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Storage touches everything from the data center to your iPhone. A key trend: Solid state drive adoption. Key players: EMC, NetApp, Seagate, Sandisk and Western Digital.

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Google adds Elastifile to cloud arsenal

Google adds Elastifile to cloud arsenal

The battle for cloud dominance is heating up. Google, by most accounts in third place after Amazon and Microsoft, is adding the advanced storage software from Elastifile. Here's what it means for cloud-using Enterprises.

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Your therapy bot will see you now

Your therapy bot will see you now

Researchers are hard at work applying artificial intelligence to analyzing emotions and personalities. Future job interviews may see your personality and qualifications assessed by AI bots. What could possibly go wrong?

November 30, 2018 by

The most popular PC is in your pocket

The most popular PC is in your pocket

While you weren't looking, the PC has morphed into even more personal devices. Industry analysts are ignoring this because, frankly, they need to reassure clients that their current and obsolete business models are viable. Which they aren't.

November 28, 2018 by

Comparison chart: NAS devices

Comparison chart: NAS devices

Selecting a NAS and configuring it for your company's needs requires careful evaluation and planning. This comparison chart will help you target the most important details. More about NAS selection: For...

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Make your old Mac faster

Make your old Mac faster

Is your old Mac feeling its age? Have boot times spiraled from seconds to minutes? Are you starting to think that it might be time to buy a new Mac? Not so fast! Here's how you can give your old Mac a new lease of life.

November 15, 2018 by

Best of the best iPhone accessories (July edition)

Best of the best iPhone accessories (July edition)

There's what feels like an infinite amount of iPhone accessories on the market. Some are good. Some are OK. Many are just awful. But a select few are amazing. Here are the iPhone accessories that I rely on daily. There's also a special offer here for Hardware 2.0 readers.

July 4, 2018 by

How to completely erase any device

How to completely erase any device

Maybe you're super-paranoid, or maybe you just want to sell your old device and have piece of mind. Either way, being able to delete data is a valuable skill. Here's everything you need to know about securely wiping hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs), flash drives, and even iOS and Android devices.

May 31, 2018 by

Best of the best iPhone accessories

Best of the best iPhone accessories

There's what feels like an infinite amount of iPhone accessories on the market. Some are good. Some are OK. Many are just awful. But a select few are amazing. Here are the iPhone accessories that I rely on daily.

May 11, 2018 by

Seagate unveils new Barracuda SSD

The Barracuda SSD will be offered in four capacities ranging from 250GB to 2TB, and is being positioned as an upgrade drive for desktops, all-in-one systems, laptops, and home servers. Read more: https://zd.net/2MIrB5y

July 4, 2018

ioSafe Solo review

ioSafe Solo review

The ioSafe Solo is bulkier, heavier, slower and more expensive than less robust external drives. But it works well enough, and if you need your data to survive being burned and flooded, you can put your trust in this device.

July 11, 2012 by

ioSafe Rugged Portable review

ioSafe Rugged Portable review

The ioSafe Rugged Portable isn't the smallest, lightest, fastest or most affordable external hard drive, but it performs well enough and is extremely rugged. If you really need to protect your data on the road, look no further.

July 10, 2012 by

Drobo B1200i review

Drobo B1200i review

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.

July 3, 2012 by

Synology RackStation RS3412xs

Synology RackStation RS3412xs

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.

February 17, 2012 by

D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1100

D-Link ShareCenter Pro 1100

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.

February 6, 2012 by

Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ v2

Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ v2

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.

November 30, 2011 by

QNAP Turbo NAS TS-419P II

QNAP Turbo NAS TS-419P II

The QNAP TS-419P II holds its own on features in the competitive NAS market, although it's let down in some of the smaller details such as locking drive bays.

November 29, 2011 by

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