Stories by Lucas Mearian

IBM develops new clustered analytics processing platform

IBM today announced that it has created a new distributed computing architecture with a General Parallel File System technology that is twice as fast as existing clustered file systems and that provides management and advanced data-replication techniques.

NetApp revenue grows 36% in Q1

Data storage vendor NetApp reported today on its revenue for the first quarter of 2011, stating total product sales grew 51% when compared with the same quarter last year; and overall revenue was up 36 per cent.

IBM announces mid-range deduplication appliance

IBM this week unveiled a <a href="http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/tape/ts7610/">new mid-range deduplication appliance</a> that will be start at half the price of the its current low-end data reduction gateway.

Toshiba, SanDisk look to boost flash production

Toshiba Corp. announced today that it has started construction on a new NAND flash chip fabrication facility - dubbed Fab 5 -- at its Yokkaichi City Operations in Japan. The facility, a joing venture with long-time business partner SanDisk Corp., will turn out about 210,000 NAND wafers a month when it becomes fully operational.

EMC announces VPLEX private-cloud appliance

EMC today announced at its annual user conference here a private-cloud appliance that allows synchronous replication between storage arrays up to 100km apart, including the applications and virtual machines associated with them.