3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center.
Software-Defined Storage: A Deeper Look
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.
Best TED Talks For Technologists
Robotics, crowdsourcing, thought control, 3D printing –- the achievements of science are amazing, but those who work in tech every day often take them for granted. These TED Talks will remind you how wondrous and inspiring technology can be.
Making Sense of SSDs
Solid-state storage is hot. In this Q&A, IT storage pro Anthony Sequeira explains the pros and cons of the technology.
Why IBM Bought Cleversafe
With the acquisition of object storage and erasure coding technologies, IBM bolsters its cloud position. The move looks savvier than the Dell-EMC deal.
Dell-EMC Has Big Cybersecurity Implications
The devil will be in the details, but if the company cooks up a winning integration strategy to combine the likes of SecureWorks and RSA, it is poised to become a major security player.
Selecting Storage: Buzzword Bingo
The storage industry is rife with buzzwords. Here are some of the popular ones storage buyers need to navigate carefully in order to find storage products that truly meet their needs.
When Flash Storage Is Not Enough
Flash storage seems like an easy way to solve storage performance problems in virtualized data centers, but here’s why using flash alone isn’t sufficient.
White Boxes Going Mainstream
White-box servers from ODMs are making their way into the enterprise in a growing trend that has far-reaching ramifications for the data center.
Why Hyperconvergence Needs Networking
Hyperconverged systems are attractive alternatives for the data center, but the hot trend may fizzle out if vendors don't incorporate networking into the mix.
Demystifying Converged Infrastructure
These data center building blocks consolidate storage, compute, virtualization and networking into one product. We look under the hood to find out exactly what that means.
No Lazy Days of Summer In Storage
The dog days of August are when the storage industry heats up, with two major events. Contributor Howard Marks will be speaking and joining the fun at Flash Memory Summit and VMworld.
EMC: End Of The Golden Era?
EMC has enjoyed three decades as leader in storage, but is grappling with trends that are shaking up the storage industry, including all-flash arrays and white-box storage.
Building A Data-Centric Data Center
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
6 Methods To Cut Data Storage Costs
If your enterprise is struggling with spiraling storage, simply buying more capacity isn't the answer. Listen to your data and follow these guidelines.