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Data Storage Security: Securing the Physical Data Center

While many storage admins worry the most about network security, the physical security of data is also essential.

Data Storage: Who's Got the Encryption Key?

A vendor's assurance that your data is encrypted is not enough to protect yourself in all scenarios.

VMware's Virtual SAN Threatens Traditional Data Storage Models

VMware's Virtual SAN represents a major step forward in software defined storage -- one that is surely to be met by competitors.

Eight Ways to Avoid Cloud Storage Pricing Surprises

Cloud storage can be a cost saver, unless you fail to double check the details.

10 Ways to Reduce Virtual Data Loss in Storage Environments

Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.

Barracuda's Copy Storage Cloud Updates Get Enterprising

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

Open Source Storage Buying Guide

An overview of open source data storage solutions reveals that software defined has made big inroad in this sector.

Five More Hot Storage Startups

Keep an eye on these new storage vendors.

EMC Goes 'Wild' with Cloud and Big Data Strategy

The company unveiled a host of new products--including many with animal names--at EMC World.

Cancer, Big Data and Storage

As researchers find new uses for big data--like personalized cancer treatment--it could result in a data explosion larger than anyone has predicted.

Parallel Storage Clouds

The world is adopting cloud storage, but will they be disappointed when it is not able to keep up with computations? Is parallelism the answer?

Two Viable Open Source NAS Solutions

Both FreeNAS and OpenFiler offer solid options for open source NAS, with FreeNAS having a few advantages in regards to management and ease of use.

Software Defined Storage Startup SwiftStack Raises $6.1M

The VC funds keep pouring into storage startups, this time one that leverages OpenStack to 'cloudify' storage infrastructures.

IBM Storage Targets Big Data and the Cloud

Big Blue zeroes in on the hottest trends in enterprise IT with new XIV arrays, an updated data compression appliance and private cloud storage software.

The Rise and Fall of SAN Storage

What are the factors that are causing SAN storage to fall from dominance, and what does the rise of appliances mean for the storage industry?

EMC Melds Syncplicity Enterprise Cloud File Sharing with On-Premise Storage

Enterprise data storage provider blends cloud file sharing capabilities with the security and manageability of on-premise storage management.

File System Interface Future: Cloud Computing's Impact

Cloud storage cannot replace POSIX file systems fully, so various technologies will need to co-exist.

IBM Snags StoredIQ for Big Data Storage Management

Big Blue sets its sights on legal e-discovery in its quest to grow its Big Data solutions portfolio.

EMC Atmos Embraces Amazon's Cloud

EMC seeks to widen its cloud storage platform's appeal with the addition of Amazon S3 support.

Cloud Security and Key Management: Major Worries

Data in the cloud needs to be encrypted, which means businesses must understand how to safely handle the keys to that encryption.

Hot Storage Startups

These seven new firms have attracted venture funding and look fairly promising.

IBM Gives PureSystems a Storage Boost

With the debut of its new Flex System V7000 hardware, Big Blue offers improved storage utilization and management on its PureSystems line of integrated IT systems.

Permabit Debuts Albireo Dedupe for OEMs

Permabit helps enterprise storage OEMs combat the capacity crunch of ballooning backups.

Top of the Big Data Stack: The Importance of the Software Stack

A look at Big Data application languages, data access functions, file systems, and even the OS.

Storage Challenges of Virtualization

Server virtualization continues to pose serious challenges for storage systems and the administrators that maintain them. Much of this is due to how storage intensive server virtualization is is. Learn what you can do to mitigate the bottleneck.

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