Primary storage devices

Primary storage devices refer to storage hardware for data in active use, in contrast to storage used for backup purposes. They include SAN and NAS primary storage devices, non-volatile flash storage and other types of storage media. Find resources about primary storage and storage hardware, including RAID arrays and storage arrays, on this topic page.

Primary storage devices News

  • July 25, 2022 25 Jul'22

    Biotech company saves on data management through software

    Biotech maker PacBio gleaned big savings and organized a mountain of data when it added data management tools for its local hardware and data silos.

  • July 13, 2022 13 Jul'22

    StorCentric files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Rapid acquisitions followed by supply chain issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic led StorCentric to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an effort to restructure.

  • June 21, 2022 21 Jun'22

    Weka adds multi-cloud support for AI, ML apps

    With Weka 4.0, the parallel file system provider will support four major public cloud vendors while consolidating high performance workloads and adding a data reduction feature.

  • June 14, 2022 14 Jun'22

    StorOne connects HDDs with NVMe-oF

    StorOne extended NVMe-oF to SAS HDDs, bringing some of the NVMe benefits to the older technology before NVMe hard drives hit the market while reducing costs of NVMe-oF.

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