Infostor RSS Feed Infostor RSS News http://www.infostor.com 120 dsimpson@internet.com (Dave Simpson) webmaster@infostor.com (InfoStor Webmaster) Thu, 13 Nov 2008 19:55:10 GMT Tue, 23 May 2017 13:45:45 PDT en-us Copyright 1996-2010 QuinStreet http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html CodeIgniter Data Storage Industry Braces for AI and Machine Learning http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/data-storage-industry-braces-for-ai-and-machine-learning.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/data-storage-industry-braces-for-ai-and-machine-learning.html Artificial intelligence and machine learning offer tremendous advantages – and also drastically increase the need for storage.

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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:46:00 PDT
Storage Industry Reacts to HPE-Nimble Deal http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/storage-industry-reacts-to-hpe-nimble-deal.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/storage-industry-reacts-to-hpe-nimble-deal.html Industry players share their thoughts on an acquisition that sees HPE plucking another independent storage provider out of the marketplace.

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Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:03:00 PST
Leading Vendors in Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/leading-vendors-in-disaster-recovery-as-a-service-draas.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/leading-vendors-in-disaster-recovery-as-a-service-draas.html By 2018, the number of organizations using disaster recovery as a service will exceed the number of organizations using traditional recovery services.

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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:35:00 PST
Nimble Eyes Enterprise-Grade Storage on AWS and Azure Clouds http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/nimble-eyes-enterprise-grade-storage-on-aws-and-azure-clouds.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/nimble-eyes-enterprise-grade-storage-on-aws-and-azure-clouds.html The company's new multi-cloud storage service provides data management and services to applications running on the AWS and Azure clouds.

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:06:00 PST
SSDs to Benefit from Machine Learning in Data Storage http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssds-to-benefit-from-machine-learning-in-data-storage.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssds-to-benefit-from-machine-learning-in-data-storage.html The use of machine learning in storage systems may give SSD endurance a massive boost.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:34:00 PST
HPE Aims to 'Futureproof' All-Flash Storage with 3PAR Updates http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/hpe-aims-to-futureproof-all-flash-storage-with-3par-updates.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/hpe-aims-to-futureproof-all-flash-storage-with-3par-updates.html The IT giant announces new capabilities to prepare businesses for storage technologies like NVMe and storage-class memory.

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:44:00 PST
8 Big Enterprise SSD Trends to Expect in 2017 http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/8-big-enterprise-ssd-trends-to-expect-in-2017.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/8-big-enterprise-ssd-trends-to-expect-in-2017.html Expect innovation to increase and costs to come down as enterprise SSDs continue to grow in popularity.

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:24:00 PST
Businesses Face SSD Recycling Risks http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/businesses-face-ssd-recycling-risks.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/businesses-face-ssd-recycling-risks.html Most organizations aren't doing their due diligence when it comes to making sure their IT recyclers are securely wiping sensitive data from their drives, reveals a recent study from Blancco.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:06:00 PST
HGST Hard Drives Rank High in Reliability http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/hgst-hard-drives-rank-high-in-reliability.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/hgst-hard-drives-rank-high-in-reliability.html Backblaze's latest hard drive reliability study reveals that hard drive failure rates are falling across the board.

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:18:00 PST
Pure Storage's FlashBlade Converged Hardware is Generally Available http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/pure-storages-flashblade-hyperconverged-hardware-is-generally-available.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/pure-storages-flashblade-hyperconverged-hardware-is-generally-available.html After months of limited availability, the company's converged systems for unstructured and big data workloads is ready for all comers.

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:59:00 PST
The Missing Links in Software-Defined Storage http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/the-missing-links-in-software-defined-storage-1.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/the-missing-links-in-software-defined-storage-1.html Vendors and IT teams have work to do before SDS can reach its full potential.

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:39:00 PST
Top Ten Software-Defined Storage Tips http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/top-ten-software-defined-storage-tips.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/top-ten-software-defined-storage-tips.html Experts offer advice for making the most of your software-defined storage deployment.

