Industry News and Analysis

Tech Data Debuts IBM-Based Data Protection Bundle
May 30, 2014 -- The integrated solution, powered by IBM PowerLinux and Storwize hardware, is aimed at small and midsized storage environments.
FalconStor Cloudifies Its Data Protection Slate
May 29, 2014 -- The storage software maker rolls out new updates aimed at private clouds and services providers.
IBM Splits with NetApp in Pursuit of Homegrown Software Defined Storage
May 28, 2014 -- The tech giant ends its OEM partnership with NetApp to focus on its own data center storage solutions.
EMC Changes Reflect Storage Industry Changes
May 27, 2014 -- Why is EMC focusing so much on software when its roots lie in selling hardware? (Hint: think ‘software defined storage’.)
Flash Helps Offset Flagging Sales in NetApp's Q4
May 23, 2014 -- NetApp posts surprising EPS numbers as flash storage fever helps the company squeeze bigger profits despite slipping revenues.
Winchester Ships FlashDisk FX Hybrid Arrays
May 21, 2014 -- Winchester Systems jumps on the auto-tiering bandwagon with a new line of hybrid storage arrays.
Kaminario Eyes Midrange Market with 5th Gen Flash Arrays
May 20, 2014 -- At a $2 per GB of usable SSD capacity, Kaminario makes a play for the midrange storage market with its latest K2 arrays company.
Tarmin's GridBank 4.0 Targets Big Data, Social Media Analytics
May 19, 2014 -- The company's latest storage management platform taps into social media data streams for advanced analytics.
SanDisk Launches Company's First Self-Encrypting SSD
May 15, 2014 -- The flash storage provider unveils the X300s, a new line of secure client SSDs for corporate PCs and laptops.
Sanbolic Launches New Software for the Software-Defined Data Center
May 14, 2014 -- The new Sanbolic Platform storage software provides unified management of heterogeneous geo-distributed storage resources and services.
Caringo Announces Big Data-Aware Swarm Platform
May 13, 2014 -- The object storage specialist takes the wraps off a new software platform that unifies cloud, file, block and Big Data storage management.
Why Streaming I/O Still Matters in Data Storage
May 12, 2014 -- Today’s applications increasingly rely on streaming I/O, yet it’s hard to get information on file system efficiency.
IBM Debuts Elastic Storage Platform for Big Data
May 12, 2014 -- Big Blue leverages Watson-inspired tech for its new software defined storage platform for Big Data.
Fujitsu Goes All-Flash with New Eternus DX200F Array
May 9, 2014 -- The IT systems provider finally jumps on the all-flash enterprise storage bandwagon with its new 2U, 24-drive array.
Software Defined Storage: What About the File System?
May 8, 2014 -- Lost amid the hype in software defined storage is the complexity of an integral component, the file system.
Maxta Raises $25M, Teams with Intel for Software-Defined Storage
May 7, 2014 -- The startup will work with Intel to optimize its storage software platform for IT systems based on the CPU maker's chips.
EMC Acquires Flash Storage Startup DSSD
May 6, 2014 -- The IT storage giant delves even deeper into the enterprise flash market by snapping up a stealthy startup that specializes in high-performance storage workloads.
Sony Unveils 185 TB Tape Tech
May 5, 2014 -- Forget LTO-6. Sony's latest innovation proves there's plenty of life and storage space left in magnetic tape storage.
SanDisk Targets Data Center with 4 TB Enterprise SAS SSD
May 2, 2014 -- The flash storage provider introduces the "industry's first" enterprise 4TB SAS SSD with higher capacities in the works.
EMC Unveils the VNXe3200 Starter Storage Array, Project Liberty
May 1, 2014 -- The storage giant unveils a high-performance, entry-level array and previews storage virtualization software that can fast track application development.