Article | 29/07/2010
A waste of space: Bulk of drive capacity still underutilized
Near the turn of the century, data centers were only beginning to implement Fibre Channel storage-area networks (SAN), with most relying on direct-att...
Article | 29/07/2010
Beauty shots: Technology to drool over
Sling Media's small Slingbox 700U won one of three Best in Show awards given by the Industrial Designers Society of America (ISDA).
Article | 22/07/2010
Acronis Drive Monitor Is S.M.A.R.T. about hard drives
Your hard disk is a time bomb, waiting to go off. If you're lucky, like most people, it will never detonate. But if you're unlucky, like some people, ...
Article | 23/07/2010
Seagate GoFlex packs streaming and backup punch
Seagate has announced a new network attached storage (NAS) drive for the 'Terabyte home', the GoFlex Home.
Article | 17/07/2010
Nimble's all-in-one storage combines primary and backup in one box
Start-up Nimble Storage came out of the development stage this week with its first product -- an array that combines solid state drives (SSD) with hig...
Article | 15/07/2010
Lab notes: Kingston vs. VelociRaptor storage smackdown
It's time for a storage upgrade, but your budget won't bear the burden of both a blazing new VelociRaptor hard drive and an extra injection of Kingsto...
Article | 14/07/2010
Build a private Azure cloud with new Microsoft appliance
Companies interested in taking advantage of what cloud computing has to offer, but reluctant to trust sensitive information off-site now have a new al...
Article | 3/07/2010
iTunes streams from the clouds: 8 questions
Apple is getting close to launching a cloud-based version of iTunes that supports wireless streaming music and movies and wireless syncing, according ...
Article | 30/06/2010
Bigger is not always better with hard drive storage
Seagate announced a breakthrough in hard drive storage -- blowing past the previous 2.2 Terabyte limitation to develop the first 3Tb hard drive. While...
Article | 23/06/2010
Online bargains for Father's Day: external hard drives
External hard drives are now cheaper than ever, with prices catching up to the internal HDD market. If your dad is a hoarder of digital content, why n...
Article | 11/06/2010
Willy Wonka and the Dell factory
If Dell's cloud server lab is a candy shop for geeks, littered with components and exotic system designs, then Jimmy Pike is the Willy Wonka of server...
Article | 8/06/2010
A Flash Memory primer: the basics explained
Flash memory is inside your smartphone, GPS, MP3 player, digital camera, PC and the USB drive on your key chain. Solid-state drives (SSD) using flash ...
Article | 4/06/2010
The evolution of video game media
From jumper cards to hard disks, these are the cards, cartridges, and drives that have shaped the world of gaming.
Article | 4/06/2010
From paper tape to data sticks: The evolution of removable storage
Over the years, people have tried to transfer information from one computer to another in a dizzying number of ways. Here's a look at some of the best...
Article | 22/05/2010
Despite green diet, data centers still gobble power
Like the unfortunate person who continually diets but only seems to gain more weight, power-hungry data centers -- despite adopting virtualization and...
Article | 13/05/2010
Western Digital VelociRaptor hard drive (WD6000HLHX)
At 10,000-rpm, the Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX drive certainly spins faster than the competition. But does faster rotations-per-minute tra...
Article | 23/04/2010
Why SQL Server 2008 R2 Matters to Small Business
If you're like many small business owners, the news that Microsoft is weeks away from the release of a new version of SQL Server 2008 could seem utter...
Article | 26/03/2010
Best deals of the week: March 26
We round up the best tech bargains of the week, including a Samsung smartphone that records HD video, a Sharp television that doubles as a Blu-ray pla...
Article | 19/03/2010
Best deals of the week: 19 March
BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone, Garmin nuvi 225W GPS, Medion Akoya E4360 D desktop PC from ALDI, and more!
Article | 12/03/2010
Intel wins top spots in SSD storage drive ranking
Chip giant Intel won first place in a ranking of flash memory-based Solid State Drives (SSDs), in which the researcher, DRAMeXchange Technology, pillo...