Industry News and Analysis

Solid State Storage vs. Hard Drives: The Case for More SSDs
As flash storage prices continue to fall, it is becoming economical to use SSDs for more applications.
NetApp Acquires All-Flash Storage Provider SolidFire for $870 Million
The enterprise storage systems vendor makes a big bet on the all-flash data center.
IT Pros Concerned Their Storage Won't Keep Up in 2016
Add storage obsolescence and shrinking budgets to the pile of challenges IT departments will face in the coming year, according to a new survey from X-IO Technologies.
Sweet Sixteen Solid State Storage Products
These are some of the best flash-based arrays currently available on the market.
Data Protection Gaps, Some Good, Some Not So Good
Do you have gaps in your data protection strategy, solution, service or implementation?
Seagate Refreshes RealStor Arrays for the Midrange Storage Market
The company banks on flash, OpenStack support and bundled data protection technologies to bring enterprise-grade storage capabilities to midmarket deployments.
Cloud Storage Comparison
No two cloud storage services are the same. Here's how the top three compare.
Huawei Aims for Third in Data Storage by 2018
Look out EMC and HP. Over the next couple of years, China's Huawei plans to claw away market share from enterprise data storage heavyweights.
Enterprise Sync and Share: The Time for Adoption Has Come
ESS services give employees the file-sharing capabilities they need while allowing IT to meet its governance and management responsibilities
Western Digital Welcomes Big Data with 10 TB Helium HDDs
The company targets cloud and big data workloads with new high-capacity, 3.5-inch drives from its HGST subsidiary.
Object Storage Is In Your Future
The term object storage can refer to a variety of data storage technologies -- it all depends on context.
Tape's Roadmap to Higher Capacity, Performance and Reliability
Experts say tape will continue to play a role in storage for years to come.