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Free Software Offer for Storage magazine...
NetJapan is offering Storage readers one full licence of one of their leading backup and DR solutions - at no cost
The generation game
The lack of cross-generation compatibility between technologies has led Fujifilm to introduce the concept...
The need for speed
Enterprise-ready SSDs can help to eliminate the costly 'one size fits all' approach to storage infrastructures...
Barracuda Backup Appliance 390
No right-thinking business would intentionally avoid their data backup obligations, but the management overheads....
Iron Mountain research reveals Top Ten...
A new European study by Iron Mountain has discovered that employees have become more casual in their...
STAR turn from SanDisk
Client SSD upgrade service "designed to make employee laptop renovations friction-free"
Fujitsu stretch tape even further
Petabyte-scale ETERNUS LT260 Tape Library combines performance and exceptionally high data capacity
IDS takes the Tegile route
Global financial services firm selects Tegile hybrid storage
Manage your hard drives in the cloud
Imation unveils 'High-security, high-performance external HDDs' for Enterprise...
Is the UK lagging behind...
UK businesses are missing out on insights from new sources of Big Data, with....
Storage simplicity for SMBs
Seagate has unveiled a new portfolio of NAS solutions specifically designed for small businesses, in a range of capacities from 2TB to 30TB
Nexenta update
Nexenta has announced new updates to its NexentaConnect and NexentaStor solutions
Finding the right storage remedy
NexStor has helped vastly improve storage capabilities at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay....
Going it alone
Arcserve has begun operations as a standalone company following the completion of its sale to Marlin Equity Partners....
Flash forward
HGST has demonstrated a new architecture for SSDs that utilises a combination of HGST's new, latency-optimised....
UK lags behind in Big Data insights
UK businesses are missing out on insights from new sources of Big Data, with....
Smallest Violin
Violin Memory has announced three new 6100 All Flash Array models
Fujitsu hits new SPC Benchmark
As confirmed by the recently published SPC Benchmark from the Storage Performance Council...
Cold case
WD introduces 'Cold-Data-storage' HDDs optimised for the modern data centre
3 million pounds worth of backup/DR software up for grabs
Resellers, MSPs and Service Providers can receive a free copy of...
Huawei we go, say SanDisk
Award-winning SanDisk ULLtraDIMM SSD to ship in Huawei's RH8100 V3 servers
Recovery out of thin air
Kroll Ontrack deliver data recovery from helium-filled HDDs
Avere has the Edge for blockbusters
Avere Systems has announced that 100 percent of the top 12 blockbuster films in 2013 were rendered using Avere technology...
Data centre end-user take-up has doubled...
New research released by GVA Connect, the data centre specialist division of property adviser GVA, has shown that the take-up of data centre space by end users ...
Pure Storage names Tim Riitters as chief financial officer
Pure Storage has named Google Finance Executive Tim Riitters as their new Chief Financial Operator
Imation Delivers 1PB in 12U, Adds Support for 6TB Drives
New functionality and additional features give customers a new level of data storage density and capacity across the Nexsan E-Series solutions.
Arcserve goes it alone
More opportunities for resellers?...
Morecambe NHS Trust deploys Spectra Logic...
Drastically reduces cost of long-term storage...
New 'adaptive' flash arrays from Nimble
50% performance improvements promised
notonthehighstreet.com sets up shop...
One of the UK’s most innovative online retailers, notonthehighstreet.com...
Pure takes 100+ storage patents from Big Blue
Companies announce patent and cross-license agreements
FujiFilm announces the 154TB LTO cartridge
Prototype protects tape storage for future strategies.
Archiving the UK's fastest super-computer
Spectra Logic T380 tape library chosen for ARCHER project
'New standard' in 10K rpm HDDs from HGST
World's first 1.8 TB 10K drive delivers a 2.5X boost in random performance and a next-generation 12Gb/s SAS interface
Hammer signed as Dell OEM partner
Dedicated storage and server distributor, Hammer, has been given international OEM rights to Dell’s entire portfolio.
Teradata accelerates Big Data capabilities
Teradata has announced two acquisitions that accelerate the growth of its big data capabilities.
Kroll Ontrack announces data recovery capabilities
Kroll Ontrack has announced data recovery capabilities for VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN).
Fujifilm first past the tape
Fujifilm, in conjunction with IBM, has achieved a new record in areal data density of 85.9 billion bits per square...
Flash fusion
SanDisk is to acquire Fusion-io, a leading developer of flash-based PCIe hardware and software solutions
Setting The Hybrid Storage Bar
Panasas has unveiled its Panasas ActiveStor 16 hybrid storage appliance with the PanFS 6.0 storage operating system
Get your Backup
GFI has announced version 14 of GFI MAX Backup, the latest release of its hybrid-cloud backup and disaster recovery solution
Pure Storage buys IBM patents
Pure Storage has acquired over 100 storage and related technology patents from IBM...
NCE gets rapid
NCE has agreed to acquire certain assets and goodwill of Rapid Hardware Solutions Limited, an IT broker and service provider based in Clevedon, North Somerset
Free Software Offer for Storage magazine...
NetJapan is offering Storage readers one full licence of one of their leading backup and DR solutions - at no cost
Big Data Partnership completes £1.25 million...
Big Data Partnership has completed a £1.25 million round of Series A investment from Beringea, an international growth capital firm that manages the ProVen Venture Capital Trusts.
HDD crashes remain the leading cause of data loss globally
Kroll Ontrack has released new statistics regarding data loss causes and the impact to businesses and home users.
Changing the landscape
Mole Valley District Council achieved total resilience via DataCore, years before the term Software-defined Storage was even conceived....
The complete package
Brand design and packaging specialist JKR broke new ground in the media sector by selecting Huawei....
888 caches in
Gaming provider 888.com has improved its storage infrastructure by accelerating SQL Server performance...
"...Like RAID on servers"
IT provider Intraworks has been able to deploy and grow storage with zero disruption to customers...
Plain sailing
