Industry News and Analysis

Toshiba Eyes Cloud Data Centers with 6TB HDD
The hard drive maker targets cloud providers with a higher-capacity 7,200 RPM, 3.5-inch drive.
IBM and Box Team for Smarter Cloud Content Management
The companies are blending cloud file storage, analytics and enterprise content management technologies to improve collaboration.
Portworx Raises $8.5M for Docker-Enabled Storage
The company emerges from stealth to help enterprises bridge the gap between Docker and storage infrastructures.
Backup Appliance Market Gains in Q1: IDC
Businesses are snapping up data backup systems in a historically slow quarter for the market, according to the IT research firm.
Asigra Ventures into Backup Appliances for Cloud Storage Providers
The company aims its new turnkey hardware at managed service providers and cloud storage companies.
Has EMC Embarked on an Open Source Strategy?
The company's Project CoprHD, an open source version of ViPR Controller, may be the first of many storage products that the company open sources.
HGST Targets Cloud Active Archives with 10 TB Helium HDD
The company offers cloud data centers faster access to their aging data with its new high-capacity, helium-filled hard drives featuring SMR technology.
Hyperscale Data Center Demand Lifts Enterprise Storage Market in Q1
EMC leads the market for enterprise storage systems and HP narrows the gap as data center operators tackle bigger cloud-enabled workloads.
SanDisk Targets Cloud Data Center with 2TB SSD
The flash storage company reaches for hyperscale cloud data centers with its latest CloudSpeed Eco SSDs.
Flash, SDS Toss a Wrench into Enterprise Storage Testing
Many businesses aren't getting accurate results as they seek to adopt faster, more adaptive storage technologies.
Pure Storage Redesigns FlashArray
The company's new array design anchors a trio of announcements from the all-flash storage systems maker.