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  • Review: Dell's 13G PowerEdge R730xd, a workhorse server with a kick

    Hardware improvements, rich storage options, and plenty of room for expansion add up to a very fast, flexible 2U workhorse

  • Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

    VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance -- and freedom from traditional storage systems

  • Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

    Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler

  • Review: Samsung's new 3D NAND SSD for 'Pros' is a superfast drive at a good price

    Samsung's new 850 Pro SSD series has up to 1TB of capacity and is designed for workstations and high-end PCs.

  • Sync, store and share data with Transporter Sync

    The scoop: Transporter Sync, by Connected Data, about $100 (plus cost of external storage drive)

  • Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization Cloud-style

    Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

  • Google Drive leads in features, lags in ease-of-use

    This is the third in a series of three reviews covering the major online office productivity apps: Microsoft Office Online (Word Online, Excel Online, and PowerPoint Online), Apple iWork for iCloud (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iCloud), and in this article, Google Drive (with Docs, Sheets, and Slides) aka Google Docs and Google Apps.

  • Review: Netgear's ReadyData makes a splash with flash

    Netgear's better, faster rack-mount NAS and iSCSI SAN makes the case for enterprise workloads with read and write caching and unlimited snapshots

  • Review: 3 new scanners store your documents in the cloud

    If you regularly need to store documents in the cloud, a desktop scanner could help. We look at three new devices from Brother, Neat Company and DCT that approach the task in different ways.

  • Review: 4 NAS appliances deliver big storage cheap

    12-bay rack-mount systems from QNAP, Netgear, LenovoEMC, and Infortrend combine huge storage capacities, business-grade features, smooth setup, and easy administration

  • Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization cloud-style

    Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

  • Flash your way to better VMware performance

    PernixData FVP clusters server-side flash to improve virtual machine performance and reduce SAN latency

  • Averail Access aces mobility management test

    Enterprise mobility management (EMM) can encompass a broad range of functions, from managing mobile devices, to applications, expenses, personnel, and policies. But perhaps the most important aspect is mobile information/data/content management, tracking the distribution and usage of sensitive organizational data, as well as ensuring appropriate security and policy compliance.

  • Review: Dell Compellent storage delivers flash speeds at disk prices

    Dell's latest update to the Compellent Storage Center includes a novel approach to tiered SSDs, but it comes with caveats

  • Review: Dueling hybrid cloud wizards

    CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems march clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery

  • Review: Box beats Dropbox - and all the rest - for business

    Box trumps Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep reporting, and enterprise integration

  • Review: Flash your way to better VMware performance

    PernixData FVP clusters server-side flash to improve virtual machine performance and reduce SAN latency

  • Review: Samsung's most affordable, triple-level cell SSD

    Samsung claims its latest consumer drive, one of a new generation of three-bits-per-cell NAND flash devices, has the same endurance and performance, but a lower price, than its predecessors.

  • 3 wireless media hubs: Extra storage for mobile devices

    When you've burned through the available storage on your smartphone, tablet or laptop, you have two basic options: Delete old stuff to make room for new, or upgrade to a new device that offers more space. The former is a hassle; the latter, expensive.

  • HP 3PAR conjures powerful storage magic

    HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management