December 02, 2013 19:26 PM
Toshiba agrees to buy OCZ's assets as the SSD market continues to consolidate. Does the OCZ bankruptcy signal the end of independent SSD vendors?
December 02, 2013 11:19 AM
Gridstore takes an innovative approach to scale-out storage and is the first storage system optimized for Microsoft Hyper-V environments.
November 26, 2013 14:27 PM
There's no doubt that scale-out is the future of storage, but SnapScale's conservative approach doesn't quite pan out.
November 22, 2013 13:40 PM
A recent study by an online backup service showed that disk drives aren't as reliable as the industry says they are.
November 06, 2013 13:19 PM
New storage systems have joined the ranks of object stores, but they're really more general purpose storage devices that use some object storage concepts.
November 01, 2013 14:06 PM
Hybrid array company evolved from a NAS system supplier, but never really gained much traction in a competitive market.
October 30, 2013 13:55 PM
It's time for VMware to improve its file storage support to make storage management simpler.
October 28, 2013 11:08 AM
Startup Coho Data uses an integrated OpenFlow controller to reduce the latency associated with traditional scale-out storage designs.
October 22, 2013 12:14 PM
Disk drives just got interesting with Seagate's new Kinetic Open Storage platform, an architecture that creates smart disk drives with Ethernet interfaces.
October 17, 2013 18:12 PM
Company aims to prove the tape market isn't dead with new technology that includes a RESTful object storage API to open up tape libraries to more than backup applications.
October 15, 2013 15:44 PM
The Nirvanix collapse reads like a saga with villains, heroes and lessons that we all should learn from the implosion of the cloud service.
October 09, 2013 13:23 PM
VMware's integrated caching technology has some advanced features but doesn't pose a threat to third-party caching vendors.
October 07, 2013 13:10 PM
Violin Memory, maker of flash storage, saw its IPO price drop on its opening day. The drop says more about Violin's challenges than those of the overall flash market.
September 26, 2013 15:08 PM
As flash-based caching systems add write-back capabilities, be aware that performance gains can hit a wall.
September 19, 2013 10:07 AM
Cloud storage provider Nirvanix, which is closing its doors, ran afoul of harsh cloud financing models.
September 18, 2013 13:10 PM
At Interop New York I'll dive into the different roles flash can play in your storage architecture, and also delve into how to solve VDI-related storage problems.
September 17, 2013 11:20 AM
How do you classify software-defined storage? Let's try kingdoms, genus and species.
September 11, 2013 11:32 AM
Cisco is acquiring solid-state array vendor Whiptail for $415 million. The purchase edges Cisco closer to becoming a one-stop IT shop for the enterprise.
September 10, 2013 11:37 AM
Western Digital's $685 million acquisition of PCIe flash specialist Virident lets it compete with flash giants such as Intel/Micron and Samsung. But where was Seagate in all this?
September 09, 2013 15:19 PM
VMware is making good on its talk about software-defined storage with three products: vFlash, VSAN and Virsto. But as always, there are pros and cons.