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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:59:00 PST
HPE Acquires SimpliVity in Hyperconverged Push http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/hpe-acquires-simplivity-in-hyperconverged-push.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/hpe-acquires-simplivity-in-hyperconverged-push.html HPE pushes further into the market for hyperconverged system by snapping up Westborough, Mass.-based SimpliVity.

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:05:00 PST
10 More Top Data Storage Applications http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/10-more-top-data-storage-applications.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/10-more-top-data-storage-applications.html These applications can help enterprises improve performance, agility, availability and/or scalability for their cloud or on-premise storage.

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:35:00 PST
Kaminario Raises $75M in Global Push http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/kaminario-raises-75m-in-global-push.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/kaminario-raises-75m-in-global-push.html The all-flash storage array maker plans to expand it channel partner program into more territories.

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:08:00 PST
10 Top Data Storage Applications http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/10-top-data-storage-applications.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/10-top-data-storage-applications.html These are some of the leading storage management and software-defined storage applications available today.

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:23:00 PST
Western Digital Debuts NVMe PCIe Consumer SSDs http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/western-digital-debuts-nvme-pcie-consumer-ssds.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/western-digital-debuts-nvme-pcie-consumer-ssds.html So long SATA? The company announces new PCIe SSDs for ultra-fast storage in the mainstream consumer space.

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:47:00 PST
Cloud Storage Concerns, Considerations and Trends http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/greg_schulz/cloud-storage-concerns-considerations-and-trends-1.html http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/greg_schulz/cloud-storage-concerns-considerations-and-trends-1.html If you're using or thinking about using cloud storage, these are the things you'll need to think about.

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Mon, 02 Jan 2017 07:50:00 PST
SSD Trends, Tips and Topics http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/greg_schulz/ssd-trends-tips-and-topics-1.html http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/greg_schulz/ssd-trends-tips-and-topics-1.html Solid state devices are in your future — if you're not using them already.

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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:45:00 PST
AES Encryption Advantages: Storage vs. CPU http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/henry_newman/aes-encryption-advantages-storage-vs.-cpu.html http://www.infostor.com/blogs_new/henry_newman/aes-encryption-advantages-storage-vs.-cpu.html You need to encrypt data at rest, but should you use the storage device or the CPU to do the encryption work?

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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:59:00 PST
10 Tips for Better Public Cloud Storage Security http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/ten-tips-for-better-public-cloud-storage-security-1.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/ten-tips-for-better-public-cloud-storage-security-1.html In some cases, public cloud storage services may be more secure than in-house data centers.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:23:00 PST
Quantum StorNext Reaches into the Cloud http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/quantum-stornext-reaches-into-the-cloud.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/quantum-stornext-reaches-into-the-cloud.html StorNext 5.4 from Quantum includes new public cloud integrations and the ability to run applications directly on Xcellis systems.

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:50:00 PST
Flash a Bright Spot in Declining Storage Market http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/flash-a-bright-spot-in-declining-storage-market.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/flash-a-bright-spot-in-declining-storage-market.html All-flash storage arrays made big gains in the last quarter despite a 3.2-percent dip in overall enterprise storage revenue.

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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:40:00 PST
10 Tips to Maximize the Value of Public Cloud Storage http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/10-tips-to-maximize-the-value-of-public-cloud-storage-1.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/10-tips-to-maximize-the-value-of-public-cloud-storage-1.html Going slowly, doing your homework and making smart choices can ease your transition to cloud storage services.

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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:22:00 PST
Western Digital Previews Its Flash-First Future http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/western-digital-previews-its-flash-first-future.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/western-digital-previews-its-flash-first-future.html Hard drives take a back seat as flash commands the spotlight during data storage provider's Investor Day.

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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:14:00 PST
High Capacity SSD Buying Guide http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/high-capacity-ssd-buying-guide-1.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/high-capacity-ssd-buying-guide-1.html Vendors have begun rolling out SSDs capable of storing many petabytes worth of data while still enabling fast performance.

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:23:00 PST
Flash Storage Is Mainstream at HPC Organizations http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/flash-storage-is-mainstream-at-hpc-organizations.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/flash-storage-is-mainstream-at-hpc-organizations.html Most HPC data centers use at least some form of flash storage to accelerate their workloads, according to a recent survey from DataDirect Networks.

