In case you missed it, we have a new giveaway in progress. This time, the prize haul comprises roughly $1500 worth of hardware from Cooler Master, MSI, Kingston, and Newegg. To enter for a chance to win, all you have to do is head to the contest entry... Read more
It's spring cleaning time again. That isn't the sort of thing we'd normally celebrate, but with generous contributions from Cooler Master, MSI, Kingston, and Newegg, we've whipped up a contest to mark the occasion. We'll be giving away over $1500 in PC hardware. Let's see what's up for... Read more
Move over, Ultrastar He6. There's a new 6TB hard drive in town. Seagate has introduced a lineup of Enterprise Capacity 3.5" drives that scales up to 6TB. The family is designed for servers, of course, and it's available with either 12Gbps SAS or 6Gbps SATA connectivity.
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The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according to VMware's Martin Casado. Read more
The Best of Interop Awards recognize innovative hardware and software that represent technological advancement in a specific category. The Interop judging team poured through 129 submissions in nine categories, including networking, mobility, and security. This year we chose to mix this up a little by creating a separate storage category and adding a whole new SDN category. Awards were also presented for Grand Award winner, Best Startup, and Audience Choice. See who took home the prize this year! Read more
SanDisk is bolstering its CloudSpeed family of server-oriented SATA SSDs with four new models tuned for different workloads. The drives are all based on the same 6Gbps controller and 19-nm MLC NAND. However, they've been carefully segmented with different capacity points, performance ratings, and endurance specifications to suit... Read more
In the short time that VAAI has allowed storage administrators to offload tasks from servers to storage arrays in virtualized data centers, the functionality has evolved to produce arrays that eliminate most I/O. Read more