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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.
How Flash Storage Will Upgrade the Data Center in 2015
December 30, 2014 -- No flash in the pan here. Industry players weigh in on solid-state storage's expanded role in the data center on the eve of 2015.
Western Digital Snaps up Flash Storage Startup Skyera
December 15, 2014 -- The maker of all-flash data storage arrays will be folded into the company's HGST subsidiary.
DataGravity Raises $50M for Data-Aware Storage
December 10, 2014 -- The young company's enterprise data-tracking tech earns the backing of Silicon Valley's Accel Partners.
Hyperscale Demand Drove Storage Market Up in Q3: IDC
December 8, 2014 -- Data storage systems vendors experienced an increase in sales last quarter as massive cloud data center customers snatched up their wares.
Nimble Takes Aim at Fibre Channel SANs
November 20, 2014 -- The addition of Fibre Channel support allows the hybrid array maker to play in a bigger pond.
Future of Data Storage: 8 Technologies Changing Storage
November 19, 2014 -- From near term improvements in networking to longer term evolution in storage media, data storage is changing dramatically.
SolidFire Unveils Nitrogen 7 Storage Software
November 18, 2014 -- New upgrades help keep flash-boosted data safe and properly backed-up in multi-tenant environments.
Dot Hill Launches New Lustre-friendly AssuredSAN Array
November 17, 2014 -- Company's latest HPC storage systems acts as the foundation for a Lustre file service solution developed in partnership with Intel and Mellanox.
Intel Shrinks Its SSDs for Microservers
November 13, 2014 -- The chipmaker starts shipping new a new small form factor version of its SSDs for data center environments.
Samsung Acquires SSD Caching Company Proximal Data
November 5, 2014 -- The Korean SSD maker eyes virtualized environments by snapping up flash caching software that integrates with VMware and Hyper-V.
Skyera Launches Second-Gen skyHawk All-Flash Arrays
October 29, 2014 -- New NAND-based systems pack over 100 TB of capacity in a space-saving 1U form factor.
Flash, SDS Help Lift EMC Sales in Q3
October 22, 2014 -- The company's fast-growing flash and software-defined storage portfolio help offset declines in high-end storage.
Marvell Targets IoT Networking with Questflo SRAM-based Chips
October 20, 2014 -- Company's low-power networking chip is poised to help enterprises better handle the IoT traffic that's set to pour into their data centers.
ExaGrid Buffs Up Its Disk Backup Appliances
October 17, 2014 -- The company's new EX32000E backup system scales to 882 TB of disk-based backup capacity.
Flash and RAID: User Tips
October 16, 2014 -- How well does RAID work with flash data storage? Are standard RAID configurations the best bet?
HGST Helps 'Drive' VMware VSAN
October 13, 2014 -- Company's line of enterprise hard drives and SSDs provide the essential building blocks for VMware's push into software-defined data center storage.
Nutanix Goes All-Flash for Converged Storage Appliance
October 10, 2014 -- Company leverages SSDs to sidestep SANs and boost application performance.
SolidFire Raises $82M for All-Flash Storage
October 8, 2014 -- The maker of SSD-filled storage arrays banks millions to help satisfy growing demand from enterprises and service providers.