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  • Auto-tiering software set to boost adoption of SSDs

    Discover why auto tiering could make expensive SSDs a more viable option, and about improvements to sub-LUN auto tiering and available auto-tiering options.

  • Hells bells, wheels come off Dell Streak stunt

    I laughed out loud at the story about the Dell staffers arrested after a PR stunt went badly wrong. Hats off to the marketing geniuses who decided it would be really smart for someone to run throug...

  • Dell staffers arrested following botched PR stunt

    An in-house marketing stunt to promote the launch of the latest Streak tablet PC backfired on Dell after two execs were arrested at its corporate HQ for minor offences at the start of this week. Ac...

  • Dell buying AMD would be the irony to end all ironies

    Dell was quizzed about its acquisition strategy on a conference call with analysts last night but nobody mentioned the white elephant in the room; the feverish industry talk that it is looking to b...

  • Dell profits swell on back of biz refresh cycles

    Falling components prices and the continued tech refresh cycle helped Dell nearly triple profits in the fourth quarter though sales fell below analyst expectations. The Texan PC giant pushed up re...

  • Dell and Midwich to tie the distribution knot?

    The word on the street is that Dell is locked in negotiations with Midwich to expand distribution of its printer products beyond Micro P. The one time direct selling purist is expanding its networ...

  • Distribution changes afoot for HP and Dell

    Magirus has penned a distribution deal with Dell to carry its EqualLogic storage brand in France but the partnership is expected to extend to the UK. Changes are also afoot elsewhere in distributi...

  • Dell rethinks appliances: News in brief

    Dell updates systems management appliance, and other data center news.

  • Dell attacks HP over 3Par but has either got strategy right?

    Michael Dell, founder of the eponymously named firm, reckons HP paid too much for 3Par and he was right to bow out of the bidding war when it reached $2.35bn. The Texan PC baron said in a report t...

  • EMC/Dell, what happens next?

    The EMC/Dell relationship appears to be unravelling at a rate of knots. EMC CEO Joe Tuccididn't mince his wordsa couple of days ago when he told analysts the company's relationship with Dell had mo...

  • EMC and Dell's OEM marriage on the rocks

    EMC CEO Joe Tucci has confirmed its partnership with Dell is no longer strategic to the organisation as OEM sales of CLARiiON declined $55m (£34.6m)in Q4 while the reseller channel element so...

  • Dell servers get VMware vCenter plug-in: News in brief

    System administrators can now manage Dell PowerEdge servers directly from their VMware vCenter console; and other data center news.

  • Dell denied access to EMC VNXe sales

    It has emerged thatEMC partner Dell willnot be getting access toits SMB VNXe unified storage packages, which were launched yesterday. Yesterday eveningUS press reported that EMC CEO JoeTucci said: ...

  • Dell to enter Security as a Service market in 2011

    With its buyout of SecureWorks, Dell is poised to become the latest competitor in the Security as a Service market; and more news in brief.

  • Dell, Oracle at risk as Eastern Health replaces PACS system

    Storage hardware from Dell and Sun/Oracle could be on the way out as Victoria’s Eastern Health upgrades its PACS system, but an EMC array seems safe.

  • Dell keeps acquisition spree going with SecureWorks buy

    The new year is just a few days old but already the acquisitions have begun, with Dell announcing plans to buy SecureWorks. The Texas-based PC giant spent $876m buying Compellent Technologies last ...

  • Dell to acquire SecureWorks for managed security services

    Dell said the "strategic investment" helps it offer managed security services including network intrusion prevention and detection capabilities to midsize businesses.

  • The best NAS systems: NAS Quality Awards

    Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com conduct an annual survey among readers to find the best NAS systems on the market. Find out which vendors' products came out on top in this year's survey, whi...

  • Direct attached storage FAQ

    Greg Schulz, founder and senior analyst with StorageI/O, answers frequently asked questions about direct attached storage (DAS).