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IBM launches a software-defined storage server for AI

IBM says the ESS 3500 storage devices will improve AI training by up to 70%.

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Pure Storage, Snowflake partner for on-premises data warehousing

Snowflake has always worked in the cloud, but some data warehouses are on premises, and that needed to be addressed.

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Western Digital unveils 26TB hard drives, 15TB enterprise SSD

Storage giant updates its high-capacity hard drives and SSDs and debuts a new portable storage device.

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Dell bolsters storage lineup with 500 software upgrades

Updates to Dell's PowerStore, PowerMax and PowerFlex product lines are aimed at boosting automation, data mobility and security.

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5 reasons restores can take longer than backups

Backing up data can be fairly quick, but because the steps needed to access the backup and restore it to the live network, restores can be surprisingly slow.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a single system. Enterprises can choose an integrated HCI appliance from a single vendor, or hardware-agnostic hyperconvergence...

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How to inventory server storage with PowerShell

Figuring out how much storage is free on servers is important, and the PowerShell cmdlet Get-PhysicalDisk can help.

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Dell expands Apex cloud and on-prem storage options

7 new Dell systems and services cover multi-cloud offerings and more.

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Supply chain woes forcing more workloads to the cloud

Chip shortages are driving enterprises to shift applications to the cloud, avoid ad-hoc hardware purchases, and work to improve their equipment forecasting capabilities.

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The latest tape storage is faster and holds more, but is it better?

The LTO-9 open standard boosts the transfer speed of magnetic tape, which seems like an improvement, but that might not make tape a more attractive option for backup.

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Why aren’t optical disks the top choice for archive storage?

Optical storage can last a century, give faster access to data, and is backward compatible with earlier optical technology, yet disk drives and tape rule in long-term storage.

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How to right-size edge storage

Enterprises need to consider capacity, power and connectivity when choosing storage options for edge computing deployments.

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Kioxia seeks to make the SSD more programmable

NAND flash maker's Software-Enabled Flash technology is designed to add customization to SSDs.

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Facebook outage was a series of unfortunate events

A badly written command, a buggy audit tool, a DNS system that hobbled efforts to restore the network, and tight data-center security all contributed to Facebook’s seven-hour Dumpster fire.

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HPE expands GreenLake services into new markets

HPE adds to its on-prem Greenlake cloud services program with ransomware-recovery, data lakehouse support, and tools for evaluating and rationalizing enterprise efforts to move data to the cloud.

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14 things you need to know about data storage management

Data storage and management experts discuss what steps you need to take to properly manage and store data and why just backing up data is not enough.

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Tape backup as a defense vs. ransomware

Tape isn’t close to being the perfect backup, but it is pretty impervious to ransomware.

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IBM ships high-density tape drives based on lastest spec

IBM's Linear Tape-Open 9 (LTO-9) Ultrium magnetic tape drive promises greater density, performance and resiliency.

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