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CERN's data stores soar to 530M gigabytes

CERN's data requirements are growing at massive rates: Every experiment with its Large Hadron Collider creates 3GB of data per second. So the agency is relying on its public-private partnerships to develop new storage, networking and...


iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: A real release date! Plus, Apple puts kibosh on carrier scuttlebutt

I’ve become pretty jaded about iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 announcement date headlines. The ones that I’ve been seeing up until now have mainly pinned down the announcement event "date" to… a month. But all that has changed over the past...

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EARLY ACCESS Q&A: New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into “hyper-connected” mode

When Cisco Systems employees head into work Monday they’ll encounter something they haven’t seen in two decades: A new boss. Chuck Robbins – formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations – takes over from John Chambers, one...

Cisco kills Invicta storage product line

Pulls plug on troubled appliances that came from $415M WHIPTAIL buy

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Biggest tech industry layoffs of 2015, so far

While the United States unemployment rate has hit a post-recession low, the network and computing industry has not been without significant layoffs so far in 2015. Microsoft, BlackBerry, NetApp among those trimming workforces.

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How to configure a cheap, secure RAID backup system

Sure, your standard Time Machine backup is a good start, but a mirrored RAID setup will keep your data doubly backed up. Here’s how to get started.

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U2 tours with all-flash array to rock latest video effects

A ruggedized EMC VNXe3200 drives giant transparent LED screens

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MIT proves flash is as fast as RAM, and cheaper, for big data

MIT researchers built a server network for large-scale databases that proves RAM is not always the best memory for the job as it's vastly more expensive and isn't even faster than flash.

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QNAP's TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS ... wow.

The Network Attached Storage market has never been hotter and when you look at the latest crop of NAS products you can see that all of the vendors are really upping their games. I’ve recently been testing an excellent example from...

Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio

Red Hat has updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

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The rise of SSDs over hard drives, debunked

Despite reports that SSDs will soon be on par with hard drives in price, experts say that won't be happening anytime soon.

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Happy Father's Day, from the Father of Hyperconvergence

How fitting that leading into Father's Day I'd speak this week with the Father of Hyperconvergence

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Google-infused storage startup Cohesity reveals itself

Startup Cohesity emerges from stealth mode with $70 million in funding and an army of ex-Google engineers who are taking aim at the secondary storage mess.


Self-driving cars? Get ready for self-driving data

Once the dreams of science-fiction, self-driving cars will soon allow passengers to specify a destination and let the car pick the best route based on factors such as time, traffic, freeways and fuel consumption. This kind of...

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10 hot enterprise storage companies to watch

These 10 enterprise storage startups -- Hedvig, Infinidat, Infinite io, Kaminario, Nantero, Rubrik, SimpliVity, Springpath, Tachyon Nexus and Tegile Systems -- have pulled in $500 million plus in funding so far in 2015.

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5 reasons you should move your video to specialty storage

Segregating video storage can deliver a host of benefits, from increasing performance to decreasing costs

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How to check your Docker container - video

Once you've set up a Docker container, you'll probably want to see how it's configured. Here's how.

HP, Arista team to take on Cisco, IBM, EMC in converged infrastructure

HP has entered into an arrangement with Arista Networks to market Arista’s data center switches along with HP converged IT infrastructure products.

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