Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.1 software-based storage upgrade features certification for Red Hat’s OpenStack distribution, improved graphical manager.
EMC’s ViPR software-defined storage now supports EMC SRM Suite and Hadoop Distributed File System, but not yet arrays from Dell, HP or IBM.
QLogic adds Fibre Channel host bus adapter for Open Compute Project-certified servers for data centers desiring OCP with shared storage.
Learn why analyst Jon Toigo says the value of dedupe and compression software is lowering, and why other capacity tools are a better bet.
Jon Toigo examines how tape storage and the cloud each affect overall data storage efficiency in a given environment.
Our eighth Quality Awards survey on the best NAS storage systems had Dell besting the enterprise group and Hitachi topping the midrange.
New data protection management tools can provide early warnings about gaps in the data protection process.
With solid-state prices dropping, more vendors offer all-flash arrays; but are they better than hybrid arrays that mix flash with spinning disk?
Raw capacity numbers are becoming less useful as deduplication, compression and application-aware storage provide more value than sheer capacity.
Good-bye, or perhaps good riddance, to 2013, and welcome to a new year for the data storage industry.
It’s a new year and I’m newly optimistic again, hoping that 2014 brings a healthy dose of clarity and reality back to the data storage market.
Avago Technologies announced a $6.6 billion deal to acquire components provider LSI Corp. and turn Avago into a major HDD and SSD components provider.