by Adam Armstrong

Lenovo Announces Two Next-Generation ThinkServer Systems For SMBs

Today Lenovo announced the addition of two new rack servers to its ThinkServer portfolio, the 1U ThinkServer RD350 and the 2U ThinkServer RD450. These new additions are aimed at small to medium businesses that need a balance of performance, capacity, flexibility, and reliability all at a cost effective price point.

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by Adam Armstrong

Seagate Announces New 6TB Enterprise NAS HDD

Today Seagate Technology announced a new enterprise-class NAS HDD. While Seagate already has a NAS HDD, the new enterprise class NAS HDD comes in capacities as high as 6TB and is designed to perform under demanding workloads in environments calling for 24x7 availability and accessibility.

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by Josh Linden

HP Announces Updates and New Offerings for 3PAR StoreServ Family

HP today announced details about its refresh of the HP 3PAR StoreServ storage family, including availability of the new 3PAR StoreServ 7440c array which can be used for unified storage with hybrid and all-flash configurations when used in conjunction with the new 3PAR File Persona software. HP also announced enhancements to the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7200c, 7400c, and all-flash 7450c platforms in the form of additional CPU cores, larger memory caches, and unified storage support.

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by Adam Armstrong

PMC And Memblaze Partner On Next-Generation PCIe Flash Accelerator

PMC-Sierra, Inc. and Memblaze Technology Co. Ltd announced that the new Memblaze PBlaze4 products (next-generation PCI Express flash accelerators) will be utilizing PMC's Flashtec NVM Express controllers. These new products are aimed at hyperscale and Open Compute Project deployments.

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by Josh Linden

The Five-Year Storage Scenario: Preview of Gartner's Latest Storage Technology Projections 2014

With the 33rd annual Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure, and Operations Management Conference kicking off this week, StorageReview had an opportunity to interview Gartner analysts Alan Dayley and Arun Chandrasekaran about their upcoming conference presentation entitled “The Five-Year Storage Scenario” which will make some specific recommendations and predictions for enterprise storage architects and administrators, in addition to providing a broader overview of Gartner’s research into emerging trends for enterprise storage.

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by Lyle Smith

Samsung Announces Free Far Cry 4 Download with Purchase of 840 EVO SSD

Samsung has announced a new gaming bundle offer through a partnership with Ubisoft. Available until supplies last, consumers who purchase the Samsung 840 EVO SSD will have access to the full version of the new Far Cry 4 game as a free download.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TS-451S Turbo NAS Announced

QNAP Systems has announced the TS-451S Turbo NAS, a 4-bay NAS that is designed for high-density 2.5" SSD that feature an Intel Celeron 2.41GHz processor. The company also announced that their TS-x53 Pro series (SMB models designed for high-density SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" SSDs) have been renamed to the TS-453S Pro (4-bay) and TS-853S Pro (8-bay) to streamline the different naming of their products in the same class category.

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by Lyle Smith

Synology DiskStation DS215j Released

Synology has launched DiskStation DS215j, their newest 2-bay NAS server designed for home and personal users to manage data, stream media contents, synchronize files on the cloud, while keeping their content safe and secure.

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by Brian Beeler

Buyer Beware: Black Friday SSD and Storage Deals

Most of the country is about to get wrapped up in shopping hysteria that ranges from new cars to SSDs and everything in between. Bricks and mortar and online retailers both will be pitching hard drives, SSDs and portable storage of all types this holiday season. But not all deals are good deals, lining up a .25/GB SSD on Black Friday is only a good deal if the SSD itself is a good drive. This time of the year is ripe for off brand manufacturers to cash in on unsuspecting consumers. Let StorageReview help take the guesswork out of the equation. If you're cross-shopping storage deals this season, here's a cheat sheet to help you win at buying storage tech this season.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Launches Latest Version Of ArchiveOne, Version 7.0

Today Barracuda Networks announced the launch of the latest version of its comprehensive archiving, eDiscovery, and information management software, ArchiveOne 7.0. This is the latest step of Barracuda rolling out their Protection Plus Initiative.

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