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  • May 27, 2015 27 May'15

    SteelStore becomes NetApp AltaVault

    NetApp has rebranded the SteelStore cloud backup appliances it acquired from Riverbed last year, and will sell it on NetApp hardware. NetApp is selling AltaVault as a physical product on FAS ...

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    Commvault takes next step in file sync/share

    Like many data protection vendors, Commvault added file sync and share capabilities within the last few years. Today, Commvault expanded its Edge file sync platform with Edge Drive,  which lets ...

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    Avago PEX9700 PCI Express switch adds HA

    Hyperscale systems and high-performance computing environments can gain performance boosts from Avago's PEX9700 PCI Express switch chips.

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    How vendor conferences help customers, analysts and press

    I recently attended EMC World and the IBM Edge conferences in Las Vegas, and was struck by how these shows have changed the industry. Not too long ago, industry-wide shows such as Storage ...

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    Brocade, HP see storage sales decline

    Considering the poor numbers coming from storage array vendor’s recent earnings, it’s no surprise Brocade Thursday said its storage switch revenue declined from last year. EMC, NetApp, IBM and ...

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  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    Load DynamiX adds workload models to storage performance tool

    The Load DynamiX update adds built-in workload models to support OpenStack, Ceph, Amazon S3, NFSv 4.1 and steady-state VDI.

  • May 21, 2015 21 May'15

    Cisco expands FC, converged Ethernet storage switching

    A new 96-port FC switch and greater 40 gigabit converged Ethernet support for Nexus switches expands Cisco's support for all storage protocols.

  • May 20, 2015 20 May'15

    Clustered OnTap complexities clobber NetApp

    NetApp’s earnings report today disappointed investors as the vendor missed its previous revenue forecast, and it issued lower than expected guidance for this quarter. NetApp today also revealed ...

  • May 20, 2015 20 May'15

    Barrall spins out Drobo, keeps Connected Data

    Drobo is under new ownership again. Founder Geoff Barrall is spinning low-end NAS vendor Drobo out of Connected Data, marking the third major management shift in Drobo’s 10-year-history. A group ...

  • May 18, 2015 18 May'15

    New scale-out NexentaEdge storage supports object, block

    Nexenta's new scale-out object storage product supports object and block services and inline deduplication across a petabyte-scale cluster.

  • May 15, 2015 15 May'15

    Axcient adds appliance-less recovery to its cloud services

    Cloud Provider Axcient launched an appliance-less, direct-to-cloud recovery service aimed at small-to-medium sized businesses or remote office data protection. The company has been selling a ...

  • May 15, 2015 15 May'15

    Symantec sets January date for Veritas spin-out

    Symantec expects to officially complete its Veritas spin-out Jan. 2, 2016, with a goal to effectively operate as two separate companies by Oct. 3, Symantec executives updated the spinoff process ...

  • May 13, 2015 13 May'15

    Veeam wins ruling that guts Symantec lawsuit

    The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has invalidated the final four patents in Symantec’s infringement lawsuit against Veeam Software, making it difficult for Symantec to win its suit ...

  • May 12, 2015 12 May'15

    Nutanix: Try our software for free

    Perhaps looking to head off software-only hyper-convergence competitors down the road, Nutanix will make a free version of its software available beginning next month. Nutanix will launch a public ...

  • May 12, 2015 12 May'15

    Energy company targets electricity thieves with Isilon, Pivotal Hadoop

    Power company BC Hydro runs 10 Isilon nodes and the full Pivotal Hadoop software stack to perform analytics to curtail unauthorized taps of its electricity.

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