Industry News and Analysis

How Flash Storage Will Upgrade the Data Center in 2015
December 30, 2014 -- No flash in the pan here. Industry players weigh in on solid-state storage's expanded role in the data center on the eve of 2015.
Carbonite Acquires MailStore for Email Archiving
December 17, 2014 -- In addition to email archives, Carbonite's cloud backup platform will gain full-text search and indexing capabilities.
Western Digital Snaps up Flash Storage Startup Skyera
December 15, 2014 -- The maker of all-flash data storage arrays will be folded into the company's HGST subsidiary.
Does Data Storage Really Change?
December 12, 2014 -- A look back at data storage in 2014 reveals many new developments, but one surprising holdover from earlier years.
DataGravity Raises $50M for Data-Aware Storage
December 10, 2014 -- The young company's enterprise data-tracking tech earns the backing of Silicon Valley's Accel Partners.
Hyperscale Demand Drove Storage Market Up in Q3: IDC
December 8, 2014 -- Data storage systems vendors experienced an increase in sales last quarter as massive cloud data center customers snatched up their wares.
Data Loss and Downtime Costing Enterprises $1.7 Trillion a Year: Survey
December 2, 2014 -- Businesses are racking up the losses as they struggle to keep data safe in an increasingly mobile and cloud-based world, according to a new study from Vanson Bourne and EMC.
Seagate and Iron Mountain Head Underground for Cloud Server Backups
December 1, 2014 -- The companies ink a multi-year deal to deliver cloud-based server backup and recovery services to businesses from Iron Mountain's secure, underground data center.