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20th Edition of IT Press Tour in Israel
Companies visited: Ctera Networks, iguazio, Infinidat, Kaminario, NooBaa, Reduxio, Weka.IO
2016.09.29 | Press Release
HGST/WD Assigned Seven Patents
Multiple ECC codeword sizes in SSD, tempered pacing of SMR storage devices, onset layer for PMR media, high speed I/O performance in SSDs, content data management, reducing overcounting of track-level damage caused by adjacent-track and far-track interference, information storage device with multiple-use fields in servo pattern
2016.09.29 | In Brief
Huawei Assigned Five Patents
Nonvolatile memory and electronic device, caching method for distributed storage system, data block sub-division based data recovery method and device, file processing method and apparatus, and storage device, virtual storage migration
2016.09.27 | In Brief
Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Project Plugfest on September 20 in Santa Clara, CA
With EMC, OpenIO, Open vStorage, Scality and Toshiba
2016.09.19 | Press Release
Data Storage Undergoing Mind-Boggling Growth
In 2010 requirements hit "Zetta" prefix, with only one prefix, "Yotta," left available.
2016.09.16 | In Brief
UltraCard Assigned Patent
Data storage device in credit card form factor
2016.09.14 | In Brief
DriveSavers Offering Data Recovery to Victims of California Wildfires
Extending $300 off services through September 30, 2016
2016.08.31 | Press Release
Kroll Ontrack Offering Data Recovery Discount for Storage Devices Affected by Flooding in Louisiana
$850 flat fee until October 2016
2016.08.30 | Press Release
R&D: Plasmonic Data Storage Based on Nematic Liquid Crystal Layers
Two-bit binary storage used as basic unit for large scale storage device with high capacity and high bit rate
2016.08.25 | Press Release
DriveSavers Offering Data Recovery to Residents Impacted by Louisiana Flooding
Extending $300 off services
2016.08.24 | Press Release
R&D: Nanoscale Magnetic Whirlpools or Skyrmions to Create New Ways to Store Data
£7 million research program led by Durham University
2016.08.17 | Press Release
Special Report on Flash Memory Summit 2016: Year of 3D
5,900 visitors, 115 booths
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2016.08.15 | News
NVMe SSD, PCIe-Based Reference Architecture and Disaggregated Infrastructure Software Presented by Liqid
Also announcing Technology Alliance Partners
2016.08.15 | Press Release
Workday Assigned Patent
Dynamic three-tier storage utilization
2016.08.15 | In Brief
Kalray Krypto128 Accelerator Card
Based on Bostan, 2nd-gen MPPA high-speed I/O processor
2016.08.12 | Press Release
Spectra Logic Assigned Three Patents
Write protect integrated picker, de-dupe in removable storage device, efficient moves via spare chamber
2016.08.11 | In Brief
R&D: Nanosize Magnetic Whirlpools Could Be Future of Storage
£7 million research program led by Durham University
2016.08.08 | Press Release
Panasonic Assigned Nine Patents
Driving method of variable resistance element and non-volatile memory device, resistance change non-volatile storage memory device, disc device, tape recording medium, information recording/reproducing device, variable resistance nonvolatile memory element, optical pickup and recording, nonvolatile semiconductor memory device, variable resistance nonvolatile memory device, optical recording medium production device
2016.08.08 | In Brief
Huawei Assigned Two Patents
Optical disc drive installation mechanism, determining RAIDs
2016.08.04 | In Brief
Fujitsu Assigned Eight Patents
Storage control apparatus, storage control device for controlling physical storage device in storage system including virtual storage device, storage control device, storage virtualization, controlling access to disk apparatus in information processing system, storage system
2016.07.29 | In Brief
Lenovo Assigned Two Patents
Parallel storage system testing, non-volatile memory validity
2016.07.29 | In Brief
Apple Assigned Eight Patents
Cache memory for hybrid HDDs, programmable peak-current control in non-volatile memory devices, statistical peak-current management in non-volatile memory devices, nonvolatile memory performance throttling, securely recovering computing device, host system resources by memory controller, media storage structures for storing content, latency reduction in read operations from storage in host device
2016.07.26 | In Brief
Hitachi Assigned Twelve Patents
Non-volatile storage addressing using multiple tables, storage system, maintenance or exchange of encryption function in storage and storage device, storage system and cache control, efficiently utilizing storage capacity within storage system, managing error codes for storage systems coupled with external storage systems, compound storage system and storage control, computer realizing high-speed access and protection of storage device, computer system, and I/O request processing, de-dupe in flash memory module, storage system, storage controller and compression, nonvolatile semiconductor storage system, disk array apparatus
2016.07.25 | In Brief
GlobalFoundries Assigned Six Patents
