These appliances offer deduplication, backup, acceleration and other services for your storage systems.
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HDD sales have been declining as flash storage becomes more popular.
There may be some customer angst over suddenly unsupported storage products -- and there might be some quite happy customers.
New form factors, TLC, 3D design, NVMe and WALDIO will help flash keep up with skyrocketing storage demand.
New technologies like shingled magnetic recording, heat assisted magnetic recording, helium drives and heated dot magnetic recording will …
Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) enable a VM to communicate its data management requirements directly to the storage array.
Old and new technologies will likely co-exist for several years.
Data storage administrators at a variety of companies talk about their approach to improving data storage efficiency.
This technology could help eliminate bottlenecks and make flash, storage and applications faster.
Hot storage products like XtremIO 4.0 and VMAX3 were on display at EMC World 2015.
Just as the NCAA basketball tournament whittles down to the elite eight, we offer eight elite tips for flash storage.
Contrary to vendor hype, flash isn't the answer to all data storage problems. Yet it does make a huge difference in those situations where …
An overview of storage vendors that Gartner identifies as challengers and visionaries.
For effective disk array, remember to match the array to the application, and make the most of virtualization.
The disk array is the foundation of today’s data storage infrastructure.
In an effort to increase drive capacity, manufacturers have created a new type of hard drive called a Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR).
A storage pundit criticizes the quality of a recent study conducted by Backblaze.
An overview of some of the major solutions in the data archiving market.
When comparing SSD vs. HDD, the performance winner is clear cut but reliability is a more complex issue.
Hybrid data storage systems that combine LTFS tape and disk promise low cost storage that’s faster than the cloud and almost as …
Flash storage has come a long way and is now replacing 15k RPM drives. Who are the big flash storage vendors?
Unified data storage, dominated by large vendors, includes tools for SAN, NAS, shared virtual infrastructures and new hybrid cloud IT models.
The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Proponents of unified data storage systems claim that their converged approach helps simplify operation.
The SAS vs. SATA debate is often framed as the “price favorite” vs. the “enterprise favorite.” Here’s an in …