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ExaGrid updates and streamlines its backup appliances

New storage systems take up less space than prior generations and offer greater capacity than its competitors.

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Hyperconvergence as a service offers hands-off data-center management

A managed hyperconvergence service can provide data-center operators with cost benefits, reduced staff workloads, and cloud-related scalability benefits.

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Nutanix expands hybrid-cloud features to support unstructured data

Nutanix Objects and Files software now supports scale-out storage fabrics across different cloud environments.


Pure Storage offers on-demand storage service

A new Pure Storage service uses a flexible consumption model that spans on-premises and the cloud.

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Dell launches its first all-flash object storage appliance

Object storage is no longer 'slow, cheap, and deep,' according to Dell, which positions its new EXF900 array for AI and cloud-native use.

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Network engineers wake up to computational storage

Next-generation computational storage systems are coming to the fore that perform processing operations on the storage device itself to reduce internal system transport time, reduce application bottlenecks and pave the way to more...

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Low demand and high production create a bargain for SSD drives

Demand for PC and server SSDs has weakened, so now may be the time for enterprise IT buyers to buy or negotiate.


Intel and Lightbits Labs team to improve storage performance

The collaboration is designed to speed up Lightbits NVMe/TCP storage, reducing enterprise reliance on Fibre Channel and improving storage hardware utilization.

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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.

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