| Article Published October 10, 2014
Sure, Software Defined Storage has advantages, but its challenges are also significant.
Tags : Software Defined Storage, data storage, Virtualization Management
| Article Published September 26, 2014
Both object storage and file storage have their strengths, with the two systems being ideal for different environments.
Tags : file storage, Object Storage, data storage
| Article Published August 28, 2014
The best data protection plan requires planning, scheduling and documentation -- among other key features.
Tags : backup, data protection, data storage
| Article Published August 18, 2014
Key-value storage is finding enormous interesting in the large capacity, lower performance storage world.
Tags : data storage management, data storage
| Article Published July 23, 2014
Unified data storage, dominated by large vendors, includes tools for SAN, NAS, shared virtual infrastructures and new hybrid cloud IT models.
Tags : unified storage system, hybrid cloud, Unified Storage, data storage
| Article Published July 09, 2014
The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Tags : enterprise storage, cloud computing, data storage, SDS, Flash, Software Defined Storage
| Article Published July 07, 2014
Proponents of unified data storage systems claim that their converged approach helps simplify operation.
Tags : storage appliance, data storage, appliance, Unified Storage
| Article Published July 02, 2014
Data storage backup is easy to do inefficiently. Best practices require some careful thought.
Tags : backup, disaster recovery, data storage, Disaster Response team
| Article Published June 24, 2014
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.
Tags : data storage, SATA, enterprise storage, Sata drives, SAS
| Article Published June 19, 2014
While not the sexy topic it once was, data storage backup still sells a lot of software.
Tags : data storage, data backup, data storage management
| Article Published April 08, 2014
While many storage admins worry the most about network security, the physical security of data is also essential.
Tags : Data Center Manager, storage security, Security Essentials, data storage
| Article Published March 31, 2014
Sure, solid state drives get all the buzz, but hard disk drives are still a key tool in data storage. Here are some of the latest products available from HDD OEMs.
Tags : enterprise storage, HDD, Hard Disk Drives, data storage
| Article Published February 18, 2014
Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.
Tags : storage virtualization, virtual storage, virtual machine, data storage
| Article Published February 10, 2014
An overview of open source data storage solutions reveals that software defined has made big inroad in this sector.
Tags : open source, enterprise storage, data storage
| Article Published January 29, 2014
Although adoption is still limited, leading storage experts say QoS will eventually be part of most enterprise storage systems.
Tags : QoS, enterprise storage, data storage, quality of service
| Article Published January 15, 2014
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
Tags : disk drive, CPU, data strategy, Servers & Services, RAID, data storage
| Article Published January 03, 2014
Hybrid cloud storage offers significant cost savings, but beware of over-hyped solutions that don’t offer all of this technology’s true benefits.
Tags : data storage, hybrid cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Storage
| Article Published December 20, 2013
A survey of some of the flash-based storage products that have gained attention from enterprise buyers.
Tags : data storage, Flash Storage, SDS, Flash
| Article Published December 09, 2013
A noted data storage pundit fearlessly predicts the future for flash, SAS, SATA, NAS and many other key data storage technologies.
Tags : PCI, Flash, enterprise storage, SAS, data storage, SATA
| Article Published December 03, 2013
Flash, storage tiering, and 'software defined' were among the hot trends in the data storage market.
Tags : Object Storage, data storage, cloud computing, tiered storage, Flash
| Article Published November 19, 2013
Hyperconvergence, a technology that integrates commodity hardware into a single appliance, is playing a growing role in data storage.
Tags : storage appliance, hyperconvergence, data storage, convergence
| Article Published November 19, 2013
As the data storage market churns with the old guard fending off the newcomers, where is enterprise storage headed?
Tags : enterprise storage, data center management, data storage, Flash, solid state drives
| Article Published November 11, 2013
A data storage expert offer techniques to help squeeze your expanding data into finite storage capacity.
Tags : deduplication, enterprise storage, dedupe, data storage
| Article Published October 31, 2013
Even as flash storage overtakes the enterprise, a still more innovative technology is potentially poised to overtake flash.
