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Merged Dell EMC busts out Isilon, XtremIO, and VMax updates

Dell EMC is making one of its broadest rollouts of updated storage gear in years at Dell EMC World on Monday, packing more capacity and performance into several product lines.

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Dell strengthens data center stack with shiny new assets

Just a few years back, Dell said it didn't want to mimic sloppy behemoths like IBM or HP, and wanted to be lean and focus on the mid-market. But the 14th Generation PowerEdge servers can take advantage of the new assets.

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Dell EMC's newest switches will come with its open network OS

Dell's drive into open networking accelerated on Monday with the announcement of the first switches to ship with OS10, the company's network operating system that's based on open source.

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FAQ: 3D XPoint memory – NAND flash killer or DRAM replacement?

3D XPoint is a new class of non-volatile memory that can boost server and PC performance for real-time data processing. In the future, it will likely take on the data center DRAM’s role.

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How to size up a new cloud service like low-priced Wasabi

Saving money may be a good enough reason to try a brand-new cloud storage service -- if it can deliver on its promises. That's the equation some enterprises may use when they look at Wasabi Technologies, an object storage startup that...

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Micron's SolidScale system pushes SSDs out to shared storage

SSDs operate the fastest when inside a computer. Micron's new SolidScale storage system uproots SSDs from servers and pushes them into discrete boxes while reducing latency.

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These new super fast Intel SSDs provide a bridge to Optane

If you can't afford Intel's superfast Optane SSDs but need a massive speed boost, the company's latest SSD DC P4600 and SSD DC P4500 SSDs may fill the need.

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13% off Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 - Deal Alert

The Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is the simple, one-click way to protect and share your entire digital life. At 12.1millimeters thin and a generous 2TB of storage, it’s ready to take with you and go.

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Discounted CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 Space Saving Bundle - Deal Alert

CleanMyMac 3 with Gemini 2 in tow is like a professional cleaning team for Mac: CleanMyMac 3 cleans your system, and Gemini 2 removes your duplicate files. The result is gigabytes of newly recovered space on your Mac. Right now you'll...

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3D NAND to make up half of all flash memory production

3D NAND, which stacks layer upon layer of flash cells atop one another like a microscopic skyscraper, will become the prominent technology for all flash memory this year, according to a new report.

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FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology better known as blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, which can get confusing when multiple parties are involved in a transaction. But for many companies it, and...

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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Blockchain: 'Overhyped' buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

While blockchain technology may be a hotspot in data privacy, experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises that have traditionally relied on centralized data control.

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Toshiba’s memory biz sale attracts many, including Apple

Apple may be considering partnering with its China-based supplier Foxconn to purchase a major stake in Toshiba’s semiconductor unit. That could prompt national security concerns for Japan, which would lose control of an important...

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Amazon has dropped the price on SanDisk portable storage

If you missed out on the last sale, you're in luck. Amazon has revived worthwhile discounts on SanDisk’s USB thumb drives and SD cards.

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30% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

Cisco fortifies storage throughput, analytics

Cisco this week took the wraps off several products aimed at helping existing fibre channel customers grow the speed, capacity and management of their storage environments.

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Pure adds more NVMe with an eye to the next storage speed bump

The NVMe interconnect should allow for bigger and denser flash modules and faster application performance. Pure Storage is tapping into this potential with its new FlashArray//X.

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CW@50: A half-century of data storage (PDF)

A free download that explains how storage went from $1 million to 2 cents per megabyte -- and how it evolved from punch cards to data storage, the internet and smartphones.

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Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

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