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Industry News and Analysis

Software Defined Storage: Two Newcomers To Watch
Software defined storage still has some way to go before it is seen as mature enough for the traditionally ultra-conservative storage market.
SanDisk Announces Next-Gen Fusion ioMemory PCIe Flash Storage
The company's new PCIe acceleration cards crank up the read performance to speed up business applications.
EMC Backup and High-End Storage Sales Dip in Q1
Customers delayed purchases in anticipation of new backup and recovery products. Geopolitical challenges in Russia and China also affected sales.
Manage Unstructured Data: File Analysis at Scale
Highly scalable file analysis platforms can help handle rapidly growing storage repositories weighed down by unstructured data.
QLogic 16Gb Gen 5 FC Now Offered on EMC VNX Hybrid Flash Storage
EMC's midrange hybrid flash storage arrays can now be outfitted with QLogic's speedy and energy-saving Fibre Channel technology.
SoftNAS Unveils Cloud File Gateway
The company extends its storage software portfolio and adds public cloud-enabled NAS capabilities to VMware VSAN environments.
Qumulo Expands Analytics-Driven NAS Portfolio
The startup unveils its new QC208 hybrid storage appliance built from commodity hardware.
Eyeing the Cloud, IBM and Fujifilm Pack 220 TB onto Tape
The companies look to cement tape's future in the cloud with OpenStack integrations and technology that provides 88 times the storage of LTO6.
All Flash Buying Guide
The latest crop of all-flash arrays are significantly more enterprise ready than their predecessors.
Quantum Doubles Down on Data Archiving
The company unveils a trio of new offerings that help businesses intelligently move unstructured data to cost-effective tiers of archival storage.
Netlist Debuts EXPRESSvault EV3 PCIe Data Protection Card
Company's new NVRAM-based PCI card can backup application data in a snap and help cloud servers bounce back faster after a power failure.
NetApp Aims StorageGRID, All-Flash Arrays at Video Companies
Among the storage vendors at this year's NAB Conference is NetApp, whose Web-scale storage platform and flash arrays are helping media companies handle massive video files.
New Tiering Will Lower Cloud Storage Costs
Google's Nearline cloud storage service is likely to be the first of many new low cost cloud storage tiers.