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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:25:00 PST
Seagate Debuts 10TB HDD for SMB NAS Systems http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/seagate-debuts-10tb-hdd-for-smb-nas-systems.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/seagate-debuts-10tb-hdd-for-smb-nas-systems.html The company's new IronWolf Pro hard drives are primed for small and midsized business file storage duty.

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:52:00 PST
Storage Class Memory: The Revolution Has Begun http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/storage-class-memory-the-revolution-has-begun.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/storage-class-memory-the-revolution-has-begun.html The promise of storage class memory is that persistent storage that runs at the speed of memory will give applications a remarkable speed boost.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:33:00 PST
IBM Gives 'Cognitive' Businesses an All-Flash Edge http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/ibm-gives-cognitive-businesses-an-all-flash-edge.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/ibm-gives-cognitive-businesses-an-all-flash-edge.html The company unveils DeepFlash Elastic Storage Server (ESS) and other offerings that harness flash storage to help power advanced intelligent software services.

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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:54:00 PDT
Enterprise Data Storage Vendor Roundup http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/enterprise-data-storage-vendor-roundup.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/enterprise-data-storage-vendor-roundup.html The top enterprise data storage vendors make a lot of money in the rapidly changing enterprise storage sector, but it’s a challenging market.

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:23:00 PDT
15 Leading Data Storage Startups http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/15-leading-data-storage-startups-1.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/15-leading-data-storage-startups-1.html These data storage startups are leading the way with cloud, scalable performance, interface flexibility, analytics, and quality-of-service controls.

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:13:00 PDT
Top Ten Data Storage Performance Tips: Improving Data Storage http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/top-ten-data-storage-performance-tips-improving-data-storage.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/top-ten-data-storage-performance-tips-improving-data-storage.html Your data storage performance can be improved with load balancing, micro-tiering, and closer monitoring of the server farm, among other techniques.

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:28:00 PDT
FalconStor's FreeStor Takes Aim at Hybrid Cloud Storage http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/falconstors-freestor-takes-aim-at-hybrid-cloud-storage.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/falconstors-freestor-takes-aim-at-hybrid-cloud-storage.html With a new pricing model and support for leading public cloud infrastructure providers, FalconStor is removing hybrid-cloud storage roadblocks for enterprises.

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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:39:00 PDT
Product Spotlight: Six Ways to Boost Data Storage Performance http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/product-spotlight-six-ways-to-boost-data-storage-performance.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/product-spotlight-six-ways-to-boost-data-storage-performance.html A survey of data storage problems, highlighting the various ways that data storage vendors address those challenges.

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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:25:00 PDT
Fujitsu Debuts Two 'Mass Market' Eternus All-Flash Arrays http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/fujitsu-debuts-two-mass-market-eternus-all-flash-arrays.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/fujitsu-debuts-two-mass-market-eternus-all-flash-arrays.html The new Eternus AF arrays are aimed at enterprises looking to get the most out of their flash storage investments.

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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:41:00 PDT
Big Data Storage: Top Ten Tips for Scaling Hadoop http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/virtualization/big-data-storage-top-ten-tips-for-scaling-hadoop.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/virtualization/big-data-storage-top-ten-tips-for-scaling-hadoop.html Enabling Hadoop to help with your Big Data storage needs requires avoiding controller choke points, understanding decentralized storage, and other advanced Big Data techniques.

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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:42:00 PDT
Top Ten Big Data Storage Tools http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/top-ten-big-data-storage-tools.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/top-ten-big-data-storage-tools.html The growing array of big data storage solutions reflects the rapid growth of big data itself.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:05:00 PDT
Backup Appliance Market Grew in Q2 with EMC in the Lead http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/backup-appliance-market-grew-in-q2-with-emc-in-the-lead.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/backup-appliance-market-grew-in-q2-with-emc-in-the-lead.html Storage vendors notch double-digit gains as vendors ship products that better meet the data protection needs of enterprises.

