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EMC reported first-quarter revenue rose 6 percent to $5.39 billion, while net income fell about 1 percent year-over year to $580 million as costs rose.
After some of the product announcements made at this week's National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, look for more storage devices sporting Thunderbolt interfaces to hit the market later this year.
The hard drive will soon be dead, at least for most uses in the enterprise, IBM is betting. The company is undertaking a major strategic initiative -- and US$1 billion in research -- to make flash the prominent form of storage in most organizations.
Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20 gbps (bits per second).
Attaching large files to an e-mail used to be a major hassle, but e-mail providers like Yahoo are now tapping into cloud storage services to make it easier.
Amazon is stepping up its cloud storage capabilities with a new file-syncing feature that lets you access content across multiple devices.
This service offers enterprise-grade protection and 10GB of storage per user per device.
Some school administrators are testing a bold idea to integrate the multitude of systems that are used to store student data, giving teachers a single view of how students are performing and allowing them to better deliver the right learning materials.
After multiple years of double-digit drops, prices for DRAM could stabilize as demand exceeds supply and the number of memory makers dwindles, a research analyst for IC Insights said this week.
Some Dropbox users are complaining about unusual volumes of spam directed at them and that they've linking to a data breach more than a year ago at the cloud storage service.
Megaupload lost a bid on Friday to see a trove of evidence held by U.S. prosecutors prior to extradition proceedings expected to begin later this year in New Zealand.