- September 07, 2009
Recently, the Fibre Channel industry has become more attractive and affordable for SMBs. This article explores FC switch considerations and products for SMBs.
- June 17, 2009
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.
- June 11, 2009
Emerging data archiving products focus on software-only delivery and grid architecture, latch onto cloud integration and look for alternatives to SQL databases for indexing.
- June 03, 2009
Find out why solid-state drives (SSDs) are rapidly becoming a major factor in enterprise data storage arrays, and what you need to know about the multifaceted technology. Learn about SSD trends and future directions in this tutorial.
- May 29, 2009
Fibre Channel switch revenues dropped like other storage product areas last quarter, but Cisco's sales fell much more than those of its rival Brocade.
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- May 01, 2009
QLogic acquires startup NetXen for $21 million to acquire 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) iSCSI offload for its converged network adapter (CNA) strategy.
- April 08, 2009
The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) divides the e-discovery process into six areas and identifies the functions associated with each one.
- April 07, 2009
After taking a conservative approach to FCoE, Brocade gets into the game with its long-anticipated switch and adapters for converged networks.
- March 18, 2009
EMC adds remote-access capabilities, direct torrent downloading, folder quotas, and support for jumbo frames and Apple File Protocol to its Iomega StorCenter ix2 NAS device.
- March 03, 2009
Measuring and tuning storage performance has grown more challenging with the proliferation of virtual servers. Learn how RiskMetrics Group has adapted to its changing environment, and best practices for managing storage in virtual server ...
- January 26, 2009
Learn more about clustered storage architectures and the various vendor products on the market.
- January 15, 2009
Maybe this is what happens with any brand-new technology, but so far there's been such wide variability in the solid-state drives that have been announced for the enterprise since EMC added STEC ...
- January 05, 2009
EMC has confirmed it acquired assets, including people, from SourceLabs for its cloud computing group, but hasn't provided details about how the assets will be used.
- December 09, 2008
NetApp today quietly pulled the plug on its SnapMirror for Open Systems (SMOS) heterogeneous data replication software, acquired from startup Topio for $160 million in 2006. In a press release ...
- September 04, 2008
Prognosticators weigh the merits of "future" technologies and the tried and true solutions of today.
- August 15, 2008
After my article the other day about storage pros hoping for a VMware performance boost from pNFS, part of the new NFS 4.1 standard currently being ratified by IETF, I came across a response from ...
- August 07, 2008
Take a few minutes and test yourself on RAID technology. Do you know which RAID type is the fastest or which one is seen in SATA environments? Challenge your co-workers to a RAID pop quiz showdown, and find out who's the mighty RAIDer in your shop.
- June 10, 2008
It's been a while since I've been able to spend some quality time behind the keyboard, I've been suffering from a gigantic "honey-do" list and it was difficult for me to use some huge work ...
- April 08, 2008
After chasing its consumer storage partner for two weeks, EMC finally acquired Iomega and its strong consumer channels for about $213 million.
- April 03, 2008
Today, many storage area network switches provide powerful features that can help administrators organize and manage the storage network, including storage virtualization, provisioning/zoning, ISL trunking, performance planning and security features...
- March 31, 2008
Each switch and storage system on the storage area network (SAN) must be interconnected -- usually through optical fiber or copper cabling -- and the physical interconnections must support bandwidth levels that can adequately handle the peak data ...
- March 20, 2008
Not all storage startups either went public or got acquired for big bucks over the past two years. Mendocino Software sold little of its continuous data protection (CDP) software and found no ...
- February 22, 2008
3PAR claims it will support SATA without a reduction in performance; Pillar to ship application-aware thin provisioning; Incipient gets $15.6 million in new funding.
- February 21, 2008
EMC acquired Pi Corp., a company with Microsoft roots that was still in stealth, and has formed a new cloud computing business unit around it.
- December 31, 2007
The market for tech IPOs heated up in 2007, and while EMC spinoff VMware attracted investors beyond anyone's expectations, other stocks tailed off late in the year.
- October 31, 2007
Iron Mountain will add legal processing to its e-discovery services through the purchase of its legal review partner.
- October 24, 2007
Beset by disappointing sales since it went public last December, Isilon turns to founder Sujal Patel as its CEO.
- July 11, 2007
IBM is spinning out its long overdue next-generation storage system, code-named IceCube, and is seeking $15 million in funding to commercialize the product.
- June 26, 2007
Continuing its effort to reinvent itself as an online backup and records management company, Iron Mountain announces its second acquisition in this market in as many months.
- June 08, 2007
NAS offers accessibility and performance that falls between server storage and SAN storage. Multiple NAS boxes can be added to the LAN as needed for additional network storage but every NAS box will require some amount of routine management work. As...
- June 08, 2007
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 ...
- June 01, 2007
It's easy to get WAN connectivity, but getting the right connectivity requires knowledge of WAN essentials such as bandwidth, cost, latency and reliability.
- May 21, 2007
IBM engineer Clod Barrera discusses the growing energy crisis in storage, the need for better power efficiency metrics and the future for "green" products.
- April 12, 2007
iSCSI is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based storage networking standard for linking data storage facilities. Learns the basics in this fast guide.
- February 05, 2007
HDS will acquire archiving software partner Archivas for close to $120 million, stepping up its effort to compete with EMC in this market.
- January 30, 2007
DNF will be making hybrid drives available in all of its storage products, but it doesn't recommend them for IP SANs.
- January 18, 2007
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.
- August 01, 2006
Larger disk drives and storage growth are magnifying concerns over dual-parity rebuild times. Fortunately, analysts say, help is on the way.
- March 31, 2006
Bob Schultz, GM of HP's storage business, says EMC's partnership with Dell is uncertain at best, and the company's major acquisitions have not burned up the market.