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  • EMC NAS arrays optimised for VMware

    EMC has announced an upgrade to the management software on its Celerra network-attached storage (NAS) arrays that will allow administrators to apply deduplication, thin provisioning and business continuity tools to data stored in VMware environments.

  • SAN and NAS virtualisation boosts availability

    In just a few short years storage virtualisation, also known as block virtualisation, has proven its worth in the large enterprise, having travelled that well-worn path from pricey boutique solution to affordable commodity. As a standard feature in all but the most modest mid-tier storage arrays, storage virtualisation soothes a wide range of storage management woes for small and mid-size organisations. At the same time, dedicated solutions from top-tier vendors deliver the greatest ROI to large shops managing large SANs with intense data availability requirements.

  • EMC updates NAS line with SSDs, file deduplication

    EMC has announced an upgrade to its entire line of Celerra network attached storage (NAS) systems, saying it will now offer solid-state disks and file-level data deduplication on the arrays and its gateway device.

  • Storage systems vulnerable to hackers, conference told

    Corporate storage systems and networks are an attractive target for hackers looking to steal sensitive data or launch computer attacks, Alan Lustiger, security architect at TD Ameritrade, told an audience at Computerworld US's Storage Networking World user conference in Dallas earlier this month.