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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
Editor:’s News for Free for Past 7 Days Only
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
Seagate Assigned Fifteen Patents
Band rewrite optimization, HAMR NFT materials with improved thermal stability, writer pole formation, selective write power variability for magnetic recording, storage loadbeam stiffening feature, HAMR drive, dual writer design in interlaced magnetic recording, selective data writer coil, write current parameter selection for magnetic recording, providing redundancy after reducing memory writes, sector translation layer for HDD, storage media performance management, enlarged substrate for magnetic recording medium, damping controlled composite magnetic media for HAMR, three dimensional storage medium with tuned recording layer
2017.11.20 | In Brief
Milestone: 50,000 News Published on
Since inception just ten years ago
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.11.08 | News
Druva inSync Granted Authority To Operate
Under Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program
2017.11.07 | Press Release
Panasas Financing Program
Backed by Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services
2017.11.01 | Press Release
IT Press Tour #24 Recap
Nine companies visited in security, big data, IoT, cloud and storage
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.10.27 | News
24th Edition of IT Press Tour, Back to Israel
Visiting Aqua Security, Axonius, CloudEndure, Coralogix, Elastifile, Illusive Networks, Reduxio, StorONE and Webhose.IO
2017.10.23 | Press Release
DriveSavers Offers Free Data Recovery for Residents Affected by Northern California Fires
In Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties, CA
2017.10.18 | Press Release
Zadara Offers Storage-as-a-Service Disaster Relief
To businesses impacted by hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria
2017.10.18 | Press Release
Chapter on Phase-Change Memory Materials
Description of present and emerging applications of class of chalcogenide materials
2017.10.18 | In Brief
Magnetic Properties: From Traditional to Spintronic
Reviews basic concepts used in traditional macroscopic magnetism to understand current and future developments of submicronic spin-based electronics.
2017.10.18 | In Brief
Chapter on Magnetic Information-Storage Materials
Reviews current status of magnetic materials used in storage.
2017.10.17 | In Brief
Lyve Minds Assigned Two Patents
Blended storage allocation on storage agent, management of storage in storage network
2017.10.16 | In Brief
Pure Storage Assigned Ten Patents
Utilizing non-repeating identifier to encrypt data, performance improvements in storage system, resharing of split secret, masking defective bits in array, writing data and performing copies in storage system, managing I/O queues in storage system, self-describing data format for DMA in non-volatile SSD, intelligent refresh of 3D NAND, reservations over multiple paths on NVMe over fabrics
2017.10.12 | In Brief
Google Assigned Seven Patents
Storing semi-structured data, distributed storage system, efficient reference counting in CAS, efficient data reads from distributed storage systems, remote storage auditing, platform for cloud application software, non-volatile memory operations
2017.10.05 | In Brief
Gree Assigned Two Patents
Storage medium storing game program, providing game, recording medium and server
2017.10.05 | In Brief
NetApp’s Insight Conference Delayed
Following tragic event in Las Vegas, NV, at Mandalay Bay
2017.10.03 | Press Release
Exclusive Interview With Three SNIA Leaders
Swordfish, new flagship effort from association
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.10.02 | News
Quantum StorageCare Program
To assist customers impacted by by hurricanes Harvey and Irma
2017.09.27 | Press Release
NetApp Assigned Ten Patents
Selective de-dupe, cache management in storage systems, data management agent for selective storage re-caching, configuration inconsistency identification between storage virtual machines, location-based device naming, global de-dupe across data centers with minimal coordination, centralized graphical user interface, snapshot creation workflow, just-in-time remote data storage allocation, managing storage in storage cluster with distributed zones based on parity values
2017.09.26 | In Brief
Veritas Advanced to 360 Data Management Portfolio
Innovations in NetBackup deliver data protection for multi-cloud, virtual, physical and modern big data workloads.
