Industry News and Analysis

SoftNAS Launches NAS Virtual Appliance
December 20, 2012 -- Company takes a software approach to centralized file storage for SMBs.
Top Ten Storage Predictions for 2013
December 18, 2012 -- Expect data stores to grow even larger, cloud and hybrid environments to become more important and tape to play a large role in enterprise storage.
Samsung Acquires Flash Caching Software Maker NVELO
December 17, 2012 -- SSD maker looks toward storage software providers as the flash storage wars heat up.
Imation Launches Cloud Backup Service for Businesses
December 12, 2012 -- Storage vendor floats a cloud service for secure business data backups.
IDC: External Storage Market Passes 7 Exabytes in Q3
December 7, 2012 -- As usual, EMC remains the market leader as the storage industry hits $7.9 billion in revenues during the third quarter.
Azure Arrives at the Cloud Storage Price Cut Party
December 6, 2012 -- Cloud storage prices tumble in a chain reaction first sparked by Google.
HP Revamps Storage Line
December 5, 2012 -- The company has updated and expanded its lineup of backup and deduplication products, as well as its 3PAR storage arrays and its storage services.
ScaleIO Raises $12M for Software Defined Storage
December 4, 2012 -- The Software Defined Storage market heats up as ScaleIO pushes new product and prepares to ramp up sales.
Windows Azure Backup
December 4, 2012 -- Microsoft's Azure backup solution is a good, reasonably priced option for SMBs.
FileLocker Tackles Simple, Secure Cloud File Storage
December 3, 2012 -- On the cloud or on-premise, InfraScale's FileLocker platform prioritizes security with end-to-end encryption.