Industry News and Analysis

SSD Data Recovery on the Rise
May 31, 2016 -- Kroll Ontrack reports that SSD failures are piling up as a growing number of users flock to flash-based storage.
NAS Data Storage Buying Guide
May 26, 2016 -- These are some of the noteworthy products available in the NAS space.
Coho Data Embraces File and Block Storage, OpenStack Cinder
May 24, 2016 -- Coho Data's newest, OpenStack-friendly software supports both block and file storage on the same platform.
SSD Makers Shipped 10 Exabytes of Capacity in Q1
May 23, 2016 -- New data from Trendfocus reveals an across-the-board increase in flash storage demand, even from the beleaguered PC market.
Dell Focuses on Flash with Storage Center Operating System 7
May 19, 2016 -- The update, three years in the making, includes enhancements to help data centers squeeze the most out of their flash arrays.
Maximizing SSD ROI
May 17, 2016 -- Ensuring SSD return on investment (ROI) is enabled by using a portfolio management approach. SSD ROI is always dependent on finding the correct role for flash in your data storage setup.
Western Digital Completes SanDisk Acquisition
May 12, 2016 -- It's a done deal. Western Digital has completed the $19 billion buy, bringing SanDisk's flash storage technology portfolio into the fold.
E8 Storage Lands $12 Million for NVMe-based Enterprise Storage
May 10, 2016 -- The Israeli storage startup, founded by ex-IBM XIV staffers, is banking on faster NVMe flash to deliver blazing business application performance to enterprises.
Hyperconverged Systems Are Entering the Mainstream
May 5, 2016 -- Gartner predicts that hyperconverged systems will become commonplace in the data center over the next few years.
Server Powered Storage: Intelligent Storage Arrays Gain Server Superpowers
May 5, 2016 -- The distinctions between servers and storage arrays are growing fuzzier.
IBM Debuts All-Flash Arrays for Low-Latency Cloud Apps
May 2, 2016 -- The three new arrays feature IBM's hardware-based MicroLatency tech to boost cloud applications.