Don't-Miss Storage Stories

Businesses turn to the cloud to back up the cloud

Enterprises that rely on cloud-based services are getting more options for falling back on another cloud if necessary.

Startup PernixData virtualizes server-based flash

PernixData, a startup founded by VMware veterans, says its software can turn server-based flash storage into a resource shared across a standard VMware cluster of as many as 32 systems.

Microsoft to rename SkyDrive after losing trademark suit

A British broadcaster has successfully convinced a judge to require Microsoft to change the name of its SkyDrive cloud-storage service because of trademark issues.

Flash breakthrough promises faster storage, terabytes of memory

In the ongoing quest for faster access to data, Diablo Technologies has taken what could be a significant next step.

Will New 300GB Optical Discs Be Good For Businesses?

Sony and Panasonic announced plans to collaborate on new optical technology that packs up to 300GB of data on a single disc.

Samsung's 840 EVO SSD family: Fast, large, and in charge

Samsung's new 840 EVO SSD ups the capacity and performance ante with drives from 120GB to 1TB

Seagate SSHD

Seagate hybrid drive promises speed boost below the cost of flash

Seagate introduced the Seagate Enterprise Turbo SSHD, which it calls the world’s first enterprise hybrid drive.

Connect Wireless Media Drive

SanDisk outs a pair of portable, streaming-ready Wi-Fi drives

Sandisk announces two new portable, flash-based Wi-Fi drives for sharing data and streaming multimedia

Sony to sell 'world's first' SD card-based backup for PCs

Sony wants to simplify laptop backups.

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.