2017.09.25 | Press Release
Free Data Recovery for Victims of Hurricane Harvey Extended by DriveSavers
To September 22, 2017
2017.09.22 | Press Release
Kroll Ontrack Extending $500,000 Data Recovery Service Donation
To help those impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma
2017.09.21 | Press Release
Intel Assigned Ten Patents
Extending capabilities of existing devices, variable caching structure for managing physical storage, providing rule patterns on grids, protecting secure boot process against side channel attacks, computing method associated with context-aware management of file cache, communicate timestamp to storage system, power management and monitoring for storage devices, cloud storage location monitoring, supply-switched dual cell memory bitcell, computing method with persistent memory
2017.09.21 | In Brief
Amazon Assigned Ten Patents
Server-side, variable drive health determination, implementing calable storage service, providing distributed transaction information storage service, metering data in distributed storage environments, replication snapshots for persistent storage using operation numbers, secure deletion of data, data protection using active data, local networked storage linked to remote networked storage system, storage auto delete, data retrieval from datastores with different data storage formats, layered keys for storage volumes
2017.09.20 | In Brief
Huawei Cloud: Six Solutions Innovations in Hardware, Software, Data, Connection, Architecture, and Hybrid Cloud
Including intelligent cloud hardware platform
2017.09.15 | Press Release
Ace Data Recovery Offering Professional Non-Profit Data Recovery Services for Hurricane Victims
Applied to all types of media damaged by water including HDDs, RAIDs, SSDs, flash drives, and tapes
2017.09.14 | Press Release
Hosting Provider Codero and Partners Provide Support to Firms Hit by Hurricane Harvey
By providing virtual cloud space and physical space in Dallas datacenter
2017.09.14 | Press Release
1,200 Attendees at China Flash Market Summit
CFMS 2017: event beyond expectations for storage industry
2017.09.12 | Press Release
Kroll Ontrack offre ses services de récupération de données aux habitants de Saint Martin et Saint Barthelemy French
Touchés par l'ouragan Irma
2017.09.12 | Press Release
VMworld: Dell EMC Delivers Data Protection Performance, Governance and IT Management for VMware Environments
To simplify IT administration, increase transparency across operations and execute automated data protection and governance in VMware environments
2017.09.07 | Press Release
VMworld: Dell EMC Drives Levels of Cross-Portfolio Integration and Support for VMware Customers
Spanning hyperconverged infrastructure, hybrid cloud platforms, data protection and all-flash storage arrays
2017.09.07 | Press Release
DriveSavers Offers Hurricane Harvey Victims Free Data Recovery of Wet Phones and HDDs
Until September 15, 2017
2017.09.07 | Press Release
Huawei Technologies Assigned Thirteen Patents
Write apparatus and magnetic memory, storage unit, system for pooling, partitioning, and sharing network storage, data migration, storage server, cache management for non-volatile storage device, storage, data recovery, controller for managing storage array, network storage, metadata updating and apparatus based on columnar storage in distributed file system, storage device processing data, migration of hot and cold data, partition extension
2017.09.06 | In Brief
DataCore unterstützt Stiftung Schneekristalle German
Golfen mit Michi Gerg für den guten Zweck
2017.09.06 | Press Release
DriveSavers Data Recovery for New Apple File System
Ability to recover macOS High Sierra data
2017.08.31 | Press Release
Cisco Assigned Two Patents
Implementing exchange management for virtualization of storage within SAN, shared virtualized local storage
2017.08.31 | In Brief
Three Years After Initial Setup, SoftRAID Saves Crucial Data at Futureproof Records and Promotions
UK music distribution company
2017.08.30 | Press Release
New Book Written by Storage Veteran Greg Schulz
"Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials"
2017.08.30 | Press Release
Quanta Computer Assigned Two Patents
Identification of storage device for trouble shooting, hard disk assembly
2017.08.23 | In Brief
How Kroll Ontrack Recovered 99% of Data From Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster
Media was partially shredded and burnt beyond recognition.
2017.08.22 | Press Release
Western Digital Joined Hands With ‘A Gentleman, Sundar Susheel Risky’
As digital storage partner of Fox Star Studios
2017.08.18 | Press Release
Hitachi Assigned Four Patents
Storage system, backup management, disaster recovery virtualization
2017.08.04 | In Brief
Cisco Assigned Two Patents
Bifurcated control and management planes for FC networks, loop detection and repair in multicast tree
2017.07.25 | In Brief
What Happens to Twelve Companies Visited by 23th IT Press Tour in California
Innovative firms in IT infrastructure
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.07.14 | News
HDS Assigned Five Patents
Multi-node hybrid de-dupe, fixed content storage, improving MTDL in fixed content distributed storage, content class for object storage indexing system, content selection for storage tiering
2017.07.11 | In Brief
Corning Assigned Patent
Quantum memory and repeater systems
2017.07.04 | In Brief
SAS Institute Assigned Three Patents
Distributed data set storage and analysis reproducibility, retrieval and analysis, creating bootable image in cloud-based computing environment
2017.07.03 | In Brief
Nutanix Assigned Four Patents
Architecture for implementing erasure coding, implementing distributed operations log, leveraging hypervisor functionality for maintaining application consistent snapshots in virtualization environment, architecture for managing I/O and storage for virtualization environment
2017.06.30 | In Brief
Lenovo Expands ThinkSystem Server, Storage and Networking Platforms
Span across scalable mission critical servers, rack and tower servers, dense optimized, and blade servers, mid-range and AFA storage, and FC and Ethernet network switches
2017.06.29 | Press Release
R&D: Scientists Discovered 2-D Magnet
In 2-D world of monolayers, or materials ormed by single atomic layer
2017.06.14 | Press Release
Datto Upgrades to BC, Networking and SaaS Protection Product Lines
Commitment to total data protection, ensuring business data is secure and accessible - no matter where it lives
2017.06.13 | Press Release
Huawei Assigned Four Patents
Disaster recovery of IMS, magnetic track storage unit, information storage, operation method for storage system
2017.06.09 | In Brief
Seagate to Support Paris Climate Agreement
"We will not abdicate our responsibility to lead in this important effort."
2017.06.05 | Press Release
Australian Taxation Office Received Payout from HPE
Because of root cause found in storage network
2017.05.31 | In Brief
Software-Defined Infrastructure at 23rd IT Press Tour
Visiting 11 vendors: Aptare, Avere, Big Switch Networks, Coraid, Datrium, E8 Storage, Komprise, NetApp, Primary Data, ProphetStor, StrongBox Data
2017.05.29 | Press Release
Microsoft Plans to Add DNA Data Storage to Cloud
Tech companies think biology may solve looming data storage problem.
