Industry News and Analysis

EMC Launches ViPR Strike at Big Data
The data storage giant announces HDFS support, opening up the flood gates to Big Data capabilities on existing storage.
Lenovo, IBM and the Impact on Data Storage
The recent IBM-Lenovo deal reveals more complexity in the data storage market than was first apparent.
Amazon Launches Flash-based Cloud Data Warehousing Option
New Dense Compute nodes for Redshift help businesses speed up their cloud-based analytics.
SanDisk Begins Limited Shipments of Flash-based ULLtraDIMM SSDs
The flash storage provider teams with Diablo Technology to entice server makers to place ultra-fast storage in their DIMM slots.
Archival Data Storage and Weather Forecasting
Like many businesses with dramatic data growth, weather forecasters need an ever-expanding amount of storage.
Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Supercharges VM Restores
Cozy ties with VMware's virtualization tech enables Symantec's latest enterprise data protection offering to slash virtual machine backups and restores.
EMC Debuts InfoArchive 3.0
Structured or unstructured, EMC's "live archiving" tech breathes new life into application data archives.
Data Storage Technologies to Watch in 2014
Software defined is a leader, as is hybrid IT and solutions that enhance mobile access to storage.
Flash in the Cloud: Why or Why Not?
Sure, the union of flash data storage and cloud computing is inevitable -- yet in some cases it may not be an effective strategy.
IBM Aims FlashSystem 840 at the Cloud
With its new 2U all-flash array, Big Blue has cloud, analytics and massively virtualized workloads in its sights.
Synology Debuts New RackStation NAS
New rackmount units shrink the company's desktop DiskStation hardware down to size.
Nutanix Banks $101M for SAN-less Data Centers
Hyperconvergence company completes a big round of financing thanks to tech that helps data center operators skip the SAN.
StoneFly Unwraps Twin Scale Out NAS Appliances
Storage firm shows off a new line of NAS hardware built to handle massive rich media files and enable enterprise file-sharing.
Software Defined Storage: 10 Things You Need to Know
As data centers adopt software defined storage, the questions about this emerging technology seem to multiply.
How Data Backup is Changing and Why It Matters
A survey of today’s data backup and recovery solutions reveals a landscape that has grown increasingly complex in an effort to keep up with ever larger backup needs.
Winchester Systems Launches FlashNAS ZFS 3400
Company begins shipping new ZFS-based, flash-enabled NAS systems that can scale to 1 PB.
Data Storage Buyouts Reflect Industry Trends
To know what data storage trends are hot, look at which companies are getting acquired.
Snapshot Management Comes to CloudSigma
SSD-based cloud storage provider ushers in new enterprise-friendly data protection capabilities.
NovaStor Goes Granular with NovaBACKUP DataCenter 5.2
The latest version of the company's backup software enables IT pros to pluck specific files from VMware backups.
Comodo Offers Double the Free Cloud Backup Capacity
Internet security specialist now gives users 10 GB of free cloud storage for their files.