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Western Digital Assigned Fourteen Patents
Storage device encoding and interleaving codewords to improve trellis sequence detection, soft-decision input generation for storage, storage device encoding and interleaving codewords to improve trellis sequence detection, storage device baseplate diverter and downstream spoiler, storage device employing multi-mode sensing circuitry for multiple head sensor elements, SSD control, compression and formatting of data for storage systems, providing nonvolatile storage write bandwidth using caching namespace, managing access requests to memory storage subsystem, mass storage chassis assembly configured to accommodate predetermined number of storage drive failures, self-diagnosis of device drive-detected errors and automatic diagnostic data collection, pervasive drive operating statistics on SAS drives, wrapped data storage device for reducing vibration, HAMR writer having integrated polarization rotation waveguides
2018.10.15 | In Brief
DriveSavers Offering Hurricane Florence Victims Free Data Recovery of Wet Computer HDDs
To North and South Carolina residents
2018.10.10 | Press Release
Synology UC300 Dual-Active Unified Controller, All-in-One Backup Solution, Mesh Router and Updated Router OS
And Safe Access package, files streaming capabilities in Synology drive, integration between firm's products and voice assistants, and Surveillance Station deep video analytics
2018.10.09 | Press Release
The Boeing Company Assigned Two Patents
Write caching using volatile shadow memory, secure removable storage for aircraft
2018.10.08 | In Brief
Seagate Assigned Fourteen Patents
Smart storage with VPN and discovery, near field transducers, mode splitter between TE and TM polarization for HAMR, storage of matrix on storage compute device, optical spatial mode filter for removing fundamental mode components in HAMR light path, splitter waveguide used to perform active alignment of light source on slider, forming air bearing surface on slider, electric field storage device, SMR with operational based track spacing, determining bit aspect ratios for interlaced magnetic recording tracks, contact detection and laser power monitoring sensor for HAMR head, intelligent snapshot tree replication, fabricating magnetic sensor assembly, substrate heat channels for HAMR for reader over writer transducer application
2018.10.02 | In Brief
Renesas Electronics Assigned Four Patents
Magnetic disk control, NVDRAM, semiconductor storage device
2018.09.28 | In Brief
Marvell Assigned Six Patents
Managing cache of storage device, two-level storage device with faster front end, dynamic differential compression for storage device look-up table, enhanced data access to HDD with caching, storage space allocation for logical disk creation, generating soft information in flash device
2018.09.26 | In Brief
VMworld: Dell Expands Portfolio of VMware Solutions From Edge to Core to Cloud
With unified, experience across PC and mobile devices, software-defined data centers, hyperconverged infrastructures and multi-cloud platforms
2018.09.06 | Press Release
VMworld: Dell EMC Enhanced Cloud-Enabled Platforms, Infrastructure and Services Portfolio
Including VxRail and VxRack SDDC advancements accelerate paths to software-defined data center and multi-cloud
2018.09.04 | Press Release
Cloud Native Computing Foundation Welcomes 38 New Members at Open Source Summit North America
Including Scality
2018.09.03 | Press Release
Storage and Retrieval of Information With Enzymatic DNA Synthesis From Molecular Assemblies
Physical DNA was then 'read' by DNA sequencing and converted back to binary data and then to text message.