Cruise line operator Royal Caribbean has taken advantage of IBM storage technologies to deliver easy management...
Making light work of high-speed IOPS
The UK's national synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source, is relying on Flash storage for a high-speed data buffer.
The university challenge
Oxford University's Advanced Research Computing (ARC) facility relies on hybrid scale-out NAS solutions to provide fast, reliable...
Taking the heat off of archiving
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has improved business continuity and information compliance...
A matter of trust
Disabled charity Papworth Trust has made the move to Enterprise Cloud Backup and Virtual Disaster Recovery...
No 'blowing hot and cold'...
When replacing its old ERP system, S&P Coil Products avoided the traditional approach...
Backup takes centre stage for LoveFilm
Acquisitions, virtualisation and licensing were just a few of the issues faced by LoveFilm as it reviewed its backup strategy
The educated choice
With growing data volumes and a desire to move to an internal cloud computing platform...
Keeping one eye on the future
Even Oscar winners need tools to cope with the rapid transition from film to digital. In the case of leading post-production studio Framestore...
Better by design
With its world-leading 3D rendering solutions in use by over 3 million users worldwide LightWork Design is used to working...
Hybrid flash arrays take off with Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus, Ireland's national airline, has solved its storage problems by implementing flash driven storage arrays.
Making patient care faster
The University Hospitals of Leicester have been able to significantly improve patient care while reducing costs, thanks to desktop..
Sign of the times
Hampshire-based Test Valley Council is supporting a shared IT services model using a consolidated backup and recovery approach
On good authority
Providing key back office transactional processes shared by two public sector bodies in England, Xentrall has been able to..
The future is still bright
Orange Business Services chose NetApp storage infrastructure as the basis for its move into cloud services provision
Cutting the donkey work with email archiving
Leading worldwide animal charity the Donkey Sanctuary needed to rationalise its approach to email archiving..
Clinical precision
To protect medical records for both traditional and host-based patient care services, EMIS deployed an integrated Quantum..
The right connection
Femern A/S, the company behind one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects, the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel..
Top of the class
The Portsmouth Grammar School has achieved 50% reduction of their email store whilst easing migration to Microsoft..
Credit where it's due
Ageing physical hardware growing daily in both complexity and cost - that was the challenge that faced the Irish..
Why the data centre must support business growth
By Roger Keenan, managing director of the central London data centre, City Lifeline.
Big data - no big deal
Geoffrey Noer, VP, Product Management at Panasas offers a guide to high-performance NAS in an increasingly data-centric world
Preservation Order
Compliance, by its very nature, can only go one way....
Right-size your flash
By Rajesh Nair, Chief Technology Officer at Tegile....
The virtual CIO
Outsourcing I.T. strategic management is no longer the sole province of the large enterprise, argues Andrew Griffiths of Q Associates...
The business of data centres
In January 2014 a post written on Silicon Angle’s blog site, estimated that global data centre traffic will grow threefold (a 25 percent CAGR)...
Big data's hidden problem
Ash Ashutosh, CEO of Actifio, explains why 'big data' is actually smaller than 'copy data'...
Curing the PST blues
End user-created email archives present a number of challenges for organisations trying to manage storage performance...
Which side are you on?
DataCore's Augie Gonzalez considers both sides of the storage placement argument and concludes that maybe we don't have to take sides at all
The evolution of the species
Are your storage administrators 'dinosaurs', or young thrusting 'Apprentice' types? NCE's John Greenwood offers some illuminating thoughts...
Adapting to change in a virtual world
Michiel von der Crone of CommVault examines the need for 'global class computing' - described by Gartner as "an approach to designing systems ....
The power of three
Growing businesses need to adopt three good habits: caching, tiering and automatically tuning their storage....
It ain't what you do…
…It's the way that you do it, especially when it comes to building reliable storage arrays, argues Gavin McLaughlin of X-IO
False economy
Nigel Houghton, Regional Sales Manager EMEA at Aptare, argues that monitoring and reporting on your storage infrastructure..
To the edge and back
As business evolves, so do the data management challenges faced by CIOs, argues Michiel von der Crone, Field Advisory..
Tiered Storage: at the Heart of the Data Centre
Nick Spittle, Director of Toshiba Electronics Europe, Storage Products Division examines how a tiered storage architecture..
Big data storage: the real cost
Warren Peel, Managing Director at IT specialist Trams discusses some of the 'real world' issues of Big Data from a storage..
Tiers of joy?
John Greenwood, Director of Sales for Storage & Virtualisation Solutions at NCE, offers some highly personal thoughts..
A solid argument
When and where do SSDs make sense in a SAN? Joost van Leeuwen of OCZ investigates
Attack of the clones
Multiple copies of primary data could be an unrecognised contributor toward rising storage costs, suggests Peter Eicher..
Analytics: time to get real
Michael Bradley, VP Operations & Technology Services EMEA, at Violin Memory examines how emerging storage..
Simple ways for SMBs to improve...
Storage is at the core of all data and any network, argues Thomas Pavel, Channel Sales Director at LSI...
Backup: Spoilt for choice?
Recent years have seen a plethora of new technologies and approaches to the backup market.
In it for the long term
The data storage market isn't set to slow down any time soon, argues Steve Mackey, VP EMEA at Spectra Logic
Protecting your data in a BYOD world
Anders Lofgren, Director of Mobility Solutions at Acronis, discusses the explosion of personal devices in the workplace..
Making consolidation work
Paul Coates, regional vice president, UK, South Africa and Nordics at Riverbed Technology discusses how storage solutions..
Get the most from your virtual environment
Rob Pait, Nexsan Solutions Marketing Director, Imation Corp offers five key considerations for strategic virtualisation..

