| Article Published March 27, 2013
These storage management solutions complement Hadoop.
Tags : Hadoop, IBM, EMC, Red Hat, storage management, big data
| Article Published December 18, 2012
A spotlight on IBM, HP and Overland tape archiving products.
Tags : IBM, tape storage, HP, tape drives, archiving, Tape Library, LTO, Overland
| Article Published November 13, 2012
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.
Tags : cloud computing, IBM, Cloud Storage, Storage
| Article Published October 03, 2012
Big Blue aims for Big Data analytics and cloud workloads with Power7 processors and new storage management updates.
Tags : cloud computing, IBM, big data, Storage
| Article Published January 27, 2012
IBM's venerable storage portfolio includes tape, disk, SAN and NAS. Even more important than the hardware, however, is the intelligence Big Blue offers to easily and efficiently manage enterprises' ever increasing storage needs.
Tags : IBM, SAN, NAS, Buying Guide, tape, disk
| Article Published October 12, 2011
A new agreement with Nirvanix will enable IBM's cloud storage services to have access to massive amounts of data in the cloud.
Tags : IBM, Cloud Storage, Nirvanix, Storage, SmartCloud
| Article Published August 26, 2011
Why does the storage industry continue to make the same mistakes over again and continue to take bold statements as fact?
Tags : IBM, EMC, tape drives, storage technologies, holographic storage, Storage
| Article Published July 25, 2011
What does 'big data' really mean? Here are 6 implementations helping define it.
Tags : Hadoop, open source, IBM, EMC, CA, NetApp, pNFS, Greenplum, big data, Engenio
| Article Published December 18, 2010
IBM to integrate multi-level cell SSDs into the DS8800, DS8700, Storwize V7000 arrays.
Tags : IBM, SSD, STEC, MLC
| Article Published November 19, 2010
The new IBM General Parallel File System-Shared Nothing Cluster (GPFS-SNC) is said to offer double the analytics processing speed of competing solutions for "big data."
Tags : Hadoop, IBM, SONAS, GPFS, GPFS-SNC
| Article Published October 21, 2010
Brocade has designed an embedded switch and converged network adapter that bring unified SAN and LAN connectivity to IBMs BladeCenter servers.
Tags : IBM, Brocade, CNA, Unified Networking, Converged Networking
| Article Published October 08, 2010
The confusion lies in the nomenclature as IBM has launched the Storwize V7000 storage array, but nixed the Storwize brand as it pertains to real-time data compression.
Tags : IBM, Storwize, data compression, XIV, SAN Volume Controller
| Article Published September 28, 2010
IBM announced plans to acquire privately-held networking vendor BLADE Network Technologies for an undisclosed sum as it continues to build out its cloud computing portfolio.
Tags : cloud computing, IBM, virtualization, BLADE Network Technologies
| Article Published August 27, 2010
Acquisitions have the storage landscape in constant flux, but some vendors fall under the category of untouchable.
Tags : IBM, EMC, Dell, HP, NetApp
| Article Published July 30, 2010
Which of the many IT and data storage rumors are true and which are hogwash? Take your pick.
Tags : IBM, EMC, Cisco, NetApp, Brocade
| Article Published July 29, 2010
IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Storwize in an effort to add real-time data compression to its storage portfolio.
Tags : IBM, data deduplication, data compression
| Article Published July 29, 2010
The company's new ProtecTIER TS7610 appliance sits between an application server and its primary storage array.
Tags : IBM, deduplication, dedupe
| Article Published July 26, 2010
IBM has merged its two non-services divisions hardware and software into a single business unit under one manager.
Tags : IBM
| Article Published July 20, 2010
IBM has introduced ProtecTIER data deduplication appliances for SMBs and a series of enhancements for the massive SONAS platform.
Tags : IBM, NAS, data deduplication, ProtecTIER, SONAS
| Article Published June 17, 2010
High-end tape storage is the most reliable enterprise storage media, orders of magnitude better than SAS drives, so why can't it be put to better use?
Tags : Oracle, IBM, tape storage, archiving, LTO-5
| Article Published June 16, 2010
Rumors swirled around speculation that IBM is in talks to acquire startup Storwize for a reported $140 million.
Tags : IBM, data reduction, Storwize, acquire
| Article Published June 04, 2010
Clouds and virtualization will help with the 1.2 zettabytes of data humans are expected to create in 2010.
Tags : IBM, storage networking, Cisco, HP, infrastructure
| Article Published May 20, 2010
Panasas and IBM are just two of the storage vendors turning to an old idea to improve RAID rebuild times.
Tags : IBM, data protection, RAID, RAID storage, Panasas
| Article Published May 19, 2010
The long-running storage networking partnership between IBM and LSI shows no signs of slowing.
Tags : IBM, storage networking, SAS, LSI, storage array
| Article Published May 11, 2010
With the cooperation of scientists from Fujifilm, IBM has recorded data onto magnetic tape with a density of 29.5
billion bits per square inch almost 39 times the data density of LTO-4, todays most popular tape product.
Tags : data storage, IBM, tape, Fujifilm
| Article Published May 10, 2010
The recent upgrade includes a recovery assistant to automate and simplify recovery operations.
