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EMC bets big on flash storage

The vendor gets aggressive about enterprise flash arrays, but faces challenges in the data center.

What to do when your free cloud storage fills up

Giving away scads of free cloud storage is all the rage these days, but when you've hit your limit, your options are few, and the answers from cloud services, murky.

Stock prices plunge for flash storage vendor Violin

Shares of solid-state storage vendor Violin Memory raised just over $160 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange, which the company will use primarily to expand its global sales and marketing capabilities.

Intel successfully demos SSD overclocking, but will it come to market?

Intel successfully demonstrated overclocking a solid-state disc (SSD) at the Intel Developer Forum, but the risk of losing all of the data from a drive might make it an experiment for now.

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Promise preps for Mac Pro with new Thunderbolt 2 peripherals

The Mac Pro won't arrive until later this year, but storage maker Promise Technology will have Thunderbolt 2 products ready when the new desktop ships.

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The astounding evolution of the hard drive

Invented more than 50 years ago, the hard drive has transformed from a room-size appliance capable of storing just a few megabytes of data, to a pocket-size device that can stash terabytes.

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New hard drive tech will help Seagate crack 5TB barrier in 2014, 20TB in 2020

Seagate announced that it has sold more than 1 million drives using a new recording technology that will offer consumers 5TB hard drives next year and possibly 20TB drives by 2020.

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Seagate to offer hard-drive failure insurance

Seagate announced plans Monday to offer data recovery and drive-replacement services for all its hard drives, provided the consumer pays an insurance fee up front.

Intel aims new Professional line of SSDs at enterprise, SMB clients

Intel will launch a new family of SSDs at this week's Intel Developer Forum, offering security and remote management features for enterprise and small-business client devices.

Microsoft who? Sinofsky adds another scene to his second act, signs up with Box

Steven Sinofsky remains very active after his retirement from Microsoft, now signing on with Box as an adviser for its cloud storage and file sharing service, its developer platform and its mobile applications.

VMware's virtualization quest could help shake up storage, too

The company is pitching several upcoming storage technologies at VMworld alongside its NSX network hypervisor.

The cloud just keeps growing--Microsoft bumps SkyDrive Pro to 25GB

Microsoft announced an increase in available storage Tuesday for users of its Office 365 cloud-storage service SkyDrive Pro, from 7GB to 25GB.

Gentlemen, start your solid-state engines: Intel takes overclocking to SSDs

At IDF 2013, Intel will demonstrate a way to overclock its SSDs. But even if you can overclock SSDs, is it smart to do so?