Industry News and Analysis

Veritas Maps Out Its Post-Symantec Product Strategy
July 7, 2015 -- The soon-to-be independent company unveils new data mapping, management and protection products along with NetBackup's enhanced cloud and virtualization capabilities.
Fujitsu Announces New ETERNUS DX8000 S3 Arrays
July 2, 2015 -- The company's new top-of-the-line storage systems speed business applications by delivering up to 4 million IOPS.
Toshiba Eyes Cloud Data Centers with 6TB HDD
June 30, 2015 -- The hard drive maker targets cloud providers with a higher-capacity 7,200 RPM, 3.5-inch drive.
IBM and Box Team for Smarter Cloud Content Management
June 25, 2015 -- The companies are blending cloud file storage, analytics and enterprise content management technologies to improve collaboration.
Portworx Raises $8.5M for Docker-Enabled Storage
June 22, 2015 -- The company emerges from stealth to help enterprises bridge the gap between Docker and storage infrastructures.
Backup Appliance Market Gains in Q1: IDC
June 19, 2015 -- Businesses are snapping up data backup systems in a historically slow quarter for the market, according to the IT research firm.
Asigra Ventures into Backup Appliances for Cloud Storage Providers
June 17, 2015 -- The company aims its new turnkey hardware at managed service providers and cloud storage companies.
Has EMC Embarked on an Open Source Strategy?
June 16, 2015 -- The company's Project CoprHD, an open source version of ViPR Controller, may be the first of many storage products that the company open sources.
HGST Targets Cloud Active Archives with 10 TB Helium HDD
June 10, 2015 -- The company offers cloud data centers faster access to their aging data with its new high-capacity, helium-filled hard drives featuring SMR technology.
Hyperscale Data Center Demand Lifts Enterprise Storage Market in Q1
June 8, 2015 -- EMC leads the market for enterprise storage systems and HP narrows the gap as data center operators tackle bigger cloud-enabled workloads.
SanDisk Targets Cloud Data Center with 2TB SSD
June 5, 2015 -- The flash storage company reaches for hyperscale cloud data centers with its latest CloudSpeed Eco SSDs.
Flash, SDS Toss a Wrench into Enterprise Storage Testing
June 3, 2015 -- Many businesses aren't getting accurate results as they seek to adopt faster, more adaptive storage technologies.
Pure Storage Redesigns FlashArray
June 1, 2015 -- The company's new array design anchors a trio of announcements from the all-flash storage systems maker.
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.