Industry News and Analysis

Software Defined Storage: Two Newcomers To Watch
April 28, 2015 -- 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
April 27, 2015 -- 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
April 23, 2015 -- 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
April 22, 2015 -- 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
April 21, 2015 -- 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
April 15, 2015 -- The company extends its storage software portfolio and adds public cloud-enabled NAS capabilities to VMware VSAN environments.
Qumulo Expands Analytics-Driven NAS Portfolio
April 13, 2015 -- The startup unveils its new QC208 hybrid storage appliance built from commodity hardware.
Eyeing the Cloud, IBM and Fujifilm Pack 220 TB onto Tape
April 10, 2015 -- 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
April 8, 2015 -- The latest crop of all-flash arrays are significantly more enterprise ready than their predecessors.
Quantum Doubles Down on Data Archiving
April 7, 2015 -- 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
April 6, 2015 -- 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
April 2, 2015 -- 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
April 1, 2015 -- Google's Nearline cloud storage service is likely to be the first of many new low cost cloud storage tiers.