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4 essential edge-computing use cases

Placing processing power and storage at the edge of enterprise networks takes many forms but delivers faster response times and can reduce the need for WAN bandwidth.

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New Arm processor promises smart storage

Arm's Cortex-R82 can do both storage and data processing at the same time.


Pure Storage unveils an all-flash hybrid-storage killer

With massively increased capacity, the FlashArray//C storage platform from Pure Storage eliminates the need for hard-disk storage, the company claims.

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Is COVID-19 vendor financing for enterprise gear a good deal?

IT vendors are offering billions in financial aid to keep enterprise IT sales from being cancelled and partners afloat, but do they benefit customers?

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Kioxia demonstrates new high-capacity SSD form factor

Rather than using a hard disk form, Kioxia's EDSFF SSD uses new designs for chip placement and cooling efficiency.

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StorOne releases Optane-powered enterprise storage

The company’s new array combines its software-defined storage technology with Intel servers, Optane and QLC flash storage technologies.

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Smart network upgrades to consider before the next pandemic

COVID-19 is driving enterprises to evaluate technologies that can improve network availability and agility, such as SD-WAN, secure access service edge (SASE), intent-based networking (IBN), and network automation.


Western Digital rolls out NVMe-over-Fabric SSDs for legacy storage migration

An all-flash NVMeoF system from Western Digital is designed to replace SATA and SAS for high-performance applications in the enterprise.

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Pros and cons of cloud storage

Cloud storage offers many advantages over on-premises data storage. Scalability at the push of a button (up or down), accessibility from any device at any location, and pay-per-usage pricing are a few of the draws. But there are some...

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Backblaze HDD report shows the resilience of hard disk drives

With an almost flawless failure rate despite constant use, mechanical drives still have a place in computing.


KIOXIA innovates a software-enabled flash-drive controller

In a first, the former Toshiba group introduces software-managed flash drives, something HDDs could never do.


Hitachi Vantara storage platform targets midsize enterprises

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 delivers enterprise features including high ratio deduplication and AI management.

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8 reasons to consider hyperconverged infrastructure for your data center

Hyperconvergence offers speed and simplicity compared to the old ways of server configuration.

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For secure data backup, here’s how to do the 3-2-1 rule right

The venerable 3-2-1 rule for backing up data remains a tried-and-true method for insuring the integrity of copied data that is essential to disaster recovery efforts, but it has to be done properly.

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Japanese firm announces potential 80TB hard drives

Using some very fancy physics for stacking electrons, Showa Denko K.K. plans to quadruple the top end of proposed capacity.


IBM consolidates storage products under a single brand

Big Blue is the latest to pare down multiple storage products under one umbrella, after HPE did it last summer.


How to back up Kubernetes and Docker

You don’t have to back up everything about every container, but it’s important to back up configurations for running and managing them in case of disaster.

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Google Cloud launches Archive cold storage service

Archive will focus on long-term data retention and compete against AWS Glacier, Microsoft Cool Blob Storage, and IBM Cloud Storage.

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