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  • August 04, 2015 04 Aug'15

    IoFabric Vicinity brings QoS software to distributed storage

    IoFabric Vicinity enables storage admins to apply separate storage service policies to applications individually or as a group.

  • August 03, 2015 03 Aug'15

    On-prem cloud: Storage in a bottle

    Storing important data in the cloud is a non-starter for many organizations. There are number of reasons for this, including legislation, risk and compliance. Oh, and of course, cost. For those organizations, an on-premises cloud could be a ...

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Amazon adds new features to S3 and zero-downtime migration for Aurora

    Amazon his week made enhancements and added features to its Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and its Amazon Aurora relational database. The S3 has been upgraded with more event notifications ...

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Startup Quobyte joins software-defined storage fray

    The vendor joins the crowded software-defined storage market and touts a parallel file system, fault tolerance and the ability to run on commodity servers.

  • July 31, 2015 31 Jul'15

    Quantum stumbles at closing time

    Add Quantum to the list of storage vendors that struggled last quarter. Quantum Thursday reported revenue of revenue of $110.9 million, down around $17 million from last year and below its original ...

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  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    Performance counts when buying a solid-state storage device

    More than half of our surveyed companies are using flash now, with plans to use it for more than just mission-critical apps.

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    EMC comes off the bench(mark), publishes SPC numbers for VMAX, VNX

    EMC, which has downplayed the significance of industry benchmarks, today published its first Storage Performance Council (SPC) block benchmarks for its unified storage systems. Results for the VMAX ...

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    FalconStor lands OEM deals with Kaminario, X-IO

    FalconStor’s 2015 revenue has been paltry at the mid-way point of the year, but the vendor is crowing about new OEM deals for its FreeStor data services software. FalconStor said it signed three ...

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    Storage should take high priority

    Few people argue that information is important. The value of information varies and changes over time but is the most critical resource for most organizations. Yet, we see storage products where ...

  • July 29, 2015 29 Jul'15

    Is Veeam’s gain causing Commvault’s pain?

    Commvault’s revenue keeps sliding while data protection software rival Veeam makes steady gains. Coincidence, or is Veeam taking deals that Commvault used to win? Commvault's revenue of $139 ...

  • July 28, 2015 28 Jul'15

    Cisco throws in the towel on all-flash array

    Cisco finally figured out what to do with its Invicta all-flash array acquired from startup Whiptail for $415 million. It killed it off. Cisco put out an end-of-life announcement last Friday for ...

  • July 28, 2015 28 Jul'15

    Savage IO promises blazing performance with software-agnostic system

    Savage IO's SavageStor is a software-agnostic brick of storage, servers and controllers that leaves storage management and data protection to open software.

  • July 28, 2015 28 Jul'15

    X-IO Technologies stacks ISE blocks into new Iglu SAN

    X-IO Technologies adds a SAN controller to give its ISE storage blocks the management and data protection customers want in traditional arrays.

  • July 27, 2015 27 Jul'15

    Google ramps up partnerships for its Storage Nearline service

    Not only did Google offer new incentives with its Cloud Storage Nearline service to tempt customers to switch from Amazon and Microsoft Azure last week, the company also beefed up its ecosystem to ...

  • July 22, 2015 22 Jul'15

    EMC tempers expectations, accelerates shift to emerging storage technologies

    EMC executives reduced their 2015 revenue forecasts for the second time this year following a quarter of tepid growth. They also said the vendor will implement plans to cut costs by $850 million a ...

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