Stories by Lucas Mearian

VMware, EMC release new virtual storage, smaller VMAX array

In conjunction with VMware's release of its next generation cloud operating system, vSphere 5, EMC this week announced new vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) software and a smaller version of its top-end VMAX storage array. The VSA software pools internal disk capacity on physical servers to create a storage area network (SAN).

IBM announces computer memory breakthrough

IBM Thursday announced a breakthrough in computer memory technology, which may lead to the development of solid-state chips that can store as much data as NAND flash technology but with 100 times the performance and vastly greater lifespan.

OCZ releases new customizable enterprise-class SSD

OCZ Technology today released a new enterprise-class solid-state drive (SSD), the Deneva 2, which comes with SandForce's latest controller technology, almost doubling the performance over its last iteration of the drive.

Apple now No. 1 in flash memory consumption

Apple has surpassed HP and all other equipment manufacturers to become the world's largest consumer of semiconductor technology, largely because of the popularity of its mobile devices.

Dell offers gateway storage appliance

Dell today announced a new appliance that allows its block-based storage area network (SAN) to store file-based data under one unified management interface.

NYSE announces financial services cloud

New York Stock Exchange Euronext's technology division today announced <a href="http://www.nyse.com/press/1306838249812.html">a cloud services offering</a> for the capital markets community, a product it described as the financial services industry's first <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/topic/158/Cloud+Computing">cloud</a> platform.

NetApp to resell CommVault's tape backup, snapshot, replication tech

Storage vendor NetApp said today it can now support all types of backup through a single interface as a result of a reseller agreement with CommVault and will offer its SnapProtect branded software, a package of CommVault's Simpana 9's snapshot copies, replication and tape management software.