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For those looking for the latest storage options, once again Western Digital does not disappoint. Their latest offering is in the form of a size-zero drive that allows for a massive 143GB for every millimeter.
Now that there are a ton of affordable cloud storage options on the market, younger companies must find ways to break through the noise made by their much bigger counterparts. Carbonite, a relatively small American cloud storage company, declared on their UK website that users would enjoy unlimited online backup storage. Apparently, the Advertising Standards Authority has cried foul, and Carbonite is scrambling to explain the details.
16/08/2012 - Box Raises $125 Million in Additional Capital
There are many quality cloud storage companies out there, but Box has managed to distinguish itself by leaving private consumers alone and instead zeroing in on the business community. That small difference has led to a large amount of funding, but Box isn’t resting on its laurels.
Dropbox is currently one of the industry leaders in cloud storage, alongside products like RapidShare, Google Drive and MediaFire. But when Dropbox became the target of a fairly major spam attack, even those that promote cloud computing had to admit that cloud storage poses a real security issue for IT professionals.
26/07/2012 - Dell to Invest in Storage Start-Ups
Dell has often put money into their own hardware and infrastructure, but after a recent announcement, it seems they are looking to invest outside the company as well. They’ve create a $60 million fund earmarked for Fluid Data Storage, with the goal of supporting developing start-ups that are focused on data storage.
UK data centres are facing a ‘data crunch’ unless more than £1billion is invested in this critical IT infrastructure over the next 12 months according to Alex Rabbetts, Managing Director of data centre specialists, Migration Solutions.
SGI, a provider of HPC and data center solutions, today announced the release of SGI InfiniteStorage 5000, a RAID storage system that combines leading edge hardware with a choice of host interfaces and drive technologies in a powerful external storage platform. SGI InfiniteStorage 5000 is SGI’s first storage system to employ 6Gb/s SAS technology.
07/12/2009 - Symantec Enhances Veritas Storage Foundation
Symantec announced enhancements to Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster File System and Veritas Cluster Server, the heterogeneous storage management and high availability solutions for UNIX, Linux and Windows environments.
Additionally, near instantaneous recovery of applications is now possible with Veritas Cluster File System through tight integration with Oracle, Sybase and IBM DB2 –allowing for “fast failover of structured information and near linear scalability.”
24/11/2009 - DroboElite Brings BeyondRAID Technology to SMBs
Data Robotics announced DroboElite, the first iSCSI SAN storage that manages itself. DroboElite is a business class data storage solution that brings the company’s BeyondRAID technology to small and medium businesses.
DroboElite delivers automated capacity expansion and one-click single- or dual-drive redundancy for data protection for Windows, Mac and Linux machines.
The new system extends the number of Smart Volumes – Data Robotics’ unique thin provisioning that pulls storage from a common pool of drives – so that users can now create up to 255 virtual storage volumes.
Compuware, software and consulting provider, announced it has completed its acquisition of Gomez, one of the two major forces in web application monitoring services that has a leading SaaS solution for desktop/laptop web application monitoring.
“This is a very interesting and potentially game changing move in both the end user experience monitoring and the application performance management (APM) markets,” Jean-Pierre Garbani wrote on the Forrester Blog for Vendor Strategy Professionals.
Verizon is expanding its encryption service to cover documents and e-mail. Encrypted Docs enables the user to encrypt files and folders and determine who can access, read and write to the file or folder, enforcing privacy policies.
According to the company, e-mail encryption and newly added data encryption services will help prevent privacy leaks, unauthorized access and help keep documents private in case of theft or loss.
Xyratex has announced support for Hitachi GST’s enterprise-class 7,200 RPM 2TB offering, the Ultrastar A7K2000 hard disk drive. The company claims new Hitachi’s drive have been fully integrated into Xyratex’s family of storage systems. The Ultrastar A7K2000 will be available for Xyratex products over the next quarter.
DataCore Software, the provider of storage virtualisation, business continuity and disaster recovery software solutions, announced that it has teamed up with Citrix Systems to distribute a free to try, downloadable, DataCore Virtual SAN Appliance. The company also released a Citrix StorageLink adapter to integrate its storage virtualisation solutions with Citrix Essentials for XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Digital Realty Trust, the wholesale datacenter provider, has launched a new offering called POD Architecture Services(SM) to provide design and construction services to companies that own or want to own their own datacenter facility, and would like to leverage Digital Realty Trust's datacenter expertise and resources.
23/07/2009 - Seagate Loses $81m in Q2, Ships 40.6 million HDDs
Seagate reported a loss of USD $81 million on revenue of $2.35 billion for the second quarter of this year.
Despite the poor results, the company said it is seeing signs that the storage market is improving and it is making progress toward returning to sustained GAAP profitability as soon as possible.
23/07/2009 - HSBC Fined $5.2 Million in UK for Data Loss
Three units of HSBC Group have been fined GBP 3.185 million (USD $5.2 million) by Britain's financial regulator for failing to protect consumer data from loss or theft.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) said all three firms had been warned by HSBC Group Insurance's compliance team about the need for robust data security controls in July 2007.
EMC has reported a slight increase in revenue last quarter and provided an optimistic forecast for the second half of the year.
The announcement came as it completed the USD $2.1 billion acquisition of data deduplication specialist Data Domain.
10/07/2009 - EMC Completes Acquisition of Data Domain
EMC Corporation has finally overcome rival NetApp and succeeded with its bid to buy data deduplication leader Data Domain at a price of USD $2.1 billion.
The acceptance of the final offer comes after a six-week bidding war and will raise questions about whether EMC overpaid for Data Domain - and what NetApp will do now.
10/07/2009 - Freecom Adds RFID to HDD
Freecom has launched an external HDD that requires the use of a keycard to get access to its data.
Admission to the Hard Drive Secure is controlled by an RFID card which has to be swiped over the HDD to lock it - and again to unlock it.
03/07/2009 - Intel Advances Roadmap to Double SSD Capacity
Intel is to implement the projected doubling of its SSD capacities earlier than expected - possibly as soon as next month.
The current X18-M and X25-M solid-state drives (SSDs) use a 50nm process and have 80GB and 160GB capacities with 2-bit multi-level cell (MLC) technology.
03/07/2009 - Green-House Launches New Line of SSDs
The Japanese firm Green-House has announced a new line of 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch SSDs that use PATA IDE interface.
Both lines are available with capacities ranging from 16GB to 128GB.
26/06/2009 - Varisys Boosts Storage Range
Varisys has added to its range of storage products with two new high performance boards intended for use in harsh environments.
The VTS2 also provides high-density storage in standard form factors. It is now available in a conduction-cooled assembly that provides VME users the ability to add mass storage into a rugged system.
26/06/2009 - WD Launches Dual-Drive Network Storage System
WD has unveiled its newly redesigned My Book World Edition II dual- drive network storage system in capacities of up to 4 TB.
The company said the double protection of two Mirrored (RAID 1) drives and continuous backup software, makes the storage system extra-safe for users to back up and store the data and digital media.
Separate backup data center locations are not being used by many companies to provide the complete data-recovery system, according to research.
Instead they are relying on failover to separate storage arrays and servers within the same physical building.
19/06/2009 - Storage Cost Savings and Dynamic Provisioning
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and the only provider of Services Oriented Storage Solutions, has introduced unique capabilities across software and services to enable customers to reclaim underutilised storage capacity and increase the return on their assets.
This announcement highlights the company’s strategic Global Services capabilities to further extend the economic and optimisation benefits customers can achieve leveraging Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning technology.
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