Cloud Storage Management and Standards News
October 29, 2015
The SwiftStack 3.0 upgrade adds an active secondary controller, as well as lets users mix and match erasure coding and RAID data protection schemes within a cluster.
June 12, 2015
Experts at the bi-annual event highlight concerns over cloud security even as cloud use cases grow in size.
April 06, 2015
VMware has been shaking up data storage for years, and its VVOLs technology just might revolutionize it. The newly introduced VMware VVOLs have vendors scrambling to support it or risk becoming irrelevant in the virtual machine storage market. VVOLs...
February 11, 2015
A panel of users, analysts, consultants and Storage magazine and SearchStorage editors voted these 19 products the best of 2014.
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Lately, file sync-and-share products are seeing rapid adoption. With more employees taking it upon themselves to use consumer-grade options to collaborate and access data remotely, enterprises are realizing the value that business-class offerings ... Continue Reading
If your IT department has the skills set, OpenStack object or block storage might be a good idea, analyst George Crump said. Continue Reading
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File sync-and-share has vexed enterprises, but it's time to fight back and get those files out of the clouds and off employees' personal devices. Continue Reading
Building an on-premises cloud offers the potential of storing massive amounts of data in a secure manner without breaking the bank. Continue Reading
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