2018.08.29 | Press Release
AT&T Intellectual Property Assigned Two Patents
Asymmetric data mirroring, applying customer owned encryption
2018.08.29 | In Brief
HGST Assigned Five Patents
Programming multi-level PCM, multi-level phase change, SSDs having fine pitch structures, dynamically sized reverse map to handle variable size data, soft information module
2018.08.14 | In Brief
Amazon Assigned Fourteen Patents
Automated configuration of log-coordinated storage groups, restoring partitioned database tables from backup, amortized snapshots, snapshot operation request processing, replication using single master failover protocol, VTL, device type differentiation for redundancy coded storage, non-parity in grid encoded storage, partial updates for SMR devices, cached volumes at storage gateways, secure erasure and repair of non-mechanical storage media, optimizing resource utilization in distributed storage, storage devices with cryptographic functionality, managing storage using storage policy specifications
2018.08.10 | In Brief
Dell Assigned Fourteen Patents
RAID surveyor, protocol independent way to selectively restrict write-access for redirected USB mass storage devices, copying directory structures, on-demand snapshot and prune in storage system, secure transport of data from an OS to pre-OS environment, replacing storage devices, improve R/W performance in object storage applications, optimized utilization of storage resources, storage device security system, zone page allocation for SMR disks, GUID partition table based hidden data store, improve USB mass storage device arrival acceleration for redirected USB mass storage devices, scalable storage management, dynamic optimization of flash cache in storage devices
2018.08.07 | In Brief
New Name for SNIA Cloud Storage Initiative
Now Cloud Storage Technologies Initiative
2018.08.06 | Press Release
Supermicro at Board of SNIA
To accelerate all-flash NVMe storage advancements and adoption
2018.08.01 | Press Release
Springer Book: Inside Solid State Drives (SSDs)
2018.07.30 | Press Release
SanDisk Assigned Ten Patents
3D memory, smart skip verify mode for programming memory, memory system and reducing read disturb errors, changing storage parameters, atomic storage operations, storage module and scheduling memory operations for peak-power management and balancing, computer readable media for optimizing storage device bus and resource utilization by host realignment, storage with command buffer management, preliminary ready indication for memory operations on non-volatile memory, storage and gray levels of read security
2018.07.22 | In Brief
IBC: Rohde & Schwarz Unveils Shared Storage Solutions for Collaborative Media Production Networks
Storage to OTT convergence with linear terrestrial broadcasting
2018.07.18 | Press Release
Samsung Assigned Eleven Patents
Storage devices, implement RDMA NVME device, operating storage device, storage controller, storage device operating differently according to temperature of memory, multimode storage management, storage system, data mirroring control, hybrid memory
2018.07.18 | In Brief
Commvault Assigned Eight Patents
Decoupled installation of data management, lightweight mounting of secondary copy of file system data, auxiliary data protection software in failover operations, restoring execution of backed up virtual machine, unified reconstruction in storage, unified snapshot storage management, file backup with selective encryption, storage
2018.07.12 | In Brief
KeyW Corporation Assigned Patent
Electronic storage device with multiple configurable storage mediums
2018.07.11 | In Brief
Evolution of Enterprise Data Centers by Jai Menon, Chief Scientist, Cloudistics
With focus on enterprise storage and private clouds
2018.07.10 | In Brief
Google, Quantum Media Storage and Symply Acquisition
Looking at some recent announcements in digital storage related services for media and entertainment industry
2018.07.10 | In Brief
Unisys Assigned Two Patents
Simultaneous state-based cryptographic splitting in secure storage appliance, database replication with continue and tape-type-override functions
2018.07.09 | In Brief
R&D: Magnetic Skyrmions, Not Only Ones of Their Class
Suggests their possible practical applications in novel magnetic solid-state memory devices, in which stream of binary data bits can be encoded by sequence of skyrmions and bobbers.
2018.07.05 | Press Release
Buffalo Offers Free Next Business Day Warranty Service Through September 30
On some TeraStation products when registered within 30 days of purchase
2018.07.04 | Press Release
SK Hynix Assigned Eleven Patents
Storage device, cyclically interleaved XOR array for error recovery, memory system, storage device memory system for controlling input command priority
2018.07.04 | In Brief
Cypress Semiconductor Assigned Five Patents
10-transistor non-volatile static RAM using single non-volatile memory, memory devices having embedded hardware acceleration, staggered start-up of predefined, random, or dynamic number of flash memory devices, flash memory cells having trenched storage elements, memory architecture having two independently controlled voltage pumps
2018.07.03 | In Brief
Will GDPR Cause ‘Backup-Apocalypse’? – Commvault
Managing primary data better will reduce backup and retention-related risks.
