RNA Networks says the virtualization of memory removes latency penalties that affect application performance, and that its technology is already being used by a multi-billion dollar global hedge fund to speed up the processing of trades
Sun is falling behind in the storage market, according to the latest market report from Gartner. In an external controller-based market that has grown 11 percent in the past 12 months, Sun's share has dived by 17.4 percent.
Hewlett-Packard is expected to revitalize its storage family with the introduction of a slew of products designed to give customers more flexibility in storing data center and remote-office information. The company says the announcements will constitute its most important storage launch ever and signal that it is ready to erase its mistakes of the past.
Tape storage still plays a significant role as a backup tool in network data storage even as disk prices are falling because new tape storage products from vendors such as Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC), as well as improved tape formats such as Super DLT (digital linear tape), move tape storage technology forward.