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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.
Top 10 Enterprise SSD Tips and Trends
August 2, 2016 -- Experts say speed is becoming less important than other factors when selecting an enterprise SSD.
Top 10 Best Enterprise SSD Product Developments
July 27, 2016 -- The enterprise SSD sector is enjoying a massive level of innovation -- almost more than one can keep up with.
Lite-On Boosts Enterprise SSD Production to Tackle 'Data Explosion'
July 22, 2016 -- Increased demand for flash storage in the enterprise prompts the company to expand its SSD manufacturing capabilities.
Balancing Performance, Capacity, Endurance in Enterprise SSDs
July 19, 2016 -- Some SSDs are better than others.
Seagate Introduces 10TB Guardian Series HDDs
July 19, 2016 -- From NAS systems to desktop drives, Seagate gathers its 10TB hard drives under the Guardian Series banner.
Samsung Debuts 256GB microSD Card Killer
July 7, 2016 -- The company's new removable Universal Flash Storage (UFS) cards can usher in mobile devices with fast data capture capabilities.
Enterprise SSD: Long-Life Drives Set to Revolutionize the Data Center
June 21, 2016 -- Enterprise SSDs that last seven years or more offer a low-cost alternative to slower spinning-disk storage and tape archives.
Flash Strengthens Its Foothold in Enterprise Storage
June 17, 2016 -- The vast majority of organizations already have flash-enabled storage systems in their data centers, finds a new study from 451 Research.