Storage Squeeze Play – Disk Caught in the Middle

HDDs Losing Ground to SSD and Tape SUMMARY A fundamental shift in the storage landscape is well underway as high-performance data moves from HDDs onto flash SSD while lower activity, resiliency and archive data migrate from HDD to modern tape. …

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Storage Squeeze Play – Disk Caught in the Middle

RAIT – Rapid Transit for Mass Storage

Making Tape Data Rates Soar ABSTRACT RAIT (Redundant Arrays of Independent Tape) are the tape drive equivalent of RAID (Redundant Arrays of Independent Disks) for disk drives. RAIT arrays use the same algorithms that RAID arrays have successfully employed and …

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RAIT – Rapid Transit for Mass Storage

The Tape Air Gap

Defense Against Cyber Crime BOTTOM LINE Given the rising wave of cybercrime, the role of tape-based offline storage and cloud solutions taking advantage of the “Tape Air Gap” is back in style. Tape Air Gap

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The Tape Air Gap

Hyperscale Heat Wave

Data Centers Consume Massive Amounts of Energy ABSTRACT Data centers have become the backbone of the global economy from the server rooms that power small organizations to the large enterprise data centers hosting enormous server and storage farms. The world’s …

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Hyperscale Heat Wave

Storage Outlook 2016

A Look Ahead at the Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Data Storage Industry ABSTRACT Regardless of the strategic path taken, the disruption in the storage industry over the past few years assures us that our future is taking a new …

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Storage Outlook 2016