Western Digital joins Seagate as enterprise storage players benefiting from the cloud buildout.
Western Digital joins Seagate as enterprise storage players benefiting from the cloud buildout.
The global over supply of NAND flash and DRAM looks to get worse for vendors: Tsinghua Unigroup plans a $30B chip plant. That's about 6x the cost of most new fabs today. That's good news for consumers, but can China's economy support it?
256-bit AES XTS hardware encryption security at entry-level pricing
Microsoft is rolling out the latest piece of its unified OneDrive sync client story: The ability to sync OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.
The N300 series has been designed and for optimized for the performance, reliability, endurance and scalability requirements of 24/7 operation
Where does old-school file sharing fit in the rapidly changing world of mobile and cloud services? David Gewirtz takes a first look at a NAS appliance that implements a hybrid cloud storage environment right inside a little black box.
This policy will help you implement the backup environment that is appropriate for your company. It factors in onsite, remote, and cloud operations and covers issues such as storage capacity, network bandwidth,...
Hidden Figures isn't just the story of three brilliant and determined women, but also of the transition from human to electronic computing. The latter stars the IBM 7090, and, as the movie shows, the transition was far from smooth.
That's one man's plan. Put all the web's data on thin, optically-readable ceramic plates, and store them in the world's oldest salt mine. It's not a bad idea. Could it work?
The StoreVirtual 3200 is an entry-level, hybrid cloud-based storage system.
You send your laptop to the Geek Squad for repairs, not a search. But the FBI has paid Geek Squad techs to inform on customers - a search with no warrant. Can the government ignore the Constitution by getting private firms to do its bidding?
The Panthers Group saved itself from a potential IT wooden spoon by overhauling its infrastructure and deploying three new flash arrays to cater for its multiple properties, facilities, restaurants, and bars.
Kingston's new DataTraveler Ultimate GT comes in 1TB and 2TB configurations.
If 2016 wasn't tumultuous enough for you - the world's largest storage company sold itself to Dell - you ain't seen nothin' yet. The pace of change in the storage industry is accelerating - and that's good for us.
Looking back is more than nostalgia. It helps us see what has changed and what hasn't, and where we might improve. 2016 has been a momentus year for storage. Here are the top stories.
Microsoft has slightly pushed back its delivery target for SharePoint-OneDrive sync, and it's rolling out a standalone OneDrive sync client for Mac.
While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your data safe.
SANs maxxed out? In the market for cheap enterprise cloud storage? Here's the skinny to help you make an informed decision.
Every Office 365 subscription includes 1 TB of storage in OneDrive or OneDrive for Business. With an Office 365 Home subscription, you can share your account with up to four other people, giving your household a total of up to 5 TB of cloud file storage. Here's how.
The Spanish telco's largest facility is based outside the Spanish capital. ZDNet was invited along to see inside.
USB sticks aren't all just about additional storage -- there are some strange novelty options out there.
SoSecurity faces a tough road to obtain funding for its top-notch SSD drive, but bigger companies may be drooling to take it over.
Behind on the news and hungry for more? Here's what we learned this week — including which city is doing more for tech than Silicon Valley, and Samsung's biggest ally.
Here are a handful of portable storage devices, ranging from something so small that James Bond would be impressed, to something that is capable of surviving car crashes and flooding.
After years of speculation, Microsoft has finally delivered editions of its flagship business productivity programs to the iPad platform. Here's what you'll find in the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps.
Imagine squeezing 18 buildings worth of servers, data racks, and networking gear into just two. That's exactly what AMD is doing. ZDNet was one of the first to tour the company's soon-to-be only U.S. datacenter.
Behind on the news and hungry for more? Here's what we learned this week — from webcam hacking, net neutrality, and all the things that are cheaper to buy than WhatsApp.
Here's a quick look at six very different portable storage devices, ranging from something so small that James Bond would be impressed, to something capable of surviving car crashes and flooding.
Let's take a look at this new king of Macs and see what makes it tick.
Welcome to the official 2013 edition of our ZDNet DIY-IT Gift Guide. This year, in honor of 2013, we present to you 14 interesting and useful products that the DIY-ITer in your life will find particularly useful, fun, or cool.
Is it time to drop Dropbox? My subscription is nearly up, so I'm re-evaluating four major alternatives - Copy.com, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive, and SugarSync - for price and features. Which is the best, and which is the best for me?
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison discusses the company's new cloud offering. Ellison says: “The key difference is that our cloud is based on industry standards and supports full operability with other clouds and data centers on-premise."
At the RSA 2011 conference here in San Francisco, technology futurist Paul Saffo talks to eBay's chief security information officer about how the company's intent on building an eBay version in the cloud to handle its growth. The private cloud will have the ability to run in its own data center or with a third-party data center.
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
Would you like to charge your mobile phone without ever having to plug into an electrical outlet? The University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University are both developing materials to enable the storage of energy inside clothing. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores the schools' work on "smart" clothes.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
Four experts assess the likelihood of viable enterprise solid-state disks
Four experts offer their take on the top issues in data management
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, asks a panel of CIOs whether virtualization is ready for primetime. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo. The IT chiefs discuss server-level and desktop virtualization and how the technology is helping their businesses run more efficiently.
It's hard to fault the Drobo B800i, which combines good looks, performance and functionality with ease of use. It's not cheap, but for the money it's one of the best small-business iSCSI appliances you can buy.
A very scalable NAS appliance, the RS2211+ benefits from the add-on extras found on other Synology storage devices, which should appeal to small businesses. However, it lacks some storage-specific features that enterprise customers may be looking for.
With advanced RAID capabilities, few superfluous add-ons and an easy-to-use interface, the D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1200-05 is a no-nonsense NAS enclosure with plenty to attract smaller businesses.
IBM's Storwize V7000 is a mid-range SAN disk array with some very high-end features. Its data migration and virtualisation capabilities are well suited to organisations with SAN disk arrays in need of consolidation or replacement.
Dane-Elec's MyDitto is a competitively priced 1TB NAS box offering impressively straightforward remote access, although it lacks one or two common features.
Data Robotics has taken its self-managing storage technology and added dedicated iSCSI Gigabit interfaces to create a fast, reliable and extremely usable small-business SAN appliance.
Backup is one task in IT that no one looks forward to, so if you've been looking for a comprehensive, low maintenance solution, Data Protection Manager from Microsoft might just be the ticket.
This neat 4-drive NAS box will fit in pretty much anywhere and, if you need the added enterprise-level features, is good value for money.
Don't let its size or consumer heritage fool you: the StorageWorks X510 is a powerful backup, sharing and remote access solution that's ideal for smaller offices with limited IT support.
DroboPro is a business-class RAID storage array that accepts virtually any SATA disk on the market, supports iSCSI and pretty much looks after itself. What more could you want?
Drobo Pro is a business-class RAID storage array that accepts virtually any SATA disk on the market, supports iSCSI and pretty much looks after itself. What more could you want?
The ReadyNAS NVX is a highly capable network storage appliance that will work equally well in a small or medium-sized business or at home. It supports a wide range of protocols and is easy to manage.
For sharing media files and other documents on a home network, the DNS-343 would be fine. For business use, the awkward permissions system makes management more difficult than it needs to be.
This is an excellent backup solution for small businesses, and more cost-effective than tape at this end of the market. Performance could be better, but that's our only real concern.
Although Seagate's BlackArmor 440 is not the easiest NAS server to set up and use, it's a good choice for small businesses and advanced users.