Week of 13 May 2013 Startup CloudFounders builds open storage for VMs (14 May 2013)
CloudFounders promises an open storage version of software-defined storage that supports OpenStack, Amazon S3 and VMware.
Week of 01 Apr 2013 Virtual server value still outweighs virtual storage (SearchStorage.com | 03 Apr 2013)
Storage admins and vendors say they want virtual storage to act more like virtual machines, but is that possible?
Week of 25 Mar 2013 VM-aware, hyper-converged storage to make room for more hypervisors (29 Mar 2013)
VM-aware and hyper-converged systems for VM storage mainly support VMware now, but wider support for other hypervisors is coming.
Week of 18 Mar 2013 Sanbolic gives Melio clustered file system a distributed architecture (18 Mar 2013)
Switching to a distributed architecture lets Sanbolic Melio 5 provide high availability for storage on commodity hardware with flash and hard drives.
Week of 11 Mar 2013 EMC sees software-defined storage as storage virtualization done right (14 Mar 2013)
EMC execs call storage virtualization the missing link to the software-defined data center, and plan to change that with software-defined storage.
Week of 25 Feb 2013 Atlantis Computing handles virtual desktops' persistent data in RAM (01 Mar 2013)
Atlantis Computing's ILIO Persistent VDI extends VDI optimization to virtual desktops with persistent data.
GreenBytes adds a virtual appliance based on its IO Offload Engine product that reduces storage for VDI and transmits images faster.
Week of 18 Feb 2013 HDS' Yoshida on virtual data storage: Appliances don't go far enough (22 Feb 2013)
Hitachi Data Systems CTO Hu Yoshida discusses virtual data storage challenges and the effects of server virtualization on enterprise storage.
Week of 11 Feb 2013 U.S. Army conquers virtualized desktop challenges with hybrid tiers (15 Feb 2013)
A U.S. Army desktop health care patient program has increased the time doctors can spend with patients by tiering virtualized desktop storage.
The Virsto acquisition could strengthen the VMware software-defined data center and help fight off advances from Microsoft Hyper-V, experts say.