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Two Virtual Storage Appliances – Worth a Look?

May 29, 2013
Both HP and VMware offer VSAs.
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Storage Management and Standards

April 18, 2013
The SMI-S standard can make it easier to manage storage devices in a large data center with systems from multiple vendors.
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Two Viable Open Source NAS Solutions

March 25, 2013
Both FreeNAS and OpenFiler offer solid options for open source NAS, with FreeNAS having a few advantages in regards to management and ease of use.
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Two Contrasting NAS Products for SMBs

March 4, 2013
Enhance Technology's ES3160P4 and EMC's Iomega StorCenter ix4-200d both offer good small business storage in different form factors.
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A Tale of Two Disks: STEC s620 vs. Seagate Constellation ES.3

January 22, 2013
How do an SSD and a SATA drive fare in head-to-head competition?
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QNAP Claims Cost-Effective Storage Offering With 12-Bay 79 Series Storage Unit

August 17, 2012
QNAP claims its TS-1279U-RP TurboNAS 12-bay storage unit is a cost-effective storage alternative. How does it measure up?
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Storage Partitioning Made Simple With Paragon Hard Disk Manager

May 14, 2012
With the latest release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager, it's easier than ever to split and resize partitions  for the purpose of separating data and programs. See what the latest version has to offer.
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Addonics RAID Tower XIII Packs in the Drives

February 27, 2012
Looking to add capacity but not complexity? Addonics' RAID Tower XIII20 can deliver up to 20 3.5" drive bays presented as four individual storage devices over  an eSATA or USB 3.0 interface, for a price that helps make it well suited for many departmental or remote office environments.
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