Scientists are constantly looking for alternative methods of storing information that will ensure long-term preservation of data at low cost and operating cost. Hitachi has discovered a new technology capable of recording and reproducing digital data using quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years. But DNA has attracted more and more attention as an…

At the annual HP Discover 2012 conference in Frankfurt, Germany, HP presented a number of innovations in its Converged Storage and big data portfolio. The new solutions are designed for virtualized environments, cloud and storage of big data and include new HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage, HP Storage StoreAll and HP StoreOnce Backup offers. In 2011, HP announced the…

Hitachi has announced in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, a new technology capable of recording and reproducing digital data using quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years. Quartz glass has excellent heat resistance and water resistance and is extremely tough. From the fact that even when heated for two hours at…

The volume of cloud storage subscriptions services by companies will experience explosive growth globally, reaching 500 million this year, compared to 300 million subscriptions made in 2011, encouraging businesses of all sizes and business sectors to enter the market. This is indicated in a report by consultancy firm IHS iSuppli, which provides that subscriptions to…

Amazon Web Services has done it again! A recognized trailblazer in cloud computing, it introduced Glacier, an inexpensive cloud-based and long term way to archive data. With this move, expect various cloud service providers to follow suit. However, experts believe that Glacier’s biggest competitor is not the other cloud-based archive systems but the old and…

The current hot topic in the storage industry these days is EMC’s acquisition of XtremIO, owing to the fact that XtremIO is currently developing a next-generation storage array that aims to use 100 percent pure solit-state flash memory. EMC is certainly capable of benefiting from XtremIO’s technologies, since they are currently the market leader in…