Industry News and Analysis

SanDisk 15nm Products: Will Flash Save the World?
April 30, 2014 -- A storage pundit raises question about the hype surrounding flash-based storage.
Samsung Intros 3-bit MLC Enterprise SSD
April 28, 2014 -- The company fashions the low-end, low-cost tech into SSDs capable of handling enterprise-grade workloads.
NaviSite and EMC Team for Cloud Data Protection
April 25, 2014 -- The hosting and cloud services provider unveils a new offering powered by EMC's Data Domain platform.
HP Unwraps the Flash-Friendly XP7 Enterprise Storage Array
April 24, 2014 -- HP takes on EMC VMAX with the latest generation of its highly-available XP Disk Array hardware.
Pure Storage Raises $225M for All-Flash Arrays
April 23, 2014 -- The flash storage "pure" play hauls in hundreds of millions of dollars in a bid to displace disk in the data center.
What Do 6TB Drives Mean to Data Storage?
April 22, 2014 -- How will the release of these hefty drives change the data storage landscape?
Violin and Microsoft Team for Windows Flash Array
April 22, 2014 -- The companies target Microsoft shops with all-flash arrays that are optimized for Windows-based server, database and virtualization environments.
Nimble Storage's Hybrid Arrays Get Citrix VDI Nod
April 21, 2014 -- The company's flash-optimized arrays are certified for Citrix's XenDesktop VDI platform.
Silver Peak Offers More WAN-Optimized Data Replication Options
April 17, 2014 -- Customers looking to upgrade their VRX software and transfer backup data over wide area networks faster can now take an intermediate step before committing to the company's high-end product.
Dell Debuts Flashy Fluid Cache for SAN
April 16, 2014 -- The server maker targets enterprise cloud and VDI environments with a new data-prioritizing product based on the company's PCI Express Flash SSDs.
Xyratex Unveils ClusterStor Secure Data Appliance
April 15, 2014 -- Storage for a post-Snowden world? The enterprise data storage specialist launches new hardware that has the potential to massively consolidate high-security government storage networks.
Oracle Adds Database Backup, Storage to Cloud Services Slate
April 14, 2014 -- A new, deeply integrated backup offering and an object storage solution expand Oracle's reach into the enterprise cloud market.
OCZ Readies New Flash SQL Accelerator
April 11, 2014 -- Now a Toshiba subsidiary, the flash data storage vendor teases a new PCIe server add-on card and software combo that speeds SQL workloads.
VMware Leverages VSAN for Horizon 6 VDI Suite
April 10, 2014 -- The company aims to shatter the divisions between desktop, mobile and the cloud for enterprise application users, with a little help from its server-side storage tech.
SGI and Scality Team for Storage Migration and Tiering
April 8, 2014 -- The companies integrate their respective storage management technologies to help businesses quickly move massive amounts of data to cost-effective tiers of storage.
400 Gb/s Ethernet: What Does It Mean for Storage?
April 7, 2014 -- Don't expect Ethernet dominance to end anytime soon.
Seagate Launches 6 TB HDD for Cloud Data Centers
April 7, 2014 -- Bigger clouds demand larger hard drives. Seagate has rolls out a 6 TB, 3.5-inch HDD with enterprise-grade features.
LSI's Latest Nytro MegaRAID Card Doubles Up on Flash
April 1, 2014 -- Targeting Web hosts and cloud companies, the company kicks off a new card with 1.6 TB of flash storage.