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  • NRL seeks increased IOPS with hybrid storage

    The need to boost storage capacity as well as deliver better application performance after virtual servers grew from four to 65 in the space of three years led the NRL's IT team to deploy a hybrid storage platform with a combination of spinning disk and flash cache.

  • SK Hynix plans to invest $38.9B in new memory plants

    The memory maker plans to build three new semiconductor facilities by 2024 in preparation for what it sees as future increased demand.

  • IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

    IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

  • 13 firms join to open up Ethernet, object-storage to everyone

    The Linux Foundation has announced a collaborative of 13 industry-leading companies in support of open source object storage on next generation, Ethernet-enabled storage devices.

  • CERN's data stores soar to 530M gigabytes

    Since restarting in June after a two-year upgrade, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been recording about 3GB of data per second, or about 25 petabytes -- that's 25 million gigabytes -- of data per year.

  • As it sets IT layoffs, Citizens Bank shifts work to India via Web

    Citizens Bank in Rhode Island has offered its IT employees solid middle-class wages and good benefits, but this slice of the America Dream is ending for many of them.

  • HTC's nosedive blamed on scant smartphone innovation, fierce competition

    The financial future of smartphone maker HTC appears dire, analysts say, even as the company has remained upbeat.

  • Hardware issue blamed for wireless and Internet outage in Southeast

    A cell phone and Internet outage Tuesday evening in several Southeastern states was caused by a hardware problem, AT&T reported.

  • Because storage needs to get smarter, Tintri raises $125M

    Tintri is all about making storage smart. In the old days, storage users looked for the staunchest storage they could find. It was a case of smashing storage problems by simply applying more force (i.e., bulk) to the storage pool. Those days are rapidly ending, and customers are now looking for smart storage solutions -- ones that can answer their real and, most importantly, rapidly changing, needs.

  • SanDisk, Toshiba double down, announce the world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

    SanDisk announced today that it is manufacturing 256Gbit, 3-bit-per-cell (X3) 48-layer 3D NAND flash chips that offer twice the capacity of the next densest memory.

  • HoloLens for the enterprise due within a year

    Microsoft is preparing to release its augmented reality headset HoloLens within the next year.

  • Bad vibe brews about Windows 10

    Windows 10's vibe on social media has soured since Microsoft launched the operating system last week, Adobe today said as it cited new data from its metrics platform.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 29

    Intel, Micron unveil a new class of memory...Facebook's mobile revenue tipped to rise again...New drones help drivers with tricky deliveries...and more tech news.

  • 3D XPoint might change computing as much as SSDs did

    The 3D XPoint memory technology that Intel and Micron announced Tuesday is new to its core and took years to develop, but that work may pay dividends in both living rooms and data centers.

  • Intel, Micron claim a new class of memory between flash and DRAM

    To fill computers' voracious appetite for data, Intel and Micron say they've developed the first new kind of memory since NAND flash was introduced in 1989.

  • Queensland auditor issues disaster recovery warning

    Queensland government departments should boost their disaster preparedness, according to a report released today by the state's auditor-general.

  • Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles after Jeep hack

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the world's seventh largest automaker, <a href="">today issued a recall notice</a> for 1.4 million vehicles in order fix a software hole that allowed hackers to wirelessly break into some vehicles and electronically control vital functions.

  • Cisco kills Invicta storage product line

    Cisco has pulled the plug on its troubled <a href="">Invicta flash storage appliances</a> in another admission that an acquisition didn't pan out as hoped.

  • Google lures businesses to Nearline with 100 PB of free cloud storage

    Google had its sights fixed firmly on Amazon Thursday as it launched its new, low-cost Nearline cloud storage service out of beta and into general availability.

  • Windows 10's decade of support starts when customer begins using the OS

    Microsoft will provide feature and functionality updates and upgrades to Windows 10 for a full 10 years from the time the OS is purchased -- as part of a new device, for example -- an analyst briefed by the company said Tuesday.