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CloudSpeed Eco SATA SSD
CloudSpeed is a range of SATA SSD drives from SanDisk targeted squarely at the enterprise user, and based on technologies....
Enterprise storage virtualisation offers many advantages over proprietary hardware solutions including cost effectiveness....
C2C PST Enterprise
If you need to take complete control of your user's PST files, C2C PST Enterprise comes highly recommended....
Barracuda Backup Appliance 390
No right-thinking business would intentionally avoid their data backup obligations, but the management overheads....
GFI MAX Backup
The growth in cloud backup solutions is now exponential but GFI MAX Backup puts a new spin on this technology..
OCZ StoragePro XL
Deploying SSDs across your enterprise storage infrastructure is increasingly simple to do - but what about monitoring..
Analytics: time to get real
Michael Bradley, VP Operations & Technology Services EMEA, at Violin Memory examines how emerging storage..
Sepaton S2100-ES3
The S2100-ES3 is Sepaton's latest entry into the market for Purpose Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs)..
Synology RackStation RS10613xs+
Synology has always had a sharp focus on the SMB network storage market but its latest RS10613xs+..
Plotting a safe journey
Andrew Carr, CEO of Bull Information Systems, offers a selection of Top Tips for 'getting there with Hybrid Cloud Storage'
The generation game
The lack of cross-generation compatibility between technologies has led Fujifilm to introduce the concept...
The need for speed
Enterprise-ready SSDs can help to eliminate the costly 'one size fits all' approach to storage infrastructures...
The Virtual Reality of Big Data
The true value of Big Data comes when it is transformed into Big Intelligence, argues Michiel von der Crone..
Coming back around
In the second part of our special feature on tape, Warren Peel, MD of Trams, digs a little deeper into the business scenarios..
Virtually disaster-proof
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning are hard enough to manage, without the added complexities of increased..
Drive for perfection
To listen to some experts in the industry would lead you to believe that the hard disk is dead or dying, battered into submission by the upstart SSD..
Alpha mail
For some, the Cloud offers a simple and straightforward solution to their email volume issues, but is it really a fix..
Returning for duty
After last issue's focus on our recent awards winners...
Virtual CIOs versus real world IT issues
This issue is relatively light on 'proper' feature material...
Big data, copy data, junk data?
As ever, this issue of Storage magazine features a wide selection of case studies that illustrate some best practices and highly innovative uses...
Who’s up for a heated debate?
Never let it be said that Storage magazine likes to stir up trouble...
An increasingly cloudy future…
With a brand new year stretching out before us, there could be no better time for a little crystal-ball gazing: what will be the 'hot topics'...
The hybrids are coming…
No, not a new sci-fi blockbuster appearing soon at your local multiplex - we're talking about hybrid drives of course; the technology that promises to deliver the storage..
Keeping the platters spinning
We've some genuinely fascinating content in this issue of Storage magazine, including a number of different views of the technology behind most storage systems, disk..
Ten 'Storries' High
So, another Storage Awards ceremony bites the dust - the tenth so far, and my first 'proper' awards since taking over the reins at the magazine this time last year
Clouding the issue?
This issue sees a plethora of opinions and bylines from some of the biggest and best known names in the storage industry, as well as some that will probably be..
Take your partners...
As a primarily end-user focused publication, it may seem odd for Storage magazine to want to discuss over several pages what's happening in the channel..
Two into one will go
Hybrid storage technologies look set to be a game-changer for backup and data....

