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Comparing Cloud Data Archiving: Five Key Comparisons
February 9, 2016 -- When comparing cloud-based data archive solutions, look at factors like encryption, number of copies,and what happens if your data is lost.
Flash and the Cloud Gain Ground in Growing SMB NAS Market
February 5, 2016 -- A new forecast paints a rosy picture for small and midsized business file storage providers.
NetApp Completes SolidFire Buy
February 3, 2016 -- With SolidFire's storage automation tech, NetApp takes aim at enterprises with their heads in the cloud.
EMC Reports 'Mixed' Q4, Dell Deal 'On Track'
January 28, 2016 -- With revenues of $7 billion, EMC's sales last quarter were about the same as those from a year ago, as the company prepares to be bought out by Dell.
Flash's Rising Value in the Data Center: Leading SSD Products
January 19, 2016 -- Are SSDs a high enough value to overcome the lower cost of HDDs? Are they lowering their prices enough to compete with their natural competitors, high performance HDDs?
Seagate Joins the Helium Hard Drive Club
January 14, 2016 -- The company joins HGST in providing helium-filled hard drives for high-capacity enterprise data storage systems.
In Search of a Better Data Archive: From Tape to the Cloud
January 14, 2016 -- When you’re constructing the ideal data storage architecture, remember that several media formats each have a valued role.
Comparing Cloud Storage Alternatives: Beyond the Big Three
January 11, 2016 -- While Amazon, Microsoft and Google are considered cloud storage leaders, there are many other cloud storage providers worth taking a look at, for a wide array of reasons.
Disk Storage Falling out of Favor in the Data Center: Survey
January 8, 2016 -- It's no secret flash is gaining ground in the enterprise data storage market. A new study from Atlantis Computing reveals that some data center operators are quite eager to ditch disk-based systems.
Top Ten Cloud Storage Comparison Tips
January 4, 2016 -- For the best cloud storage comparison, make sure you’re aligning with internal storage, getting employee buy-in and thinking carefully about storage integration.
Data Protection Gaps, Some Good, Some Not So Good
December 15, 2015 -- Do you have gaps in your data protection strategy, solution, service or implementation?
Seagate Refreshes RealStor Arrays for the Midrange Storage Market
December 10, 2015 -- The company banks on flash, OpenStack support and bundled data protection technologies to bring enterprise-grade storage capabilities to midmarket deployments.
Cloud Storage Comparison
December 10, 2015 -- No two cloud storage services are the same. Here's how the top three compare.
Huawei Aims for Third in Data Storage by 2018
December 8, 2015 -- Look out EMC and HP. Over the next couple of years, China's Huawei plans to claw away market share from enterprise data storage heavyweights.
Enterprise Sync and Share: The Time for Adoption Has Come
December 4, 2015 -- ESS services give employees the file-sharing capabilities they need while allowing IT to meet its governance and management responsibilities
Western Digital Welcomes Big Data with 10 TB Helium HDDs
December 2, 2015 -- The company targets cloud and big data workloads with new high-capacity, 3.5-inch drives from its HGST subsidiary.
Object Storage Is In Your Future
December 1, 2015 -- The term object storage can refer to a variety of data storage technologies -- it all depends on context.
Storage Enters the Age of Erasure Coding
November 30, 2015 -- Data storage vendors are getting serious about erasure coding as the limitations of RAID become more pronounced.
Successful Tests Bring LTO-7 Tape Closer to Release
November 25, 2015 -- Sony and Fujifilm ace their LTO Ultrium generation 7 interchange tests, bringing high-capacity tape storage closer to market.
Cloud-Savvy Backup Provider Datto Raises $75 Million
November 20, 2015 -- Datto thinks globally in its plans to expand the reach of its data enterprise data protection and business continuity portfolio.
Flash Memory in the Enterprise
November 18, 2015 -- Fully understanding flash memory in the enterprise will enable your company to make the best decisions about growing the role of flash in their enterprise.
What’s Real Data Storage Innovation Among Products, Vendors?
November 16, 2015 -- If a data storage vendor is currently in business, they're likely claiming to be innovative. But what's real innovation in data storage?
DataDirect Networks Launches New Flagship HPC Hybrid Arrays
November 10, 2015 -- The storage provider lays claim to the fastest hybrid arrays for high performance computing and enterprises with massive analytics workloads.
Dropbox Launches Enterprise-Grade Service Tier
November 6, 2015 -- The cloud file storage innovator bulks up its management tool and support capabilities with large enterprises in mind.
DR as a Service Buying Guide
October 27, 2015 -- As cloud computing advances, Disaster recovery as a service is moving closer to a default choice – and the options are already numerous.