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

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SanDisk's Sumit Sadana


The world's first 13TB SSD is here

Be prepared to fork out around $13,000 for the drive, which has more than twice the storage of the current highest-capacity SSD

SSDs gear up for five-fold speed boost

A host interface developed specifically for solid-state storage, NVMe is about to break the SATA bottleneck

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Startup takes on Dropbox, Box, using cloud and local storage

As an alternative to enterprise and small-business file sharing services, Infinit pools storage from cloud services and your own data center -- all available to clients as if they were on local disks

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Review: 7 data recovery tools for every data disaster

From resurrecting lost photos to recovering RAID arrays, these utilities can bring your data back from the dead

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Good news: Microsoft isn't phoning in Windows Server 2016

New features in the latest technical preview show Microsoft still heavily invested in on-premises servers

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SanDisk reveals the world's thinnest 1TB SSD

SanDisk today unveiled what it's calling the world's thinnest 1TB solid-state drive, which comes in an M.2 form factor that's only 1.5mm thick

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Seagate touts fastest desktop drive and slimmest 2TB backup drive

The LaCie 1TB Chromé desktop drive can ingest two hours of 4K video in just over one minute

NetApp to buy flash storage startup SolidFire

The all-cash acquisition of $870 million will give NetApp a line of products designed for Web-scale data centers


Microsoft reneges on unlimited cloud storage for some business users

Organizations that have 'premium' Office 365 subscriptions will still get all the storage they need

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Yahoo, HP Enterprise, Dell, Mozilla: The one reason they're all in trouble

Chances are strong that no one and no strategy can save these companies, so mired in the past

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Microsoft launches new OneDrive for Business sync client, developer kit

Mobile apps for the storage service also received an update

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Salesforce and Box join forces to put files where employees need them

New integrations allow for easy file access and app creation using Box's tools


2015 in the cloud: A year of big moves

In the latest episode of Cloud Chronicles, Network World's Brandon Butler visits Cloud Technology Partners in downtown Boston to discuss the big news in cloud computing in 2015.

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10 things you don't need to worry about in 2016

Are you ready for 2016? Of course you aren't -- you don't even want to think about it. If you need excuses for your lack of forethought, read on

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WD ships world's first 10TB helium-filled hard drive

The 10TB helium-filled HDD represents a 25% increase in capacity and uses 56% fewer watts than the previous generation drive

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Presto! Practical magic at the help desk

When a user's new PC is missing a vital workflow piece that seems lost forever, a stroke of good luck saves the day

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The 5 biggest debuts at DockerCon

Throughout DockerCon Europe last week, new products and services made their first appearances, including Docker's fledgling management system

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Intel's crazy fast Optane memory, storage arrive next year

Enthusiast desktops will be the first to get Intel's new class of Optane products, which could bring much faster SSDs and memory to PCs and phones

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