Disk Arrays Featured Articles

What Do 6TB Drives Mean to Data Storage?
April 22, 2014 -- How will the release of these hefty drives change the data storage landscape?
Violin and Microsoft Team for Windows Flash Array
April 22, 2014 -- The companies target Microsoft shops with all-flash arrays that are optimized for Windows-based server, database and virtualization environments.
Nimble Storage's Hybrid Arrays Get Citrix VDI Nod
April 21, 2014 -- The company's flash-optimized arrays are certified for Citrix's XenDesktop VDI platform.
OCZ Readies New Flash SQL Accelerator
April 11, 2014 -- Now a Toshiba subsidiary, the flash data storage vendor teases a new PCIe server add-on card and software combo that speeds SQL workloads.
SGI and Scality Team for Storage Migration and Tiering
April 8, 2014 -- The companies integrate their respective storage management technologies to help businesses quickly move massive amounts of data to cost-effective tiers of storage.
Seagate Launches 6 TB HDD for Cloud Data Centers
April 7, 2014 -- Bigger clouds demand larger hard drives. Seagate has rolls out a 6 TB, 3.5-inch HDD with enterprise-grade features.
LSI's Latest Nytro MegaRAID Card Doubles Up on Flash
April 1, 2014 -- Targeting Web hosts and cloud companies, the company kicks off a new card with 1.6 TB of flash storage.
Doubts about Gartner's Analysis of Enterprise Arrays
March 26, 2014 -- The methodology behind the research firm’s analysis of enterprise arrays is decidedly unclear.
Tips on Future-Proofing Your Fibre Channel Assets
March 24, 2014 -- Despite many competing technologies emerging in the data center, Fibre Channel can maintain its place.
Backblaze Debuts Open Source Storage Pod 4.0
March 20, 2014 -- Cloud backup company cracks open the case on its faster, cheaper open source storage system.
SolidFire Continues Its All-SSD Push into the Enterprise
March 13, 2014 -- The storage company upgrades its all-flash lineup with new data protection features and Fibre Channel support.
StoneFly Unveils DR365 Backup and Disaster Recovery Appliance
March 11, 2014 -- The storage systems maker melds its backup and recovery technologies into an all-in-one storage appliance.
Data Storage Mysteries: What Happened to MAID?
March 10, 2014 -- The technology behind massive array of idle drives never took off, despite massive hype. Its failure offers a lesson for today's storage admins.
Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays: When and Where?
March 3, 2014 -- Hybrid flash storage arrays are more expensive than other options, but in certain scenarios they are clearly the best choice.
Nexenta Previews NexentaStor 4.0 Updates
February 28, 2014 -- Storage management software provider announces a bevy of new features that are set to arrive in 2Q with NexentaStor 4.0.
CenturyLink's Cloud Enlists Flash to Boost App Performance
February 26, 2014 -- The company's new Hyperscale service targets web-scale apps and cloud-based Big Data workloads.
A3CUBE Shatters Storage Bottlenecks with PCIe-Inspired Networking Tech
February 25, 2014 -- Big Data beware. The storage startup's RONNIEE Express platform extends PCIe's memory-mapping capabilities to keep server processors swimming in data.
The Future of Cold Storage
February 24, 2014 -- Several data storage technologies are competing to be the leader in the storage of infrequently accessed data.
Toshiba Aims New HG6 SSDs at Servers and PCs
February 20, 2014 -- Featuring the company's latest 19nm MLC NAND innovations, the new SSDs can speed up read-intensive server applications.
Tintri Grabs $75M for Application-Aware Storage
February 13, 2014 -- On its path toward an IPO, the hybrid storage systems maker plans on taking its VM-centric tech to more markets.
Pure Storage Announces Forever Flash Maintenance Model
February 7, 2014 -- The all-SSD storage array provider combats "Maintenance Extortion" with a new business model.
SSD Shipments Skyrocketed 82% in 2013
February 6, 2014 -- Flash storage made big gains last year on strong enterprise and consumer demand, while HDD and optical drive makers lagged.
Tegile Targets SQL Server Performance with FlashVols
February 5, 2014 -- New feature "pins" SQL workloads to SSDs within the company's hybrid storage arrays.
What Will the SSD Industry Look Like?
February 5, 2014 -- The problems at Violin Memory suggest greater upheavals in the flash-based data storage market.
Amazon Launches Flash-based Cloud Data Warehousing Option
January 27, 2014 -- New Dense Compute nodes for Redshift help businesses speed up their cloud-based analytics.