Industry News and Analysis

15 Leading Data Storage Startups
October 25, 2016 -- These data storage startups are leading the way with cloud, scalable performance, interface flexibility, analytics, and quality-of-service controls.
Top Ten Data Storage Performance Tips: Improving Data Storage
October 19, 2016 -- Your data storage performance can be improved with load balancing, micro-tiering, and closer monitoring of the server farm, among other techniques.
FalconStor's FreeStor Takes Aim at Hybrid Cloud Storage
October 17, 2016 -- With a new pricing model and support for leading public cloud infrastructure providers, FalconStor is removing hybrid-cloud storage roadblocks for enterprises.
Product Spotlight: Six Ways to Boost Data Storage Performance
October 13, 2016 -- A survey of data storage problems, highlighting the various ways that data storage vendors address those challenges.
Fujitsu Debuts Two 'Mass Market' Eternus All-Flash Arrays
October 12, 2016 -- The new Eternus AF arrays are aimed at enterprises looking to get the most out of their flash storage investments.
Big Data Storage: Top Ten Tips for Scaling Hadoop
October 6, 2016 -- Enabling Hadoop to help with your Big Data storage needs requires avoiding controller choke points, understanding decentralized storage, and other advanced Big Data techniques.
Top Ten Big Data Storage Tools
September 28, 2016 -- The growing array of big data storage solutions reflects the rapid growth of big data itself.
Backup Appliance Market Grew in Q2 with EMC in the Lead
September 27, 2016 -- Storage vendors notch double-digit gains as vendors ship products that better meet the data protection needs of enterprises.
Virtual Instruments Debuts Analytics-Driven NAS Performance Monitoring
September 20, 2016 -- The company's infrastructure performance monitoring platform can now tackle both SAN and NAS environments.
Enterprise Data Storage Market Flattens Out: IDC
September 19, 2016 -- Though revenues barely budged, the market for enterprise storage solutions is undergoing some major upheavals.
Aiming for the Cloud, Violin Launches Low-Latency All-Flash Arrays
September 16, 2016 -- The company's new FSP 7650 and 7450 all-flash arrays promise brisk and consistent performance for demanding cloud workloads.
Big Data Storage: 12 Tips to Prepare
September 14, 2016 -- Big Data storage is a growing problem. We have created more data in the past two years than the entirety human history. Yet storage architecture isn’t keeping up.
NetApp Debuts Entry-Level All-Flash Array for Midmarket Enterprises
September 8, 2016 -- Targeting midsized companies seeking a performance bump for their analytics applications, NetApp announces the new E2800 series of arrays.
Enterprise Cloud Storage Takes More than Wishful Thinking
September 7, 2016 -- Successful enterprise cloud storage requires a strong business case and the will to transform your company’s cloud strategy.
Storage Startups Solving Cloud Storage Problems
August 24, 2016 -- Cloud storage is a highly effective strategy, but it's not without its challenges. These storage startups are working to solve the many cloud storage problems that are getting in the way of the sector's growth.
IBM Unveils New All-Flash Storwize Systems, Standalone Spectrum Virtualize Software
August 23, 2016 -- Big Blue takes the wraps off two new all-flash arrays, including a sub-$20,000 model, and offers its Spectrum Virtualize platform as a software-only offering.
The Future of Cloud Storage
August 16, 2016 -- It appears that cloud storage will be the way of the future – or will cloud storage problems drive a return to on-premise storage?
HPE Debuts Sub-$10K Hybrid Flash Storage Array for SMBs
August 15, 2016 -- The new MSA 2042 array includes 800 GB of performance-enhancing flash storage to speed up SMB workloads with a price tag of under $10,000.
Samsung Readies 32TB Enterprise SAS Drives
August 11, 2016 -- Targeting enterprise storage systems, the flash chip maker is gearing up to release the massive SSD next year.
What is the Best Enterprise SSD Format?
August 10, 2016 -- There are so many labels and categories for enterprise SSD products, from PCIe-based flash to custom flash to NVMe-based SSDs to memory channel-attached flash. Is one enterprise SSD format the best?
Big Data Storage Solutions: Options Abound
August 9, 2016 -- New big data storage options make Hadoop, Spark and other systems cheaper, faster, better.
Top 10 Enterprise SSD Tips and Trends
August 2, 2016 -- Experts say speed is becoming less important than other factors when selecting an enterprise SSD.
Top 10 Best Enterprise SSD Product Developments
July 27, 2016 -- The enterprise SSD sector is enjoying a massive level of innovation -- almost more than one can keep up with.
Lite-On Boosts Enterprise SSD Production to Tackle 'Data Explosion'
July 22, 2016 -- Increased demand for flash storage in the enterprise prompts the company to expand its SSD manufacturing capabilities.
Balancing Performance, Capacity, Endurance in Enterprise SSDs
July 19, 2016 -- Some SSDs are better than others.