2018.07.02 | Press Release
New 2018 NetApp Excellerator Program Graduates Startups
SigTuple, Nanobi, ArchSaber, Anlyz, Dataken and BlobCity
2018.07.02 | Press Release
Zerto Has Chosen Skuid no-Code Cloud Application Platform
To simplify customer support process
2018.06.28 | Press Release
Infinidat Joined Open Invention Network Community
Defensive patent pool and community of patent non-aggression which enables freedom of action in Linux
2018.06.28 | Press Release
Datto Releases Capabilities Enabling Improved Service Delivery for MSPs
Lifetime warranty for networking products and features to equip MSPs with tools
2018.06.27 | Press Release
Huawei Assigned Ten Patents
Data storage, controller, and system for service flow control in object-based storage system, recovering data, IP hard disk and storage, writing data into RAID, data processing, and shared storage device, network storage, storage system, and apparatus for processing multi-layer protocol encapsulation or decapsulation operation requests, data reconstruction, storage and phase change memory
2018.06.25 | In Brief
BitMICRO Assigned Seven Patents
Storage system with distributed ECC capability, Scatter-gather approach for parallel data transfer in mass storage system, queuing of descriptors for multiple flash intelligent DMA engine operation, bit-mapped DMA and IOC transfer, embedded system boot from storage device, network of memory systems, copying of power-on reset sequencer descriptor from nonvolatile memory to random access memory
2018.06.22 | In Brief
Oracle Assigned Thirteen Patents
Storage library client interface, linear actuator with coil winding portions having opposing current flow directions, redundant cable routing management in storage systems, storage and transfer of iOS binary files, selecting transport mechanism and storage process, optical tape with increased track pitch for improvement of tracking performance after seam, storage system with fixity end-to-end data protection during data archiving, minimizing cross track interference for optical tape, optical storage system divider based draw verification with automatic bias or delay adjustment, flexible circuit with partial ground path, optical storage system divider based draw verification, detecting lost writes, optical storage system divider based draw verification with digitally synthesized writing laser pulse signal
2018.06.21 | In Brief
Seagate Assigned Fourteen Patents
PMR with multiple antiferromagnetically coupled layers, calibration and adjusting target pre-write clearance offset for HAMR device, multi-channel data recording, pad sharing for contact sensor and bolometer with temperature compensation in HAMR, command tunneling in hybrid storage device, self-adapting phase-locked loop filter for use in read channel of HAMR drive, cascaded E-fuse switch circuits to control data backup in storage device, 3D optical memory device, laser mode hopping detection for HAMR device, absorbing optical energy, HAMR with enhanced tuning exchange coupling, HAMR media with thermal exchange control layer of lower curie temperature, performing read/write process on recording medium, parameter adjustment method, storage device, computer system, and storage medium, HAMR slider having consistent close point
2018.06.20 | In Brief
Blockchain Critical to Future of Storage
Here's why
2018.06.11 | In Brief
Flemish Government Awards Datadobi With Second “Innovation & Technology” Grant
For €1.6 million research project
2018.06.11 | Press Release
R&D: Graphene Layered With Magnetic Materials Could Drive Ultrathin Spintronics
Measurements at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry reveal exotic spin properties that could lead to new form of storage
2018.06.07 | Press Release
Server System Infrastructure Forum Assigns Specs Copyright to SNIA
To standardize interfaces between components
2018.06.05 | Press Release
Pure Storage Assigned Fourteen Patents
Storage system architecture, automatically reconfiguring storage memory topology, performing non-disruptive upgrade of data in storage system, increased storage unit encryption based on loss of trust, aggressive data de-dupe using lazy garbage collection, memory use and eviction in de-dupe storage system, storage cluster, utilizing RDMA for communication between controllers in array, migrating applications executing on storage system, maintaining data associated with storage device, emulating RDMA link between controllers in array, de-dupe of regions with storage system, placing workloads in multi-array, delivering authorization and authentication for user of array from cloud
2018.06.01 | In Brief
Arcserve Compliant With EU-US Privacy Shield Framework
Requirement by GDPR
2018.05.28 | Press Release
Avago/Broadcom Assigned Eight Patents
Network-displaced direct storage, storage controller cache memory operations that forego region locking, high throughput multi-input compression, flash memory chip processing, fast decoding of data stored in flash memory, devices with asymmetric SAS generation support, split flash memory management between host and storage controller, data replication across host systems via storage controller