Controlling storage in arrays, magnetic memory device and method of forming thereof, memory cell with decoupled channels, allocating resource of storage device to storage optimization operation, controlling redundancy parity encoding amount based on de-dupe indications of activity, mapping source workload pattern for source storage system to target workload pattern for target storage system
2016.07.20 | In Brief
eBook: « BC: The MSP’s Guide to Backup and DR »
By Continuum
2016.07.19 | Press Release
HGST/WD Assigned Twelve Patents
Using stripes for recovering data in flash system, acoustically secure phase change memory devices, enhanced data verify in arrays, spacing measurement improvement in presence of track mis-registration, transferring storage resources between snapshot storage pools and volume storage pools in distributed network, operating resistive array, peak power efficient storage drives, performing direct memory access at predetermined address in flash storage, reducing adjacent track interference effects in storage system, providing wear leveling in SSD, improving performance and storage density in storage device, enhanced data recovery from storage devices
2016.07.19 | In Brief
Western Digital Assigned Eight Patents
Storage device employing differential write data signal and differential write pattern signal, characterizing geometry of magnetic transitions, disk defect management, read heads with multi-layer AFM layer, HDD measuring stroke difference between heads by detecting difference between ramp contact, spin torque oscillator for microwave assisted magnetic recording with increased damping, dynamic scaling of LDPC decoder in SSD
2016.07.18 | Press Release
Dell Assigned Eight Patents
Automatic failure recovery using snapshots and replicas, scalable storage management, redundant storage enclosure processor implementation for use in SCSI/SAS, environment, preventing damage to storage devices within storage system due to movement of storage system, preventing I/O performance decrease after disk failure in distributed file system, dynamic optimization of flash cache in storage devices, modular dense storage array, SAN vulnerability assessment tool
2016.07.15 | In Brief
SNIA Launching SFF Technology Affiliate Technical Work Group
Transitioning SFF Committee and being first technology affiliate membership community
2016.07.06 | Press Release
Cloudian, Dentsu and QCT Launch Smart Data-Driven Advertising Model in Japan
With learning capabilities to analyze traffic volumes and enable targeted roadside advertising
2016.06.27 | Press Release
Spectra Logic CEO Publishes Book
Society's Genome: Genetic Diversity's Role in Digital Preservation
2016.06.27 | Press Release
150 Attendees and 22 Vendors at Flash Forward Event in UK Last Week
Event planned also in Germany next year
by Jean-Jacques Maleval | 2016.06.21 | News
Sony Assigned Forty-Two Patents
Drive control, storage element, storage apparatus, and magnetic head, memory element and apparatus with plurality of magnetic layers and oxide layer, memory device, recording apparatus, cache memory and method of controlling cache memory, magnetic memory element and memory apparatus having multiple magnetization directions, recording apparatus, server apparatus, recording method, program and storage medium, adapter for recording medium, storage element, memory and electronic apparatus, storage element and storage device, memory device and access method, barium ferrite magnetic storage media, recording apparatus, recording method, and pattern forming medium, recording layer, information recording medium, optical disc, computer-readable storage medium, magnetic recording medium, information storage medium, non-volatile memory, recording/transferring, nonvolatile cache memory, reproducing apparatus, memory access control circuit, storage control apparatus, memory element and memory device with ion source layer and resistance change layer
2016.06.14 | In Brief
QLogic Assigned Nine Patents
Intelligent adapter, managing networks, improved caching in virtualized environment, intelligent adapter for maintaining cache coherency, data migration, communication with peripheral devices, read ahead operation using intelligent storage adapter, smoothing FIFO, network devices having configurable receive packet queues
2016.06.06 | In Brief
Lenovo Assigned Eleven Patents
RAID 1 mirror meshed into co-existing RAID 5 parity stream, drive tray, merging external NVRAM with full disk encryption, control of media on remote device, operating memory management controller, nonvolatile random access memory use, operating memory management controller, dynamic use of RAID levels responsive to predicted failure of data storage device, dual side staggered surface mount dual in-line memory module, asynchronous data mirroring in memory controller
2016.05.31 | In Brief
Oracle Assigned Twenty-Three Patents
