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Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Front Porch Digital technology is used by media companies, government agencies, and sports organizations for a variety of applications

Dell targets the storage market with new software bundle

The package of acquired technologies is Dell's first play at becoming a full-fledged storage software vendor


EMC acquires TwinStrata to push corporate data into the cloud

EMC will embed TwinStrata's CloudArray into its new VMAX3 enterprise data service platform

Are users hoarding data? Here's where to put it

If you're maintaining data not accessed since the Clinton Administration, there's a place for it -- and it should ease data migration in the future

EMC's software-centered future will be focus of EMC World

Software-defined storage initiatives are likely to be a big part of EMC World this week

Dell launches virtual storage accelerator, aims to boost SAN performance

New Dell virtual appliance called Fluid Cache for SAN aims to speed up storage I/O for data-intensive applications

Big data needs software-defined storage

With demands for agility and capacity, storage systems can't be islands. IBM's Ronald Riffe explains how software-defined storage provides a broad, hardware-independent solution

Samsung introduces first 1TB MiniSATA SSD

The new 840 EVO mSATA SSD is 60 percent thinner than a standard 2.5-inch notebook drive

IBM lays plans to be a cloud storage broker

Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup

'Building blocks' snap together virtually to handle big storage

Startup Coho Data is unveiling a scalable 'micro-array' architecture this week at Storage Networking World

Backup starts to scale out along with storage, data growth

Sepaton is introducing backup appliances that enterprises can combine to meet growing needs

Modernizing the storage stack

As technologies like replication and RAID trickle down storage tiers, storage professionals gain broader options and greater control

EMC integrates backup, archiving within storage system

EMC is providing new controls that will allow customers to use their primary storage systems to handle backup, archiving, and disaster recovery as well

Dell combines faster and cheaper SSDs in one box, with automatic tiering

The company's Compellent division will offer both SLC and MLC drives, with software to move data between them

Dell updates and rebrands Foglight for virtualization management

Former Quest and VKernel technologies merge within Foglight and grow to include more VDI and storage visibility

Dell consolidates, plans unified software and all-flash arrays

Plans all-SSD array, 300TB 5U hard drive array, and compression

New storage technologies aim to deal with the data deluge

As enterprise storage demands escalate, disk densities continue to rise. But the real magic is in software, where speed and size come together

QLogic promises speed, simplicity with first cache-on-adapter products

First Mt. Rainier technology product, the FabricCache 1000 series adapter, will include a 200GB or 400GB flash card

EMC unveils all-SSD array, one app to manage all flash

The XtremSW Suite can discover NAND flash in a data center and bring it under a single management interface

Test your SSDs or risk massive data loss, researchers warn

New study finds 13 of 15 flash-based solid-state drives suffer data loss or worse when they lose power

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