Storage

Expert coverages of storage, memory, network-attached storage, hard drives, backup, and more.

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What is NAS and how do NAS servers excel at corralling unstructured data?

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a category of file-level storage that’s connected to a network and enables data access and file sharing across a heterogeneous client and server environment. “Ideally, NAS is platform- and...

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Micron sets its sights on quad-cell storage

NAND flash memory maker Micron announced plans for quadruple-level cell (QLC) flash memory. With 4 bits per cell, storage density will increase 33%.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Modernized infrastructure that I love

It's Valentine's Day, and we should take a moment to appreciate the ones we love, as well as the innovative technologies that will change the world.

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Dell-EMC expands its CI platform, simplifies data center operations

With the VxBlock 1000, Dell-EMC’s next-generation CI platform, customers can mix and match storage, networking and compute technology for greater data center agility.

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Looks like Veritas has big plans for data and information management

Legacy backup and recovery vendor Veritas appears to be on the verge of rolling out a complete data and information management platform.

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Data could one day be stored on molecules

Academics are frantically searching for ways to best store and retrieve the exabytes of data being produced daily. Chemistry is superseding traditional engineering routes.

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HPE partners with Portworx for easier Kubernetes deployment

The new solution pairs HPE’s Synergy composable system with Portworx’s PX-Enterprise cloud-native storage platform to deploy a scale-out container platform on bare metal.

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What is disaster recovery? How to ensure business continuity

Organizations prepare for everything from natural disasters to cyber-attacks with disaster recovery plans that detail a process to resume mission-critical functions quickly and without major losses in revenues or business operations.

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Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers

As enterprises adopt cloud services, hardware vendors are fighting back with long-term payment plans that avoid capital outlay.

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What the storage industry’s inevitable transition to the cloud means for your business

Incorporating the cloud model into a storage strategy helps IT meet its overarching goals. This column spells out how and why, as well as what to expect from the industry in 2018.

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Impact of Intel and Micron ending their NAND partnership is negligible

The end of the Intel and Micron partnership in developing 3D NAND memory won't impact Intel SSD users. Nor will it affect other projects they are working on together.

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Vexata all-flash systems aim to reduce storage latency

Startup Vexata tackles how to eliminate input-output bottlenecks in storage fabrics without requiring customers to retool their IT infrastructure or rewrite applications.

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Breakthroughs in magnetism will change storage and computing

Solid-state memory hold your horses. Magnetic media isn’t dead yet. Neural networks and vast efficiencies are coming to help out the aging technology.

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Hyperconverged secondary storage market heats up

Cohesity saw strong momentum in 2017, indicating businesses are ready for hyperconverged secondary storage.

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25% off SanDisk 256GB iXpand Base for iPhone charging and backup - Deal Alert

This handy gadget from SanDisk automatically backs up your iPhone’s photos, videos contacts and more, every time you charge. And its currently discounted 25% on Amazon.

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New Seagate tech promises to double hard drive speeds

Seagate’s new dual-actuator drive can perform two different data requests simultaneously — delivering data twice as fast compared with a single-actuator drive.

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30% off APC 1500VA Compact UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

The Back-UPS Pro uninterruptible power supply provides power to your critical devices during an outage, allowing you to continue working or gaming, and stay connected to your network. Ideal for PCs, home office electronics, networking...

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To thrive in a digital age, businesses must look beyond log data

To address data challenges, we need to change how we handle log data (and learn what more we can do).

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