Tape head with thin tape bearing surface coating, supporting efficient buffer usage with single external memory interface, diffractive imaging of groove structures on optical tape, mirroring, in memory, data from disk to improve query performance, simulated failover testing, circuit for glitch reduction in memory read latch circuit, tape head surface with non-uniform cross-width edge profiles, steering DMA write requests to cache memory, Z-drive shipping lock for storage library robotic assembly, rotatable recording head actuator for correcting angular error in tape drives, connector retention and alignment assembly for use in computer and data storage mounting racks, queue descriptor cache management for host channel adapter, optical tape pick up unit with holographic optical element, concurrent access for hierarchical data storage, efficient memory region deallocation, computer readable media for predicting overload conditions using load information, runtime memory throttling, detection of logical corruption in persistent storage and automatic recovery therefrom, maintaining column vectors of relational data within volatile memory, high speed read access memory array with variation tolerant bypass scheme with protection circuit, hardware assisted object memory migration, target and initiator mode configuration of tape drives for data transfer between source and destination tape drives, on-chip completion cache for optimized completion building
2016.05.30 | In Brief
Quantum Assigned Two Patents
Media allocation in partitioned removable media storage library, combined asynchronous and synchronous fountain code storage in object store
2016.05.26 | In Brief
Ten Companies Visited by 19th IT Press Tour
Cloudian, Datrium, E8 Storage, Hedvig, Kaminario, OpenIO, Portworx, SpringPath, Sysdig, Versity
2016.05.24 | Press Release
Huawei Assigned Two Patents
Source storage device sending data to backup storage device for storage, write operation method and device for phase change memory
2016.05.24 | In Brief
Six-State Magnetic Memory
By researchers Yevgeniy Telepinsky et al., from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and New York University in USA
2016.05.19 | In Brief
Dropbox Assigned Three Patents
Preserving content item collection data across interfaces, application programming interfaces for data synchronization with online storage systems, content item templates
2016.04.29 | In Brief
Huawei Assigned Four Patents
Hash table storage and search methods and devices, controller for managing array, recovering erroneous data, backing up method, device, and system for VM
2016.04.22 | In Brief
JMR: Line of Thunderbolt, File transfer, NAS, and Mac Pro Accessories
Demonstrated at NAB
2016.04.21 | Press Release
ZTE Assigned Two Patents
Serving node for backup and restoration, identifying storage device
2016.04.19 | In Brief
IBM Assigned Thirty Five Patents
Determining server write activity levels to use to adjust write cache size, ensuring health and compliance of devices, junction field-effect quantum dot memory switch, junction field-effect floating gate quantum dot memory switch, multi-user universal serial bus (USB) key with customizable file sharing permissions, multi-user universal serial bus USB) key with customizable file sharing permissions, disk image introspection for storage systems, quasi disk drive for testing disk interface performance, maximizing use of storage in data replication environment, maximizing use of storage in data replication environment, substitution of target volume of secondary storage controller, recovery of storage device in redundant array of independent disk or raid-like array, responding to maintenance free storage container security threat, dispersed storage network file system directory, file load times with dynamic storage usage, storage management system for preserving consistency of remote copy data, dynamic gain control for use with adaptive equalizers, optimizing storage allocation in virtual desktop environment, list range operation dispersed storage network frame, substitution of target volume of secondary storage controller, consistent data retrieval in multi-site computing infrastructure, dispersed storage unit and methods with metadata separation for use in dispersed storage system, Initializing memory system, identifying redundant data for disk image streaming, renderable content partitioning and portability, computer system for manufacturing physical medium configured to store data, encrypting and decrypting virtual disc, dynamic reconfiguration of storage system, storage management system for preserving consistency of remote copy data, caching rebuilt encoded data slices in dispersed storage network, storage and retrieval of dispersed storage network access information, enhanced reliability in deduplication technology over storage clouds, identifying redundant data for disk image streaming
2016.04.18 | In Brief
R&D: University of Washington Team With Microsoft Stores Digital Images in DNA and Retrieves Them Perfectly
Complete systems to encode, store and retrieve digital data using DNA molecules
2016.04.14 | In Brief
Technicolor Stores Hollywood History in Bottle
Containing few droplets of water - and one million copies of old movie encoded into DNA
2016.04.13 | In Brief
Concurrent Ventures Assigned Patent
Monitoring, controlling and improving storage media system performance
2016.04.01 | In Brief
McAfee Assigned Two Patents
Wireless storage device, securing memory and storage of electronic device with below-operating system security agent
2016.03.29 | In Brief
R&D: Nucleic Acid Memory
DNA surpasses information density and energy of operation offered by flash memory.
2016.03.25 | In Brief