Industry News and Analysis

Sanbolic Targets Server-Side Flash, SSD Management with Melio Latency Target Allocator
September 28, 2012 -- Company's new software brings centralized storage management to PCIe flash cards, SSDs and HDDs.
IBM Buys Butterfly for Automated Storage Migration
September 26, 2012 -- Corporate IT giant snaps up UK-based firm for capacity planning, backup and automated storage migration tech.
Big Data Storage: Take Our Survey
September 26, 2012 -- Storing Big Data: Piece of Cake or Big Headache?
Next Generation Virtualization: HyperConvergence
September 24, 2012 -- Emerging hyperconvergence technology acts to combine virtual infrastructure with other physical, specialized hardware systems in the data center such as networks or storage.
Virident Nabs $26M for Enterprise Server-Side SSDs
September 19, 2012 -- Company completes a funding round and names a new CEO as the enterprise flash storage market heats up.
Panasas Debuts SSD-Accelerated ActiveStor 14 NAS Arrays
September 17, 2012 -- Company boosts big data performance by putting small files onto SSDs.
Accelerating the SAN, with the Server
September 12, 2012 -- Server-based storage accelerators will likely be more widely deployable than ever before, bringing the benefits of flash optimized I/O into the SAN.
Open Source Ceph Storage Filesystem Advances with Inktank
September 12, 2012 -- Ceph creator Sage Weil explains where the storage filesystem is headed.
Riverbed Accelerates Cloud Storage with Whitewater 2.0
September 10, 2012 -- Linux-based cloud storage accelerator features enhanced management and performance features.
QLogic's Mt. Rainier Unites SANs with Server SSDs
September 7, 2012 -- New project aims to accelerate SAN performance using industry standard SSDs while simplifying storage management.
Facebook Details Open Compute Storage Plans
September 6, 2012 -- Open source effort jumps into storage with Open Vault offering.