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Data Storage's Future: Disruption Ahead

The future of data storage is in flux as legacy storage vendors face a dizzying array of challenges.
Tags : Flash, data storage, cloud computing, enterprise storage, Software Defined Storage, SDS

Cloud Appliance Buying Guide

The cloud appliance sector is driven by the allure of commodity servers and hardware-agnostic software.
Tags : cloud computing, hardware, appliance, commodity servers

Choosing the Right Cloud Storage Provider

More and more data is leaving the confines of the enterprise for the cloud. Here's how to pick the right provider.
Tags : cloud computing, enterprise storage, Cloud Storage, cloud storage providers

Seven Big Surprises from EMC World

The Internet of Things and the rise of the Third Platform, among other emerging trends.
Tags : cloud computing, EMC, Third platform, IoT

Hybrid Cloud Storage Buying Guide, Part II

Hybrid cloud storage offers strong benefits for business and many more vendors are expected to move into this sector.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, hybrid cloud

Hybrid Cloud Storage Tips

Although hybrid cloud storage is becoming a default choice for businesses, it remains highly confusing.
Tags : cloud computing, enterprise storage, Cloud Storage, hybrid cloud

Hybrid Cloud Storage Buying Guide

More companies are adopting a hybrid cloud storage model as cloud storage plays an increasing role in the enterprise.
Tags : cloud computing, enterprise storage, Cloud Storage, hybrid cloud, Storage

Shared Storage in the Cloud

While the technology is still in its infancy, there are several options for creating shared storage in the cloud for HPC workloads.
Tags : cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, cloud storage service

Cloud-Storage Mergers and Acquisitions: What’s Going On?

The pattern of furiously flying dollars reveals key trends in the storage business.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, Cloud Storage, mergers and acquisitions

Eight Ways to Avoid Cloud Storage Pricing Surprises

Cloud storage can be a cost saver, unless you fail to double check the details.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, cloud pricing

Cloud Backup ROI Calculator

The Cloud Backup ROI Calculator will help you measure return on your cloud backup and storage investments. Free download.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, ROI, return on investment, cloud backup, ROI Calculator

Barracuda's Copy Storage Cloud Updates Get Enterprising

Copy gets ready for business with new features that improve security and support advanced workflows.
Tags : cloud computing, enterprise storage, Cloud Storage, DropBox, box

Hybrid Cloud Storage: Extending the Storage Infrastructure

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, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, hybrid cloud

Top Ten Storage Trends of 2013

Flash, storage tiering, and 'software defined' were among the hot trends in the data storage market.
Tags : Flash, data storage, cloud computing, tiered storage, Object Storage

Scality Cloud Storage Update Delivers Native NFS Support

The one RING? Storage startup blurs the lines between file and object storage.
Tags : data storage, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, NFS, network file system

Storage Networking World: From Tape to Cloud

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 : data storage, cloud computing, storage networking, tape backup

Cisco CTO Warrior: Software-Only SDN Has ‘Limitations’

The Cisco executive’s comments reflect differences in approaches by Cisco and VMware after the virtualization vendor’s introduction of NSX.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, Cisco, VMware, IT infrastructure, enterprise networking, SDN

Disaster Recovery Buyers Guide

These vendors provide a wide array of disaster recovery and business continuity services.
Tags : cloud computing, infrastructure, disaster recovery, backup, business continuity, Storage

SanDisk Invests in Flashy Cloud Startup Panzura

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, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, Sandisk

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.
Tags : cloud computing, EMC, data protection, NAS, Isilon, big data, Documentum, Storage, Pivotal

Eight Cloud Storage Pitfalls to Avoid

Before you rush into a cloud storage arrangement, be sure to ask these questions.
Tags : cloud computing, deduplication, Cloud Storage, disaster recovery, Object Storage

10 Things to Know Before You Go into the Cloud

Doing your homework can help you avoid mistakes when it comes to selecting a cloud storage provider.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, backup

Six Hot Storage Startups

These young companies are offering products related big data, the cloud, virtualization and SSDs.
Tags : Flash, cloud computing, virtualization, SSD, startups, big data, Storage

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?
Tags : cloud computing, Parallelism, Cloud Storage

EMC Intros VMAX Cloud Edition for 'As-a-Service' Enterprises

EMC targets enterprise cloud infrastructures with new preconfigured storage systems that offer extensive automation and self-service administration.
Tags : cloud computing, EMC, Storage, VMax

Software-Defined Storage Buyers Guide

These four products provide flexible, scalable software-defined storage.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, data center, Storage, Software Defined Storage

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.
Tags : cloud computing, data compression, big data, Storage

EMC Q4 Earnings Boosted by Strong Enterprise Storage and Cloud Demand

High-end arrays, midrange storage systems and cloud software and infrastructure offerings helped the IT giant hit $6 billion in quarterly revenues for the first time.
Tags : Flash, cloud computing, EMC, Storage

