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IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

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Microsoft to discontine OneDrive Groups October 16th

If you use OneDrive's Groups collaboration feature, you have a little under two months to pack up your data and move to something else.

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Intel's crazy-fast 3D XPoint Optane memory heads for DDR slots (but with a catch)

Surprise! Intel's 3DXPoint memory will go inside a DDR4 slot—but not everyone is happy with Intel's proprietary approach to support.

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Intel's insanely fast 3D XPoint technology hitting high-speed 'Optane' SSDs next year

Intel has said the first solid-state drives to use its new 3D Xpoint memory technology will ship next year, under a new brand called Intel Optane.

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Sandisk's 'concierge service' walks noobs through an SSD upgrade

Sandisk's new service helps those nervous about upgrades take the SSD plunge


Samsung takes “world’s largest storage drive” crown with 16TB SSD

Speed or storage capacity? That question may prove irrelevant as solid state storage leapfrogs the hard disk drive.

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Samsung goes big on storage with 256Gb V-NAND chips

Samsung says it can cram more storage capacity into SSDs thanks to a new 48-layer V-NAND technology that puts 32GB of storage on a single chip.


Seagate's stylish 2TB Xbox hard drive packs ample room for games, DVR recordings

Need an external hard drive for your Xbox? This one will look really nice next to your console.

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SanDisk, Toshiba reveal world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

SanDisk and Toshiba today announced a new fabrication plant: a 48-layer 3D NAND flash chip that doubles the capacity of previous chips.

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What 3D XPoint says about the PC of the future

Vast amounts of 3D XPoint memory, always loaded and ready to go, represent a fundamental change in how PCs handle data. Assuming all goes to plan. We break down the possibilities.

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Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

You heard right: The new 3D Xpoint memory will perform 1,000 times faster and last 1,000 times longer than today's NAND memory. And it could be out as soon as next year.

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U2 tours with all-flash array to rock latest video effects

A ruggedized EMC VNXe3200 drives giant transparent LED screens

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Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data center

It will invest at least $500 million in a 110-acre site in Texas

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EMC sells Syncplicity to focus on core storage business

Investment firm Skyview Capital plans to keep evolving the file-sharing system


Samsung rolls out whopping 2TB SSDs for home PCs

You can already get a Samsung 850 Evo or 850 Pro in 1TB versions, but soon you'll be able to grab 2TB drives for all your insane storage needs.