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Virtual Storage Buying Guide
March 2, 2015 -- An overview of the rapidly growing virtual storage marketplace.
Top Ten Virtual Data Storage Tips
February 26, 2015 -- Making the most of virtual storage can greatly boost the flexibility and quantity of your storage pool.
VSPEX BLUE: EMC's New Converged Storage Shortcut
February 5, 2015 -- EMC's newest VSPEX converged infrastructure offering simplifies storage management and can spin up virtual machines in under 15 minutes, claims the company.
77 Open Source Storage Applications
February 4, 2015 -- These open source storage apps can help businesses or home users set up a storage appliance, build their own cloud storage service, backup their systems and more.
Boosting Backup Capacity with Virtual Servers
February 3, 2015 -- As many IT departments have seen, leverage virtual storage provides considerable advantages.
EMC Unveils ViPR and ScaleIO Software Updates
January 16, 2015 -- The data storage giant rings in 2015 with new flash management, data protection and virtual SAN capabilities.
9 Storage Startups to Watch
January 15, 2015 -- The data storage sector is hot – and these storage startups are set to grab a piece of the expanding market.
Asigra Brings Cloud Backup to Docker Containers
January 7, 2015 -- Company delivers the "industry first" enterprise cloud backup provider for Docker's white-hot virtualization technology.
Does Data Storage Really Change?
December 12, 2014 -- A look back at data storage in 2014 reveals many new developments, but one surprising holdover from earlier years.
Software Defined Storage Platforms: Buying Guide
October 14, 2014 -- Software defined storage platforms vary widely based on which vendor platform is providing the software based storage.
HGST Helps 'Drive' VMware VSAN
October 13, 2014 -- Company's line of enterprise hard drives and SSDs provide the essential building blocks for VMware's push into software-defined data center storage.
Nutanix Goes All-Flash for Converged Storage Appliance
October 10, 2014 -- Company leverages SSDs to sidestep SANs and boost application performance.
Scality Brings 'Amazon EBS-like' VM Storage to the Data Center
August 27, 2014 -- With version 5.0 of the company's RING storage software platform, the company allows enterprise IT organizations to borrow the cloud king's crown.
HP Adds KVM Support to StoreVirtual VSA
August 22, 2014 -- HP updates StoreVirtual to include supports for the three top hypervisors and unveils a new entry-level all-flash array.
Nexenta Enables File Services on VMware VSAN
August 20, 2014 -- Company's software adds NAS capabilities to VMware's Virtual SAN platform and expands its software-defined storage ecosystem.
CacheAdvance Software Accelerates Apps with a Dash of Flash
August 11, 2014 -- Application-centric storage software from CacheBox leverages a server-side flash to give business applications a big performance boost.
NetApp Taps Microsoft Azure, Equinix for Private Hybrid Cloud Storage
July 15, 2014 -- New offering provides fast, secure links to Microsoft Azure that enables enterprise-grade data management, security and protection for cloud-based data.
Amazon Entices Enterprises with Zocalo Cloud File Storage
July 11, 2014 -- The cloud computing giant unveils a low-cost file storage, sync and share service to help businesses move beyond the inbox.
Panzura Sets Its Cloud Storage Gateway 'Free'
July 10, 2014 -- The cloud storage company starts offering its cloud gateway software for free, a move the company hopes will help commoditize enterprise cloud storage.
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’.)
Sanbolic Launches New Software for the Software-Defined Data Center
May 14, 2014 -- The new Sanbolic Platform storage software provides unified management of heterogeneous geo-distributed storage resources and services.
Software Defined Storage: What About the File System?
May 8, 2014 -- Lost amid the hype in software defined storage is the complexity of an integral component, the file system.
Maxta Raises $25M, Teams with Intel for Software-Defined Storage
May 7, 2014 -- The startup will work with Intel to optimize its storage software platform for IT systems based on the CPU maker's chips.
EMC Unveils the VNXe3200 Starter Storage Array, Project Liberty
May 1, 2014 -- The storage giant unveils a high-performance, entry-level array and previews storage virtualization software that can fast track application development.