Storage News & Articles
| Monday May 13, 2013
To make life easier for Google users, the company is now unifying its storage for the likes of Gmail, Drive and so on. But will that big 15GB slice of cloud be used for anything fun at the company's IO event?
| Wednesday Jan 2, 2013
Storage solution company Nexsan has been acquired by the Imation Corporation, a storage and data security company with the goal of improving Imation's operating margins for data storage and security solutions.
| Monday Jul 9, 2012
Where better to learn about how people use Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Exchange Online / Office 365 than during Microsoft TechEd North America 2012? Symantec thought so too, which is why they surveyed more than 100 qualified respondents. What they found indicates that unstructured data is still a challenge for many organizations and that there is a need for third party archiving solutions to complement Exchange 2010, which doesn’t support Single Instance Storage.
| Tuesday Feb 28, 2012
It wasn't quite like Apple buying NeXT computer to get Steve Jobs to come back to the company, but Dropbox said it will buy Cove, a Silicon Valley collaboration startup, in part for the strong leadership it can bring to the cloud-based data storage company. The move brings two former Facebook icons, Aditya Agarwal and Ruchi Sanghvi (director of engineering and principal product manager respectively), to join the Dropbox management team.
| Monday Jan 30, 2012
It's been described as the "Wild West of Cloud Computing" -- no slick "urban" services like Amazon provides, but HP is in beta with its cloud services, and the time is ripe to make your land grab with free real estate (for now) hosted by the world's second-largest PC maker, looking to move into Web services in a big way.
| Friday Oct 28, 2011
Dropbox has launched a service for enterprise and business users, Dropbox for Teams. The enterprise-grade cloud-based storage service offers a terabyte of space -- perfect for exchanging big items like high-definition videos, encrypted State Department cables and even the kitchen sink.
| Thursday Oct 20, 2011
Dropbox traces its early beginnings to a frat-house type development environment and all-nighter coding sessions amid sweltering summer heat. But all that effort has paid off for founder Drew Houston, as the company raises US$ 250 million in venture funding, bringing up valuation to US$ 4 billion. Next in Houston's sights: World domination.
| Wednesday Feb 16, 2011
If security is one of the concerns of enterprises looking at moving to cloud-- whether private or public -- data access and storage is the other main concern. Recently, Oracle (news, site) continued to facilitate private cloud deployments for medium-sized companies with the release of its Oracle Cloud File System.
| Wednesday Oct 27, 2010
With only two months left to run in 2010, the first slew of predictions of the top technologies named by Gartner have arrived. While social computing, cloud computing and mobile applications make the list, so do the less glamorous areas of storage and analytics.
| Monday Mar 8, 2010
Despite persistent global economic difficulties, a recent survey from technology consultancy IDC (news, site) shows that the world-wide storage software market continues to hold its own with 6.3% growth between Q3 and Q4 last year.
However, while the combined market for all top vendors increased by 0.5% in Q4 last year compared with Q4 in 2008, the overall picture is gloomier with a total contraction of the market year-on-year of 4.7%.
| Friday Feb 19, 2010
Using the Cloud is getting cheaper all the time. And it should get cheaper with the announcement by Softlayer (news, site), a provider of on-demand virtual data center services, as it starts to deploy Isilon’s (news, site) scale-out NAS to power its cloud infrastructure.
| Thursday Jan 7, 2010
Back in April, ZL Technologies estimated that 90% of large enterprise archiving projects fail. This month, ZL continues to help companies overcome eDiscovery challenges by releasing its seventh major upgrade to its flagship product, ZL Unified Archive.
What does in-house eDiscovery really mean and it is necessary? That’s exactly what we asked when we sat down with Kon Leong, CEO of ZL Technologies.
| Friday Nov 6, 2009
AvePoint (news, site), is a well known provider of SharePoint administration and management solutions. Their flagship product line, DocAve, has recently been updated to include the beta release of a new suite to support storage, intelligent archiving and migration-free content attachments for both SharePoint 2007 and the upcoming SharePoint 2010.
| Friday Sep 18, 2009
Infrastructure giant EMC (news, site) expands its activities in India with a tripling of its investment in the next five years.
| Wednesday Aug 5, 2009
Texas-based SoftLayer (news, site), a provider of on-demand virtual data center services, has just announced that it now offers Parallel’s (news, site) Plesk Panel as an option with its CloudLayer platform -- cloud package for storage, computing and content delivery.
With this new offering, SoftLayer says it has only got its customers interests at heart by offering them more control over their IT environments, but what they're also doing is cutting an even bigger slice of that great big pie in the cloud.