Storage Management Featured Articles

15 Leading Data Storage Startups
October 25, 2016 -- These data storage startups are leading the way with cloud, scalable performance, interface flexibility, analytics, and quality-of-service controls.
Top Ten Data Storage Performance Tips: Improving Data Storage
October 19, 2016 -- Your data storage performance can be improved with load balancing, micro-tiering, and closer monitoring of the server farm, among other techniques.
Product Spotlight: Six Ways to Boost Data Storage Performance
October 13, 2016 -- A survey of data storage problems, highlighting the various ways that data storage vendors address those challenges.
Big Data Storage: Top Ten Tips for Scaling Hadoop
October 6, 2016 -- Enabling Hadoop to help with your Big Data storage needs requires avoiding controller choke points, understanding decentralized storage, and other advanced Big Data techniques.
Top Ten Big Data Storage Tools
September 28, 2016 -- The growing array of big data storage solutions reflects the rapid growth of big data itself.
Backup Appliance Market Grew in Q2 with EMC in the Lead
September 27, 2016 -- Storage vendors notch double-digit gains as vendors ship products that better meet the data protection needs of enterprises.
Virtual Instruments Debuts Analytics-Driven NAS Performance Monitoring
September 20, 2016 -- The company's infrastructure performance monitoring platform can now tackle both SAN and NAS environments.
Enterprise Data Storage Market Flattens Out: IDC
September 19, 2016 -- Though revenues barely budged, the market for enterprise storage solutions is undergoing some major upheavals.
Big Data Storage: 12 Tips to Prepare
September 14, 2016 -- 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.
Enterprise Cloud Storage Takes More than Wishful Thinking
September 7, 2016 -- Successful enterprise cloud storage requires a strong business case and the will to transform your company’s cloud strategy.
Storage Startups Solving Cloud Storage Problems
August 24, 2016 -- 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.
IBM Unveils New All-Flash Storwize Systems, Standalone Spectrum Virtualize Software
August 23, 2016 -- 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.
The Future of Cloud Storage
August 16, 2016 -- It appears that cloud storage will be the way of the future – or will cloud storage problems drive a return to on-premise storage?
HPE Debuts Sub-$10K Hybrid Flash Storage Array for SMBs
August 15, 2016 -- 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.
What is the Best Enterprise SSD Format?
August 10, 2016 -- There are so many labels and categories for enterprise SSD products, from PCIe-based flash to custom flash to NVMe-based SSDs to memory channel-attached flash. Is one enterprise SSD format the best?
Big Data Storage Solutions: Options Abound
August 9, 2016 -- New big data storage options make Hadoop, Spark and other systems cheaper, faster, better.
Seagate Introduces 10TB Guardian Series HDDs
July 19, 2016 -- From NAS systems to desktop drives, Seagate gathers its 10TB hard drives under the Guardian Series banner.
A Cloud Hovers over the Growing Enterprise NAS Market
July 13, 2016 -- And not necessarily in a bad way. Cloud-enabled file storage systems will help the enterprise NAS market notch big gains over the next few years.
Storage Tiering with External Infrastructure
July 13, 2016 -- Effective use of storage tiering can help reduce capital expenses and ongoing operational costs.
Samsung Debuts 256GB microSD Card Killer
July 7, 2016 -- The company's new removable Universal Flash Storage (UFS) cards can usher in mobile devices with fast data capture capabilities.
Is Server-Side Flash Caching for You?
June 8, 2016 -- In some situations, server-side flash cache can greatly increase application performance.
Storage Market Decline Persisted in Q1: IDC
June 3, 2016 -- Data storage vendors started off 2016 on a down note as array sales keep slipping.
Flash Caching Appliances
June 2, 2016 -- In some cases, adding a flash cache appliance to your network can speed performance and deliver excellent ROI.
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.