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How to stretch the life of your SSD storage

No one likes a bricked SSD. You can reduce wear and tear and wring out every last write cycle—just don't treat it like a traditional hard drive.

Toshiba SD cards with word's fastest write speed.

Toshiba outs 'world's fastest SD cards' with blazing-fast write speeds

Toshiba will soon launch the world's fastest SD cards, which will offer write speeds of up to 240MB/s.

Riverbed's updated Granite to bring more power to branch sites

For many organizations with far-flung operations, total centralization through cloud storage and computing isn't possible despite advancing technologies and rising network speeds.

Forrester: File-sync-and-share use heats up for businesses

Dropbox and similar services, with their intuitive and user-friendly interfaces, are in wide uses in businesses, and CIOs are urged to take note, according to a new study.

The promise and perils of replacing your hard drive with Dropbox

Dropbox's plan to replace your hard drive with seamless storage in the sky sounds awesome—except for the for the parts that don't.

EMC bets on flash storage with ScaleIO buy

Boosting its portfolio of solid state storage technologies, EMC is acquiring ScaleIO, a purveyor of storage management software, for an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Hitachi brings high-end flash to midrange HUS VM storage line

Enterprises are gaining the ability to turn existing storage platforms over to flash even as solid-state media remains mostly a tool for caching and for applications with special requirements.

Dropbox promises improved syncing, app-data storage

On Tuesday, Dropbox kicked off its first developers conference (called DBX) by announcing three new APIs that free developers from filling in those gaps, APIs that will help developers enhance Dropbox support in their apps and lead to new features for Dropbox users.

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Box launches comprehensive Salesforce app

Salesforce.com customers now have access on the company's AppExchange marketplace to an application that delivers the full functionality of the Box cloud storage and file sharing service within Salesforce.com's CRM suite.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

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Box CEO: IPO, beefed up collaboration features on the horizon

Box, the red-hot provider of the eponymous cloud storage and file-sharing service, will boost the collaboration capabilities of its product in the next 18 months, and could become a publicly traded company next year or in 2015.

Microsoft to appeal European court's trademark decision over SkyDrive brand

Microsoft on Monday said it will appeal a trademark lawsuit over its SkyDrive cloud storage service it lost to the British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) Group.

EMC's Syncplicity lets enterprises lock down data sharing

EMC is giving enterprises greater control over how corporate data gets distributed and to whom, plus more mobile capabilities, with the latest update to its Syncplicity service.