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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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This 6TB Fixstars SSD could be the last hard drive you'll need for a good long while

Japanese drive maker Fixstars says it will release a 6TB drive by this summer, pushing SSD capacity points to dizzying heights.

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Leaving unpowered SSDs in a warm room can kill your data fast

Unlike mechanical hard disk drives, solid state storage drives may lose data if left alone for too long, especially in warmer environments.

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Facebook's software smarts put cold storage on a power diet

The company's new backup storage centers get by with less energy

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EMC hopes to extend ViPR Controller's reach with open-source release

Third parties will be able to contribute code and build their own products with it

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VCE's VxRack systems want to be Vblocks for the next generation

The hyperconverged systems for cloud, social and mobile will scale out to thousands of racks

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EMC's XtremIO gets bigger, packs in more flash

XtremIO 4.0 software will deliver higher scale as new hardware blocks hold more data

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HDS big-data tools should help IT, mobile health workers

Hitachi Data Systems is applying analytics where data has been siloed

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Huawei eyes US enterprise market despite political challenges

Huawei wants its enterprise business to drive the company's future growth

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Box wants to be a platform for easy-to-write enterprise apps

Apps built with Box Developer Edition won't require users to have a Box account

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EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Its Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

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IBM, Fujifilm cram 220TB of data onto tape-based storage that fits in your hand

Researchers fit 220TB on a future version of a standard-size cartridge

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Bit by bit, Intel looks to quadruple SSD storage

Intel is looking to cram four bits per cell in an effort to cram more storage into SSDs.