Intel wants to transform data center storage with new SSD form factors.
Intel wants to transform data center storage with new SSD form factors.
The Flash Memory Summit -- ground zero for all things flash in Silicon Valley -- has shut down its exhibit show floor due to a fire.
Google has made its Local SSD pricing more attractive for standard VMs and its cheap preemptible instances.
Welcome to the first of seven NAS stress tests, where we brutalize NAS devices to failure and then attempt to see if they can be recovered. This week, we kick off our new series with the Drobo 5N2. It's got a lot going for it, but it's not perfect.
IBM thinks its new breakthrough makes 60-year-old tape technology a valuable addition to cold-storage cloud services like Amazon's Glacier.
I generally steer clear of beta software because even the "beta-tested" stuff usually has too many bugs. But I really wanted to check out APFS, so I installed the High Sierra public beta 2 and, later, beta 3 on my MacBook. Here's what I found.
Every organization relies on data that must be protected and backed up in a reliable and secure way by authorized personnel. While the content or criticality of the data may vary, the processes behind...
Millions of Excel spreadsheets are used in medicine, science, economics, and finance. Yet up to 90 percent have serious -- even life threatening -- errors. Here's what you need to know and how they could improve Excel.
Western Digital counters Seagate's earnings miss. LogMein, MuleSoft, and MobileIron report.
Profit in Samsung's Electronics mobile business was slightly down, while semiconductor profit more than tripled.
Seagate's fourth quarter highlighted price competition amid a storage industry glut for hard drives.
The massive redundancy of cloud infrastructures make them seem virtually bulletproof. Not true. In fact, so-called "gray failures" are the real problem for cloud apps - and ones that often go undetected by today's management systems. Here's what you need to know.
Microsoft is adding version history support for all OneDrive files, but has no new ETA for its promised OneDrive differential sync capability.
A couple of years ago we were all going to be wearing VR headsets and exploring groovy virtual worlds. Instead, crickets - like 3D TV. The good news: it will take off. The bad: not for at least five years. Here's why.
Great performance and massive capacity can be yours - just don't ask the price!
Microsoft has changed the way OneDrive allows users to store files, but the sudden 'remedy' has left many unpleasantly surprised.
Network storage doesn't come much easier than this, with very little expertise needed to manage the 12-bay Drobo B1200i. It's also fast, with three iSCSI ports, lots of redundancy and data-aware tiering — just like enterprise products costing a great deal more.
Last week, Kroll Ontrack opened a new clean room facility for data recovery in Brisbane. We take a peek inside the operation of the facility.
Free online file storage services look similar at first glance, but a closer look reveals some big differences. Here's what to look for if you're checking out the three leaders: Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive, and Google Drive.
Google Drive is much, much, more than just another storage option. Let's look it over shall we?
If you're not an expert on cloud storage, like most of us, here are some of the best options at your disposal.
Tired of your boring USB stick? Here are some alternative storage devices and toys you can drive from your USB port.
Companies are using server racks that submerge your database servers in cooling, soothing liquid - saving money and the environment.
Modern consumer products need hardware, software, industrial design and usability. Find out what two designers can do with Promise TV, a set-top box that records seven days of Freeview at once
Disaster-proof storage specialist ioSafe visited ZDNet UK's Southwark offices with some unusual pieces of demo kit in tow
A scalable network storage appliance best suited to datacentres in mid-sized companies, the RackStation RS3412xs lacks enterprise-class features — but that's reflected in the price.
D-Link's no-frills approach to NAS will be attractive to businesses who need the storage basics without unnecessary complications. But those looking for a 'do-anything' system should look elsewhere.
By day, an Expo getting serious again about refocusing on the user. By night, a bit gritty and underground.
In a special event, Apple announced its intention to turn iPads into an inexpensive, educational tool.
Industry insiders share their highs and lows of 2011 and what they hope to achieve in the new year as big data, cloud computing and IT consumerization trends continue to dominate.
The ReadyNAS NV+ v2 is nicely designed and built, and Netgear's X-RAID2 technology does a good job of managing the 4-bay array discreetly. The web-based management tool's redesigned UI is an improvement, but we'd like to see more more add-ons for the new ARM-based platform.
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.
Need an economical yet effective way to prevent your old files from getting into the wrong hands before you dispose of (or recycle) your old hard drives? Drive eRazer is a great place to start.
GoVault Data Protection removable disk drive from Quantum is a simple solution for small companies wishing to secure their data.
Netgear's SC101T Storage Central Turbo is robust, relatively attractive and affordable, making it suitable for all but the most demanding environments, although managing the device can be tricky.
Freecom's DataTank Gateway WLAN is a stylish and well-built network drive suited to individuals and small offices. However, business users concerned primarily with data protection and business continuity may be left wanting.
The LG Super Multi Blue is a very high specification, very capable drive, with the possibly unique ability to play both high definition formats. This ability does however currently come at a premium price.
The SecurDisc data protection in LG's GSA-H55N has obvious appeal to some businesses, although others may do better simply by improving their storage of normal CDs and DVDs.
The RAID 31205 is Adaptec's newest Unified Serial controller, providing a single storage solution for cost effective SATA drives and high performance SAS drives.
Acer's Altos easyStore is similar in capacity and specification to other small-business NAS appliances, but the bundled backup and recovery software make it worthy of serious consideration.
The Snap Server 210 makes for a very tightly integrated and low maintenance backup system over WAN, but is pricier than many other solutions.
Symantec Backup Exec 11d performs well, installation is a breeze and considering the ability to backup and restore individual database records and substantially reduce downtime, it isn't difficult to justify the price.
Adaptec's Snap Server 650 appears pricey, but it offers the performance and scalability of a high-end server while being much easier to deploy and manage, with useful data protection facilities also provided.
These Axtor cages are a great way to add caddy-free SATA hot-swap capability to a system. Some small design changes would increase mounting flexibility.
A well specified internal Blu-ray rewriter, the LG Super Multi Blue GBW-H10N, given suitable 4x media, can store 25GB in approximately 24 minutes.
The U3 platform allows mobile professionals to travel light, carrying a basic set of business applications and data on a secure USB flash drive.
The Maxtor OneTouch III Mini is a compact and stylish portable hard drive that is easy to install and easy to setup for automatic backups.