Ducking the backlash
The software King of the World, Microsoft has backpedalled on a plan to impose photo storage limits in a user's OneDrive account.
Platter maker thinks it can hit its target
The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.
What the smart NIC did for the networking industry might be what SmartSSD powered by Xilinx FPGA might do for the storage industry. The company just announced its fully customizable and scalable SmartSSD computational storage platform. The general idea behind it moves to compute closer to storage for accelerated data processing speed and efficiency.
Xilinx solution to reduce cloud latency by 80 percent
The datacenter is exploding, and the number of global data center traffic will triple between 2016 and 2021. Datacenter to outside traffic doubled from two Exabytes in 2016 to four Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 it is expected to grow to six Exabytes. Interestingly enough traffic within data centers is exploding, as it grew from five Exabytes in 2016 to 10 Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 the expectations are that it will grow to 15 Exabytes.
Hard-drive needs a heart of glass
Microsoft boffins have worked out a way of storing an entire copy of Superman on a small sheet of special glass which looks remarkably like Kryptonian crystal tech
15 years ago it was a GB
Lexar has just unveiled the first commercially available 1-terabyte SD card 15 years after it launched its break-through 1GB version.
If you run out of storage you can just spit.
Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.
UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec
After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.
A lot of VR content to be stored
Netgear is equipping users for next generation storage demands. Faster than ever before, and providing users with the with five levels of unrivaled data protection, 10 Gigabit copper Ethernet (10GbE) network interface on selected models, and expandable storage capacity.
If you are in the UK
Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.