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Dell serves up its own disaggregated OS

Linux-based OS10 designed to meld switches, servers, storage into a software-defined data center

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The ultimate guide to small business networking

In-depth product reviews that will help any SMB make critical strategic technology decisions.


The world's first 13TB SSD is here

The 13TB SSD has more than two times the storage of the world's highest-capacity SSD, also from Fixstars

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Seagate inhales, uses helium to create 10TB HDD

Seagate's first 10TB enterprise-capacity hard drive is also its first use of helium to reduce friction and increase density in a drive as Western Digital has done with several of its drives.

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Review: 7 data recovery tools for every data disaster

From resurrecting lost photos to recovering RAID arrays, these utilities can bring your data back from the dead

NetApp to buy flash storage startup SolidFire for $870M

NetApp is acquiring startup SolidFire for US$870 million cash for a foothold in the fast-growing market for scale-out flash storage.

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Consumer SSDs and hard drive prices are nearing parity

SSDs have seen four straight quarters of 10% or greater price drops, leading one analyst to predict that they will near price parity with hard drives in the next two years.

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Dell-EMC deal will 'set back innovation,' says Sun co-founder Vinod Khosla

While he thinks Dell buying EMC makes sense financially, Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla has little faith in the merged company's ability to innovate.

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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.

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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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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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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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

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

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

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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