Industry News and Analysis

Seagate Unveils 8 TB Hard Drive Slate for Enterprises and SMBs
September 3, 2015 -- With its new 8 TB hard drives, the company targets businesses with massive storage requirements.
Reduxio Hybrid Arrays Make Snapshots Obsolete
September 1, 2015 -- The flash storage array maker promises to radically simplify data protection and recovery with new arrays that eliminate snapshots.
ClearSky Data Harnesses the Cloud to Create Global Storage Network
August 25, 2015 -- The fresh-out-of-stealth startup combines cloud storage with a content delivery network approach to provide enterprises with responsive, on-demand capacity.
The Dawn of the Server SAN Age
August 24, 2015 -- Is the market for NAS, SAN and DAS products about to collapse as companies switch to cheaper, more flexible solutions?
Kaminario's Latest All-Flash Arrays Put 3D TLC NAND to Work
August 20, 2015 -- Packed with more capacity and featuring new built-in disaster recovery capabilities, the company's new K2 v5.5 arrays make the case for skipping hybrid storage systems entirely.
Lenovo and StorMagic Team on Hyper-Converged Systems for SMBs
August 17, 2015 -- The companies join forces, bringing the benefits of virtualized storage capabilities to small and midsized business IT environments.
Seagate Grows Its Nytro Enterprise Flash Storage Line
August 12, 2015 -- The hard drive maker takes aim at the flash-enabled data center with new Nytro PCIe accelerator cards.
PMC Debuts PCIe Storage Switches at Flash Memory Summit
August 10, 2015 -- PMC's new PCIe-based Switchtec hardware and SSD controllers are among the new gear that flash storage vendors are showing off at this year's conference.
Diablo Stalks Hyperscale Data Centers with All-Flash DDR4 Memory1 Modules
August 5, 2015 -- The company's newest flash-based DIMMs can flood processors with terabytes of data and take a bite out of server costs.
Seagate-Micron Alliance Delivers Its First Enterprise SSDs
August 4, 2015 -- Nearly six months after announcing their partnership, the companies release their first batch of enterprise SAS SSDs.
Quantum Stuffs More LTO Capacity into Its Scalar i6000 Tape Library
July 30, 2015 -- The company announces tape density gains and more energy-efficient power supplies that help reduce energy use as the industry gears up for LTO-7.
EMC Sales Rise 3% in Q2 During Downturn in Traditional Storage
July 22, 2015 -- Facing pressure on its high-end storage business, EMC reports strong growth in its emerging storage and cloud business units.
10 Storage Experts You Need to Follow
July 20, 2015 -- Industry heavyweights share their thoughts about the storage market in 2012, as well as predictions for this year.
Dell Lowers the Cost of All-Flash Arrays with TLC
July 20, 2015 -- Dell adds new read-intensive, triple-level cell (TLC) solid-state drives to its SC Series storage hardware to drive down the cost of flash arrays.
Micron Unwraps Encrypted Enterprise SSDs
July 15, 2015 -- The company launches a new line of secure solid-state drives meant to replace hard drives in cloud data centers.
Seagate and IBM Tackle HPC Storage Management
July 13, 2015 -- The companies combine Seagate's ClusterStor parallel storage system and IBM's Spectrum Scale software for a new appliance aimed at high performance computing environments.
Flash Storage Prices Have a Long Way to Fall. Here's Why.
July 13, 2015 -- These three innovations in solid state storage technology mean flash prices will continue to drop for the foreseeable future.
HP Enlists Analytics Tech to Drive Hybrid Cloud Storage Efficiency
July 8, 2015 -- HP's ControlPoint and Storage Optimizer software analyzes files automatically and aid in the migration of data to the most cost-effective target.
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.