2018.05.25 | In Brief
Quantum Assigned Eight Patents
Adaptive storage management for optimizing multi-tier data storage system, power savings in cold storage, providing file system viewing of storage environment, single pass file system repair with copy on write, vectored data de-dupe, messaging policy controlled email de-dupe, vectored data de-dupe, log structured block device for HDD
2018.05.24 | In Brief
27th IT Press Tour Next June in California
Participants: Axway, Datrium, HYCU, Komprise, LucidLink, Portworx, Quantum, Snowflake, StorOne, Velostrata and Western Digital
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2018.05.21 | News
Apple Assigned Seven Patents
Recovery from cross-temperature read failures by programming neighbor word lines, in-circuit security and controlling access to and use of sensitive data, media delivery service protocol, content protection based on combination of user PIN and device specific identifier, SSD, related features of portable computer, network media device, stateless technique for distributing data uploads
2018.05.17 | In Brief
Lenovo Assigned Four Patents
Storage method and electronic device, dynamically allocating temporary replacement storage for drive in raid array, configurable storage device and adaptive RAID, rack mountable computer system that includes microarray storage systems
2018.05.16 | In Brief
Qualcomm Assigned Five Patents
Managing information in smart storage, data organization in storage systems using large erasure codes, SRM in virtualized environments, multi-host power controller of flash-memory-based storage device, low-power 5T SRAM with improved stability and reduced bitcell size
2018.05.15 | In Brief
Cisco Assigned Patent
Reading of distributed erasure-coded data from enterprise object storage system
2018.05.08 | In Brief
Three Reasons Object Storage Analytics Is Complicated and Distant
By Chaos Sum
2018.04.20 | Press Release
Acronis To Help Yellow Ribbon Fund Increase Inmates Employability with IT Literacy
Aimed at helping ex-offenders and their families rebuild their lives
2018.04.19 | Press Release
Lite-On Electronics Assigned Two Patents
Optical disc drive with multiple optical pick-up heads, SSD using state prediction
2018.04.19 | In Brief
NAB: HighPoint Launches USB 3.1 Gen 2 and NVMe RAID Solutions
For OEM/ODM customers
2018.04.17 | Press Release
Hitachi Consulting Certified by British Standards Institution
For personal information management systems under GDPR
2018.04.02 | Press Release
Redstor Supports Local School for International Choir Competition
Taking place later this year in Tshwane, South Africa
2018.03.29 | Press Release
R&D: Random Access in Large-Scale DNA Data Storage
Demonstrate viable, large-scale system for DNA data storage and retrieval
2018.03.05 | Press Release
Codero Partner BEK Communications Offers Free Cloud Backup to Rural North Dakota
To rural North Dakota
2018.02.26 | Press Release
American Megatrends Assigned Two Patents
Performing on-demand data write through based on VM types, validating functionality of backplane controller chips
2018.02.23 | In Brief
MRS Bulletin
Publication with lot of articles on HAMR
2018.02.21 | Press Release
Avago Technologies General IP/Broadcom Assigned Five Patents
Devices for spin torque oscillator control and monitoring, reading magnetic media, peripheral component interconnect express controllers configured with NVMe interfaces, multi-track data readers with iterative inter-track interference cancellation, magnetic recording system with ternary pattern dependent write signaling
2018.02.21 | In Brief
IBM Assigned Eleven Patents
Data replication across servers, slice storage in dispersed storage network, microcode upgrade in storage system, storage capacity allocation using distributed spare space, disk management in distributed storage system, tape backup and restore in disk storage environment, implementing multiple RAID level in storage device, concurrent upgrade and backup of non-volatile memory, delaying programming requests in flash memory, minimizing data storage media fragmentation, prioritization of users during DR
2018.02.20 | In Brief
NEC Assigned Eight Patents
Magnetic tape device and maintenance, distributed storage, storage system, cache device, secure erasure of data, data replicating, disk array
2018.02.13 | In Brief
Verbatim Store’n’Go Secure Portable 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD With USB 3.1
Using AES 256-bit hardware encryption and built-in keypad for PIN code input, and including Nero Backup software for Windows
2018.02.08 | Press Release
R&D: University of California Riverside Research Advances Spintronics Technology
Discoveries will help realize promise of faster, energy-efficient spintronic computers and high-capacity storage.
