Flash, storage tiering, and 'software defined' were among the hot trends in the data storage market.
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When the unforeseen hits, an IT department needs a pre-set response pattern to lessen the chaos.
Hyper-V is gaining popularity as a virtualization solution, yet some businesses could make better use of it.
These companies offer Flash and hybrid storage solutions for a variety of uses.
Keep an eye on these new storage vendors.
These vendors provide a wide array of disaster recovery and business continuity services.
Most users can benefit from a mix of HDDs and flash.
Media and entertainment companies need plenty of storage capacity, as well as analytics capabilities.
Plan now to make sure you're prepared when a disaster hits.
These four storage systems give media and entertainment companies the performance, features and capacity they need.
These PBBAs from Quantum, HP, EMC and Symantec include built-in deduplication.
These vendors offer cloud-based file sync and sharing services that are suitable for enterprises.
Unless you provide your end users with an EFSS solution, they will use consumer versions, exposing your organization to security risks.
Cloud storage, big data and the software-defined trend played major roles at the event.
The company unveiled a host of new products--including many with animal names--at EMC World.
These vendors offer cloud gateway products that make managing data stored in the cloud more like managing data stored on a local NAS or SAN.
Before you rush into a cloud storage arrangement, be sure to ask these questions.
These appliances offer deduplication, backup, acceleration and other services for your storage systems.
A growing number of storage vendors are releasing virtual desktop infrastructure products.
Social data is different from other types of data, so it has unique storage management needs.
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These storage management solutions complement Hadoop.
These young companies are offering products related big data, the cloud, virtualization and SSDs.
Analysts advise managers to think strategically and consider their security needs when it comes to big data storage.
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These vendors can help you design your storage architecture for high availability.
Several vendors offer network storage solutions designed to handle Big Data.
These four products provide flexible, scalable software-defined storage.
Storage software and cloud offerings from Tarmin, Quantum, NovaStor, Caringo and Pivot3.
Deduplication and virtualization continue to be hot topics.
The performance benefits of flash storage combined with its falling prices means this option is getting ever more popular.
TeamQuest claims its solution helps monitor the performance and capacity of both SAN storage and related infrastructure.
A spotlight on IBM, HP and Overland tape archiving products.
Worthwhile cloud storage products from VMTurbo, dinCloud, Kinetic D, Tarmin, VeriStor, Asigra and Egnyte.
Spectra Logic, Tandberg Data and Oracle all have noteworthy new tape storage tools.
Enterprise archive storage options include the Dell DX Object Storage Platform, NetApp Snaplock and HP StoreAll X9730.
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These seven new firms have attracted venture funding and look fairly promising.
The need for secure cloud storage drives the growth of disaster recovery (DR) assurance software.
One time naysayer Larry Ellison is now the Cloud’s greatest advocate, or so he claims.
IT workloads are increasingly virtualized, and VMware is working to grab a larger share of this growing pie.
The recent VMworld showcased some key flash-based storage solutions.
From automatic cloud provisioning to flash these four companies offer unique approaches to speeding up your cloud storage.
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Desktop virtualization makes it easy for workers to access their files and applications any time, anywhere, through any intranet or Internet-connected device. This means there's no cutting corners when it comes to storage. The good news is that with these five products, you won't have to.
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