Industry News and Analysis

Future of Data Storage: 8 Technologies Changing Storage
November 19, 2014 -- From near term improvements in networking to longer term evolution in storage media, data storage is changing dramatically.
SolidFire Unveils Nitrogen 7 Storage Software
November 18, 2014 -- New upgrades help keep flash-boosted data safe and properly backed-up in multi-tenant environments.
Dot Hill Launches New Lustre-friendly AssuredSAN Array
November 17, 2014 -- Company's latest HPC storage systems acts as the foundation for a Lustre file service solution developed in partnership with Intel and Mellanox.
Intel Shrinks Its SSDs for Microservers
November 13, 2014 -- The chipmaker starts shipping new a new small form factor version of its SSDs for data center environments.
Application Interface For Data Storage: Change Needed
November 13, 2014 -- Application interfaces have not change to take advantage of significant moves forward.
CommVault Unveils Self-Service Amazon Cloud Backups
November 10, 2014 -- The data backup specialist enhances its AWS cloud backup support with streamlined management and configuration.
IBM's Struggles
November 6, 2014 -- The current era isn't the only one in which IBM has been challenged by huge shifts in the tech landscape.
Samsung Acquires SSD Caching Company Proximal Data
November 5, 2014 -- The Korean SSD maker eyes virtualized environments by snapping up flash caching software that integrates with VMware and Hyper-V.
Skyera Launches Second-Gen skyHawk All-Flash Arrays
October 29, 2014 -- New NAND-based systems pack over 100 TB of capacity in a space-saving 1U form factor.
Seagate's Q1 Boosted by PC, Cloud Storage Demand
October 27, 2014 -- An improving PC landscape and an unstoppable cloud computing market helped Seagate beat the Street last quarter.
Fujifilm Unspools BaFe Storage for IBM's TS1150 Tape Drive
October 23, 2014 -- The company announces it will manufacture tapes for IBM's high capacity TS1150 tape drive based on Barium-Ferrite particle technology.
Flash, SDS Help Lift EMC Sales in Q3
October 22, 2014 -- The company's fast-growing flash and software-defined storage portfolio help offset declines in high-end storage.
Facebook Warm Data Storage: Is this the Future?
October 21, 2014 -- With its enormous resources, Facebook is adopting storage technologies that are far ahead of most firms.
Marvell Targets IoT Networking with Questflo SRAM-based Chips
October 20, 2014 -- Company's low-power networking chip is poised to help enterprises better handle the IoT traffic that's set to pour into their data centers.
ExaGrid Buffs Up Its Disk Backup Appliances
October 17, 2014 -- The company's new EX32000E backup system scales to 882 TB of disk-based backup capacity.
Flash and RAID: User Tips
October 16, 2014 -- How well does RAID work with flash data storage? Are standard RAID configurations the best bet?
Overland Storage Expands Tape Library Line
October 15, 2014 -- Company's faster NEO XL-Series line of tape libraries provides up to 3.5 PB worth of storage for high-speed backups.
Software Defined Storage Platforms: Buying Guide
October 14, 2014 -- Software defined storage platforms vary widely based on which vendor platform is providing the software based storage.
HGST Helps 'Drive' VMware VSAN
October 13, 2014 -- Company's line of enterprise hard drives and SSDs provide the essential building blocks for VMware's push into software-defined data center storage.
Nutanix Goes All-Flash for Converged Storage Appliance
October 10, 2014 -- Company leverages SSDs to sidestep SANs and boost application performance.
SolidFire Raises $82M for All-Flash Storage
October 8, 2014 -- The maker of SSD-filled storage arrays banks millions to help satisfy growing demand from enterprises and service providers.
Red Hat Eyes Big Data with Storage Server 3
October 6, 2014 -- The newest release of the company's storage software platform includes support for Hadoop workloads.
Yet Another Data Breach? Let's Take Action
October 6, 2014 -- In the wake of the massive JPMorgan Chase data breach, a tech pundit says it’s time for users to demand change.
DataDirect Networks Corrals Big Data with GS7K Appliance
October 1, 2014 -- New GS7K hardware provides HPC environments with a high-performance, storage building block for big data analytics.
Nimble Storage Unveils JD Edwards EnterpriseOne SmartStack
September 29, 2014 -- Hybrid flash storage specialist announces a new SmartStack package for midsized deployments of the ERP suite.