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.
Tags : cloud computing, file sharing, Storage

Bringing Clarity to Cloud Storage

TeamQuest claims its solution helps monitor the performance and capacity of both SAN storage and related infrastructure.
Tags : cloud computing, SAN, Storage

File System Interface Future: Cloud Computing's Impact

Cloud storage cannot replace POSIX file systems fully, so various technologies will need to co-exist.
Tags : cloud computing, file systems, REST, POSIX, Storage

Seven Solid Cloud Storage Apps

Worthwhile cloud storage products from VMTurbo, dinCloud, Kinetic D, Tarmin, VeriStor, Asigra and Egnyte.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage

EMC Atmos Embraces Amazon's Cloud

EMC seeks to widen its cloud storage platform's appeal with the addition of Amazon S3 support.
Tags : cloud computing, Amazon, EMC, Storage

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.
Tags : cloud computing, cloud security, encryption, Encryption Keys

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.
Tags : cloud computing, IBM, Cloud Storage, Storage

Getting a Handle on Cloud Backup

Thinking about online backup and storage for your company? Here's how to make the business case, identify vendors, and evaluate specific solutions.
Tags : cloud computing, cloud backup, Storage

Picking the Right Cloud Storage Vendor

Given that cloud storage is relatively new, selecting the best cloud storage vendor for your business presents unique challenges.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, Storage

Cloud Computing Availability Assurance Buying Guide

The need for secure cloud storage drives the growth of disaster recovery (DR) assurance software.
Tags : cloud computing, Storage

Microsoft Buys StorSimple for Enterprise Cloud Storage

Microsoft aims to strengthen the ties between Windows Server and Azure by snapping up a cloud storage appliance maker.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, Micorosoft, StorSimple

Seagate Aims New Enterprise HDDs at the Cloud

Hard drive maker targets cloud-enabled storage infrastructure with improved performance, built-in security and energy savings.
Tags : cloud computing, HDD, Storage

Top Ten Storage Takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2012

One time naysayer Larry Ellison is now the Cloud’s greatest advocate, or so he claims.
Tags : Oracle, cloud computing, OpenWorld, Storage

IBM Debuts DS8870 Arrays in Big Data, Cloud Storage Revamp

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

Cloud Storage Marketing Hype: Amazon Glacier's Big Claims

Proving that the cloud storage space offers some questionable advertising, Amazon’s Glacier makes some remarkable claims.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, Storage

The Enigma of Benchmarking Clouds

However you feel about cloud storage, it is a consideration for many applications. Evaluating cloud providers to determine the best solution for an enterprise is often an arduous and complex task. Learn what you can do to make it less painful.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, benchmarking

Analyst Love and Loathing in the Storage Industry

From hybrid hard disk drives and HPC to tape and midrange neglect, storage analysts weigh in on what they love and hate in the industry today.
Tags : cloud computing, backup, dedupe, storage technologies, tape, HPC, HDD, midrange

Symform, QNAP Bring Together Cloud Storage and NAS

QNAP Systems has agreed to integrate its NAS offerings with Symform's Cloud Storage Network.
Tags : cloud computing, NAS, Storage, Symform, QNAP

Nasuni Adds Multi-site Access to its Data Continuity Service

Nasuni comes up with a way for multiple users to work on the same data file from different locations without worrying about data integrity problems.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, data integrity, Nasuni

10 Cloud Deployments Worth a Look

Considering a cloud deployment? Here are 10 examples to check out and possibly emulate.
Tags : cloud computing, Amazon EC2, Cloud Storage, EMC Atmos

10 Takeaways From EMC Forum

Cloud computing dominated at EMC's annual trade show, but it wasn't the only message the storage vendor was trying to get out.
Tags : Top 10, cloud computing, EMC, Storage, EMC World

Open Source Gluster Touts Software to Commoditize Storage

Cloud storage firm tackles costs, latency and a surge of unstructured data with software-based approach.
Tags : open source, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, latency, Storage

8 Hot Storage Startups to Watch

These eight storage companies are pushing cloud, SSD, big data and virtualization to the next level.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, storage virtualization, SSD, start ups, big data

Egnyte Touts Hybrid Model for Cloud Storage

Kleiner Perkins-backed startup looks to deliver the ease and flexibility of the cloud paired with on-site speed and reliability.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud

7 Hot Cloud Implementations

With so many definitions of the cloud and so many vendors rushing into the market, choosing which cloud services and implementations to pursue is tricky. Here are 7 to consider that make sense and add value.
Tags : cloud computing, Cloud Storage

Oracle Proposes Cloud Management Standard

The proposed Oracle Cloud API could lead to a single point of management for all of the elements of the cloud, including storage and networks.
Tags : Oracle, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, Exalogic, Cloud Standards

5 Ways Cloud Computing Will Change Your Job

Cloud computing, though a relatively new concept, is already affecting the role of IT in the data center. How will the cloud change the way you work?
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