Stories by Lucas Mearian

Hitachi unveils 500GB, razor-thin laptop hard drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has announced the industry's highest density, single-platter hard disk drive that has an areal density of 636Gbit/inch, almost 100Gbit per square inch more than its closest competitor.

If Dell buys Compellent, it loses EMC partnership

After losing a drawn-out bidding war to Hewlett-Packard to acquire storage vendor 3Par earlier this year, Dell re-opened its coffers in a bid to acquire Compellent Technologies, hoping the company will be the answer to its midrange storage area network (SAN) needs.

IBM develops new clustered analytics processing platform

IBM today announced that it has created a new distributed computing architecture with a General Parallel File System technology that is twice as fast as existing clustered file systems and that provides management and advanced data-replication techniques.

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