Industry News and Analysis

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.
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.