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Hitachi Debuts All-Flash Arrays with Integrated Data Services
January 20, 2016 -- The company's new Hitachi Flash Storage (HFS) A series all-flash arrays include quality of service and other data management perks for high-performance applications.
Flash's Rising Value in the Data Center: Leading SSD Products
January 19, 2016 -- Are SSDs a high enough value to overcome the lower cost of HDDs? Are they lowering their prices enough to compete with their natural competitors, high performance HDDs?
Seagate Joins the Helium Hard Drive Club
January 14, 2016 -- The company joins HGST in providing helium-filled hard drives for high-capacity enterprise data storage systems.
Disk Storage Falling out of Favor in the Data Center: Survey
January 8, 2016 -- It's no secret flash is gaining ground in the enterprise data storage market. A new study from Atlantis Computing reveals that some data center operators are quite eager to ditch disk-based systems.
Solid State Storage vs. Hard Drives: The Case for More SSDs
December 31, 2015 -- As flash storage prices continue to fall, it is becoming economical to use SSDs for more applications.
NetApp Acquires All-Flash Storage Provider SolidFire for $870 Million
December 22, 2015 -- The enterprise storage systems vendor makes a big bet on the all-flash data center.
IT Pros Concerned Their Storage Won't Keep Up in 2016
December 16, 2015 -- Add storage obsolescence and shrinking budgets to the pile of challenges IT departments will face in the coming year, according to a new survey from X-IO Technologies.
Sweet Sixteen Solid State Storage Products
December 16, 2015 -- These are some of the best flash-based arrays currently available on the market.
Seagate Refreshes RealStor Arrays for the Midrange Storage Market
December 10, 2015 -- The company banks on flash, OpenStack support and bundled data protection technologies to bring enterprise-grade storage capabilities to midmarket deployments.
Huawei Aims for Third in Data Storage by 2018
December 8, 2015 -- Look out EMC and HP. Over the next couple of years, China's Huawei plans to claw away market share from enterprise data storage heavyweights.
Western Digital Welcomes Big Data with 10 TB Helium HDDs
December 2, 2015 -- The company targets cloud and big data workloads with new high-capacity, 3.5-inch drives from its HGST subsidiary.
Storage Enters the Age of Erasure Coding
November 30, 2015 -- Data storage vendors are getting serious about erasure coding as the limitations of RAID become more pronounced.
Flash Memory in the Enterprise
November 18, 2015 -- Fully understanding flash memory in the enterprise will enable your company to make the best decisions about growing the role of flash in their enterprise.
DataDirect Networks Launches New Flagship HPC Hybrid Arrays
November 10, 2015 -- The storage provider lays claim to the fastest hybrid arrays for high performance computing and enterprises with massive analytics workloads.
Dell buying EMC: What it Means for Enterprise Storage
October 23, 2015 -- Amid the competitive jockeying and product overlap, it’s possible that storage customers may be the winner.
Western Digital Craves Flash in $19 Billion Deal to Acquire SanDisk
October 22, 2015 -- Hard drive maker bets bigger on flash as a bout of furious deal-making rocks the storage industry.
How Do You Store A Zettabyte?
October 19, 2015 -- A ZB on flash, by one calculation, would cost $1.15 trillion per year to store at the moment, perhaps dropping to 238 billion per year by 2020. Tape would be $8 billion per year in 2015 and $1.9 billion by 2020.
OCZ Debuts Host-Managed Enterprise SSDs
October 15, 2015 -- The new drives accept background drive management commands from host systems for improved and more predicable application performance.
Data Storage: Does High Capacity Create Big Problems?
October 12, 2015 -- Enterprise data requirements are increasing, but not solely because companies are storing more individual files or objects.
China's Unisplendour to Take 15% Stake in Western Digital
October 1, 2015 -- The company, part of China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, will part with nearly $4 billion to expand its reach into the data storage space.
Intel Launches DC P3608 Series PCIe SSDs for Real-Time Analytics
September 24, 2015 -- With capacities of up to 4 TB and read/write performance in the gigabyte-per-second range, Intel aims latest PCIe solid-state drives at business analytics and high-performance applications.
One to Watch: Kinetic Ethernet-Based Storage Platform
September 24, 2015 -- The Kinetic Open Storage Project has gained heavyweight vendor support and promises to disrupt the storage landscape.
Object Storage Forges On
September 14, 2015 -- Lessening the need for traditional RAID, object storage is enjoying a growing list of use cases in enterprise storage.
Oracle Goes All-Flash with Database-Friendly FS1 Storage Arrays
September 9, 2015 -- The company's first stab at all-flash storage for enterprises is aimed at speeding Oracle databases and applications.
Seagate Unveils 8 TB Hard Drive Slate for Enterprises and SMBs
September 3, 2015 -- With its new 8 TB hard drives, the company targets businesses with massive storage requirements.