Premium Content

Access "Behind the firewall "

Published: 16 Oct 2012

Netliant is down to six people and one small dog. Things don't look good. @exb We hear the Cisco/Andiamo beta sites have signed contracts whereby they can't say anything but niceties in public, or risk cement shoes. EMC has also been known to muzzle customers in the past. Take what you hear with a grain of salt - no way is Cisco dominating the Fibre Channel (FC) switch world - yet. @exe Wall Street analysts officially hate Brocade's Greg Reyes. We think they're jealous of his looks. Speaking of McData, don't get too carried away that the Brocade lawsuit issue is over, because the judge wouldn't issue an injunction against Brocade. They almost never do in a situation like this. Some of the language does lead one to believe that McData is going to lose this one, however. Merrill Lynch has over 50 Brocade 12000s deployed. That either makes them the most sophisticated - or the dumbest - users in the storage world. We can't figure it out yet. Sun bought Pirus and tied up CEO Rich Napolitano for two years. Brocade bought Rhapsody and tied up CEO Mike Klayko for ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Big data storage challenges: Speed, capacity and HDFS integration
    big_data_hadoop.png
    E-Handbook

    Big data infrastructure and analytics are some of the hottest technology topics today, and it can sometimes seem impossible to dissect and digest all...

  • Moving target: Endpoint backup
    storage_0814.jpg
    E-Zine

    Mobile workers are now accessing, creating and modifying data on ultra-portable devices such as smartphones, tablets and phablets. Most companies ...

  • A lesson in flash caching
    storage_0714.png
    E-Zine

    Solid-state storage is proliferating as a replacement for hard disk drives, where it offers a quick shift into the fast lane of storage processing. ...