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Data Center Refresh Cycle Nudges Storage Market: IDC
Enterprises are beefing up their IT capabilities, spelling good news for vendors that provide newer, cost-cutting storage technologies.
Nimble Takes Aim at Fibre Channel SANs
The addition of Fibre Channel support allows the hybrid array maker to play in a bigger pond.
Dot Hill Launches New Lustre-friendly AssuredSAN Array
Company's latest HPC storage systems acts as the foundation for a Lustre file service solution developed in partnership with Intel and Mellanox.
Permabit SANBlox Brings 'Immediate Gratification' to Enterprise SANs
Company's first hardware appliance leverages inline compression and deduplication to cut storage capacity requirements without slowing things down.
Cisco Debuts 'Pay as You Grow' 16GB FC Switch for SMB SANs
Company's storage networking refresh includes high-performance switches for starter SANs and new high-end, director-class hardware.
Vaultize Blends Enterprise File Sharing and MDM
Already offering mobile-friendly features, the file sharing and sync company takes the next logical step into mobile device management.
IBM Splits with NetApp in Pursuit of Homegrown Software Defined Storage
The tech giant ends its OEM partnership with NetApp to focus on its own data center storage solutions.
EMC Changes Reflect Storage Industry Changes
Why is EMC focusing so much on software when its roots lie in selling hardware? (Hint: think ‘software defined storage’.)
Kaminario Eyes Midrange Market with 5th Gen Flash Arrays
At a $2 per GB of usable SSD capacity, Kaminario makes a play for the midrange storage market with its latest K2 arrays company.
Silver Peak Offers More WAN-Optimized Data Replication Options
Customers looking to upgrade their VRX software and transfer backup data over wide area networks faster can now take an intermediate step before committing to the company's high-end product.
Dell Debuts Flashy Fluid Cache for SAN
The server maker targets enterprise cloud and VDI environments with a new data-prioritizing product based on the company's PCI Express Flash SSDs.
VMware Leverages VSAN for Horizon 6 VDI Suite
The company aims to shatter the divisions between desktop, mobile and the cloud for enterprise application users, with a little help from its server-side storage tech.
Tips on Future-Proofing Your Fibre Channel Assets
Despite many competing technologies emerging in the data center, Fibre Channel can maintain its place.
SolidFire Continues Its All-SSD Push into the Enterprise
The storage company upgrades its all-flash lineup with new data protection features and Fibre Channel support.
VMware's Virtual SAN Finally Ships
Company jumps into the server-side storage fray by announcing the general availability of its Virtual SAN product.
Rackspace Taps Brocade for Leaner, Greener Cloud SANs
The cloud computing company manages growth with Brocade's efficient Gen 5 Fibre Channel SAN technology.
A3CUBE Shatters Storage Bottlenecks with PCIe-Inspired Networking Tech
Big Data beware. The storage startup's RONNIEE Express platform extends PCIe's memory-mapping capabilities to keep server processors swimming in data.
Software Defined Storage: So Many Definitions
Software defined storage is a red hot buzzword, even as its definition remains decidedly unclear.
NetApp Unveils Cloudy New FAS8000 Storage Line
The company rolls out a new product line that the company bets will emerge as a storage platform for cloud-enabled enterprise workloads.
VMware VSAN Gathers Support, Launch Imminent
The virtualization pioneer gears up for the official release of its virtual storage area networking technology.
Pure Storage Announces Forever Flash Maintenance Model
The all-SSD storage array provider combats "Maintenance Extortion" with a new business model.
Tegile Targets SQL Server Performance with FlashVols
New feature "pins" SQL workloads to SSDs within the company's hybrid storage arrays.
Nutanix Banks $101M for SAN-less Data Centers
Hyperconvergence company completes a big round of financing thanks to tech that helps data center operators skip the SAN.
Data Storage in 2014: Cloud, Virtual SANs, Big Data
Seven key trends will dramatically shape the data storage sector in the year ahead.
Dell and Dropbox Team for Enterprise Cloud Storage
In a bold play for the enterprise, Dropbox begins offering cloud storage and backup on Dell devices, systems and services offerings.