Storage News, Features, and Interviews

  • 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
  • Massey University goes hyperconverged

    After initially experimenting with hyperconverged infrastructure for a small project New Zealand’s Massey University is now deploying Nutanix equipment to handle its mission-critical student management system. The university says it is planning further deployment of the technology.

    21 Sept. 16 10:10 Written by Stuart Corner
  • SanDisk reveals world's first 1TB SD card

    SanDisk today showcased its upcoming 1TB SDXC card prototype at a European trade fair for photo and video professionals.

    21 Sept. 16 02:52 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Violin, still pushing flash speeds, looks to the cloud

    In flash storage these days, it takes more than speed to win over many enterprises. Flash pioneer Violin is introducing its fastest arrays yet but also bringing its Concerto OS to the cloud.

    15 Sept. 16 03:22 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Nutanix appoints new local MD

    Hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Nutanix has appointed a new managing director to head up its local operations.

    12 Sept. 16 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Spacebelt plans secure celestial network and storage

    US startup, Cloud Constellation is planning a celestial information superhighway: A network of low earth orbit satellites, dubbed Spacebelt, that will act as orbiting data storage devices and provide secure and encrypted communication between any two points on most of the earth’s surface without the traffic having to touch any terrestrial communications infrastructure.

    07 Sept. 16 07:30 Written by Stuart Corner

Market Place