software-defined features.
- May 31, 2013
Automated tiering is key for solid-state storage, but Amerijet cites performance improvement using Compellent Data Progression software without flash.
- March 14, 2013
Digital forensics firm D4 extends its storage capability and saves on expensive disks with Dell Compellent's Data Progression automated tiering.
- February 15, 2013
A U.S. Army desktop health care patient program has increased the time doctors can spend with patients by tiering virtualized desktop storage.
- January 14, 2013
A two-tier data archiving approach can help free primary storage capacity, reduce expenses from regular data protection, and meet compliance or business requirements for specific data. A two-tier ...
- November 01, 2012
IWave Storage Automator is now available as a virtual appliance, automating installation of the storage automation application.
- February 17, 2012
Join SearchStorage.com Executive Editor Ellen O’Brien and Senior News Director Dave Raffo as they give you the inside scoop during our weekly podcast from TechTarget’s Storage Media Group.
- January 23, 2012
UK Backup has selected NovaStor's NovaBackup xSP product to enhance its backup service offerings, plus other cloud storage news.
- 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.
- September 16, 2011
Veeam Software and TwinStrata CloudArray have teamed up to offer 1 TB of free cloud storage for new users; plus other cloud news.
- September 07, 2011
Automatic storage tiering has been around for a while now, but now the technology seems to be hitting its stride.
- June 21, 2011
During many of my discussions with IT managers and directors who would be classified in the mid-tier enterprise space (over 1,000 employees), it has become clear that few have deployed storage ...
- June 20, 2011
Quantum ships StorNext storage file system on bundled appliance to serve as metadata controller; indicates more appliances coming so users don’t have to build their own systems.
- April 25, 2011
The popularity of storage systems that support tiering within the box, driven primarily by NAND Flash solid state drives (SSDs), has created confusion about the meaning of storage tiering. While ...
- August 24, 2010
EMC rolls out bevy of products previewed in May, including EMC FAST upgrade, Unisiphere and block compression for primary data reduction; promises native Fibre Channel over Ethernet by end of year.
- June 09, 2010
Customers can mix and match SSDs and SAS drives within EqualLogic's new PS6000XVS; Dell adds greater VMware integration and automated tiered storage software.
- March 08, 2010
3PAR's Adaptive Optimization software will automatically move granular chunks of data between tiers of Fibre Channel, SATA and 3PAR's newly supported 50 GB STEC solid-state drives (SSDs).
- January 27, 2010
Automated tiered storage startup Avere adds the FXT 2700 flash-based solid-state drive (SSD) appliance to its clustered NAS product line, but integration with rest of FXT Series will have to wait.
- December 11, 2009
It's that time of year again, the time when we take stock of the past 12 months and look ahead to what's coming in the New Year. This week, a topic on many minds was automated tiered storage in the ...
- December 10, 2009
3PAR Policy Advisor for Dynamic Optimization automates volume distribution; EMC to resell Axxana 'Black Box'; Verari Systems ships Emulex OneConnect universal adapters.
- December 08, 2009
FAST automates the migration of LUNs between tiers of Flash, Fibre Channel and SATA disk, but sub-LUN level migration and support for thin provisioning are still at least six months out.
- October 08, 2009
Storspeed is the third company in two weeks to launch a storage caching appliance that automatically places data based on demand, but claims to be the least disruptive to install.
- October 06, 2009
Startup Avere will ship FXT Series clustered NAS appliances this month with automated tiered storage migration across RAM, solid-state drives and hard disk drives.
- May 01, 2009
The goal of tiered storage is to match data to media based on its access frequency, performance needs or security requirements. Learn how to develop a tiered data storage strategy for SANs in SMBs.
- April 28, 2009
MAID and spin-down storage systems play into recent green IT and consolidation trends, and analysts predict most storage systems will one day offer the power-saving features.
- August 22, 2008
An update to Ibrix's Fusion clustered file system software allows policy-based migration of files without changing the global namespace.
- June 02, 2008
Nexsan's first disk array combines high-performance SAS disks and spin-down for power savings. With it Nexsan is trying to fill the gap between Tier 1 transaction processing storage and bulk SATA secondary storage.
- July 24, 2006
This chapter of the All-In-One Guide explains the basic concepts and strategies of tiered storage. You'll also learn about the costs and implementation issues involved in tiering, see how data classification fits into the scheme of storage tiers, ...
- January 06, 2006
The University of Minnesota, an EMC and Cisco user, tiered not only its storage but also its network -- and built it on the cheap.
- January 03, 2006
Getting tiered storage right will be a major theme for many users this year, according to our Storage Outlook '06 series.
- November 02, 2005
Using top-shelf storage for all data assets is no longer a cost-efficient solution. Organizations must now account for what data they have, where it is located and who is accessing it -- details that cannot be determined by just adding hard drives. ...
- December 08, 2004
One-third are doing it, one-third want to, and the rest of you are most likely keeping an eye on it. The gradual movement to tiers is bringing cost-savings, simplified data management, sharper resourcing and some common sense to storage ...
- April 13, 2004
The SNIA is, in fact, working on technical standards for Information Lifecycle Management, but there appears to be some politics to get over first.
- November 12, 2003
Managing data from creation to deletion has just become easier for HP. The company announced Tuesday that it plans to acquire Persist Technologies for its active archiving software to boost HP's information lifecycle management plan.
- October 29, 2003
Serial ATA technology is all the rage at the SNW conference this week, but while it's being featured in enterprise storage systems, its role will be as a secondary storage option.
- April 02, 2003
ADIC went back to the drawing board and emerged this week with a new way to build a library.