- March 17, 2015
The Drobo B1200i rackmount hybrid array gets an update, expanding storage pools to 128 TB and adding thin provisioning for up to 255 volumes.
- March 06, 2015
Consumer peer-to-peer software maker releases Sync 2.0 for secure file sharing between smartphones, desktops and NAS devices.
- February 26, 2015
Connected Data has rolled out two new sync-and-share appliances for businesses that want on-premises secure file sharing.
- December 02, 2014
Seagate adds 6 TB E-NAS hard drives for SMBs and small enterprises that can scale to 96 TB in a 16-rack configuration.
- November 18, 2014
HP adds real-time tiering and flash caching to its Dot Hill-sourced MSA arrays for SMBs. The HP MSA arrays have been enhanced with wide-striping and redirect-on-write snapshots.
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- September 25, 2014
SMB NAS vendors are integrating BitTorrent Sync as an optional add-on for authenticating file sharing between devices.
- August 28, 2014
IDC announces that the worldwide personal and entry-level storage market grows 1.5% in the second quarter of 2014.
- August 28, 2014
Overland Storage releases GuardianOS 7.6 software in desktop form factor NAS platform via its SnapServer XSD 40 NAS server.
- July 16, 2014
BitTorrent said NAS fits with its peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol, lines up native Sync support with NAS vendors Seagate, Overland and NetGear.
- July 11, 2014
Thecus announces OS updates to its NAS lineup while Synology America launches a RackStation model and standardizes warranties on its XS+/XS models.
- March 24, 2014
Hewlett-Packard unveils entry-level MSA shared storage system; HP upgrades StoreEasy NAS quality of service and expands capacity for StoreOnce 4500.
- March 12, 2014
IT professionals and prosumers looking for storage capacity on their key chains have a new option from EDGE Memory.
- January 14, 2014
LenovoEMC announces px4 desktop and rackmount NAS devices for small- to medium-sized businesses and remote offices.
- November 15, 2013
Western Digital redesigns its My Book line of external desktop drives to provide more storage capacity and enhanced data protection.
- November 14, 2013
Highly Reliable Systems recently announced that it added NAS-to-NAS replication and SpeedSeed technology to its NetSwap systems.