Tags : Flash, data storage, enterprise storage
| Article Published October 29, 2013
The one RING? Storage startup blurs the lines between file and object storage.
Tags : network file system, NFS, Cloud Storage, data storage, cloud computing
| Article Published October 28, 2013
A look at some of the tools and solutions that comprise software defined data storage.
Tags : Software Defined Storage, data storage, virtual storage
| Article Published October 23, 2013
At the big data storage conference, attendees talked about the collapse of Nirvanix, the value of tape and how cloud is changing data storage.
Tags : cloud computing, data storage, storage networking, tape backup
| Article Published October 22, 2013
New data storage products from the industry confab reveal many future directions in the storage market.
Tags : data storage, Flash, enterprise storage, storage networking
| Article Published October 17, 2013
The trend toward software defined is gaining steam in all IT sectors. But is it a good fit for storage and networking?
Tags : networking, SDN, data storage, Software Defined Storage
| Article Published September 30, 2013
Contrary to the hype, tape is far from dead in the data storage market.
Tags : tape storage, data storage, tape
| Article Published September 24, 2013
Enormous excitement over flash storage is driving a flurry of SSD acquisitions. Dot-com mania, anyone?
Tags : SSD, data storage, Flash, SAN
| Article Published September 23, 2013
When implementing a virtual SAN, avoid “rip and replace," and watch out for extra overhead.
Tags : Storage Area Networking, SAN, virtualization, data storage
| Article Published September 19, 2013
New self-learning software and hardware combo from the company helps businesses take non-disruptive baby steps toward flash-accelerated applications and IT workloads.
Tags : SSD, Flash, data storage, Violin Memory, storage migration
| Article Published September 16, 2013
An overview of the options in virtual storage area networks from VMware, DataCore, HP, Sanbolic, and NetApp.
Tags : virtual storage, data storage, SAN
| Article Published August 29, 2013
An extensive round-up of data storage solutions from vendors with products designed for use with Microsoft’s Hyper-V.
Tags : virtualization, data storage, Hyper-V
| Article Published August 26, 2013
REST can’t manage data the way POSIX can, but will likely evolve and become the new data interface standard of the cloud era.
Tags : data storage, HSM, POSIX, REST
| Article Published July 11, 2013
Weeks after details of the buy emerged, EMC finally cops to snapping up the server-side storage software company.
Tags : Flash, SSD, EMC, data storage
| Article Published June 28, 2013
The flash storage and SSD specialist wants to help a flash-accelerated cloud storage company's systems make their way into more enterprises.
Tags : data storage, Sandisk, Cloud Storage, cloud computing
| Article Published April 29, 2013
Company unveils cloud-enabled, EMC-based backup services for business with big data security needs.
Tags : data storage, Back-up, BAAS
| Article Published April 17, 2013
Company hopes to lure enterprises with faster, cheaper and cloudier SSD arrays that don't leave apps hanging during an outage.
Tags : SSD, data storage, Flash
| Article Published April 15, 2013
The HP executive talks about the changing data storage market, and provides tips on “future proofing” your storage infrastructure.
Tags : data storage, Converged Infrastructure, HP, Flash
| Article Published April 15, 2013
The market research firm seeks to get to disambiguate the popular new term. It's a move that may impact companies that label themselves as Software Defined Storage (SDS) vendors.
Tags : data storage, Storage, Software Defined Storage
| Article Published April 01, 2013
Storage software startup targets virtualized environments as the server-side caching market heats up.
Tags : Flash, PCIe, caching, data storage
| Article Published February 11, 2013
Two British scientists realized that human DNA is a high capacity storage medium. Is this the future of storage?
Tags : data storage, Storage, DNA
| Article Published January 30, 2013
HP undergoes a big tape storage system revamp as the company shifts to the LTO-6 tape standard.
Tags : data storage, HP, tape storage
| Article Published August 31, 2012
Never has so much data been stored, and never has so much been at risk. Encryption is critical to keeping your data safe, but it is only the first step in ensuring that your data is usable to those who need it.
Tags : data storage, storage security, encryption, data security