HDS Launches New Cloud Services and Solutions October 27, 2011
-- Hitachi Data Systems lays out a roadmap of where it's going with helping customers turn data into 'actionable information' via tiered cloud infrastructure -- gives updates on BlueArc and ParaScale acquisitions.
Some Final Thoughts on Data Integrity October 25, 2011
-- Data integrity cannot be 100 percent. Shouldn't the bodies that control the standards for various file formats provide frameworks for easier file recovery?
ESG Lab Review: Permabit Albireo SDK October 21, 2011
-- This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of hands-on testing of the Permabit Albireo SDK with a focus on ease of integration into existing solutions, capacity savings that can be achieved with real-world data, resource usage and fault tolerance
IDC Says Cloud Adoption Fuels Storage Sales October 20, 2011
-- Cloud computing helps create new ways for users to create data, and that will drive purchases of increasing amounts of storage over the next few years.
Resetting Expectations for Data Integrity October 18, 2011
-- When it comes to data, we tend think data integrity is100 percent. Its time, however, to think about data integrity the way we think about availability -- in terms of 9s.
Fibre Channel, Infiniband and 10 Gb Ethernet October 10, 2011
-- Fibre Channnel vs. Infiniband vs. 10 Gb Ethernet. May the best technology win.
More on Standards Stagnation October 4, 2011
-- Why do a host of standards bodies make progress in term of updating standards for new technology, while archaic standards remain for user-level I/O and file systems? Can it be that the user community just doesn't really care?
QLogic Adds 5 Years to Fibre Channel October 4, 2011
-- Last week, QLogic extended its Adaptive Convergence Strategy with the introduction of a new portfolio of products that highlight some important advancements in converged networking.
ESG Lab Review: WhipTail XLR8r SSD Appliance October 3, 2011
-- This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of hands-on testing of a solid state drive (SSD) solution from WhipTail Tech with a focus on cost effectively solving storage performance challenges in a consolidated virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
The Digital Preservation Disconnect October 3, 2011
-- Technology people talk about data loss in terms of 9's; preservationists talk about data loss as 'we do not accept any data loss.' Who is the storage community to believe?