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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:56:00 PDT
Virtual Instruments Debuts Analytics-Driven NAS Performance Monitoring http://www.infostor.com/nas/virtual-instruments-debuts-analytics-driven-nas-performance-monitoring.html http://www.infostor.com/nas/virtual-instruments-debuts-analytics-driven-nas-performance-monitoring.html The company's infrastructure performance monitoring platform can now tackle both SAN and NAS environments.

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:51:00 PDT
Enterprise Data Storage Market Flattens Out: IDC http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/enterprise-data-storage-market-flattens-out-idc.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/enterprise-data-storage-market-flattens-out-idc.html Though revenues barely budged, the market for enterprise storage solutions is undergoing some major upheavals.

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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:14:00 PDT
Aiming for the Cloud, Violin Launches Low-Latency All-Flash Arrays http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/aiming-for-the-cloud-violin-launches-low-latency-all-flash-arrays.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/aiming-for-the-cloud-violin-launches-low-latency-all-flash-arrays.html The company's new FSP 7650 and 7450 all-flash arrays promise brisk and consistent performance for demanding cloud workloads.

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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:39:00 PDT
Big Data Storage: 12 Tips to Prepare http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/big-data-storage-12-tips-to-prepare-1.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/big-data-storage-12-tips-to-prepare-1.html Big Data storage is a growing problem. We have created more data in the past two years than the entirety human history. Yet storage architecture isn’t keeping up.

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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:47:00 PDT
NetApp Debuts Entry-Level All-Flash Array for Midmarket Enterprises http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/netapp-debuts-entry-level-all-flash-array-for-midmarket-enterprises.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/netapp-debuts-entry-level-all-flash-array-for-midmarket-enterprises.html Targeting midsized companies seeking a performance bump for their analytics applications, NetApp announces the new E2800 series of arrays.

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:24:00 PDT
Enterprise Cloud Storage Takes More than Wishful Thinking http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/enterprise-cloud-storage-takes-more-than-wishful-thinking.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/enterprise-cloud-storage-takes-more-than-wishful-thinking.html Successful enterprise cloud storage requires a strong business case and the will to transform your company’s cloud strategy.

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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:12:00 PDT
Storage Startups Solving Cloud Storage Problems http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/storage-startups-solving-cloud-storage-problems.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/storage-startups-solving-cloud-storage-problems.html Cloud storage is a highly effective strategy, but it's not without its challenges. These storage startups are working to solve the many cloud storage problems that are getting in the way of the sector's growth.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:02:00 PDT
IBM Unveils New All-Flash Storwize Systems, Standalone Spectrum Virtualize Software http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/virtualization/ibm-unveils-new-all-flash-storwize-systems-standalone-spectrum-virtualize-software.html http://www.infostor.com/storage-management/virtualization/ibm-unveils-new-all-flash-storwize-systems-standalone-spectrum-virtualize-software.html Big Blue takes the wraps off two new all-flash arrays, including a sub-$20,000 model, and offers its Spectrum Virtualize platform as a software-only offering.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:01:00 PDT
The Future of Cloud Storage http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/the-future-of-cloud-storage.html http://www.infostor.com/backup-and_recovery/cloud-storage/the-future-of-cloud-storage.html It appears that cloud storage will be the way of the future – or will cloud storage problems drive a return to on-premise storage?

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:00:00 PDT
HPE Debuts Sub-$10K Hybrid Flash Storage Array for SMBs http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/hpe-debuts-sub-10k-hybrid-flash-storage-array-for-smbs.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/ssd-drives/hpe-debuts-sub-10k-hybrid-flash-storage-array-for-smbs.html The new MSA 2042 array includes 800 GB of performance-enhancing flash storage to speed up SMB workloads with a price tag of under $10,000.

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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:40:00 PDT
Samsung Readies 32TB Enterprise SAS Drives http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/samsung-readies-32tb-enterprise-sas-drives.html http://www.infostor.com/disk-arrays/samsung-readies-32tb-enterprise-sas-drives.html Targeting enterprise storage systems, the flash chip maker is gearing up to release the massive SSD next year.

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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:45:00 PDT