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Enterprise File Sync and Share: Issues and Vendors

It's essential that data storage admins choose a file sync solution that's robust enough for their level of business.

Flash Data Storage: Product Overview

A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.

Data Storage: Hyperconvergence Buying Guide

Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.

Software Defined Storage and Networking: Will it Work?

The trend toward software defined is gaining steam in all IT sectors. But is it a good fit for storage and networking?

Top Ten Tips for Implementing a Virtual SAN

When implementing a virtual SAN, avoid “rip and replace," and watch out for extra overhead.

Virtual SAN Buying Guide

An overview of the options in virtual storage area networks from VMware, DataCore, HP, Sanbolic, and NetApp.

Hyper-V Storage Buying Guide

An extensive round-up of data storage solutions from vendors with products designed for use with Microsoft’s Hyper-V.

Quantum Grows Lattus Object Storage Disk Archive Line

New lower-cost offering puts disk-based Big Data archiving within reach of more enterprises.

Oracle's Flash-Friendly Sun ZFS Storage Is Ready for New SPARCs

What good are new servers without storage? Oracle NAS systems offer automated SSD caching to speed up enterprise workloads.

Two Contrasting NAS Products for SMBs

Enhance Technology's ES3160P4 and EMC's Iomega StorCenter ix4-200d both offer good small business storage in different form factors.

Bringing Clarity to Cloud Storage

TeamQuest claims its solution helps monitor the performance and capacity of both SAN storage and related infrastructure.

FCoE Struggles to Gain Traction

On the surface, Fibre Channel over Ethernet seems a slam dunk. Reality, however, says otherwise. What will it take for the less-expensive and easy-to-use technology to win over CTOs?

Dataram Delivers HA Version of SAN Accelerators

Dataram this week began shipping high availability (HA) versions of its XcelaSAN accelerators for Fibre Channel SANs.

Gluster Expands Open-Source Scale-out NAS

The company claims the first scale-out virtual NAS appliances for VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Emulex Delivers Third-Generation CNAs

Converged network adapters support 10GbE, iSCSI, FCoE.

Intel Opens Up FCoE, Offers Free Upgrades

Intel is ramping up its effort to expand Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

Survey Sheds Light on Storage Priorities

About half of the respondents said that SAN storage and server refreshes are a top priority this year.

Alacritech Appliances Accelerate NAS

Alacritech's SSD-based ANX 1500 appliances accelerate NFS in NAS environments without requiring modifications to existing NAS systems.

Mellanox to Buy Voltaire for Ethernet, InfiniBand Networking

The $218 million acquisition will merge complementary 10 Gigabit Ethernet and InfiniBand product sets.

Silver Peak Virtualizes WAN Optimization Appliance

Silver Peak’s software-only WAN optimization appliance runs as a virtual machine on VMware ESX.

Enterasys DCM Software Supports VM Mobility

Data Center Manager maintains application services as virtual machines move around the data center fabric.

The Benefits of 16Gbps Fibre Channel

16GFC is designed for high bandwidth applications and devices, including ISLs, data migration, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and SSD drives or memory arrays.

Brocade Moves FCoE Beyond Top-of-Rack

The new VDX 6720 Data Center Switches are the first to run Brocade’s Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS) technology and provide a foundation for converged SAN and LAN traffic.

Cisco Shows Signs of Weakness in Q1

The networking giant’s first quarter fiscal 2011 results and outlook have CEO John Chambers “disappointed.”

Broadcom Rolls Out Silicon for 100GbE Networks

Broadcom is rolling out silicon technology built for 100GbE networks and beyond.

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