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Tech Data Debuts IBM-Based Data Protection Bundle
The integrated solution, powered by IBM PowerLinux and Storwize hardware, is aimed at small and midsized storage environments.
FalconStor Cloudifies Its Data Protection Slate
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
The tech giant ends its OEM partnership with NetApp to focus on its own data center storage solutions.
EMC Changes Reflect Storage Industry Changes
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
NetApp posts surprising EPS numbers as flash storage fever helps the company squeeze bigger profits despite slipping revenues.
Winchester Ships FlashDisk FX Hybrid Arrays
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
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
The company's latest storage management platform taps into social media data streams for advanced analytics.
SanDisk Launches Company's First Self-Encrypting SSD
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
The new Sanbolic Platform storage software provides unified management of heterogeneous geo-distributed storage resources and services.
Caringo Announces Big Data-Aware Swarm Platform
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
The storage giant unveils a high-performance, entry-level array and previews storage virtualization software that can fast track application development.