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Sloppy but secure: Open source TrueCrypt passes audit

An independent audit of the open source disk encryption utility finds no backdoors, but dredges up other troubling issues

Dropbox's buffed-up business offering is better, but far from best

Revamped Dropbox for Business is closer to being a real business solution, but still has a few pieces missing -- and a higher price tag

Why Dropbox and Box are expanding beyond straight-up cloud storage

Irresistible apps and services could provide a way out of the cloud storage price wars

'Drop Dropbox' protests flare as wiretap proponent Condoleezza Rice joins board

Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores user data

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

Hynix reveals world's first 128GB DDR4 memory module

The new memory module can process up to 17GB of data per second

Seagate releases 6TB hard drive, its fastest yet

Company disses the need for helium in high-capacity drives, as used by rival Western Digital

Don't let the Google-Amazon price war lead to the wrong cloud

The two major cloud providers want to buy the market with deep discounts, but be sure to look beyond costs before committing

Review: Riverbed brings branch office storage back to the data center

Riverbed Granite 2.5 eliminates remote office server administration and backup pains by delivering iSCSI and Fibre Channel storage over the WAN

Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Revenue from enterprise storage systems grew 5 percent in last year's fourth quarter, according to Gartner

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Deep dive: SAN and NAS virtualization

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