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Ten Trends Data Storage Pros Need to Watch

Storage administrators who want to keep their jobs had better keep their eyes on these things.

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 …

Setting the Stage for Storage Innovation

Startups and established vendors are doing interesting work in data awareness, storage IO optimization and archiving.

Silent Data Corruption, the Backup Killer

When data corruption goes undetected, it creates a high risk for applications. It can then create a pervasive data integrity problem.

Is Optical Disc an Illusion?

Concerns about capacity and other perceived disadvantages lead some storage experts to doubt optical, yet some see value in the format.

DevOps and Storage

Some of the same tools that enable DevOps application development and deployment can also be used to improve storage management.

Handling Virtual Storage Challenges

When it's not done well, storage virtualization can lead to some significant problems.

Is the Dell/EMC Merger Good or Bad for Storage? Try Both

There may be some customer angst over suddenly unsupported storage products -- and there might be some quite happy customers.

The New Era of Secondary Storage HyperConvergence

Secondary hyperconvergence leverages the same sort of foundational scale out and distributed file system as hyperconverged primary storage, …

Top 10 Storage Vendors With Staying Power

Acquisitions have the storage landscape in constant flux, but some vendors fall under the category of untouchable.

Object Storage vs. POSIX Storage: Something in the Middle, Please

In this corner, object storage. In this corner, POSIX storage. Why can't they meet in the middle?

Are We Heading for Storage Armageddon?

Will there be enough storage to accommodate big data, analytics, mobility, the cloud and the Internet of Things?

Top Ten Ways to Use OpenStack for Storage

OpenStack can be helpful for storage virtualization and SDS initiatives, as well as for mixed storage environments.

Is Future Storage Converging Around Hyper-Converged?

Hyper-converged infrastructure will be right for some environments, but not for others.

Top Ten Tips for DR as a Service

Deciding when and how to implement DRaaS in the enterprise requires weighing various interlocking factors.

Storage Users Speak: Data Lakes, DR, Big Data, Virtualization, the Cloud

Data storage administrators at a variety of companies talk about their approach to improving data storage efficiency.

Software-Defined Storage Buying Guide

Well-established tech companies and some newcomers are jumping into the software-defined storage business.

OpenStack for the Rest of Us

Large enterprises and service providers have been experimenting with OpenStack, and the rest of the storage industry is beginning to take …

Top Ten Software Defined Storage Tips, Gotchas and Cautions

Given the hype around Software Defined Storage, it’s important for users to understand the potential problems.

Data Copy Management Wants to Crush Your Copies

Data copy management offers a ket advantage in complex computing infrastructure, not only for data protection but also for business groups …

Buying Guide to All Flash Arrays: Visionaries

A survey of flash storage vendors, including several that Gartner categorized as Visionaries in its MQ.

Disk Array Implementation Tips

For effective disk array, remember to match the array to the application, and make the most of virtualization.

10 Expert Tips for Better Data Storage

Flash, “strategic flash,” and tape are among the expert recommendations. Plus: storage pros disagree about private clouds.

Backblaze: Is the Earth Flat?

A storage pundit criticizes the quality of a recent study conducted by Backblaze.

The Strength of EMC’s Federation

It’s true that EMC is made up of many disparate parts, yet these many elements create a valuable synergy.

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