Storage Management Featured Articles

Xyratex Unveils ClusterStor Secure Data Appliance
April 15, 2014 -- Storage for a post-Snowden world? The enterprise data storage specialist launches new hardware that has the potential to massively consolidate high-security government storage networks.
Oracle Adds Database Backup, Storage to Cloud Services Slate
April 14, 2014 -- A new, deeply integrated backup offering and an object storage solution expand Oracle's reach into the enterprise cloud market.
OCZ Readies New Flash SQL Accelerator
April 11, 2014 -- Now a Toshiba subsidiary, the flash data storage vendor teases a new PCIe server add-on card and software combo that speeds SQL workloads.
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.
400 Gb/s Ethernet: What Does It Mean for Storage?
April 7, 2014 -- Don't expect Ethernet dominance to end anytime soon.
Seagate Launches 6 TB HDD for Cloud Data Centers
April 7, 2014 -- Bigger clouds demand larger hard drives. Seagate has rolls out a 6 TB, 3.5-inch HDD with enterprise-grade features.
Helium Drives for Data Storage
March 31, 2014 -- You might consider a helium drive, but make sure you’re making the right product comparison.
Actifio Raises $100M, Valued at $1B
March 24, 2014 -- Company announces a new round of VC financing as it prepares to take on legacy storage and expand into the mid-market.
Data Storage: Metadata Everywhere (And Not a Drop to Drink)
March 20, 2014 -- Because they can't handle the many different types of metadata in use today, POSIX systems are likely on the way out.
SpiderOak Announces Unlimited Secure Cloud Storage
March 19, 2014 -- The company offers businesses access to its privacy-enhancing public cloud for a flat fee.
Fibre Channel's Future in a Software-Defined World
March 14, 2014 -- Experts disagree about whether fibre channel will survive as datacenters become increasingly software defined.
Why Is Software-Based Storage Management Still Hardware-Dependent?
March 12, 2014 -- For now, most storage continues to be sold as appliances but moving to true software-defined data centers could disrupt the market.
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.
DataDirect Networks Launches WOS 360
March 5, 2014 -- The company doubles down on data protection after delivering an object storage platform for Big Data.
Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays: When and Where?
March 3, 2014 -- Hybrid flash storage arrays are more expensive than other options, but in certain scenarios they are clearly the best choice.
Nexenta Previews NexentaStor 4.0 Updates
February 28, 2014 -- Storage management software provider announces a bevy of new features that are set to arrive in 2Q with NexentaStor 4.0.
Software Defined Storage: So Many Definitions
February 24, 2014 -- Software defined storage is a red hot buzzword, even as its definition remains decidedly unclear.
Cloud Backup ROI Calculator
February 21, 2014 -- The Cloud Backup ROI Calculator will help you measure return on your cloud backup and storage investments. Free download.
Cloud Storage for Business: Pros and Cons
February 19, 2014 -- A one-to-one comparison between the per-GB cost of online backup and buying local disk doesn’t favor the cloud.
Storage Made Easy Links Clouds for Unified File Sync and Share
February 14, 2014 -- Startup jumps on the VC train with tech that brings together multiple public cloud storage services for an all-in-one file management solution.
Tintri Grabs $75M for Application-Aware Storage
February 13, 2014 -- On its path toward an IPO, the hybrid storage systems maker plans on taking its VM-centric tech to more markets.
Micron Memory and Storage?
February 11, 2014 -- Voracious demand from the mobile device market will drive the development of low power, non-volatile memory.
Box Joins MobileIron AppConnect
February 10, 2014 -- MDM company tackles secure, cloud-based file sharing and syncing with the help of Box and a handful of other providers.
IBM and Actifio Team for Leaner Clouds
February 4, 2014 -- Big Blue's latest cloud storage service cuts down on capacity requirements, thanks to Actifio's space-saving tech.
EMC Launches ViPR Strike at Big Data
January 31, 2014 -- The data storage giant announces HDFS support, opening up the flood gates to Big Data capabilities on existing storage.