Hard disk drive News
April 10, 2017
Toshiba has started volume shipments of its MG Series 8 TB HDD -- the largest capacity-optimized, 3.5-inch enterprise HDD the company has ever produced. The 7,200 rpm, 6 Gbps SATA HDD improves ...
April 03, 2017
For the 15th year, Storage magazine has surveyed storage pros to learn about their IT spending trends for the coming months. As you'd expect, the cloud continues to pick up steam for both primary and secondary projects, while all-flash arrays and SSDs also rated highly. Hyper-converged interest, meanwhile, nearly doubled over 2016. See how your 2017 shopping list compares to today's IT spending trends.
When SSDs supplanted HDDs, it revealed many deficiencies in the traditional RAID array model. Storage vendors changed course, leading to the highly scalable, fast and reliable hyper-converged systems of today. Is it time to go all-in with hyper-convergence?
IT is rapidly evolving to keep pace with today's data-intensive business apps and trends, such as the internet of things. For storage, this means newer silicon tech, inherent analytics, embedding hybrid cloud tiering and (often) convergence with or hosting of core data processing directly, and new management techniques.
March 13, 2017
Flash may dominate the storage headlines, but there are still signs of life with HDDs. Seagate showed off 12 TB helium-based enterprise HDDs at last week's Open Compute Project Summit in Santa ...
February 09, 2017
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After plugging a UFD into my Asus router for a while, I stuck it back into a Win10 PC, and found myself overcoming USB flash write-protection issues. Continue Reading
The Stampado ransomware is a low-cost threat to networks and external drives. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains how Stampado works and how enterprises should handle it. Continue Reading
Replacing slow spinning disks with faster flash storage affords ample benefits, but it doesn't remove the bottleneck. It just moves it somewhere else. Continue Reading