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How magnetic ID cards are becoming indestructable

A new magnetic memory technology that can't be erased through rough use is being developed.

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Storage giants are getting bigger, but prices will stay small

Western Digital's planned US$19 billion acquisition of SanDisk won't impede the competition that has made storage a good deal for buyers.

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2015 technology industry graveyard

Cisco, Microsoft, Google and others bury outdated technologies to move ahead with new ones.

Before adding solid-state drives, right-size your infrastructure using workload profiling

Workload profiling can help reduce over-provisioning and under-provisioning of SSD storage

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What the Dell, EMC merger really means

Analysts see this as bad news for IBM, HP and other vendors, but the deal won't necessarily redefine the tech business in the way some other mergers have.

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HP and SanDisk join forces to create storage 1000x faster than NAND flash

New storage tech from HP and SanDisk aims to be 1,000 times faster than flash.

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As a private company, Dell-EMC will enjoy a freedom HP can only dream of

Dell's acquisition of EMC will give it access to a sales force notorious for its ability to "sell ice to eskimos," while EMC will gain a new foothold among mid-market customers. As a private entity, the combined result will face a...

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How to format a startup drive in El Capitan

Disk Utility has a new look in El Capitan, but formatting a storage device is still as easy as it was before.

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HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to market

Hewlett-Packard and SanDisk announced that they have partnered to develop resistive RAM memory (ReRAM) as a non-volatile memory replacement for DRAM that's 1,000 times faster than NAND flash.

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Dell said to be talking with EMC about possible blockbuster merger

Dell is reportedly in talks to buy all or part of enterprise storage powerhouse EMC, which would mark a bold and unexpected new chapter in the PC maker's history. A total merger would be one of the biggest deals ever in the...

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Best NAS boxes for small business

New network attached storage devices want to run your entire SMB.

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Clear Choice Tests

Review: Best NAS boxes for small business

New network attached storage devices add app server and Web server capabilities.

Hybrid array helps cosmetics company address its storage performance and scale problems

Nimble Storage system reduces compiles from 12 hours to 25 minutes, and it even self diagnoses problems before they become IT issues


Hands-on with Intel's 5GBps wonder, the DC P3608 SSD

Aimed at high-performance computing, Intel's DC P3608 SSD offers blazing read speeds in a single card.

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M.2 SSD roundup: Tiny drives deliver huge performance

The marriage of PCIe and the SSD has resulted in uber-fast storage for your PC. We compare small-slot AHCI, NVMe, and SATA models. Even if you're using a desktop, one of these tiny wonders can increase your storage transfer speeds by...

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Clear Choice Tests

Review: Software-based NAS options for the storage do-it-yourselfer

We test 6 products targeted at the SMB market, some with free versions.

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As police move to adopt body cams, storage costs set to skyrocket

Police body cams are a big business, but even bigger is the business of storing the video content that's created as camera adoption grows. Determining how much video to keep -- and for how long -- is also an issue.

VMware CEO Gelsinger still committed to EMC Federation

Will the EMC Federation break up, as a flurry of recent reports have suggested? VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, for one, believes one of the most prominent alliances of companies in the technology industry is still the best management...

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