Industry News and Analysis

Brocade 1st with Fabric Adapter Technology
April 30, 2011 -- Brocade 1st with Fabric Adapter Technology
5 Reasons Why You Need an Email Archiving System
April 29, 2011 -- You need an email archive to protect yourself, your assets and your company.
Datacenter Consolidation Through Virtualization
April 29, 2011 -- Datacenter Consolidation Through Virtualization Today's IT manager is under pressure to balance the need to deliver significant value to a firm's business with the need to significantly reduce costs. Watch this on-demand webcast from Internet.com and IBM to see how companies can use virtualization to achieve the right balance, resulting in improved business agility. View this Webcast This Webcast Produced for IBM
Iron Mountain Ekes Out a Profit for its First Quarter
April 28, 2011 -- Iron Mountain only slightly impressed investors with its first quarter revenues.
I/O Performance--Solving the Application Storage Bottleneck
April 28, 2011 --  With today's storage technology the capability now exists to significantly increase data throughput by reducing or eliminating IO wait times, resulting in the highest levels of application performance. This Webinar will provide you with information and real life examples of the latest storage technology. This Webcast Produced for Kaminario  
Emulex Third Quarter Revenues Up
April 27, 2011 -- The storage infrastructure provider takes the optimistic view of its third quarter.
Force10 to Ship Switch with Storage and Processing
April 26, 2011 -- With its upcoming S700 Open Cloud Switch, Force10 crams storage, switching, and application processing into a small package aimed at both enterprise datacenters and cloud deployments.
EMC Debuts Deduplication and Backup Software
April 22, 2011 -- EMC announced availability of its Avamar 6.0 package, which provides the first integration between the company's Data Domain storage systems and its deduplication and backup solution.
Western Digital Takes a Revenue Hit
April 21, 2011 -- The storage vendor's revenues fell sharply during the third quarter of 2011.
EMC Breaks Sales and Earnings Records for Q1
April 20, 2011 -- Last quarter was a good one -- a very good one -- for storage giant EMC.
Government Deduplication Lags Industry
April 19, 2011 -- A survey of federal IT organizations finds that the private sector is ahead of government when it comes to use of data deduplication for backup and recovery.
Samsung Sells HDD Business to Seagate
April 19, 2011 -- As use of hard disks slips, at least one lesser player is unloadiing its disk business -- potentially at bargain-basement prices.
Intel and Micron Team on Flash Memory for SSDs
April 15, 2011 -- The two chip giants' new manufacturing technology -- the first, they say, to use line widths of 20 nanometers -- will yield big space savings for everything from phones to solid state storage.
EMC Forms Venture Fund
April 15, 2011 -- In a quiet move earlier this year, EMC started its own venture capital group, the company says.
ESG Lab Review: IBM System Storage DS3500 Express
April 13, 2011 -- This ESG Lab report explores the capabilities of an IBM System Storage DS3500 Express deployed in a consolidated virtual server environment.
ESG Lab Review: IBM Storwize V7000 Disk System
April 12, 2011 -- This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of the IBM Storwize V7000 Midrange Disk System with a focus on the powerful enterprise-class features and functionality offered by the platform.
Promise Ships RAID Product for Audio/Video Storage
April 11, 2011 -- Promise Technology brings out a RAID solution that promises to speed storage and access of audio and video on Max systems.
5 Storage Vendors That Boldly Go ...
April 8, 2011 -- Space is the final frontier in science fiction, but its equally critical in the data center. From centralized management to automation to innovative technologies these five vendors have it all.
Scality, Ctera Partner on Storage as a Service
April 8, 2011 -- The storage companies rely on their strengths in partnering to provide less expensive, quality, distribution and protection.
SNW Wrap-up: Business First, Technology Second, Cloud the Enables
April 7, 2011 -- As Storage Networking World comes to a close, the message is clear: Business agility is key and storage technology can help it.
Iomega NAS to Support Affordable Video Surveillance
April 7, 2011 -- Iomega and Axis Communications aim to lower the cost of deploying high-definition video surveillance for small businesses.
Virsto Aims to Cut Costs of Virtual Desktops for IT
April 6, 2011 -- Storage virtualization new comer ships virtual desktop interface package.
Rethinking Storage Networking at SNW
April 6, 2011 -- Storage Networking World adapts for a more virtualized and cloud-based storage model.
Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications with Confidence
April 5, 2011 -- Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications with Confidence Read this whitepaper to learn how VMware and Symantec are working together to provide a solution that marries the best-in-class virtualization infrastructure from VMware with the industry-leading application high availability package from Symantec with Symantec ApplicationHA for VMware. Sponsored by Symantec
Symantec NetBackup 5000 Appliance: Turnkey Deduplication Solution for the Enterprise
April 5, 2011 -- Symantec NetBackup 5000 Appliance: Turnkey Deduplication Solution for the Enterprise NetBackup 5000 solves the challenges associated with traditional backup approaches enabling fast, reliable, storage and bandwidth efficient backups of data across data centers, remote offices, and virtual machines. Learn how the turnkey nature of the appliance simplifies the testing, purchasing, implementation, and support of deduplication in backup environments. Sponsored by Symantec
Improving Performance and ROI for File-Based Storage
April 5, 2011 -- Improving Performance and ROI for File-Based Storage The slowdown in the economy has not impacted the creation of content or the requirement to retain it. With fewer dollars available for more storage, an opportunity exists for storage administrators to design for efficiency and for vendors to bring innovative solutions to market. Storage managers seeking a way to improve efficiencies and decrease costs might want to evaluate clustered storage architectures. Sponsored by Symantec
Strategic Guide to Virtualization
April 5, 2011 -- Strategic Guide to Virtualization Virtualization can help lower costs, and increase agility. It can also introduce new challenges and complexities in IT environments that are increasingly both physical and virtual. This guide explores the opportunities and limitations you should be aware of as you implement virtualization--from the desktop to the data center--and is designed to help you make the best decisions for your organization. Sponsored by Symantec
Cloud Storage Dominates Storage Networking World
April 5, 2011 -- HP's CIO details how his company has transformed itself into a lean, mean IT machine.
Riverbed Expands Whitewater Cloud Storage
April 5, 2011 -- Riverbed updates its Whitewater cloud storage gear to work with EMC and CA.
HP 3PAR Gives Energy-Strapped Datacenter a New Lease on Life
April 4, 2011 -- HP 3PAR Gives Energy-Strapped Datacenter a New Lease on Life Weill Medical College of Cornell University has huge storage needs that are continually growing. These data requirements were the reason that the medical school was not only outgrowing its datacenter, but literally running out of space and power in the heart of New York City—a place where both space and power are at a premium. Download the case study to see how HP 3PAR Utility Storage solutions, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, helped solve the problem. Sponsored by HP
IBM XIV Storage System
April 3, 2011 -- The latest version of IBM's XIV high-end storage system boasts a massively parallel grid structure optimized for virtual and cloud storage applications, as well as a  three X performance improvement over the previous release.
Xiotech Debuts Continuous Availability for ISE
April 1, 2011 -- Xiotech, a maker of  Intelligent Storage Element blade servers, announces a continuous availability solution.
Get the Agility and Efficiency You Need for Today's Virtual and Cloud Datacenters
April 1, 2011 -- Get the Agility and Efficiency You Need for Today's Virtual and Cloud Datacenters HP 3PAR Utility Storage, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, was designed from the ground up to exceed the economic and operational requirements of Today's most demanding IT environments. It is the only storage platform that delivers the performance, scalability, and availability required of Tier 1 Storage along with unique technology benefits not available with legacy platforms. Download this paper to learn more. Sponsored by HP