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77 Open Source Storage Applications
These open source storage apps can help businesses or home users set up a storage appliance, build their own cloud storage service, backup their systems and more.
Carbonite Acquires MailStore for Email Archiving
In addition to email archives, Carbonite's cloud backup platform will gain full-text search and indexing capabilities.
Future of Data Storage: 8 Technologies Changing Storage
From near term improvements in networking to longer term evolution in storage media, data storage is changing dramatically.
Archives, AWS and Long Term Costs
Using Amazon for long term archives is a high risk, opines one storage pundit.
Needed: Easy to Use Storage Encryption
Protecting our data with storage encryption needs to be much simpler and easier than it is with current systems.
Data Storage: What is Cold Storage?
An attempt to clear up the confusion in the storage industry about the oft-used term cold storage.
FalconStor Cloudifies Its Data Protection Slate
The storage software maker rolls out new updates aimed at private clouds and services providers.
Sony Unveils 185 TB Tape Tech
Forget LTO-6. Sony's latest innovation proves there's plenty of life and storage space left in magnetic tape storage.
Oracle Adds Database Backup, Storage to Cloud Services Slate
A new, deeply integrated backup offering and an object storage solution expand Oracle's reach into the enterprise cloud market.
Box Files for $250M IPO
The provider of business-friendly cloud storage services announces its plans to go public.
CloudBerry Launches Cloud-to-Cloud Backup
CloudBerry Backup v3.8 gives businesses more cloud backup options, including a healthy selection of public cloud storage providers.
Optical Storage for Data Archiving?
A data storage pundit opines that Blu-Ray is not suitable for long term data archiving.
Sony and Panasonic Work on New Optical Archival Disc
Another optical disc format? The companies see a future for a Blu-ray successor that packs up to 1 TB of storage capacity.
TwinStrata CloudArray Widens Storage Migration Options
The hybrid cloud storage specialist's software gains NFS support and more ways of moving data to, from and between clouds.
Amazon Launches Flash-based Cloud Data Warehousing Option
New Dense Compute nodes for Redshift help businesses speed up their cloud-based analytics.
Archival Data Storage and Weather Forecasting
Like many businesses with dramatic data growth, weather forecasters need an ever-expanding amount of storage.
Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Supercharges VM Restores
Cozy ties with VMware's virtualization tech enables Symantec's latest enterprise data protection offering to slash virtual machine backups and restores.
EMC Debuts InfoArchive 3.0
Structured or unstructured, EMC's "live archiving" tech breathes new life into application data archives.
Data Storage Technologies to Watch in 2014
Software defined is a leader, as is hybrid IT and solutions that enhance mobile access to storage.
StoneFly Unwraps Twin Scale Out NAS Appliances
Storage firm shows off a new line of NAS hardware built to handle massive rich media files and enable enterprise file-sharing.
Backup Appliance Market Reaches $700M in Q3
Symantec makes big gains as storage vendors experience a 6.7 percent year-over-year improvement in backup appliance sales last quarter.
Data Archiving: Life Beyond Compliance
While archiving should be part of your data footprint reduction strategy, it does take time and effort to implement effectively.
Is Your Data Storage Safe?
Unfortunately, storage security continues to use practices from an earlier era.
Data Storage: No, Tape Isn't Dead
The data storage market's attitude toward tape seems to wax and wane, with the current attitude decidedly positive.
Quantum Speeds Big Data Storage with StorNext Update
Big files are a tiny concern for Quantum as it updates its storage management software to make quick work of sharing and archiving massive stores of data.