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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.
June 17, 2021
Infinidat's new all-solid-state InfiniBox SSA storage array is built on the same deep-learning software and DRAM cache technology that its flagship disk-based InfiniBox models use.
May 05, 2021
Dell's new Apex data storage and cloud services take aim at HPE GreenLake and other as-a-service options that bring the public cloud operating model to on-premises infrastructure.
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