Storage 2012 Articles

Popular Storage Articles for 2012

Do Business Users Really Need SSDs, Or Will HDDs Work?

Back in the dark ages, storage technology on computers was extremely limited. With the advent and proliferation of laptops, that technology has taken a big leap, leaving many people still[...]

Crucial m4 256GB mSATA SSD Review

The surprisingly small mSATA standard might be relatively new, but as new laptops continue to get thinner and lighter, these new drives will likely dominate the notebook storage market. We[...]

What Makes a Business Notebook a Business Notebook?

The term \"business notebook\" meant something ten years ago. Even though the lines have been blurred, there are still features that device a business laptop.

The Always On Employee: What Does MDM Mean for Me?

Are you a bring your own device (BYOD) rebel rouser? A freewheeling employee using whatever mobile device suites your computing style whenever? If so, it\’s important to know about mobile[...]

The Great Reinventors: Best & Worst Tech Company Rebranding Efforts

A brand defined as a complex set of inter-related components that overall set an expectation for a customer experience. A brand involves the name the logo, the colors, the tone,[...]

Addonics CipherUSB Review: Super Easy Security

The Addonics CipherUSB is a great device for users looking to encrypt their external storage devices. Really, you need to read up on how this simple USB device is both[...]

SanDisk to Invest $75 Million in Flash Memory Startups

SanDisk today launched a venture capital fund that will see the data storage company make investments in startup companies focused on \”innovative solutions\” in flash memory. Dubbed SanDisk Ventures, the[...]

CleanMyDrive Review: Easily Manage Storage On Your Mac

CleanMyDrive is a free application for Apple\’s Mac OS X, which cleans up external drives, riding them of unnecessary files and freeing up storage space. It is an easy to[...]

Microsoft SkyDrive for Android Review

Microsoft SkyDrive for Android lets users store files in the cloud; allowing them to download, upload, and share across devices. As Microsoft\’s answer to Dropbox and other cloud storage services,[...]

Oracle Updates NoSQL Database

Oracle has announced an upgrade to its NoSQL data management system, which the company says will give enterprise IT the most flexible and efficient version of its software yet. Dubbed[...]

BYOD and Cloud Storage: A One Two Punch to Enterprise Security

Today, the advent of the cloud and the proliferation of inexpensive hand-held mobile devices has changed everything. And corporate security personnel are scrambling for ways to make sure these[...]

The Technologies of Tomorrow: EmTech 2012 at MIT

We\’ve seen the future… or at least what the engineers and innovators at the companies that will be driving it in areas such as energy, communications, entertainment, and data think[...]

Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Worth It at the Low Price?

Backblaze is a cloud backup service that provides unlimited storage for $3.96 a month per computer, is less expensive than some of its competitors, such as Carbonite. Backblaze will back[...]

Google Integrates Drive into Gmail

Google has integrated its Google Drive cloud storage service into Gmail, allowing users to now attach files up to 10GB in size in their messages. Previously, Gmail\’s attachment limit was[...]

Cubby Pricing Plans Revealed, Offers 100 GB for $7

LogMeIn has unveiled the official price points for Cubby, its cloud storage service that is competing with the likes of Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, and Box, among others. $6.99 per[...]

IT Execs Cautious About the Cloud, But Compelled By Cost-Saving Benefits

In this presidential election year, consumers and business people alike may claim that the candidates and their respective followers may have their head in the clouds when it comes to[...]

Amazon Cloud Drive for MacOS Review: Handy Access To Abundant Multimedia Storage

Amazon Cloud Drive is free software, which offers users access to cloud storage, with 5GB free, via Amazon\’s website. The software can be downloaded to a Mac or a PC,[...]

Microsoft Slashes Windows Azure Storage Costs

Microsoft continues to do its part in fanning the flames of the cloud storage wars, as the company has announced that it is cutting prices of Windows Azure Storage by[...]

Google Simplifies Enterprise Search

Since its launch as a search engine in 1998, Google has branched out of the cyber world and taken some bold steps into the physical one. But long before Google\’s[...]

Amazon Reveals Redshift Data Warehousing Service

Amazon Web Services will be entering the data warehousing market in 2013 with the launch of its new Redshift service, Amazon has announced. Speaking at AWS\’ inaugural re:Invent conference in[...]