Industry News and Analysis

EMC Reports 'Mixed' Q4, Dell Deal 'On Track'
With revenues of $7 billion, EMC's sales last quarter were about the same as those from a year ago, as the company prepares to be bought out by Dell.
Hitachi Debuts All-Flash Arrays with Integrated Data Services
The company's new Hitachi Flash Storage (HFS) A series all-flash arrays include quality of service and other data management perks for high-performance applications.
Flash's Rising Value in the Data Center: Leading SSD Products
Are SSDs a high enough value to overcome the lower cost of HDDs? Are they lowering their prices enough to compete with their natural competitors, high performance HDDs?
Seagate Joins the Helium Hard Drive Club
The company joins HGST in providing helium-filled hard drives for high-capacity enterprise data storage systems.
In Search of a Better Data Archive: From Tape to the Cloud
When you’re constructing the ideal data storage architecture, remember that several media formats each have a valued role.
Quantum Taps AWS for Cloud-Powered Disaster Recovery
No DR site? No problem. The data backup specialist releases Q-Cloud Protect as a virtual appliance that runs on Amazon's cloud.
Comparing Cloud Storage Alternatives: Beyond the Big Three
While Amazon, Microsoft and Google are considered cloud storage leaders, there are many other cloud storage providers worth taking a look at, for a wide array of reasons.
Disk Storage Falling out of Favor in the Data Center: Survey
It's no secret flash is gaining ground in the enterprise data storage market. A new study from Atlantis Computing reveals that some data center operators are quite eager to ditch disk-based systems.
Top Ten Cloud Storage Comparison Tips
For the best cloud storage comparison, make sure you’re aligning with internal storage, getting employee buy-in and thinking carefully about storage integration.