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Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio

Red Hat has updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

General availability of the cloud computing service comes alongside a $45 million funding round

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The rise of SSDs over hard drives, debunked

Despite reports that SSDs will soon be on par with hard drives in price, experts say that won't be happening anytime soon.

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Google-infused storage startup Cohesity reveals itself

Startup Cohesity emerges from stealth mode with $70 million in funding and an army of ex-Google engineers who are taking aim at the secondary storage mess.

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Applications are on the way from partners including AirWatch and MobileIron.

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Office Online hooks up with Box to make it easier to edit documents in the cloud

Users will be able to browse their documents in Box, open them in Office Online, and save any edits back to Box.

Western Digital subsidiary raises the storage bar to 10TB

With the fast-charging growth in cloud storage, you have to think that the providers would be demanding higher capacity drives to get more storage in the cabinets. Well they are getting their wish. HGST, the former Hitachi hard...

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9 hot enterprise storage companies to watch

These 9 enterprise storage startups -- Hedvig, Infinidat, Infinite io, Kaminario, Nantero, Rubrik, SimpliVity, Tachyon Nexus and Tegile Systems -- have pulled in $500 million plus in funding so far in 2015.

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Bracing for big data: Preparing your data center for rapid change

Jeffrey Rothschild, VP of infrastructure software at Facebook, and Lance Smith, CEO at data visualization company Primary Data, discuss big data’s impact on enterprise data centers and the new tools businesses use to manage it.

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19 free cloud storage options

A review of 19 companies that offer free cloud storage

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Which is better: Google Photos or Flickr?

It's a golden age for cloud photo storage, with the just-released Google Photos, and the newest update to Flickr. Which services is best for you?


Micron shrinks NAND 28% in upcoming flash drives

Micron has announced its densest NAND flash to date, a 16-nanometer, triple-level cell NAND that will be seen in new SSDs and USB-connected flash drives next quarter.

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Why I'm moving to Google Photos

Google has suddenly made Apple’s Photos obsolete and irrelevant.


How to create a robust backup strategy with cloud services

From platform support to file versioning to private options, it’s important to consider all the factors when evaluating a cloud-based backup strategy.

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Average cost of a 128GB SSD is now $50 for PC makers

Contract prices being paid by laptop and desktop manufacturers for SSDs have dropped dramatically over the past year.

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Fab plants are now making superfast carbon nanotube memory

Nantero, a developer of Nano-RAM (NRAM) carbon nanotube non-volatile memory, said seven fabrication plants are now beginning wafer production as engineers work on chip designs.

Pure says users can upgrade the same all-flash array for a decade

The company says it can eliminate rip-and-replace upgrades


SanDisk's new 128GB flash drive is the size of a penny

The SanDisk Ultra Fit claims the crown for smallest 128 GB USB 3.0 drive, while also doubling the capacity of its standard thumb drives.

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How to automate SFTP file transfers in Microsoft Windows

Find out how to script and automate SFTP file transfers in Windows.

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