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Violin Memory COO quits two weeks after CEO ousted

Violin is still searching for new leadership

Microsoft gifts Windows Phone users with 20GB of free SkyDrive storage

Ho ho ho! Microsoft's getting into the holiday spirit—but the gift of SkyDrive has a few strings attached.

Online backup service SugarSync moves to paid-only model

SugarSync no longer offers 5GB of free capacity, but the online backup site plans to release new features next year.

samsung 840 evo msata

Big storage in a little space: Samsung's 840 EVO is the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD

The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD packs 1TB of storage into hardware a full inch thinner than traditional notebook drives.

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Storage hardware sales hit by lower government spending

NetApp was the big winner as other vendors suffered from revenue declines

Box fuels international expansion with $100 million in new funding

Telstra in Australia will start selling its service soon and a launch in Japan is planned for next year

Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

Fibre Channel hits key landmark on the way to 32Gbps speeds

The specification for the next standard is finished, though products may not ship until 2016

Find the right drive to backup your data

Want a solid backup plan for the new year? You'll need to pick a good storage solution first.

Toshiba buys OCZ's belly-up SSD business: Where does that leave your warranty?

Mere days after OCZ declared bankruptcy, Toshiba's agreed to buy its assets for $35 million. But where does that leave your warranty?

Cyber Monday deals: 15 more decent PC buys from the seedy discount jungle

Black Friday may be gone, but the deals keep coming, particularly for PC users.

Flash startup Pure Storage fights EMC in trade-secrets battle

A legal war between EMC and flash startup Pure Storage has escalated to charges of patent infringement and illegally obtaining a storage array to mine it for intellectual property.

Symantec to shut down Backup Exec.cloud

The cloud-based backup and recovery service was introduced in February 2012.

WD Black

WD's Black2 SSD/HDD combo drive promises to solve the capacity-versus-speed storage conundrum

Laptop users can now have SSD speed and HDD capacity in a single 9mm package