Storage News, Features, and Interviews

  • Samsung releases super-high-capacity 8GB DRAM

    Samsung today announced a new 8GB DRAM package with 10-nanometer-class process circuitry that has twice the capacity and twice the speed of DDR4 DRAM used in PCs.

    21 Oct. 16 06:33 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Cisco revs up storage connections for data centers and WANs

    Cisco is boosting the speed of its long-distance storage links for disaster recovery and business continuity. It’s also introducing higher speeds for IP (Internet Protocol) storage networks in data centers and rolling out software to simplify storage management.

    19 Oct. 16 23:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Gartner: A.I. to become a top business investment priority

    Mention artificial intelligence and a discussion about the robot wipeout of humankind is sure to follow. But it's also a technology that businesses will increasingly trust in decision-making, Gartner analysts said at the research firm's annual Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando.

    18 Oct. 16 07:32 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • IBM's Cleversafe storage platform is becoming a cloud service

    If dispersing data among storage nodes can make it more secure and less prone to loss, wouldn’t spreading it across far-flung cloud data centers make it even more so? If so, IBM has the right idea with its Cloud Object Storage service

    13 Oct. 16 15:01 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • White House: A.I. will be critical driver of U.S. economy

    The White House sees artificial intelligence as an increasingly critical technology that can fight cyberattacks, upgrade weapons of war, improve health care and even unclog traffic for the commute home.

    13 Oct. 16 06:39 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Hardware makers unite to challenge Intel with Gen-Z spec

    A new consortium called Gen-Z is out to ease the transition to this new class of storage and memory in computers. It is creating a new specification and architecture that also will make it easier to add other new forms of non-volatile memory to computers.

    12 Oct. 16 04:37 Written by Agam Shah
  • Which is cheaper: Containers or virtual machines?

    As the containers vs. virtual machine debate rages on, new research finds that containers could yield double-digit resource savings compared to virtual machines.

    30 Sept. 16 05:15 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Werner Vogels on the rise and rise of AWS in Australia

    The customers around the table are gushing in their praise for Amazon CTO Werner Vogels. One puts his arm round the Dutchman’s broad shoulders to pose for a selfie: “If that’s ok? I’ve got to get one.”

    29 Sept. 16 08:00 Written by George Nott
  • Citigroup is cutting costs by making storage simpler

    Citigroup is using software-defined storage to build an infrastructure that could last 25 years – while generations of hardware come and go. By simplifying its architecture, Citigroup expects to slash its operational expenses, which make up most of its storage costs.

    23 Sept. 16 03:49 Written by Stephen Lawson