2018.02.07 | Press Release
NVM Express Elects Promoter Board for 2018
Cavium, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Intel, Microsemi and NetApp
2018.02.05 | Press Release
Thunderbolt 3 Integrated Products From OWC
Including ThunderBlade V4, Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3, ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 3, Thunderbolt 3 Dual Display adapters, Thunderbolt 3 Dock (Windows and Mac)
2018.01.30 | Press Release
CES: Western Digital Consumer Storage Systems Solutions
Including 256GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 flash key, My Passport Wireless SSD, SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, and new functions for My CloudHome NAS
2018.01.18 | Press Release
R&D: Discovery Could Improve Brain-Like Memory and Computing
University of Minnesota researchers demonstrate new kind of magnetoresistance involving topological insulators.
2018.01.18 | Press Release
European €3.4 Million MAGicSky Project Investigating Nano-Sized Particle-Like Topological Deformations
Known as skyrmions
2018.01.16 | Press Release
The Mitre Corporation Assigned Patent
Photonic quantum memory with time-bin entangled photon storage
2018.01.16 | In Brief
DDN Assigned Three Patents
Data migration, dual access memory mapped data structure memory, storage employing variable redundancy distributed RAID controller
2018.01.11 | In Brief
Quantum Assigned Two Patents
Efficient high/low energy zone SSD storage, clustered storage network
2018.01.10 | In Brief
Overland Storage/Sphere3D Assigned Two Patents
Tape library emulation with automatic configuration and data retention, handling file metadata
2018.01.09 | In Brief
14 Firms Visited During #25 IT Press Tour
What are they doing?
by Philippe Nicolas | 2018.01.05 | News
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Starting today
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2018.01.04 | News
Western Digital Revamps Service Approach
For enhanced customer experience
2018.01.04 | Press Release
Backup Vs. Disaster Recovery
Big difference
2018.01.02 | Press Release
Moore’s Law Realities for Recording Systems and Memory Storage Components: HDD, Tape, NAND, and Optical
Observation and Moore's law discussion demonstrated with data from 9-year storage trends, assembled from publically available industry reporting sources
2017.12.29 | In Brief
Facilis Technology Publishes New eBook
Not all network storage is same
2017.12.26 | Press Release
Hitachi Assigned Ten Patents
Storage system, storage system and data storing, computer system and cache control, storage management calculator, and storage management, computer system, storage and control, storage device and configuring RAID group
2017.12.26 | In Brief
EMC IP Holding Assigned Nineteen Patents
Tracking replica data using key management, cache consistency, intelligent backup model for snapshots, hybrid hyper-converged infrastructure and storage appliance, reading data from storage via PCIe fabric, optimization to permit block based incremental backup across system reboot or crash, creating consistent snapshots in virtualized environment, replication based security, unified framework for policy-based metadata-driven storage services, managing relocation of slices in storage systems, data retrieval, storing data and metadata in respective virtual shards on sharded storage, cluster file system with metadata server for storage, networked based replication of distributed volumes, managing multi-step storage management operations by using fault recovery policies, managing data placement based on flash drive wear level, storage management, archiving memory in memory centric architecture, four site data replication using host based active/active model
2017.12.25 | In Brief
NetApp Assigned Seventeen Patents
Migrating data between heterogeneous storage platforms, data migration preserving storage efficiency, cluster scale synchronization of producer consumer file access via multi-protocol nodes, de-duped host cache flush to remote storage, using predictive cache statistics in storage system, maintaining communications sessions among nodes in storage cluster system, resynchronization with compliance data preservation, online backup to object service using bulk export, restoration of erasure-coded data via data shuttle in distributed storage, drive wear-out prediction based on workload and risk tolerance, recovery of trapped storage space in extent store, maintaining block maps of clones of storage objects, dynamic transitioning of protection information in array systems, solid state device parity caching in hybrid storage array, policy-based data tiering using cloud architecture, optimized read access to shared data via monitoring of mirroring operations, access management techniques for storage networks
2017.12.22 | In Brief
HPE Assigned Twelve Patents
