How Do You Store A Zettabyte?
A ZB on flash, by one calculation, would cost $1.15 trillion per year to store at the moment, perhaps dropping to 238 billion per year by 2020. The tape would be $8 billion per year in 2015 and $1.9 billion by 2020.
One to Watch: Kinetic Ethernet-Based Storage Platform
The Kinetic Open Storage Project has gained heavyweight vendor support and promises to disrupt the storage landscape.
Reduxio Hybrid Arrays Make Snapshots Obsolete
The flash storage array maker promises to radically simplify data protection and recovery with new arrays that eliminate snapshots.
Hadoop Storage Options: Time to Ditch DAS?
Using enterprise systems with Hadoop is not cheap, but the benefits can be considerable.
DataDirect Networks Corrals Big Data with GS7K Appliance
New GS7K hardware provides HPC environments with a high-performance, storage building block for big data analytics.
PMC Announces 12 Gbps SAS Expander Card for the Hyperscale Era
The company’s new SAS expander card targets the density-optimized server architectures used in hyperscale data centers.
Seagate Unleashes First 8 TB Hard Drive
With its sights set on the cloud, the hard drive maker ships the “world’s first” 8 terabyte hard drive to early customers.
Dell Launches DL1000 and DR2000v Backup Appliances
Company ships new data protection offerings with SMBs and remote office environments in mind.
Winchester Ships FlashDisk FX Hybrid Arrays
Winchester Systems jumps on the auto-tiering bandwagon with a new line of hybrid storage arrays.
HP Unwraps the Flash-Friendly XP7 Enterprise Storage Array
HP takes on EMC VMAX with the latest generation of its highly-available XP Disk Array hardware.