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SanDisk builds tougher flash for IoT devices

SanDisk introduced a line of heavy-duty, long-lasting flash storage cards for connected industrial equipment in the Internet of Things.

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Backblaze lights up cloud storage with dirt-cheap prices

Backblaze slashes prices on cloud storage to a half-cent per gigabyte per month, but the lack of Amazon API compatibility might limit its appeal

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Dropbox wants shadow IT to drive enterprise adoption

Dropbox has an enterprise problem. Its pitch to companies: Your users are already running our products -- now pay us to control them.

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Review: Software-based NAS options for the storage do-it-yourselfer

We test 6 products targeted at the SMB market, some with free versions.

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Storage spending veers toward cloud

Sales are growing fastest for companies that ship generic storage hardware to big cloud providers, IDC says

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Seagate breaks through the 1TB-per-platter barrier for laptop drives

Seagate today announced its first laptop drive that can store 2TB of data using only two platters, allowing the company to manufacture them in a 7mm-high form factor

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Cloud backup: Don't rely on your provider alone

Cloud providers take care of your data, even in disaster. But you shouldn't leave the job solely to them

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Samsung releases world's first 2TB consumer SSDs

Samsung touts a whopping 10-year warranty on the new drives, which double the maximum capacity of their predecessors

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More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

Internal storage sales benefited from healthy server sales as worldwide enterprise storage shipments grew more than 41 percent year-over-year

Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio

Red Hat has updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

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How to choose an all-flash storage array that scales

Now that controller CPU and memory are the bottlenecks, efficient metadata management becomes the key to performance and scalability


Micron shrinks NAND by 28% in upcoming flash drives

Micron's densest NAND flash to date is a 16nm, triple-level cell NAND that will be seen in SSDs and USB-connected flash drives next quarter

Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

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SSDs have a problem: They're getting too fast, too soon

SSD performance is outstripping interfaces faster than standards bodies can make them

IBM cloud will reach back into tape for low-cost storage

Project Big Storage combines data on flash, disks and tape under a single namespace

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How to fix the 'insufficient storage' error in Android and iOS

Learn how to fix 'insufficient storage' errors in Android and iOS, and get all the OS and app updates coming to you

Everything you need to know about flash storage performance

Due to the unique characteristics of flash, performance validation testing is immensely challenging and critically important; follow these best practices

How flash changes the storage equation

As the enterprise transitions from disk to flash, the focus shifts from optimizing for performance to optimizing for capacity

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