Intel brings its Optane SSDs to mainstream consumers starting at $129.
Intel brings its Optane SSDs to mainstream consumers starting at $129.
According to new IDC research, HPE and Dell are tied in terms of enterprise storage provider market share.
The enterprise storage provider posted better-than-expected fourth quarter financial results.
Cloud vendors make much of storage redundancy, but it takes more than multiple copies to protect data. Storage needs a reliable way to recover from corruption or loss - and current methods aren't reliable. Here's how to harden cloud storage.
Apple has been using Microsoft's Azure and Amazon's S3 to store encrypted portions of some iOS files for the past few years. But Apple is now using Google Cloud for some storage needs.
The new card offers a 50 percent performance boost.
Storage has always been a key aspect of data management in the enterprise. Now, in the era of big data, understanding storage options and technologies has taken on an even greater significance. This glossary...
Computer systems fail. Most failures are well-behaved: the system stops working. But there are bad failures too, where the systems works, but really s-l-o-w-l-y. What components are most likely to fail-slow? The answers may surprise you.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise delivered a strong first quarter and sees solid IT spending ahead, but the comparisons and ability to pass on increasing memory costs are challenges.
Now is a good time for banks to think audit their back-up and storage to achieve both cost-savings and regulatory compliance.
Hard drives are struggling to get to 14TB. Now Samsung is kicking sand - literally - into their faces with a new, 2.5-inch 31TB SSD. You and I will never buy one, but still, it's pretty amazing.
Google has changed many aspects of computer infrastructure, including power supplies and scale-out architectures. Now they're asking vendors to redesign disks for cloud use. How will that affect you?
Scientists develop a more efficient way to find and selectively retrieve files stored on DNA.
The right use of NVMe can improve datacenter efficiency and Excelero is one of the companies looking at this area.
AI will revolutionize the world, or so sayeth Silicon Valley. But there are some potholes on the road to AI nirvana -- starting with the people AI is supposed to help. Think Skynet. Here's research from the frontlines of artificial intelligence.
David Gewirtz shares a real-world example of how a cloud-based disaster recovery strategy can help sustain business continuity, even for small businesses and families.
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?
For Solid State Drives, performance is a given, so look at other factors such as warranties, MTBF and cost.
Here are my top five storage devices, ranging from something you can pop into your pocket, to a whopping 24TB RAID enclosure.
Sometimes you just want a cheap and cheerful PC to handle some simple tasks. This build – excluding Windows, a display, and peripherals, comes in at under $300.
Let's take a quick look at the 10 most important personal cloud storage services.
Why waste valuable desk space on an old-school PC tower when you can combine the PC with the display in a single all-in-one system.
Like the Mac Pro workstation but want one that runs Windows? Here's what you need to build one at a fraction of the cost.
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.
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.
Integral's Crypto SSD is the Full Disk Encryption solution for Windows desktops and laptops.
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?
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.
Western digital has released a range of hard drives purporting to save up to 40 percent in power consumption over comparable drives. We found the drives not only lived up to promised efficiency, but also were competitively priced.
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.