Although most companies using products acquired by Oracle plan to keep running them as long as support is available, many also fear that Oracle will ultimately force them to migrate to Oracle-built software, according to a survey of 449 members of the Oracle Applications Users Group.
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Automattic plans to boost the free storage capacity available to users of its WordPress blog-hosting site from 50MB to 3GB, according to a blog post by company founder Matthew Mullenweg.
Seagate Technology today is set to unveil an updated Momentus laptop disk drive that boosts capacity from 160GB to 250GB.
IBM has issued a warning about a security flaw in Tivoli Storage Manager Express backup and recovery system that could enable unauthorized access to data stored on the system.
The inability of large enterprises to control exploding data growth over the next few years will fuel rapidly increasing corporate use of hosted backup services, according to an IDC report released last week.
Nexsan Technologies has set tomorrow for the unveiling of its SATABeast XI storage array, which it said will give provide added storage capacity to IT shops running Apple's Xserve.
Toshiba took the covers off its new personal storage line Sunday by introducing its Toshiba 1.8-in. USB 2.0 Mobile External Hard Drive line.
Seagate Technology moved one step closer to launching its Digital Audio Video Experience wireless storage device Sunday by introducing partners who have agreed to integrate the technology into various products.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Thursday is set to introduce a 500GB, 2.5-in. hard disk drive for notebook computers, slim desktops and mobile devices.
Hitachi Friday denied reports that it plans to sell its hard disk drive business. The statement came in response to news reports earlier Friday that the manufacturer was actively engaged in talks with a US investment firm about selling off a significant chunk of its hard-drive unit.
Iomega said it will package its new Never Down software for system backup and instant recovery with the launch of the company's second generation of External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (eSATA) interface desktop hard drives.
Intel Tuesday unveiled software that it said will enable developers to build and test Fibre Channel over Ethernet offerings on Linux-based systems. This would allow IT administrators simplify storage area network (SAN) infrastructure in the datacenter, Intel said.
The US Patent and Trademark Office Tuesday published an Apple request for a patent of a system designed to protect falling storage devices by enabling sensors within the devices to enact a temporary safety protocol if any subtle change in gravity or acceleration is detected.
Samsung Electronics has launched a micro educational Web site as part of an effort to jump-start the stagnant solid-state drive business.
EMC has announced that the first upgrade of its EMC Invista networked storage virtualisation tool will feature the ability to integrate with VMWare virtual servers.