You must know about cloud storage provider Nirvanix abruptly announcing that it was closing shop, leaving customers with just weeks to find a new provider and move their data off its cloud storage service. Ultimately, it is evident that while the cloud offers many advantages, it can fail, too.
Some cloud vendors have attributed Symantec's impending closure of its Backup Exec.cloud service as evidence that the company does not understand the needs of businesses. Though this is debatable, it should be evident that businesses are no longer satisfied with a pure backup-to-the-clouds service.
Is email dying as this infographic asserts? Probably not.
On the surface, the WD Black Dual Drive is a 2.5-inch storage drive equipped with a SATA interface; under the hood, it essentially offers two stand-alone drives in the form of a standard 9mm thick laptop storage drive.
Storage professionals increasingly find themselves working with new teams and technologies outside of the traditional storage realm, and that seems to be suiting most just fine.
The Lexar JumpDrive M10 is a USB 3.0 flash drive that incorporates a built-in capacity meter to show the amount of storage capacity that is consumed. We received a review unit of the JumpDrive M10, and found the always-on e-ink display to be easy to read.
The CRU ToughTech m3 is a USB 3.0 external storage drive that offers both physical and digital protection of your data. We received a review unit of the ToughTech m3 with a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) installed.
Synology earlier this week released the DiskStation S214+ NAS, a two-bay NAS server designed with smaller businesses or small branch offices in mind.
The Magma ExpressBox 1T is an entry-level Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis for hooking up a PCIe card to a Thunderbolt-enabled computing device.
The Leef Supra 3.0 is an elegant USB flash drive that can be left inserted in a USB port.