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Ten Leading Vendors in Flash Storage

July 27, 2015
Flash storage has come a long way and is now replacing 15k RPM drives. Who are the big flash storage vendors?
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Choosing the Right Cloud Storage Provider

May 28, 2014
More and more data is leaving the confines of the enterprise for the cloud. Here's how to pick the right provider.
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Sun Layoffs Hit Open Source Projects

December 22, 2009
Is Oracle seeking to do away with OpenSolaris?
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Seagate Unveils First Solid State Drives

December 9, 2009
The hard drive giant enters the enterprise SSD market and shows off a laptop drive almost the size of a credit card.
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SDSC Turns to Flash Technology for Supercomputing

November 9, 2009
Spinning media just wasn't up to the job, so the San Diego Supercomputer Center is banking on flash memory to build its dream machine.
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EMC, Intel Team Up as Cisco Rumors Resurface

November 2, 2009
EMC plans a new Atmos — and a possible partnership with Cisco and VMware.
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Oracle, Sun Team Up on Exadata 2 Servers

September 16, 2009
HP gets kicked to the curb as Oracle picks the company it's acquiring for the next-generation Exadata servers.
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EMC Unveils Private Cloud Strategy as Cisco Rumors Swirl

September 3, 2009
EMC's private cloud strategy includes many things — just not the highly anticipated partnership with Cisco.
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Intel Halts SSD Sales Following Data Loss

August 3, 2009
The data corruption problem only appears under one condition, but it was enough to force Intel to halt solid state drive shipments.
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Acronis Adds Data Dedupe to Backup

July 10, 2009
The company's backup and recovery product supports virtualization environments and adds deduplication support for the first time.
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Hitachi Boosts Its Midrange Data Storage Offerings

July 3, 2009
A big jump in performance and scalability could help boost sales of Hitachi's AMS 2000 product line.
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SGI Returns with New Data Storage Arrays

June 29, 2009
SGI's new high-density storage device can handle up to 60 drives, both platter and SSD-based, for 90TB of storage.
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IBM's Open Cloud Manifesto Leaves Out Some Big Names

April 1, 2009
Is it a true unified effort when Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce are missing?
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Western Digital Buys Its Way Into Solid State Storage

March 31, 2009
WD has been slow to move into the flash-based data storage market — until now.
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Toshiba Acquires Fujitsu's Hard Drive Business

February 18, 2009
The deal will make Toshiba a player in the enterprise storage market and could lead to new solid state drive (SSD) development efforts.
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Google's GDrive Makes a (Brief) Appearance

February 2, 2009
A source code sighting suggests what Google's long-rumored GDrive storage service is and what it will be used for — if it ever ships.
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Flash Storage Hits the Terabyte Range

January 13, 2009
SanDisk and Sony see multi-terabyte memory sticks on the horizon.
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IBM Sprinkles Storage into its Blade Server

October 3, 2008
Adding larger size drives to a blade means much more storage inside a blade chassis, rather than using external storage.
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EMC Outlines Consumer Storage Plans

September 26, 2008
With Iomega on board, the enterprise storage giant has big plans for the consumer, 'prosumer' and SMB markets.
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Trend Micro Lightens Exchange's Load

March 14, 2008
Message Archiver is designed to provide a fast, searchable archive of e-mail.
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Dell Rolls Out First EqualLogic Arrays

February 5, 2008
Just a week after closing its acquisition of EqualLogic, Dell is wasting no time in ramping up its storage offerings.
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Dell Throws Small Businesses a Storage Line

September 11, 2007
New storage server isn't much cheaper than the competition, but it won't scale up in cost as it scales up in capacity, the vendor claims.
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