Industry News and Analysis

EMC Launches ViPR Strike at Big Data
January 31, 2014 -- The data storage giant announces HDFS support, opening up the flood gates to Big Data capabilities on existing storage.
Lenovo, IBM and the Impact on Data Storage
January 27, 2014 -- The recent IBM-Lenovo deal reveals more complexity in the data storage market than was first apparent.
Amazon Launches Flash-based Cloud Data Warehousing Option
January 27, 2014 -- New Dense Compute nodes for Redshift help businesses speed up their cloud-based analytics.
SanDisk Begins Limited Shipments of Flash-based ULLtraDIMM SSDs
January 24, 2014 -- The flash storage provider teams with Diablo Technology to entice server makers to place ultra-fast storage in their DIMM slots.
Archival Data Storage and Weather Forecasting
January 23, 2014 -- Like many businesses with dramatic data growth, weather forecasters need an ever-expanding amount of storage.
Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Supercharges VM Restores
January 23, 2014 -- Cozy ties with VMware's virtualization tech enables Symantec's latest enterprise data protection offering to slash virtual machine backups and restores.
EMC Debuts InfoArchive 3.0
January 21, 2014 -- Structured or unstructured, EMC's "live archiving" tech breathes new life into application data archives.
Data Storage Technologies to Watch in 2014
January 21, 2014 -- Software defined is a leader, as is hybrid IT and solutions that enhance mobile access to storage.
Flash in the Cloud: Why or Why Not?
January 20, 2014 -- Sure, the union of flash data storage and cloud computing is inevitable -- yet in some cases it may not be an effective strategy.
IBM Aims FlashSystem 840 at the Cloud
January 17, 2014 -- With its new 2U all-flash array, Big Blue has cloud, analytics and massively virtualized workloads in its sights.
Synology Debuts New RackStation NAS
January 15, 2014 -- New rackmount units shrink the company's desktop DiskStation hardware down to size.
Nutanix Banks $101M for SAN-less Data Centers
January 14, 2014 -- Hyperconvergence company completes a big round of financing thanks to tech that helps data center operators skip the SAN.
StoneFly Unwraps Twin Scale Out NAS Appliances
January 13, 2014 -- Storage firm shows off a new line of NAS hardware built to handle massive rich media files and enable enterprise file-sharing.
Software Defined Storage: 10 Things You Need to Know
January 10, 2014 -- As data centers adopt software defined storage, the questions about this emerging technology seem to multiply.
How Data Backup is Changing and Why It Matters
January 8, 2014 -- A survey of today’s data backup and recovery solutions reveals a landscape that has grown increasingly complex in an effort to keep up with ever larger backup needs.
Winchester Systems Launches FlashNAS ZFS 3400
January 8, 2014 -- Company begins shipping new ZFS-based, flash-enabled NAS systems that can scale to 1 PB.
Data Storage Buyouts Reflect Industry Trends
January 7, 2014 -- To know what data storage trends are hot, look at which companies are getting acquired.
Snapshot Management Comes to CloudSigma
January 6, 2014 -- SSD-based cloud storage provider ushers in new enterprise-friendly data protection capabilities.
NovaStor Goes Granular with NovaBACKUP DataCenter 5.2
January 3, 2014 -- The latest version of the company's backup software enables IT pros to pluck specific files from VMware backups.
Comodo Offers Double the Free Cloud Backup Capacity
January 2, 2014 -- Internet security specialist now gives users 10 GB of free cloud storage for their files.