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Vaultize Blends Enterprise File Sharing and MDM
July 30, 2014 -- Already offering mobile-friendly features, the file sharing and sync company takes the next logical step into mobile device management.
IBM Splits with NetApp in Pursuit of Homegrown Software Defined Storage
May 28, 2014 -- The tech giant ends its OEM partnership with NetApp to focus on its own data center storage solutions.
EMC Changes Reflect Storage Industry Changes
May 27, 2014 -- Why is EMC focusing so much on software when its roots lie in selling hardware? (Hint: think ‘software defined storage’.)
Kaminario Eyes Midrange Market with 5th Gen Flash Arrays
May 20, 2014 -- At a $2 per GB of usable SSD capacity, Kaminario makes a play for the midrange storage market with its latest K2 arrays company.
Silver Peak Offers More WAN-Optimized Data Replication Options
April 17, 2014 -- Customers looking to upgrade their VRX software and transfer backup data over wide area networks faster can now take an intermediate step before committing to the company's high-end product.
Dell Debuts Flashy Fluid Cache for SAN
April 16, 2014 -- The server maker targets enterprise cloud and VDI environments with a new data-prioritizing product based on the company's PCI Express Flash SSDs.
VMware Leverages VSAN for Horizon 6 VDI Suite
April 10, 2014 -- The company aims to shatter the divisions between desktop, mobile and the cloud for enterprise application users, with a little help from its server-side storage tech.
Tips on Future-Proofing Your Fibre Channel Assets
March 24, 2014 -- Despite many competing technologies emerging in the data center, Fibre Channel can maintain its place.
SolidFire Continues Its All-SSD Push into the Enterprise
March 13, 2014 -- The storage company upgrades its all-flash lineup with new data protection features and Fibre Channel support.
VMware's Virtual SAN Finally Ships
March 12, 2014 -- Company jumps into the server-side storage fray by announcing the general availability of its Virtual SAN product.
Rackspace Taps Brocade for Leaner, Greener Cloud SANs
March 4, 2014 -- The cloud computing company manages growth with Brocade's efficient Gen 5 Fibre Channel SAN technology.
A3CUBE Shatters Storage Bottlenecks with PCIe-Inspired Networking Tech
February 25, 2014 -- Big Data beware. The storage startup's RONNIEE Express platform extends PCIe's memory-mapping capabilities to keep server processors swimming in data.
Software Defined Storage: So Many Definitions
February 24, 2014 -- Software defined storage is a red hot buzzword, even as its definition remains decidedly unclear.
NetApp Unveils Cloudy New FAS8000 Storage Line
February 19, 2014 -- The company rolls out a new product line that the company bets will emerge as a storage platform for cloud-enabled enterprise workloads.
VMware VSAN Gathers Support, Launch Imminent
February 12, 2014 -- The virtualization pioneer gears up for the official release of its virtual storage area networking technology.
Pure Storage Announces Forever Flash Maintenance Model
February 7, 2014 -- The all-SSD storage array provider combats "Maintenance Extortion" with a new business model.
Tegile Targets SQL Server Performance with FlashVols
February 5, 2014 -- New feature "pins" SQL workloads to SSDs within the company's hybrid storage arrays.
Nutanix Banks $101M for SAN-less Data Centers
January 14, 2014 -- Hyperconvergence company completes a big round of financing thanks to tech that helps data center operators skip the SAN.
Data Storage in 2014: Cloud, Virtual SANs, Big Data
December 18, 2013 -- Seven key trends will dramatically shape the data storage sector in the year ahead.
Dell and Dropbox Team for Enterprise Cloud Storage
December 17, 2013 -- In a bold play for the enterprise, Dropbox begins offering cloud storage and backup on Dell devices, systems and services offerings.
Avago Eyes Data Center Storage with $6.6B LSI Buy
December 16, 2013 -- LSI tech gives the semiconductor specialist from Singapore a shot at the enterprise storage market.
Storage Software Market Nears $3.5B in Q3
December 11, 2013 -- Backup and recovery software helped the storage industry increase software sales last quarter.
Storage Startups to Watch in 2014
November 15, 2013 -- Driven by complexity and high costs, the data storage market is fertile ground for new companies offering cheaper, simpler alternatives.
Maxta Exits Stealth with MxSP Storage Software
November 12, 2013 -- Software startup announces a server-side shared storage platform that is optimized for virtualized environments.
Emulex Unveils Flash Services Upgrades for its FC HBAs
October 30, 2013 -- New tech improves virtualized workloads and big databases on flash-filled SANs.