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If you need personal or enterprise cloud file storage -- or more of it -- it's not just a Dropbox world anymore. Use our guide to choose wisely. Beware Smartphone Lurkers: Cloud Storage File Remnants
Security investigators recovered Box, Dropbox and SugarSync files and unique file IDs, via forensic dump of iPhone and Android smartphone memory. Equinix Opens $60 Million Seattle Data Center
New facility enables Equinix to serve as cloud workload transfer point. Will AWS be a future customer? Collision Course: SDN And Server Virtualization
With every data center resource -- compute, storage and networks -- now virtualized, the push is on to consolidate operational control. Rackspace Cuts Network Bandwidth, Storage Prices
Rackspace aligns its cloud storage prices closer to Amazon Web Services and Google, while claiming no "hidden" charges. State Of Storage: Solid State Takes Hold
Software is driving storage innovation, but solid-state technology is infiltrating all levels. How To Beat 3 Disaster Recovery Roadblocks
Don't let data, WAN and integration challenges knock automated failover off course. Amazon Drops Prices On Multiple Zone Database Service
Amazon wants more of its relational database customers to upgrade to two "availability zones," which ensures automated failover in case of outages. VMware Enhances vSphere for SMBs
Small and midsize companies have a new path to VMware virtualization management tools, as vSphere gets a dose of vCenter Operations Management... U.S. And U.K. Show Cloud Adoption Divide
More Brits than Yanks understand cloud concepts, but more cloud projects are getting done in the U.S. Microsoft Surface Pro Storage Snafu: Does It Matter?
Windows 8 takes up about 70% of the 64-GB Surface Pro's storage. Will this factor into the tablet's BYOD potential? Would You Buy $800, 128-GB iPad?
Hints from iOS 6.1 beta, iTunes suggest a higher-capacity iPad on deck for later this year. Storage Gets Exciting -- Really
We saw a big uptick in the use of Ethernet, SSDs and virtualization last year. Expect that trend to continue in 2013. Fusion-io Pushes Data Centers Toward Flash Storage
Fusion-io believes ioScale will help large Web companies shift to all-flash data centers. EMC Enhances Flagship Storage Arrays
Updates to VMAX 10K include increased performance, better virtualization and disk drive intermix. DropBox Restores Service, Mum On Outage Cause
DropBox client synching and upload services disappeared mid-Thursday afternoon, came back Friday morning. How A Boutique Law Firm Handles Big Data
Like other small and midsize businesses, boutique law firm Thomas Horstemeyer capitalizes on its agility to stay ahead of rapidly growing data... 'The Hobbit' Creates Big Data Challenge For Moviemaker
Emerging video technologies create data-driven challenges for entertainment industry. Dell's 'Transformation': Customers Speak
Michael Dell says his company has become a full-fledged provider of end-to-end IT services -- but do customers agree? Glide Apps Coming To Windows, Android, iOS
TransMedia's Glide media sharing service has reinvented itself for the app world. SugarSync Adds Search, Collaboration To Cloud Storage
SugarSync CEO describes new features, takes questions on cloud security in the latest episode of InformationWeek Valley View. Hackers Hold Australian Medical Records Ransom
With no offline backups available, Australian medical center must choose: pay $4,200 ransom or attempt to do business without patient records. Red Hat Speeds Up Open Source Virtualization Race
KVM-based Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 enables extra-large virtual machines and better live migration across more storage systems than before. Savvis Cloud Storage Takes On Amazon, Google
Savvis Symphony Cloud Storage marries data center management expertise with CenturyLink's networking savvy to simplify data replication and... HP Debuts New Storage, Backup Systems, Cuts Prices
HP's "largest storage launch ever" features new converged array family, backup and deduplication appliances, file-based storage for all size...
E-Discovery, Mobility and the Cloud
Do you know everywhere business documents reside? Storage pros are often tasked with aiding discovery, yet as IT increasingly relies on cloud repositories while employees substitute mobile devices for PCs, that question is getting much harder to answer. Problem is, in the event of litigation, courts won’t accept 'the cloud ate my homework' as an excuse. Here's how to cope.
The Cloud's Role in BC/DR
Cloud services can play a role in any BC/DR plan. Yet just 23% of 414 business technology pros responding to our 2011 Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Survey use services as part of their application and data resiliency strategies, even though half (correctly) say it would reduce overall recovery times. Here's how the combination of cloud backup and IaaS offerings can be a beneficial part of a "DR 2.0" plan.