Storage Station

A bird's eye view of the data storage industry.

Why Storage Tiering Will Become a Thing of the Past

February 06, 2017 8:33 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS: All-flash storage already has optimized structured data in databases, applications and VMs. Unstructured data is set for a similar transformation.

Dropbox Unveils New Tools Designed for Enterprise Teams

January 30, 2017 4:36 PM
Cloud storage and collaboration tool provider now has 500 million users and has surpassed a $1 billion run rate for its fiscal year--a milestone for any company.

StorageCraft Acquires Exablox to Provide New-Gen Storage

January 19, 2017 2:59 PM
With the acquisition, StorageCraft now becomes a first-tier provider of both primary and secondary storage to its channel partners.

HPE Invests $650M to Acquire Storage Maker SimpliVity

January 17, 2017 5:27 PM
NEWS ANALYSIS: It's clear that HPE is investing in storage and related IT and depending less on selling general enterprise software.

What the Wikibon Community Expects for IT in 2017

January 05, 2017 10:26 AM
The current period of digital transformation needs to be understood not in terms of management problems, but in simple prescriptions.

Five of the Most Innovative New Products Debuting at CES

January 03, 2017 3:58 PM
Here are snapshots of a few innovative products being demonstrated at CES this week.
Azure Blob Storage

Microsoft Gives Azure Blob Storage Massive Capacity Upgrade

December 28, 2016 2:00 PM
Microsoft's cloud object storage service now supports multi-terabyte file sizes and features an enhanced data import/export capability that includes the ability to transfer data from physical storage media.

How to Evolve Your Storage Technology in 2017

December 21, 2016 3:05 PM
Convergence and hyper-convergence are two major trends forcing storage manufacturers to innovate into higher-quality products in 2017.

What NetApp Will Preview at Gartner DC Conference

December 05, 2016 2:29 PM
The emphasis will be about data: how to store, clean, protect, access, massage, analyze, transport and otherwise spoil it silly so that it can bear fruit for enterprises.

How NetApp Is Making Fast U-Turn Back Up in Storage Sales

September 27, 2016 4:56 PM
One major reason behind NetApp's turnaround is customer loyalty—many longtime customers held off on buying new storage until the new flash arrays arrived.

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