Seagate to Buy LaCie for $186M May 24, 2012
-- With the premium Mac storage specialist on board, the hard drive maker eyes expansion in Europe and Japan.
Greenplum Seeks to Inspire Big Data Innovation May 23, 2012
-- Among the products unveiled at EMC World was the Greenplum Analytics Workbench, EMC's latest Big Data testbed. The 1,000-node cluster will function as a lab for Big Data development, while EMC use it to test the limits of its own scale-out infrastructure technology and develop new approaches to Big Data analytics.
Cloud and Big Data Blitz at EMC World May 22, 2012
-- EMC released 42 new products at this week's show. Among them a VMax refresh, updates to its update and recovery offerings Data Domain and Avamar, and the announcement of the EMC Isilon OneFS scale-out NAS OS.
Unified Storage Strategies Help Keep Storage Costs Down May 17, 2012
-- Once the purview of only the largest of companies buying high-end products, unified storage is rapidly trickling down to customers looking at entry-level and midrange solutions. Learn the driving forces behind unified storage, its emerging capabilities and what those capabilities can do for your organization, and how it can keep your storage costs down.
Coraid Seeks to Update Cloud Storage With Ethernet SAN May 16, 2012
-- Cloud computing and big data applications are rendering traditional Fibre Channel storage architectures obsolete, according to the startup Coraid, which is touting the flexibility of its Ethernet SAN storage array.
What's Your Cloud-Based Data Protection Plan? May 7, 2012
-- Your input is needed! InfoStor is conducting a survey jointly with the Taneja Group to understand how storage managers are using the cloud to securely back up mission-critical data. Your responses can help shape the direction of the industry.
Storage Metrics and Measurements That Matter: Getting Started May 2, 2012
-- Vendors love benchmarks, but do they make a difference for the enterprises purchasing their products? Our newest feature, "Metrics and Measurements That Matter," will examine various benchmark, workload and other claims with a focus on those that involve storage and I/O.