Increasing the life expectancy of your flash
Scott Harlin, Marketing Communications Director of Enterprise Solutions for OCZ, describes....

Converging on flexibility
Emerging technologies such as Converged Network Adapters are allowing organisations....

Opportunity knocks for SSD
John Scaramuzzo, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Storage Solutions at SanDisk....

Five ways to use disk in data backup
Bill Andrews of ExaGrid considers the various approaches to disk based backup...

On-host Flash storage...
Scott Harlin of OCZ Storage Solutions discusses server-side storage...

Is it safe?
When it comes to error detection and correction technologies, not all SSD manufacturers are the same...
Under pressure to perform?
Scott Harlin of OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company, discusses ways to address sustained and predictable enterprise...
Uncovering the hidden costs of straight disk..
In this article Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid Systems, explores the hidden costs of settling for a straight disk solution...
Defining Moments
Software-defined networking (SDN) is capable of changing the way data centres are architected, says Paul Coates...
How to Build a Hybrid Drive
This article from Mine Budiman, Eric Dunn and Rick Ehrlich of Toshiba's Storage Products Division (SPD) traces the development..
Accelerating change
Faced with the everyday I.T. struggle to achieve low latency and high IOPS, there is more to the issue than just adding SSD flash..
A tale of two architectures
Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid Systems Inc, argues that a scale-out approach is essential to safeguard data for the future
Tired of fixing one data centre bottleneck only to see another one emerge somewhere else? ...
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