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September 14, 2021
Faster file caching and synchronization, as well as more frequent versioning, is now available through a new feature called Global File Acceleration for premium Nasuni subscribers.
August 31, 2021
Western Digital unveiled a new storage drive architecture for hard drives that improves capacity, performance and reliability via an embedded flash drive to store metadata.
July 30, 2021
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's new Alletra storage brand will bear striking similarity to Primera and Nimble arrays on the operating system and management front.
June 24, 2021
Seagate's Exos Corvault petabyte-scale storage array introduces self-healing HDD capabilities to ease maintenance and adds erasure coding to protect data at lower overhead.
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