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SSDs to Benefit from Machine Learning in Data Storage
February 21, 2017 -- The use of machine learning in storage systems may give SSD endurance a massive boost.
HPE Aims to 'Futureproof' All-Flash Storage with 3PAR Updates
February 14, 2017 -- The IT giant announces new capabilities to prepare businesses for storage technologies like NVMe and storage-class memory.
8 Big Enterprise SSD Trends to Expect in 2017
February 10, 2017 -- Expect innovation to increase and costs to come down as enterprise SSDs continue to grow in popularity.
Businesses Face SSD Recycling Risks
February 6, 2017 -- Most organizations aren't doing their due diligence when it comes to making sure their IT recyclers are securely wiping sensitive data from their drives, reveals a recent study from Blancco.
HGST Hard Drives Rank High in Reliability
February 1, 2017 -- Backblaze's latest hard drive reliability study reveals that hard drive failure rates are falling across the board.
Pure Storage's FlashBlade Converged Hardware is Generally Available
January 27, 2017 -- After months of limited availability, the company's converged systems for unstructured and big data workloads is ready for all comers.
Kaminario Raises $75M in Global Push
January 10, 2017 -- The all-flash storage array maker plans to expand it channel partner program into more territories.
Western Digital Debuts NVMe PCIe Consumer SSDs
January 6, 2017 -- So long SATA? The company announces new PCIe SSDs for ultra-fast storage in the mainstream consumer space.
Flash a Bright Spot in Declining Storage Market
December 9, 2016 -- All-flash storage arrays made big gains in the last quarter despite a 3.2-percent dip in overall enterprise storage revenue.
Western Digital Previews Its Flash-First Future
December 6, 2016 -- Hard drives take a back seat as flash commands the spotlight during data storage provider's Investor Day.
High Capacity SSD Buying Guide
December 1, 2016 -- Vendors have begun rolling out SSDs capable of storing many petabytes worth of data while still enabling fast performance.
Flash Storage Is Mainstream at HPC Organizations
November 22, 2016 -- Most HPC data centers use at least some form of flash storage to accelerate their workloads, according to a recent survey from DataDirect Networks.
Seagate Debuts 10TB HDD for SMB NAS Systems
November 16, 2016 -- The company's new IronWolf Pro hard drives are primed for small and midsized business file storage duty.
Storage Class Memory: The Revolution Has Begun
November 15, 2016 -- The promise of storage class memory is that persistent storage that runs at the speed of memory will give applications a remarkable speed boost.
IBM Gives 'Cognitive' Businesses an All-Flash Edge
November 2, 2016 -- The company unveils DeepFlash Elastic Storage Server (ESS) and other offerings that harness flash storage to help power advanced intelligent software services.
Fujitsu Debuts Two 'Mass Market' Eternus All-Flash Arrays
October 12, 2016 -- The new Eternus AF arrays are aimed at enterprises looking to get the most out of their flash storage investments.
Backup Appliance Market Grew in Q2 with EMC in the Lead
September 27, 2016 -- Storage vendors notch double-digit gains as vendors ship products that better meet the data protection needs of enterprises.
Enterprise Data Storage Market Flattens Out: IDC
September 19, 2016 -- Though revenues barely budged, the market for enterprise storage solutions is undergoing some major upheavals.
Aiming for the Cloud, Violin Launches Low-Latency All-Flash Arrays
September 16, 2016 -- The company's new FSP 7650 and 7450 all-flash arrays promise brisk and consistent performance for demanding cloud workloads.
NetApp Debuts Entry-Level All-Flash Array for Midmarket Enterprises
September 8, 2016 -- Targeting midsized companies seeking a performance bump for their analytics applications, NetApp announces the new E2800 series of arrays.
IBM Unveils New All-Flash Storwize Systems, Standalone Spectrum Virtualize Software
August 23, 2016 -- Big Blue takes the wraps off two new all-flash arrays, including a sub-$20,000 model, and offers its Spectrum Virtualize platform as a software-only offering.
HPE Debuts Sub-$10K Hybrid Flash Storage Array for SMBs
August 15, 2016 -- The new MSA 2042 array includes 800 GB of performance-enhancing flash storage to speed up SMB workloads with a price tag of under $10,000.
Samsung Readies 32TB Enterprise SAS Drives
August 11, 2016 -- Targeting enterprise storage systems, the flash chip maker is gearing up to release the massive SSD next year.
What is the Best Enterprise SSD Format?
August 10, 2016 -- There are so many labels and categories for enterprise SSD products, from PCIe-based flash to custom flash to NVMe-based SSDs to memory channel-attached flash. Is one enterprise SSD format the best?
Big Data Storage Solutions: Options Abound
August 9, 2016 -- New big data storage options make Hadoop, Spark and other systems cheaper, faster, better.