Storage Management Featured Articles

Dell Focuses on Flash with Storage Center Operating System 7
May 19, 2016 -- The update, three years in the making, includes enhancements to help data centers squeeze the most out of their flash arrays.
Maximizing SSD ROI
May 17, 2016 -- Ensuring SSD return on investment (ROI) is enabled by using a portfolio management approach. SSD ROI is always dependent on finding the correct role for flash in your data storage setup.
E8 Storage Lands $12 Million for NVMe-based Enterprise Storage
May 10, 2016 -- The Israeli storage startup, founded by ex-IBM XIV staffers, is banking on faster NVMe flash to deliver blazing business application performance to enterprises.
Hyperconverged Systems Are Entering the Mainstream
May 5, 2016 -- Gartner predicts that hyperconverged systems will become commonplace in the data center over the next few years.
Server Powered Storage: Intelligent Storage Arrays Gain Server Superpowers
May 5, 2016 -- The distinctions between servers and storage arrays are growing fuzzier.
IBM Debuts All-Flash Arrays for Low-Latency Cloud Apps
May 2, 2016 -- The three new arrays feature IBM's hardware-based MicroLatency tech to boost cloud applications.
Seagate Begins Volume Shipments of 10TB Helium Enterprise HDD
April 27, 2016 -- The company's first foray into helium-filled hard drives is finally shipping in large enough quantities to start filling up cloud data centers.
EMC's Enterprise Storage Sales Dipped in Q1
April 20, 2016 -- The data storage giant's first-quarter revenues fall just short of analyst expectations as businesses keep shifting their IT budgets away from traditional storage arrays.
Avere Debuts Entry-Level FXT 5200 Edge NAS Filer
April 19, 2016 -- The hybrid cloud storage company unveils the FXT 5200 Edge, a faster NAS filer for businesses considering moving some file services to the cloud.
FalconStor Keeps Storage Admins in the Know with FreeStor Analytics
April 12, 2016 -- New predictive analytics capabilities help IT administrators keep an eye on the entirety of their storage environments, avoid looming issues and plan capacity upgrades.
Hybrid Cloud Storage
April 6, 2016 -- Hybrid cloud solutions make sense for several use cases, but organizations should choose their vendors with care.
Quantum Tackles Surveillance and Law Enforcement Video Storage
April 6, 2016 -- The storage systems maker develops new reference architectures to handle the growing amount of security and law enforcement video footage.
The Cloud Hangs over World Backup Day
March 31, 2016 -- Users are increasingly looking to cloud storage providers for their data protection needs, according to new survey data from Kroll Ontrack.
Red Hat and SanDisk Partner for Flash-based Ceph Storage
March 29, 2016 -- Seeking to speed up OpenStack-based cloud workloads, SanDisk will deliver InfiniFlash arrays with Red Hat Ceph Storage software.
Backup Appliance Market Rises 4% in Q4 2015
March 23, 2016 -- Continued demand for data protection equipment helped makes 2015 a growth year for the industry.
Shareholders Approve Western Digital-SanDisk Acquisition
March 17, 2016 -- The deal to combine a major hard drive maker with a leading provider of flash storage clears a major hurdle.
Data Storage for Media and Entertainment
March 16, 2016 -- Given that the media and entertainment industries are voracious consumers of storage technology, the trends in these verticals are instructive across the enterprise.
HP Enterprise Unveils Midrange Hyper Converged 380 Appliance
March 15, 2016 -- Administrators can deploy virtual machines in just five clicks on HPE's new combined compute and storage hardware.
Seagate Debuts OCP-Compliant 10 GB/s PCIe SSD
March 9, 2016 -- The unit is being billed as the "fastest-ever" solid-state flash drive, capable of making quick work out of demanding cloud workloads.
Tiering Data Storage for Cost Savings and Accessibility
March 1, 2016 -- The complex landscape of data storage tiering takes data from the moment it's created to the end of its lifecycle -- factoring costs at every stage.
Docker and Containerization Storage Buying Guide
February 25, 2016 -- These companies offer products that can make it easier to manage storage in a containerized environment.
Ten Things Storage Managers Need to Know About Docker
February 24, 2016 -- Containerization technology has a lot of benefits for application development and deployment, but it complicates storage management.
VMware VSAN Gains Dedupe and QoS
February 10, 2016 -- With the version 6.2 release, VMware's Virtual SAN software-defined storage solution finally receives some highly-anticipated flash storage optimization and management capabilities.
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.