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NAND Flash Prices are Leveling Off

Flash chip makers kept prices in line during the third quarter of 2017 despite a NAND flash chip shortage that kept SSD prices relatively high.

Half of U.S. Businesses are Bungling Their Backups

An alarming number of companies are not only having trouble with data growth but also struggling to backup all that data, according to a new StorageCraft study.

Dell EMC Expands Midrange SC All-Flash Array Lineup

Dell announces new SC5020F and SC7020F for midmarket organizations, along with a new efficiency-enhancing version of its Dell EMC Unity storage software.

Seagate Bakes Security into Its 'Fleet' of Enterprise Drives

The company's new Enterprise Datasphere Fleet portfolio, comprised of Exos HDDs and Nytro SSDs, are built from the get-go with security in mind.

Software-Defined Storage Market to Surpass $16 Billion in 2021

In pursuit of cloud-enabled IT environments, enterprises are driving demand for software-defined storage solutions, finds IDC.

Declining Enterprise Data Backup Market Challenges Vendors

Pressured by the cloud and newer approaches to data protection, Dell sold fewer backup storage systems and shed considerable market share last quarter.

Vexata Raises $54 Million, Launches Active Data Fabric

The company's Active Data Fabric targets big data and critical applications in enterprise and cloud data centers.

Dell EMC Debuts SCv3000 Midrange Storage Arrays with High-End Features

The entry-level SCv3000 Series arrays include enterprise-grade functionality at entry-level prices for midrange storage environments.

HPE Led Modestly Growing Storage Market in Q2

Flash-enabled storage systems help lift the market as demand for traditional storage arrays continues to wane.

Western Digital to Acquire Flash Storage Systems Maker Tegile

Tegile's flash-enabled storage systems will serve as the foundation of Western Digital's data center storage business.

Acronis Uses AI to Guard Backups Against Ransomware

The latest release of the company's True Image software uses artificial intelligence to thwart ransomware attacks on backup files.

Enterprises Encounter Cloud Storage Cost and Management Challenges

Businesses moving their storage services and workloads to the cloud sometimes find that it doesn't live up to the cost-cutting promises made by vendors.

Seagate, Micron and Toshiba Debut Next Generation of NVMe SSDs

The companies seek to push the enterprise storage performance envelope with new NVMe SSDs for the data center.

Moonwalk Releases Free Starter Edition

Companies can try Moonwalk's automated, cloud-enabled data storage management platform without spending a penny.

IBM Tames Big Data by Blending All-Flash Storage and Spectrum Scale Software

The IT giant bundles its All-Flash Elastic Storage Server with Spectrum Scale software to help enterprises tackle big data storage.

SoftNAS Narrows the Cloud Storage Performance Gap

Cloud storage entices with its economics but can disappoint when it comes to performance. SoftNAS aims to tackle this disconnect with its latest Cloud NAS release.

HPE Fortifies Backup Software in Battle Against Ransomware

New updates to HPE's Adaptive Backup and Recovery Suite strengthen the last line of defense against ransomware attacks and other causes of downtime.

SMB Demand Drives Consumer NAS Market

Small businesses are snapping up consumer NAS products as their data storage requirements grow, lifting demand for the device class.

Toshiba Debuts Quadruple-Level Cell 3D Flash

The market for 3D flash storage solutions heats up as Toshiba announces its industry-first QLC memory.

CloudBerry Dabs Wasabi on its Cloud Backup Portfolio

The companies team up to make it easier and more economical for small and mid-sized businesses to protect their data on the cloud.

Samsung Ramps Up Production on 64-Layer V-NAND Flash Chips

The electronics giant is supplying the growing market for solid-state storage solutions with its new high-performance 3D flash chips.

Enterprise Storage Market Flattens in Flashy Q1

The traditional disk-based array segment took a hit as businesses look to high-performance flash for their storage needs.

All-Flash Array Market Grows 48% in Q1

Despite a downturn in the overall enterprise storage market, all-flash storage arrays keep making gains.

Top Storage Technology Letdowns

DataCore's latest survey reveals that some of the trendiest storage technologies are failing to live up to their potential for enterprises.

NetApp Invests in Cloud Data Protection Firm Datos IO

Storage provider NetApp and networking giant Cisco pump funds into the cloud backup startup.

IBM Storage Banks on NVMe

Big Blue announces that NVMe-enabled storage systems are arriving in 2018.

Storage Workloads the Top Cloud Migration Targets

Businesses are eyeing some critical storage workloads for their next cloud migration projects, according to a Zetta survey.

Hybrid Storage Becomes the Go-To Application Performance Booster

Feeling the need for speed, businesses are increasingly turning to hybrid storage systems, finds a new survey from ActualTech Media and Tegile Systems.

Quantum Upgrades StorNext for Distributed Enterprises

The company tackles delivering responsive data services for enterprise organizations spread far and wide.

Elastifile Harnesses the Flash Storage and the Cloud for Hybrid Workloads

The startup's silo-busting storage platform offers cloud-enabled data services and management for enterprise applications.

Worldwide Data Will Surge to 163 Zettabytes by 2025

Explosive growth in the artificial intelligence and IoT markets will massively increase the amount of data stored in tomorrow's enterprises, according to a new report from Seagate and IDC.

Enterprises Earn a 'C' Grade in Backup

CloudBerry Lab's study of the cloud backup awards businesses a middling 'C' grade for their data protection efforts.

Dell Technologies Leads Declining Backup Storage Systems Market

Now home to EMC's market-leading data storage portfolio, Dell Technologies is the backup appliance provider to beat.

All-Flash Arrays Buck the Enterprise Storage Doldrums

IDC calls the all-flash array segment a "bright spot" during an underwhelming Q4 2016 for storage vendors, particularly in EMEA.

Backup Appliance Market Dropped Nearly 8% in Q3

Following the overall enterprise storage market, sales of backup systems took a tumble in the third quarter.

Avoiding Arrays, Enterprises Caused a 2.2% Drop in Storage Market in Q4

Storage vendors saw their sales decline last quarter as the industry grappled with tepid demand for enterprise storage arrays, according to IDC.

Elite Eight Flash Data Storage Tips

Just as the NCAA basketball tournament whittles down to the elite eight, we offer eight elite tips for flash storage.

Barracuda's Copy Storage Cloud Updates Get Enterprising

Copy gets ready for business with new features that improve security and support advanced workflows.

Scality Cloud Storage Update Delivers Native NFS Support

The one RING? Storage startup blurs the lines between file and object storage.

Violin Memory to Ease Flash Storage Migration with Maestro

New self-learning software and hardware combo from the company helps businesses take non-disruptive baby steps toward flash-accelerated applications and IT workloads.

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