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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?

Thunderbolt drive shipments surge, but USB still reigns

Single disk drive shipments continue to surpass all other storage devices, such as RAIDed NAS systems, for personal data storage, while shipments of hardware with the Thunderbolt interface surged in the past year.

Microsoft's Outlook.com is back up

The Outlook.com issue prevented affected users from seeing all their email messages.

Facebook eyes 'cold flash' to store those old baby pictures

Facebook wants to use a new type of flash for long-term storage of data such as photos and videos.

Disk giants raise the hard-drive banner at a flash storage powwow

The newly formed Storage Products Association aims to raise the profile of spinning disks amid a flash craze.

Lenovo's Reach cloud service aims to replace local apps

Lenovo opens its Reach consumer cloud service for public preview. Reach is a "cloud-desktop" service through which applications can be launched without downloading and installing them locally on mobile devices and PCs.

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Business flash arrays pack in more storage with denser media

New NAND flash components fit more data into the same space, which reduces power consumption and per-gigabyte cost. The catch: Flash gets slower and more error-prone when it gets that dense

Next-gen storage wars: In the battle of RRAM vs 3D NAND flash, all of us are winners

While resistive RAM's chances of crowding out NAND flash anytime soon are slim, the coming RAM wars mean mobile users are likely to have hundreds of gigabytes, or even a terabyte, of storage at their fingertips.

New SATA spec paves way for faster SSDs

Make way for SATA Express, part of the new SATA revision 3.2 that was ratified on Thursday. The new version should pave the way for faster solid-state discs.