Industry News and Analysis

Sphere 3D Unveils SnapCLOUD for Hybrid Cloud NAS
May 27, 2015 -- The company's new tech will help Overland Storage SnapServer NAS customers float Microsoft Azure-backed, hybrid cloud file services this summer.
Coho Data Raises $30 Million, Releases All-Flash DataStream Hardware
May 20, 2015 -- The company rolls out its first all-flash DataStream system and new future-proofing storage software upgrade program.
Dropbox for Business Adopts ISO Cloud Data Privacy Standard
May 18, 2015 -- The company's enterprise-friendly cloud file storage service meets the ISO 27018 requirements for the management of user information.
10 Questions to Ask Cloud Storage Providers
May 13, 2015 -- No two cloud computing storage services are identical. These questions will help you pick the best cloud storage provider for your business.
What’s the Real Value of Software Defined Storage?
May 11, 2015 -- Software defined storage is on the upswing, having just passed the $1 billion mark in annual revenues.
Top Ten Takeaways from EMC World
May 8, 2015 -- Traditional data storage is in decline, as an entire array of new options emerge.
FalconStor Begins Global FreeStor SDS Rollout
May 6, 2015 -- FalconStor's cloud-friendly software-defined storage platform, the company's first completely new technology in five years, is now available.
HGST Claims Enterprise SSD Endurance Crown
May 5, 2015 -- SSDs are fast, but will they last? The Western Digital subsidiary announces its SAS SSDs will help keep flash-enabled storage systems going longer with a 2.5 million MTBF rating.
EMC's Spanning SaaS Backup Service Protects Office 365 Cloud Data
May 4, 2015 -- The storage giant's cloud-to-cloud backup and recovery service for major SaaS applications takes aim at Microsoft's productivity suite.
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.
Crossroads Claims Cloud Tape First with StrongBox 3.0
March 31, 2015 -- The company's latest NAS appliance enables cloud applications to store file and object data to LTFS tape and features multi-library support.
Data-Aware Storage: Taming Data Sprawl Using Real-Time Analytics
March 30, 2015 -- New data-aware storage systems will help companies reduce storage management costs, improve business insights and reduce business risk.
SanDisk, Toshiba, Intel and Micron Locked in 3D Flash Memory Race
March 27, 2015 -- In a busy week for solid-state storage providers, the companies debut their latest high-capacity flash innovations.