Disk-based backup News
April 26, 2012
Two Nimble Storage arrays replace hodgepodge of systems from EMC, NetApp, Dell and Buffalo for primary storage and backup at construction firm Graniterock.
March 09, 2011
Western Digital is now the undisputed disk drive champion of the world, after acquiring Hitachi GST and reaching nearly 50% market share.
January 17, 2011
Seagate has debuted 1TB enterprise 2.5” drives, while StorageCraft has launched a flood relief effort
December 20, 2010
The Australian Film, Television and Radio School is looking for 200 TB of storage to help its students create digital media, improve backup and create an archive.
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