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Storage Spending On The Rise
News  |  2/05/2016  | 
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451 Research finds that companies plan to spend more on public cloud storage as they prioritize disaster recovery and backup. ...

The End Of The High-End Storage Array Era
Commentary  |  2/04/2016  | 
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With the rise of all-flash arrays and object storage, big and fast no longer go together for enterprise storage. ...

Software-Defined Storage: The 2016 Outlook
Commentary  |  2/01/2016  | 
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Interest in SDS is growing as companies look for alternatives to high-priced storage drives. ...

Buying Storage: Tread Carefully
Commentary  |  1/20/2016  | 
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Figuring out the actual cost of storage products such as hyperconvergence appliances can be tricky. ...

The Future Of Data Storage: Flash And Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  1/18/2016  | 
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Flash-based storage and the cloud will play big roles in meeting enterprise storage needs. ...

3D NAND: The Hard Disk Drive Killer
Commentary  |  1/05/2016  | 
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Flash storage technology has evolved into a mainstream choice for enterprises and is poised to leave HDDs in the dust....

The Sinking Fibre Channel SAN
Commentary  |  1/04/2016  | 
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The rise of Ethernet and the decline of RAID arrays are killing off the Fibre Channel SAN market....

Storage Evolution Produces Countless Options
Commentary  |  12/22/2015  | 
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The storage industry has moved away from standard choices to an array of technologies that address specific problems....

NetApp Snaps Up Flash Startup SolidFire
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
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Veteran storage supplier acquires hot storage startup to boost its all-flash portfolio....

The Big Enterprise Storage Lie
Commentary  |  12/16/2015  | 
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The storage industry has lived off the deception that a dual-controller design is the best architecture, but it won't be able to fool storage buyers much longer....

What's Wrong With Object Storage?
Commentary  |  12/15/2015  | 
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Object storage offers tremendous scalability and flexibility, but performance and other issues have stymied its adoption....

2015: A Storage Retrospective
Commentary  |  12/10/2015  | 
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From the proposed Dell-EMC merger to Western Digital's acquisition of SanDisk, the storage industry was anything but staid this year....

Western Digital And Seagate: The New Storage Box Suppliers?
Commentary  |  12/02/2015  | 
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With all-flash arrays and storage enclosures, the two hard disk drive giants are poised to move in on their customers' market. ...

Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/26/2015  | 
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Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud....

It's Time To Integrate Encryption
Commentary  |  11/24/2015  | 
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What's the first step to improving information security? Quit blaming people and focus on enabling technologies like encryption....

Host-Managed SSDs: Using Flash Smarter
Commentary  |  11/18/2015  | 
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OCZ's Saber 1000 gives storage designers the ability to optimize their use of solid-state drives and improve performance....

3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center....

AWS Adoption Points To A Shift In Enterprise Storage
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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Amazon's success in the cloud is a big indicator of data center infrastructure and storage moving to the cloud....

The SDDC: Hardware Quality Assurance Matters
Commentary  |  10/30/2015  | 
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Hardware remains crucial in the software-defined data center. Organizations must implement hardware QA testing in hyperconverged environments to avoid outages....

SSD Pricing Vs. HDD Costs
Commentary  |  10/28/2015  | 
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Any way you cut it, solid-state drives are becoming a better bargain than hard disk drives....

Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Commentary  |  10/26/2015  | 
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Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program....

HP's Composable Infrastructure Vision
News  |  10/26/2015  | 
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HP wants to enable enterprises to easily and quickly spin up on-premises data center resources via software....

Software-Defined Storage: A Deeper Look
Commentary  |  10/23/2015  | 
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A recent report from Technology Business Research separates hype from reality in SDS, but is a bit timid in its view of the technology's impact on the storage industry....

SanDisk Scooped Up By Western Digital
News  |  10/21/2015  | 
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Two of the world's largest storage vendors entered an agreement to combine forces, giving Western Digital a critical foothold in flash technology....

3-2-1 Backup: The Rule For Recovery
Commentary  |  10/19/2015  | 
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Backing up your data is fairly straightforward if you follow an effective strategy, so it's surprising how often companies fail to do so....