Disk Arrays Featured Articles

SanDisk, Toshiba, Intel and Micron Locked in 3D Flash Memory Race
March 27, 2015 -- In a busy week for solid-state storage providers, the companies debut their latest high-capacity flash innovations.
Hedvig Emerges from Stealth to Debut Distributed Storage Platform
March 25, 2015 -- The storage software company, inspired by Dynamo and Cassandra, lands $12.5 million in funding for its new enterprise data storage and management platform.
Is The Era of Cheap Disk Storage Over?
March 23, 2015 -- Demand for disk storage is exploding faster than manufacturers can supply it. That means hard drive prices must go up.
StorTrends: All-Flash Performance at $0.50 per GB
March 19, 2015 -- StorTrends' new arrays start at $24,999, bundled with deduplication, compression and other data optimization services.
Qumulo Exits Stealth with Analytics-Driven NAS
March 16, 2015 -- Company's new data-ware storage platform is designed to take the mystery out of explosive data growth for enterprises.
Toshiba Unveils 2.5-Inch 12 Gbps SAS Enterprise Hard Drives
March 12, 2015 -- The company aims to increase data center storage density by doubling the capacity of its compact 15K RPM hard drives.
Hyperscale Data Centers Snapped up Storage in Q4 2014
March 9, 2015 -- Strong demand from massive data center operators in the fourth quarter translated into a "strong finish" for storage vendors last year.
SanDisk Launches Company's First All-Flash Arrays, InfiniFlash
March 5, 2015 -- The flash chip and SSD maker moves up the data storage ladder with flash arrays for big data workloads.
Veritas Ready to Go It Alone with NetBackup 5300 Appliances
March 4, 2015 -- As it prepares to go independent, the soon-to-be Symantec spin-off starts shipping its one-stop data protection solution.
Dell Launches XC v.2 Web-Scale Converged Appliances
February 25, 2015 -- The second-generation of its Nutanix-powered converged storage appliance makes an appearance just a few months after release of its predecessor.
Hadoop Storage Options: Time to Ditch DAS?
February 19, 2015 -- Using enterprise systems with Hadoop is not cheap, but the benefits can be considerable.
Violin Targets Primary Storage with Revamped Flash Portfolio
February 17, 2015 -- The company launches new all-flash arrays and software services for primary workloads and advanced data services.
Seagate and Micron Team for Enterprise Flash Storage
February 13, 2015 -- The deal supplies Seagate with SSDs and NAND flash chips while keeping an eye toward the data center.
OCZ and Levyx Team for SSD-based Big Data Processing
February 11, 2015 -- The companies ready an alternative to DRAM-based, in-memory processing systems by enlisting OCZ's PCIe SSDs.
How Flash is Changing Data Storage
February 10, 2015 -- Smarter flash drives will make storage simpler, faster and cheaper.
VSPEX BLUE: EMC's New Converged Storage Shortcut
February 5, 2015 -- EMC's newest VSPEX converged infrastructure offering simplifies storage management and can spin up virtual machines in under 15 minutes, claims the company.
SanDisk Eyes the Connected Car with New Flash Storage Line
February 2, 2015 -- As cars get smarter, the flash chip maker sees an opportunity for automotive-grade storage components.
IBM Bullish on Flash Storage in 2015
January 29, 2015 -- An IBM insider offers a peek into the IT giant's flash storage playbook for 2015.
NexGen Debuts New Hybrid Flash Arrays in Wake of SanDisk Spin-Out
January 27, 2015 -- The newly-independent company announces new hybrid flash storage arrays and ioControl storage software.
HGST Hard Drives the Most Reliable: Backblaze
January 26, 2015 -- The cloud backup company ranks HGST as the top provider of reliable 4 TB hard drives.
Kaminario's Latest Funding Round Swells to $68M
January 23, 2015 -- The data storage systems provider adds another $15 million to its most recent funding round as demand for its midrange all-flash arrays picks up.
Egnyte Embraces Big Data Analytics for Smart File Sync and Share
January 20, 2015 -- New analytics capabilities offer enterprises data-driven insights into their file sharing environments.
Dell Sets $25K All-Flash Array Entry Fee
January 13, 2015 -- New, lower-priced SC Series arrays allow businesses to add flash to their storage environments for less.
SanDisk Spins Off NexGen Hybrid Array Unit
January 9, 2015 -- Focusing on its SSD business, the company has decided to let its hybrid storage array division stand on its own.
Seagate Slims Down External Storage at CES
January 5, 2015 -- The hard drive maker debuts a svelte new 500 GB external drive and more storage options for the digital home.