Disk Arrays Featured Articles

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.
Reduxio Hybrid Arrays Make Snapshots Obsolete
September 1, 2015 -- The flash storage array maker promises to radically simplify data protection and recovery with new arrays that eliminate snapshots.
Kaminario's Latest All-Flash Arrays Put 3D TLC NAND to Work
August 20, 2015 -- Packed with more capacity and featuring new built-in disaster recovery capabilities, the company's new K2 v5.5 arrays make the case for skipping hybrid storage systems entirely.
Lenovo and StorMagic Team on Hyper-Converged Systems for SMBs
August 17, 2015 -- The companies join forces, bringing the benefits of virtualized storage capabilities to small and midsized business IT environments.
Seagate Grows Its Nytro Enterprise Flash Storage Line
August 12, 2015 -- The hard drive maker takes aim at the flash-enabled data center with new Nytro PCIe accelerator cards.
PMC Debuts PCIe Storage Switches at Flash Memory Summit
August 10, 2015 -- PMC's new PCIe-based Switchtec hardware and SSD controllers are among the new gear that flash storage vendors are showing off at this year's conference.
Diablo Stalks Hyperscale Data Centers with All-Flash DDR4 Memory1 Modules
August 5, 2015 -- The company's newest flash-based DIMMs can flood processors with terabytes of data and take a bite out of server costs.
Seagate-Micron Alliance Delivers Its First Enterprise SSDs
August 4, 2015 -- Nearly six months after announcing their partnership, the companies release their first batch of enterprise SAS SSDs.
Dell Lowers the Cost of All-Flash Arrays with TLC
July 20, 2015 -- Dell adds new read-intensive, triple-level cell (TLC) solid-state drives to its SC Series storage hardware to drive down the cost of flash arrays.
Micron Unwraps Encrypted Enterprise SSDs
July 15, 2015 -- The company launches a new line of secure solid-state drives meant to replace hard drives in cloud data centers.
Flash Storage Prices Have a Long Way to Fall. Here's Why.
July 13, 2015 -- These three innovations in solid state storage technology mean flash prices will continue to drop for the foreseeable future.
Fujitsu Announces New ETERNUS DX8000 S3 Arrays
July 2, 2015 -- The company's new top-of-the-line storage systems speed business applications by delivering up to 4 million IOPS.
HGST Targets Cloud Active Archives with 10 TB Helium HDD
June 10, 2015 -- The company offers cloud data centers faster access to their aging data with its new high-capacity, helium-filled hard drives featuring SMR technology.