The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
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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 in-depth look at the issue.
The relative importance of the technologies driving storage is shifting quickly.
The cloud appliance sector is driven by the allure of commodity servers and hardware-agnostic software.
More and more data is leaving the confines of the enterprise for the cloud. Here's how to pick the right provider.
Whatever a flash array vendor says, there’s no substitute for testing in your own environment and under your own specific workloads.
Hybrid cloud storage offers strong benefits for business and many more vendors are expected to move into this sector.
Despite rapid change in the data center, the Storage Area Network (SAN) remains a critical element of the storage infrastructure.
While many storage admins worry the most about network security, the physical security of data is also essential.
A vendor's assurance that your data is encrypted is not enough to protect yourself in all scenarios.
VMware's Virtual SAN represents a major step forward in software defined storage -- one that is surely to be met by competitors.
Cloud storage can be a cost saver, unless you fail to double check the details.
Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.
Copy gets ready for business with new features that improve security and support advanced workflows.
An overview of open source data storage solutions reveals that software defined has made big inroad in this sector.
Keep an eye on these new storage vendors.
The company unveiled a host of new products--including many with animal names--at EMC World.
As researchers find new uses for big data--like personalized cancer treatment--it could result in a data explosion larger than anyone has predicted.
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?
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.
The VC funds keep pouring into storage startups, this time one that leverages OpenStack to 'cloudify' storage infrastructures.
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.
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?
Enterprise data storage provider blends cloud file sharing capabilities with the security and manageability of on-premise storage management.