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Storage Hardware Section Index
E-Series is targeted at secondary storage applications such as disk-based backup and archiving.
LSI is shipping to the channel its second-generation 6Gbps SAS/SATA MegaRAID controllers.
Users can scale performance to almost 900,000 IOPS per rack
Symantec moves deeper into the hardware market with the NetBackup 5200 data deduplication and FileStore N8300 scale-out NAS appliances.
EMC announced 41 new products, and claimed records in storage performance in a wide variety of categories.
Intel's 310 Series solid state disk (SSD) drives have almost as much performance as the companys 2.5-inch X25-M SSDs, but in one-eighth the size.
The company expands its line-up to include high-density SSDs using MLC NAND flash memory.
IBM to integrate multi-level cell SSDs into the DS8800, DS8700, Storwize V7000 arrays.
PMC-Sierra claims up to 2GBps sustained data transfer rate.
Case studies illustrate the benefits of unified storage.
New software features and hardware upgrades create a grid of Compellent SAN arrays managed as a single system.
LSIs new WarpDrive SPL-300 plugs into a standard PCIe slot.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies solid-state disk (SSD) drives are available with SAS or Fibre Channel interfaces.
Data Robotics' Drobo storage systems are now available through HPs Small Business Direct online store for SMBs.
The BridgeSTOR AOS appliances feature data deduplication, compression, thin provisioning, and encryption technologies.
The Isilon scale-out NAS platform will augment and accelerate EMCs unified storage portfolio.
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center manages servers and storage across physical, virtualized and cloud-based data center environments.
The new AssuredUVS (Unified Virtual Storage) appliance virtualizes heterogeneous disk arrays and supports SAN and NAS I/O.
Dubbed the biggest launch in company history, NetApp has rearmed with new technologies to take on EMC and HP.
The PAS12 pushes aggregate performance of the Panasas scale-out platform to 150Gbps.
Intels latest processors are powering a new set of RAID systems from Promise Technology.
The new ReadyNAS Pro family for SMBs supports virtual machines, replication for disaster recovery and touts 100GB of free cloud storage.
Version 1.4 of the Avere OS supports up to 24 mass storage systems, bi-modal CIFS ACL and parallel file access.
Already well established in high-performance drive markets, SAS is now penetrating secondary storage tiers with capacity-optimized drives and challenging SATAs dominance in the data center.