Industry News and Analysis

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.
Good and Microsoft Team for Containerized Mobile CRM
March 26, 2015 -- Good and Microsoft take a targeted approach to mobile CRM by securing the app environment instead of the whole device.
Hedvig Emerges from Stealth to Debut Distributed Storage Platform
March 25, 2015 -- The storage software company, inspired by Dynamo and Cassandra, lands $12.5 million in funding for its new enterprise data storage and management platform.
Fujitsu and Quantum Unite for Enterprise and Mainframe Backup
March 24, 2015 -- The companies bundle a backup appliance and tape library solution for North American customers looking for an alternative to legacy mainframe VTLs.
Is The Era of Cheap Disk Storage Over?
March 23, 2015 -- Demand for disk storage is exploding faster than manufacturers can supply it. That means hard drive prices must go up.
StorTrends: All-Flash Performance at $0.50 per GB
March 19, 2015 -- StorTrends' new arrays start at $24,999, bundled with deduplication, compression and other data optimization services.
Qumulo Exits Stealth with Analytics-Driven NAS
March 16, 2015 -- Company's new data-ware storage platform is designed to take the mystery out of explosive data growth for enterprises.
Toshiba Unveils 2.5-Inch 12 Gbps SAS Enterprise Hard Drives
March 12, 2015 -- The company aims to increase data center storage density by doubling the capacity of its compact 15K RPM hard drives.
LTO-6 Tape Storage Dips Below a Penny Per GB
March 10, 2015 -- HP, IBM and Quantum make the economic case for parking long-term data archives on trusty old tape.
Hyperscale Data Centers Snapped up Storage in Q4 2014
March 9, 2015 -- Strong demand from massive data center operators in the fourth quarter translated into a "strong finish" for storage vendors last year.
SanDisk Launches Company's First All-Flash Arrays, InfiniFlash
March 5, 2015 -- The flash chip and SSD maker moves up the data storage ladder with flash arrays for big data workloads.
Veritas Ready to Go It Alone with NetBackup 5300 Appliances
March 4, 2015 -- As it prepares to go independent, the soon-to-be Symantec spin-off starts shipping its one-stop data protection solution.
Virtual Storage Buying Guide
March 2, 2015 -- An overview of the rapidly growing virtual storage marketplace.
Top Ten Virtual Data Storage Tips
February 26, 2015 -- Making the most of virtual storage can greatly boost the flexibility and quantity of your storage pool.
Dell Launches XC v.2 Web-Scale Converged Appliances
February 25, 2015 -- The second-generation of its Nutanix-powered converged storage appliance makes an appearance just a few months after release of its predecessor.