EMC's Q1 2013 revenue totaled $5.39 billion, up 6 percent year over year, and net income was $850 million, an increase of 4 percent over 2012.
Seagate said its new 4TB Desktop HDD is nearly 800,000 times larger than the first desktop drive the company introduced in 1979.
An exabyte represents a long string of zeros; it amounts to 1,000 petabytes, or 1 million terabytes.
Using Carbonite Database Backup along with the company's regular cloud storage, resellers can now offer a complete files-and-database backup service package to small businesses.
On Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 11am Pacific Standard Time/2pm Eastern Standard Time/7pm Greenwich Mean Time, eWEEKnews will host its first Tweetchat event. The topic will be "Big Data Analytics in the Cloud: Is the Future Now?"
The Station will moderate a panel discussion about storage trends Jan. 7 at Storage Visions 2013 in Las Vegas.
Samsung hosted a CIO Forum to discuss how flash memory from SSDs can improve data center efficiency, but one expert said companies must carefully think through their SSD adoption strategies.
Revenue and profit remain strong, but the string of double-digit profitability quarters ends.
To illustrate a point on video, the data security and storage company dumps a rack containing a few servers off a tall office building (about 20 stories high) in Silicon Valley.