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Quantum Adds Global Smarts to StorNext File System

Apr 20, 2017 |

Companies that use Quantum’s StorNext platform to store massive amounts of data this week got a glimpse of new storage capabilities that should make it easier to access their data horde from anywhere in the world. Read more…

New Enterprise Economics of Storage: Cloud in Your NAS

Dec 9, 2013 |The explosion of data collection morphed into not only “big data,” but big unstructured data. According to an IDC Digital Universe published in late 2011, some 1.8 zettabytes of data would be created just that year. The rate of growth is expected to continue to climb, increasing exponentially year after year. Enterprise Strategy Group’s 2013 survey concluded that “rapid growth and management of unstructured data” was the most commonly named primary storage challenge among respondents. This data growth is putting a strain on IT infrastructure. Read more…

Panasas Gets Real About Hadoop

Nov 23, 2012 |The realms of HPC and enterprise big data have been thrust together via the tectonic force of the Hadoop push, but according to Panasas CTO, Brent Welch, it leaves a deep chasm for many use cases that can only be filled by rethinking storage approaches. More specifically, Welch believes high performance network attached storage (NAS) can Read more…

HP Storage Lead Drills Down Trends

Apr 2, 2012 |If you ask Mike Prieto, who heads up APAC storage at HP, what IT trends are the most dominant this year, two of his three answers probably won’t surprise you (here’s a hint, ‘big data’ is one) but one might raise a few eyebrows. According to.... Read more…

Big Unstructured Data and the Case for Optimized Object Storage

Mar 20, 2012 |The world of data storage is marked by ongoing innovation, but major paradigm shifts in technology are much less frequent. A really major transition in storage paradigm hasn’t occurred since the introduction of network storage including Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) and technology, to augment Direct Attached Storage (DAS) technology in the 1990’s. Read more…