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PCIe drives require a constant board and specific OS drivers, while DIMM slots push storage closer to servers. But DIMM is costly due to low production.
HGST and Intel extend SAS partnership with 20 nm NAND Ultrastar SAS SSDs with storage capacity up to 1.6 TB.
New all-flash storage array models from IBM, Violin Memory and Kaminario follow trend of boosting data reduction and management features, adding higher capacity options.
Expert Brien Posey explains why VMware's free hypervisor can be beneficial to test and development environments, but because it's missing storage features, it's difficult to use for much else.
VMware's new Virtual Volumes allow virtual machines and applications to be better allocated to storage. The feature is now available in beta.
VSphere allows users to set up custom alarms to alert them when capacity or memory is low. Learn how they can be especially helpful when using thin provisioning.
Cloud storage gateways appear likely to fade away as a discrete product category, but industry analysts predict the functionality will be integrated into major vendors' storage systems.
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Analyst George Crump explains the best way to deal with the upfront costs and security issues that come with switching cloud storage providers.
RackWare turns its cloud application migration software into an automated DR tool by adding failback, failover and building on migration.
In this Storage Decisions video, find out why Jon Toigo says that automation is necessary for resource pooling and how virtualization adds complexity.
In this Storage Decisions presentation, Jon Toigo discusses the impact of server virtualization on IT professionals.
Virtual servers require a new approach to backup and recovery. Brien Posey looks at the products which offer virtual backups.
EMC data protection president Guy Churchward says EMC can deliver Data Domain as a virtual appliance and discusses plans for cloud-to-cloud backup and data protection services inside ViPR.
The line between endpoint data protection and file sync and share has blurred as endpoint backup products can access protected data from devices beyond laptops.
Cisco says it remains committed to Fibre Channel with its new 16 Gbps FC MDS 9706 Director and MDS 9148S department switch, plus Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) line card.
Advances to object technology and accelerating growth of unstructured data make object storage valuable for on-premises data, despite their start as a cloud play.
Red Hat's first Ceph upgrade since its Inktank acquisition adds erasure coding, cache tiering and management updates.
News of a Nirvanix partnership filled in some details about Dell's cloud storage strategy, but the company still treats its cloud plans as a secret.
In our latest Storage Radio podcast, SearchStorage.com editors discuss the Riverbed Whitewater cloud data backup appliance for enterprise backups.
Deduplication is an important strategy for disaster recovery. Learn more about data dedupe solutions in this expert tip by Paul Kirvan.