Don't-Miss Storage Stories

The waiting ends for EMC's XtremIO all-flash storage array

EMC's long-awaited entry into all-flash storage arrays will finally get a full-fledged rollout next week.

Dropbox makes a play for business users

The company on Wednesday announced Dropbox for Business, a paid service that provides Dropbox's bread-and-butter file hosting, but with a smorgasbord of additional features.

25,000-drive study shines a light on how long hard drives actually last

After tracking 25,000 hard drives for 4 years, BackBlaze has some answers about the lifespan of hard drives—answers that involve bathtubs.

Work From Anywhere Like a Pro

Here are the four things you need to focus on to turn anywhere you go into a productive work environment.

Kim Dotcom's 'Mega' storage service dumps its beta tag, picks up some new features

Megaupload may be dead and gone, but Mega—the file storage and sharing service that rose from Megaupload's ashes—is going strong.

Legal ruling

EMC sues startup for stealing trade secrets through staff hires

EMC has sued Pure Storage for allegedly colluding with some of the storage giant's former employees to misappropriate and bring to the startup confidential EMC information and trade secrets, including lists and notes on current and potential customers.

EMC's Syncplicity service tightens controls on shared files

Data can be made unavailable even when it's stored offline, EMC says.

Western Digital's HGST fills hard drives with helium to inflate storage capabilities

Hermetically sealed helium helps hard drives run cooler, sip less power, and fit more storage into the same space.