Tags : IBM, data protection, storage management, data recovery
| Article Published April 26, 2010
IBM's storage business is on a roll. What's behind the company's surge in storage?
Tags : data storage, IBM, service, storage market
| Article Published April 26, 2010
Finally, some good news from IDC that the dip in storage hardware sales is turning around
Tags : IBM, EMC, storage networking, HP, NetApp
| Article Published April 23, 2010
IBM claims its new storage management products reduce the cost and complexity of storing vast amounts of data.
Tags : data storage, IBM, storage management, Storage
| Article Published April 16, 2010
EMC remains in top spot followed by IBM and HP.
Tags : IBM, EMC, HP, Gartner, Hitachi
| Article Published April 13, 2010
IBM beats EMC to market with sub-volume data storage tiering.
Tags : IBM, SSD, storage management, solid state drive, tiered storage
| Article Published March 31, 2010
The two tech giants are partnering on a cloud-based data backup offering that uses Verizon's private network for performance and security.
Tags : IBM, Cloud Storage, data protection, data backup, backup and recovery
| Article Published February 24, 2010
Big Blue unveils a virtual tape library with deduplication capabilities for backing up z/OS environments.
Tags : IBM, deduplication, mainframe, backup and recovery, VTL
| Article Published February 11, 2010
Big Blue is the latest data storage vendor to offer extreme scale-out network attached storage.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, network attached storage, clustered file systems
| Article Published January 22, 2010
Far from dying, data tape storage technology is getting faster, denser and more secure.
Tags : data storage, IBM, tape storage, Quantum, tape
| Article Published December 16, 2009
The data storage giant is the first high-end vendor with native 8-gig Fibre Channel, but others will soon follow.
Tags : IBM, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC Symmetrix V-Max, 8Gbps Fibre Channel
| Article Published November 10, 2009
Protecting server virtualization environments is a common theme among data storage hardware vendors.
Tags : IBM, HP
| Article Published October 23, 2009
Big Blue's long-awaited high-end storage system refresh finally arrives.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, SSD, Hitachi Data Systems
| Article Published October 14, 2009
IBM, HDS, Sun and 3PAR are among the vendors with big product announcements this week.
Tags : data storage, IBM, SSD, deduplication, Sun Microsystems
| Article Published October 06, 2009
IBM and Symantec are the latest storage vendors to launch massive clustered systems for enterprise cloud environments.
Tags : IBM, Cloud Storage, Symantec, clustered file systems
| Article Published September 04, 2009
After three straight quarterly declines, IDC is seeing some hope for data storage sales.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, NetApp, market share
| Article Published August 26, 2009
Big Blue once again taps LSI for its midrange SANs. Can a NAS deal be far behind?
Tags : IBM, SAN, NetApp, NAS, LSI
| Article Published August 12, 2009
The solid state drive maker has found a way to make lower-cost MLC technology ready for enterprise use.
Tags : IBM, EMC, SSD, Solid-State Drives, STEC
| Article Published July 30, 2009
NAS gateways and unified storage appear to be LSI's priority following its ONStor acquisition, but don't rule out the pure NAS market.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, LSI, ONStor
| Article Published July 29, 2009
Replication is becoming a must-have feature for data deduplication vendors.
Tags : IBM, deduplication, disaster recovery, replication
| Article Published July 27, 2009
Are Cisco's latest storage switch innovations enough to reverse market share losses to Brocade?
Tags : IBM, Cisco, Brocade, FCoE, fibre channel
| Article Published July 23, 2009
LSI's move into the NAS market could mean trouble for the IBM-NetApp partnership.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, LSI, ONStor
| Article Published July 22, 2009
Big Blue deepens its commitment to Fibre Channel over Ethernet and converged data center networks with its latest networking deals.
Tags : IBM, Cisco, Brocade, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, FCoE
| Article Published July 01, 2009
BlueArc and Panasas are also among the storage vendors working to solve the problem of I/O constraints caused by server virtualization.
Tags : data storage, IBM, virtualization, I/O, NetApp
| Article Published June 02, 2009
Big Blue adds FCoE adapter technology from QLogic and Brocade to its servers as converged data center network technology begins to appear in the marketplace. And HP is getting in on the act too.
Tags : IBM, Brocade, Emulex, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, QLogic
| Article Published May 21, 2009
IBM is adding solid state drives and new management software to its DS8000 data storage arrays.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, Solid-State Drives, Hitachi
| Article Published May 19, 2009
An old data storage technology is providing Sun Microsystems with a surprising source of growth.
Tags : data storage, Oracle, IBM, Sun Microsystems, tape
| Article Published May 15, 2009
Data storage vendors are forming partnerships and repositioning themselves in hopes of getting a piece of the electronic medical records stimulus spending.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, healthcare, stimulus bill
| Article Published May 11, 2009
The difficult data storage market could take a toll on NetApp, according to analysts. And a look at winners and losers in the storage sector after a trying first quarter.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, NetApp, Brocade
| Article Published April 28, 2009
Big Blue will resell Brocade's Ethernet switches, but claims it's not retaliating against Cisco.
Tags : IBM, networking, Cisco, Brocade, fibre channel