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September 19, 2014  3:36 PM

Blue Waters’ storage needs run deep

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

You think you have high storage capacity needs? Well, this week the National Center for Super Computing Applications (NCSA) added 20 PB – that’s right, petabytes – of tape capacity for online data for its Blue Waters supercomputer. And that should last about a year. The NCSA uses four...

September 19, 2014  1:55 PM

Best storage products of 2014—enter your new or enhanced products

Rich Castagna Rich Castagna Profile: Rich Castagna
Storage

Now in its twelfth year, the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Products of the Year competition is open for entries. If you're a vendor, a PR firm representing a vendor or just a very satisfied user, fill out

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September 17, 2014  10:20 PM

Axcient buys DirectRestore for granular recovery in the cloud

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Disaster Recovery, Storage

Cloud provider Axcient has acquired DirectRestore to bolster application recovery capabilities in its

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September 12, 2014  3:51 PM

Drive vendors Seagate, HGST in launch mode

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, Hard drives, HGST, Seagate, Solid-state storage, Storage

The industry’s two hard drive vendors had a busy week with product rollouts and future-gazing. Western Digital’s HGST division launched a flurry of products Tuesday, including 8 TB...


September 10, 2014  2:06 PM

Riverbed offers free gateway to the cloud, for one month

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Companies are offering a number of deals to lure customers to the cloud, the most popular is bargain-basement price cuts on per-gigabyte storage. Riverbed Technology has joined in with a slightly different take. Riverbed is offering a virtual version of its SteelStore appliance, formerly known as...


September 10, 2014  7:09 AM

SanDisk, Dell team up to deliver DAS cache on PowerEdge

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Dell, SanDisk, Storage

Dell's newest PowerEdge servers are going to use the SanDisk DAS Cache software to automate high-performance data on SSDs. The next-generation R730, R73oXD, R630, T630 and R920 uses direct-attached disk storage with SSDs to boost performance for OLTP, OLAP, analytics, business intelligence, HPC...


September 8, 2014  8:20 PM

Scality adds support for VM storage, VAAI and VASA on the roadmap

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Scality, Storage, VMware

Scality's Ring software came into the market focused on object storage and added support for unified file storage last year. Now Scality has extended Ring's reach...


September 5, 2014  3:17 PM

Traditional storage vendors feel the heat from newcomers

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Revenues for external disk storage among all vendors fell 1.4% from last year during the second quarter, according International Data Corp.’s worldwide disk systems tracker. It marked the fourth consecutive quarter that high-end storage sales declined, and IDC noted that midrange system...


September 5, 2014  7:52 AM

All-flash storage will dominate, eventually

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns
Storage

It seems clear that all solid-state technology will become common in primary storage systems soon. In our IT client engagements, we see many companies including the transition to all...


August 30, 2014  11:54 PM

Nimble claims record revenue, 663 new customers in fiscal Q2

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Nimble Storage Inc. hit record numbers with $53.8 million in revenue and 663 new customers during its fiscal second quarter and closed 444 deals in excess of...


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