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Seagate Ends Private-equity Buyout Talks

Seagate Technology has closed off talks on a potential private-equity buyout while saying the hard-disk-drive market has improved.

Start-up Transforms Unused Desktop Cycles Into Fast Server Clusters

A small vendor on the scene has attracted Fortune 500 customers with grid and cloud management technology that reuses wasted compute cycles.

Western Digital My Book Live Packs Great Performance in a Single-Drive NAS

You get gobs of storage, great performance, and Internet access for not much cash--but no dual-drive redundancy, and no USB port for backup.

Pogoplug Biz Makes Sharing Data Over a Network Simple

Pogoplug Biz lets small groups of users easily share and back up to USB storage, both locally and online.

How to Choose Network-Attached Storage for Your Business

Network-attached storage can simplify your business's data management requirements. Here's what to look for when buying a NAS system.

Data Growth Remains IT's Biggest Challenge: Report

Nearly half of the IT decision makers surveyed recently by Gartner named data growth as one of their top three challenges.

How Do I Back Up My Photos?

Not sure what photo backup method to use? Learn about the benefits of online backup services, hard drives, and optical discs.

Storage and Useful Gadgets: Best of 2010

Our picks for serious storage--like the 3TB Western Digital MyBook Essential and the Iomega eGo SuperSpeed USB 3.0--mix here with innovative mice such as the Microsoft Arc Touch, and easy networking in the form of Cisco's M20 Valet Plus.

Box.net

This app allows you to upload, access, and share files, but it lacks some basic features available in the Web version.

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5 Ways to Cut Your Storage Footprint

Trimming your data footprint cuts costs for hardware, software, power and data center space, and it eases the strain on networks and backup windows.