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Dell's helping its own storage arrays see eye to eye

Making storage systems work together can be a headache even if they’re both from the same vendor. Dell is taking some steps to ease that pain.

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Who makes the most reliable hard drive? Latest BackBlaze survey claims to know

Seagate's reliability improved dramatically, but Hitachi still rules the roost.

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IBM's phase-change memory may have cracked the code on a cheap DRAM alternative

PCM, a cheaper alternative to DRAM, just took a step closer to enterprise data centers as IBM unveiled a way to make it more dense.

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AMD gets back into SSDs with value Radeon R3 drives

The company's new Radeon R3 SSDs start at $40.99 and have capacities from 120GB to 960GB.

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EMC's latest VCE nodes aim to make clouds easy

One way to get enterprises and service providers to adopt cloud infrastructure is to make it easier to set up and use. That’s what EMC is doing with Neutrino, a new type of hardware-software node for the VCE VxRack platform.

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Dell plus EMC has a name: Dell Technologies

Dell’s planned US$67 billion acquisition of EMC will create a broad collection of businesses called Dell Technologies.

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EMC World kicks off with cloud backup and cheaper flash arrays

EMC is kicking off its EMC World user conference with a new backup offering and a storage array priced for mid-sized enterprises.

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Microsoft is buying tiny strands of DNA to store big data

Microsoft has partnered with a San Francisco-based company to encode information on synthetic DNA to test its potential as a new medium for data storage.

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IBM lines up all-flash storage to help power cognitive computing

IBM is expanding its flash storage lineup to power cloud data centers that carry out so-called cognitive computing.

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Dropbox Infinite is what OneDrive placeholders should've been

Once again, a competitor borrows a great feature from Microsoft but offers a far superior design.

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Meet a handheld server with a 13-terabyte SSD

Fixstars' Olive is like the Raspberry Pi of servers, but with a twist -- it packs 13TB of solid-state drive storage in a system that could be held in one hand.

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Akitio's blazing-fast external SSD combines two blistering storage technologies

If you have US$1,299 to spend, Akitio's external Thunder3 PCIe SSD storage system will deliver blazing speed and more.

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Sony cranks up optical disc storage to 3.3TB

Optical discs like Blu-ray are losing favor, but Sony and Panasonic don't seem to care. The companies have cranked up the storage capacity on optical media to a stunning 3.3TB.

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Intel claims storage supremacy with swift 3D XPoint Optane drives, 1-petabyte 3D NAND

Intel, in addition to showing off its blazing-fast 3C XPoint Optane drives, also said its 3D NAND will be able to squeeze 1TB of storage into a 1.5mm thick drive by next year.

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Storage on steroids: Intel bets on PCIe SSDs, and Optane storage as fast as RAM

Intel storage czar Bill Leszinske has a thing or two to say about the future of drive technology, and it's all about fast.