2017.05.26 | In Brief
International Massive Storage Systems & Technology 2017 Recap
Probably oldest storage conference
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.05.24 | News
Huawei Assigned Seven Patents
Cloud computing system and managing storage resources, pushing memory data, memory data migration, reading and writing data, media playback processing and control, temporarily storing data and storage device, controlling quality of service of storage
2017.05.22 | In Brief
R&D: Spintronics, Spin on Data Storage From A*STAR’ HPC Institute
Study into spirals of magnetic spin showcases potential of layered materials for future storage.
2017.05.16 | Press Release
Storage Event Flash Forward to Munich Next June 1
After UK last year
2017.05.16 | Press Release
Certain Sphere 3D Products Contain Conflict Minerals
Especially some originated in Democratic Republic of the Congo
2017.05.08 | Press Release
Fujitsu Assigned Twelve Patents
Storage device and updating firmware, storage management, drive control apparatus that drives actuator, storage controller, device for causing another device to execute write instruction, storage management device and computer-readable recording medium, backup, prefetching monitored areas in storage apparatus, storage apparatus, method of controlling storage, memory management, storage control
2017.05.05 | In Brief
Amazon Assigned Eighteen Patents
Optical transmittal storage networks, deallocating portions of provisioned storage, connection balancing using attempt counts at distributed storage systems, reducing data volume durability state for block-based storage, live migration for virtual computing resources utilizing network-based storage, managing content delivery network service providers, asynchronous movement of in-line metadata for cached volumes at storage gateways, managing test services in distributed production service environment, dynamic sizing of storage capacity for remirror buffer, adjusting storage allocation for access point information, size targeted database I/O compression, conditional writes at distributed storage services, providing executing programs with access to stored block data of others, storage configuration in data warehouses, archival data flow management, logical deletion of stored data objects, storage of mass data for monitoring, profile-guided data preloading for virtualized resources
2017.05.03 | In Brief
Hitachi Assigned Thirteen Patents
Data reduction, storage and allocating resource, storage system and de-dupe data, computer realizing high-speed access and data protection of storage device, storage apparatus and data management, computer system, data management and recording medium for storing program, computer and memory control, storage apparatus and failure location identifying, storage system comprising flash memory and storage control, computer system for backing up data, storage system having plurality of flash packages, storage control device, storage system with primary and secondary data storage groups
2017.05.02 | In Brief
EMC Assigned Seventeen Patents
Backup to tape-out using common backup data storage, managing caches in storage systems, virtual ordered writes for multiple storage devices, flash module, data encryption in de-dupe storage in multi-tenant environment, self healing and restartable multi-steam backup, garbage collection in storage system based on longevity of stored data, providing data protection using point-in-time images from multiple types of storage devices, service-aware parity placement in storage system, database system with user-directed application-side control of data movement among storage tiers, score-based selection of storage device for virtual disk, garbage collection of storage systems using live segment records, managing host data placed in container file system on array having multiple storage tiers, storage system with file system stream detection, data and metadata structures for use in tiering data to cloud storage, replicating punch command, data protection on embedded flash devices
2017.05.01 | In Brief
Intel Assigned Fourteen Patents
File retrieval from multiple storage locations, implementing multi-level memory hierarchy, check storage devices for transient faults, compute erasure codes having positive and negative coefficient exponents to permit data recovery from more than two failed storage units, caching and tiering for cloud storage, non-volatile memory sector rotation, using reliability information from multiple storage units and parity storage unit to recover data for failed one of storage units, heterogeneous input/output, using RDMA, and active message, spin transfer torque based memory elements for programmable device arrays, accelerated DR in storage system, hash map support in storage device, system to cache sets of tags of off-die cache memory, SATA receiver equalization margin determination/setting, managing cloud storage
2017.04.21 | In Brief
Phison Assigned Seven Patents
Data reading method, memory controlling circuit unit and memory storage, memory controlling circuit unit and memory storage, storage device, decoding method, memory storage device and memory control circuit, data erasing method, memory control circuit unit and memory storage, memory control circuit unit, memory storage apparatus and data accessing, memory management method, memory control circuit unit and memory storage
2017.04.21 | In Brief
NEC Assigned Five Patents
Distributed storage, backup system, storage system in which connected data is divided, cache control device, storage apparatus, and storage medium, storing and reading data in or from key value storage
2017.04.19 | In Brief
NAB: OWC Exhibiting Several Products
Including DEC, Thunderbolt 3 Dock, Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3, Mercury Helios 3, and ThunerBay 4 2017 edition
2017.04.18 | Press Release
SGI/HPE Assigned Five Patents
Active archive bridge, hierarchical system manager rollback, RAID set initialization, multi-class heterogeneous clients in clustered file system, shared memory eigensolver
2017.04.17 | In Brief
Unitest Assigned Patent
Detection system for detecting fail block using logic block address and data buffer address in storage tester
2017.04.17 | In Brief