Regulating replication operation, storing indicators of unreferenced memory addresses in volatile memory, transforming source VM without copying of payload data, reading data on storage medium using magnetization map, clustered file system with data volume snapshot, concurrently taking snapshots of plurality of VMs, virtual storage pool, storage system with memory blade, resistive ratio-based memory cell, interleaving read and write requests to reduce latency, state-retaining logic cell, simultaneously achieving capacity balancing and data striping in storage system
2017.12.22 | In Brief
Fujitsu Assigned Seven Patents
Storage control, storage control and computer-readable recording medium, storage control and method of controlling storage system, storage system and allocating virtual volumes based on access frequency, driving assistance, controlling storage apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
2017.12.21 | In Brief
Microsoft Assigned Eleven Patents
Resource arbitration for shared-write access via persistent reservation, file storage system including tiers, backup and restore strategies for de-due, secure storage and sharing of data by hybrid encryption, block storage by decoupling ordering from durability, managing replicated virtual storage at recovery sites, storage device management, Re-TRIM of free space within VHDX, block-level access to parallel storage, power control for use of volatile memory as non-volatile memory, use of volatile memory as non-volatile memory
2017.12.21 | In Brief
DriveSavers to Aid Southern California Wildfire Victims
With free data recovery, 50% discount for NAS and SAN
2017.12.20 | Press Release
Dell Assigned Fifteen Patents
Dynamic changes to virtual disk stripe element sizes on storage controller, protect storage systems from discontinuity due to device misconfiguration, intelligent QoS for replication, rebuild of storage devices in redundant array of independent disks, consistent binding of shared storage across clustered servers, RAID-6 for storage system employing hot spare drive, performing system memory save in tiered/cached storage, providing RAID plus copy model for storage network, storage tiering, normalizing R/W cache allocation pool for virtual desktop infrastructure workloads, cloud remediation of client with non-bootable storage medium, dynamically cleaning R/W head, optimized copy of VM storage files, improving read performance of distributed parity RAID solution, managing NAS within management subsystem
2017.12.20 | In Brief
Huawei Assigned Eleven Patents
Magnetic storage and information storage, storage, recovery, erasing data in flash, transmission path, controller, and system for service flow control in object-based storage, flash memory, for identifying data block stability, operating logical operation array of resistive random access memory, storage system, multi-layer protocol encapsulation or decapsulation operation requests, controller for managing array, write apparatus and magnetic memory
2017.12.19 | In Brief
Oracle Assigned Twelve Patents
Rotary actuator with coil winding portions, simultaneous pivoting and translation of robot arm of storage library, management of robotics assembly and cartridge access port, managing cache on storage devices supporting compression, implementing workload management by monitoring disk utilizations, block movement offload to storage systems, manipulating power switch of electronic device located in remote position within storage cabinet, quadrature track error signal for optical recording media and devices, storage and retrieval of fragmented data using pseudo linear dynamic byte array, vertical pass-through for storage library, policy-based file management for storage delivery network, universal cache management
2017.12.19 | In Brief
R&D: Accelerating Self-Assembly of Nanoscale Patterns for Next Generation Materials
Using polymer blends generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic storage systems and fluid-flow device
2017.12.18 | Press Release
R&D: Towards Storage at Single Molecule Level From Kiel University
Proof of concept, reversible and selective nature of switching used to build two-molecule memory
2017.12.14 | Press Release
MiiCs and Partners Assigned Two Patents
Control system for hard disk, electronic device with detachable data storage device
2017.12.08 | In Brief
Toshiba Memory Corporation Assigned Seven Patents
Storage device and server, data transfer, and non-transitory computer readable medium, memory system and data control, semiconductor storage device and controller, memory system, non-volatile memory device, cache memory for particular data
2017.12.07 | In Brief
Western Digital Moves to RISC-V Processors, Open and Scalable Compute Architecture
Company consumes over one billion processor cores on annual basis.
2017.12.04 | Press Release
R&D: Clustering Billions of Reads for DNA Storage
Algorithm achieves higher accuracy and 1000x speedup on three real datasets.
2017.11.29 | Press Release
25th IT Press Tour in Silicon Valley
14 participating companies on week of December 4
2017.11.23 | Press Release
R&D: Efficient Sequential Data Migration Scheme Considering Dying Data for HDD/SSD Hybrid Storage Systems
Proposed scheme can perform better than existing data migration schemes not aware of dying data under various benchmarks.
2017.11.22 | Press Release