Industry News and Analysis

EMC Launches All-Flash VMAX
February 29, 2016 -- Declaring 2016 as the "year of all-flash," EMC announces an SSD-packed version of its high-end VMAX arrays.
Docker and Containerization Storage Buying Guide
February 25, 2016 -- These companies offer products that can make it easier to manage storage in a containerized environment.
Toshiba Ships High-Capacity Enterprise SSDs with 15nm Flash Chips
February 24, 2016 -- Nearly reaching the 2 TB mark, Toshiba's new HK4 Series solid state drives are aimed at read-intensive workloads.
Ten Things Storage Managers Need to Know About Docker
February 24, 2016 -- Containerization technology has a lot of benefits for application development and deployment, but it complicates storage management.
Dell Puts Toshiba's Enterprise SAS SSDs to Work
February 18, 2016 -- Dell becomes the first global server OEM to offer the Toshiba's PX04S series SAS SSDs in its hardware.
Buying Guide: Backup Appliances
February 17, 2016 -- Enterprises are emphasizing backup and deduplication software, the ability to tier or push data to the cloud, and the increasing commoditization of hardware.
VMware VSAN Gains Dedupe and QoS
February 10, 2016 -- With the version 6.2 release, VMware's Virtual SAN software-defined storage solution finally receives some highly-anticipated flash storage optimization and management capabilities.
Comparing Cloud Data Archiving: Five Key Comparisons
February 9, 2016 -- When comparing cloud-based data archive solutions, look at factors like encryption, number of copies,and what happens if your data is lost.
Flash and the Cloud Gain Ground in Growing SMB NAS Market
February 5, 2016 -- A new forecast paints a rosy picture for small and midsized business file storage providers.
NetApp Completes SolidFire Buy
February 3, 2016 -- With SolidFire's storage automation tech, NetApp takes aim at enterprises with their heads in the cloud.
Evaluating Data Protection for Hyperconverged Infrastructure
February 2, 2016 -- If you're looking at deploying hyperconverged infrastructure, data protection shouldn't be an after-thought.