• January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    CommVault now sees a point in smaller bundles

    For years, CommVault boasted about how it sold one application that handled all data protection and management needs. That is changing, as its tries to perk up tepid financial growth in a more ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    CloudBerry Box targets SMBs to sync and share mobile devices

    Cloudberry Lab is one of the latest to jump into the crowded file sync-and-share market. The cloud backup provider recently announced its CloudBerry Box, a private and public cloud product that ...

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    Fibre Channel is most popular networking choice with flash-based storage

    Fibre Channel is the top storage networking technology choice for customers of all-flash arrays and hybrid systems, according to a survey of storage vendors.

  • January 30, 2015 30 Jan'15

    EMC to lay off workers; Tucci to stay past February

    EMC CEO and chairman Joe Tucci indicated Thursday that he will stay on after his contract expires next month. Others at EMC won’t be given that option, as the company also said it will cut jobs to ...

  • January 29, 2015 29 Jan'15

    IT services firm sidesteps performance woes with Nimble Storage array

    Landesk Software swapped out legacy EMC Fibre Channel storage for a Nimble Storage CS300 hybrid array to support 400 virtual machines.

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  • January 27, 2015 27 Jan'15

    How stealthy money affects technology

    By my count, around 70 storage start-up companies were acquired in the past year. That is quite a few acquisitions, although not as many as in some past years. A surge in acquisitions always leads ...

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    Box shares surged on the first day as a public company

    Box Inc. had an excellent coming out party as a public company today. Box priced its initial shares at $14 Thursday. Those shares today opened at $20.20 on the New York Stock Exchange and rose to ...

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    Kaminario snares another $15 million in funding

    All-flash array startups remain a hot target for investors. Kaminario announced today an additional $15 million in funding, raising the company's overall total to $143 million since 2008. Newton, ...

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    NetApp: No SSDs have worn out

    The prospect of flash drives wearing out is a non-issue, according to NetApp. Mark Welke, NetApp’s senior director of product marketing, said the company has not had a single solid-state drive ...

  • January 22, 2015 22 Jan'15

    SanDisk says enterprise SSD prospects still strong

    The fourth quarter of 2014 was tough for solid-state storage vendor SanDisk. Still, the vendor said its enterprise solid-state drive (SSD) sales increased and it remains on track for $1 billion in ...

  • January 20, 2015 20 Jan'15

    EMC gives ViPR flash-related upgrade

    EMC last week quietly upgraded its ViPR software-defined storage and ScaleIO hyper-convergence software, broadening support for platforms and emerging technologies. One of the selling points of ...

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    Enterprise hard disk/hybrid storage systems: 2014 Products of the Year finalists

    Find out the six finalists we think offer the best storage systems of 2014, while still using ‘old-fashioned’ spinning disk.

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    Data storage management tools: 2014 Products of the Year finalists

    The finalists in the storage management tools category offer analytics, monitoring and automation for physical and virtual environments.

  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    Data storage systems: 2014 Products of the Year finalists

    Our Products of the Year competition has narrowed a field of hundreds to 55 finalists in six different storage systems categories.

  • January 07, 2015 07 Jan'15

    Law firm moves to DataGravity Discovery Series from Dell EqualLogic

    The Law Offices of Joe Bornstein filled performance, data classification and data protection checkboxes with startup DataGravity's Discovery Series array.



  • Flash technologies remain hot in 2016, experts predict

    Experts predict solid-state technology will remain hot in 2016, leading to the demise of high-speed hard disk drives, as ...

  • Tintri VMstore T5000

    Like all of its VM-aware storage systems, Tintri’s first all-flash array -- the Tintri VMstore T5000 -- allows admins to bypass ...

  • SolidFire SF9605

    The high-capacity SolidFire SF9605 uses SolidFire’s Element OS 8 (Oxygen) to deliver new enterprise features such as synchronous ...