Industry News and Analysis

Sanbolic Targets Server-Side Flash, SSD Management with Melio Latency Target Allocator
Company's new software brings centralized storage management to PCIe flash cards, SSDs and HDDs.
IBM Buys Butterfly for Automated Storage Migration
Corporate IT giant snaps up UK-based firm for capacity planning, backup and automated storage migration tech.
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Next Generation Virtualization: HyperConvergence
Emerging hyperconvergence technology acts to combine virtual infrastructure with other physical, specialized hardware systems in the data center such as networks or storage.
Virident Nabs $26M for Enterprise Server-Side SSDs
Company completes a funding round and names a new CEO as the enterprise flash storage market heats up.
Panasas Debuts SSD-Accelerated ActiveStor 14 NAS Arrays
Company boosts big data performance by putting small files onto SSDs.
Accelerating the SAN, with the Server
Server-based storage accelerators will likely be more widely deployable than ever before, bringing the benefits of flash optimized I/O into the SAN.
Open Source Ceph Storage Filesystem Advances with Inktank
Ceph creator Sage Weil explains where the storage filesystem is headed.
Riverbed Accelerates Cloud Storage with Whitewater 2.0
Linux-based cloud storage accelerator features enhanced management and performance features.
QLogic's Mt. Rainier Unites SANs with Server SSDs
New project aims to accelerate SAN performance using industry standard SSDs while simplifying storage management.
Facebook Details Open Compute Storage Plans
Open source effort jumps into storage with Open Vault offering.