Storage

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

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FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology has enormous potential for firms that figure out how best to use it

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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Blockchain: 'Overhyped' buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

IT vendors are rolling out blockchain-based capabilities, often in response to high levels of customer interest, but experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises

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30% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

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Expert tips for managing your cloud data

Yes, security is important, but so are networking, governance, data formatting, and other technical issues

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38% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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Intel Optane Memory has a mission: Make hard drives faster than SSDs

Intel debuts Optane Memory as a "revolutionary" technology that could make hard drives feel like SSDs, but enthusiasts were hoping for more

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CW@50: 50 years of storage

By the time Computerworld was born in 1967, IBM was well established as the kingpin for computer storage. But over the next five decades, that changed dramatically as new companies rose and fell, storage capacities soared and costs...

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HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for $650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

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How to add an external HDD to your Sony PS4

Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing...

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Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

Volunteers rush to archive data before it disappears from government websites

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Why laptops won’t come with larger SSDs this year

Laptop makers are expected to continue using 128GB and 256GB SSDs for now as prices for the storage technology are expected to rise this year.

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Review: QNAP TVS-882T NAS piles on the features

With a built-in hypervisor, countless add-ons, and even a remote control, this ‘storage’ server might solve some problems you didn’t know you had

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Hard drive nosedive exposes backup breakdown

It should've been a simple hard drive swap. Instead, IT must dive into the server’s core for a solution

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HPE to pay $1 billion for Nimble Storage after cutting EMC ties

With the plan to acquire Nimble Storage, HPE is trying to bulk up its storage offerings

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Upgrading MacBook storage with TarDisk

The TarDisk is a half-length SD card that fits flush with the body of an older MacBook or MacBook Pro and seamlessly doubles storage capacity via pairing software that creates a single virtual volume.

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Build your own sharing system, with help from Google engineers

From the minds at Google, Upspin is an open source project for building file-sharing infrastructure, but it's a long way from mass consumption

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