Dropbox is hoping to capitalize on the growing use of its file hosting service among businesses with a new product built from scratch that is designed to help companies improve workflow processes.
The Internet Archive, a massive, publicly accessible online repository of everything on the World Wide Web, suffered major fire damage to one of its San Francisco facilities Wednesday night.
EMC will give users of its Syncplicity file-sharing and synchronization service more control over how their data can be accessed and used, including the ability to make files 'time out' on a certain date wherever they may be stored.
Box trumps Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep reporting, and enterprise integration
EMC has sued Pure Storage for allegedly colluding with some of the storage giant's former employees to misappropriate and bring to the startup confidential EMC information and trade secrets, including lists and notes on current and potential customers.
Microsoft is offering Windows Azure customers the facility of transferring their data offline to and from Azure storage accounts using hard disk drives.
Western Digital Monday started shipping a 6TB, helium-filled hard drive that represents a 50% increase in drive capacity over today's largest hard drives.
A company that helps enterprises through e-discovery will give customers new tools to streamline the process and cut costs.
PernixData FVP clusters server-side flash to improve virtual machine performance and reduce SAN latency
While EMC and VMware spinoff Pivotal prepares to launch its business intelligence platform-as-a-service, the new company has also been busy building its portfolio of data mining and analysis software.
Apple is warning customers that solid-state drives in some MacBook Airs are failing and is offering free replacements.
VMware hopes that improved graphics capabilities and the ability to circumvent Microsoft's licensing terms can persuade enterprises to make the leap to virtual desktops.
In my role as multimedia content editor for IDG Enterprise, I find myself with lots of video footage, which takes up a ton of storage capacity. Backing up that footage to external storage drives can take a long time, especially if you're using older transfer technologies, such as USB 2.0. Fortunately, there are some faster devices and transfer connections now available, here are two recent drives (and a docking station) that can help speed up your personal file storage transfer dilemmas:
Easy expansion, lower costs and cloud-like internal services are common themes in storage today, and startup Coho Data is playing all three with a "micro-array" architecture that it's introducing on Tuesday.
Backup and recovery is starting to get some of the same capabilities as primary storage systems to handle the rising floods of data with less management overhead.
Scientists in Germany and The Netherlands have determined that using tungsten and silicon nitride as a storage medium, they can store data that will last from a million to a billion years.
An appliance designed for Web 2.0 companies may take them back to the future with tape storage.
When a data visualization and analysis software provider found that its backend storage was slowing down its developers, it resisted the urge to add capacity. Instead, it turned to a software solution that scales storage performance using virtualization.
Facebook continues to push the boundaries of storage and server technology in order to more quickly serve its billion users, and the results are being offered as open-source technology that can also benefit other companies.
Enterprises that want their storage organized around virtual machines will get more hardware options and greater scalability later this year from Tintri, a startup that specializes in VM-based storage.