- December 23, 2009
Storage vendors have partnerships with universities for early research on the next decade's technology. EMC, NetApp and LSI give us a peek inside their academic research programs.
- December 14, 2009
Expanded Data Protection Manager goes beyond backup reporting with support for EMC's replication applications, as well as handling data deduplication and integrating with VMware's vCenter.
- December 10, 2009
3PAR Policy Advisor for Dynamic Optimization automates volume distribution; EMC to resell Axxana 'Black Box'; Verari Systems ships Emulex OneConnect universal adapters.
- December 07, 2009
Symantec Veritas Storage Foundation V5.1 includes solid-state drive auto-discovery, thin provisioning auto-reclamation, Hyper-V integration and accelerated application recovery with Veritas Cluster File System.
- December 03, 2009
StoredIQ adds Assessment Services to help organizations with compliance and eDiscovery; Dot Hill secures snapshot patent; Caringo partners with Xerox.
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- November 25, 2009
Clod Barrera, chief technical strategist for IBM storage, discusses IBM's plans for a pre-integrated virtual stack, the future of the high-end disk array product line, and Flash.
- November 23, 2009
Nexenta Systems develops ZFS-based unified storage software despite uncertainty around the open-source file system due to litigation and Oracle's intended acquisition of Sun.
- November 05, 2009
Brocade SAN gear certified for Oracle bundles; Dot Hill rolls out storage systems with solid state drives (SSDs); CommVault qualifies Permabit's archiving platform.
- October 27, 2009
A post on an Open Solaris mailing list by a Sun executive indicates licensing issues are behind the discontinuation of a ZFS development project by Apple late last week.
- October 26, 2009
File and SharePoint archiving for the SourceOne product line is still waiting in the wings, while EMC positions the Kazeon acquisition to take on Autonomy in eDiscovery.
- October 22, 2009
EMC's profits were down compared with last year's third quarter but up from the second quarter of this year, leading it to forecast modest recovery in storage spending in 2010.
- October 15, 2009
Mimosa and NetApp hook up to tame Microsoft Exchange; ProStor extends its removable disk backup platform; Overland Storage adds to its automated tape library family.
- October 09, 2009
NetApp offered Wall Street investors its first predictions on revenue in about a year during NetApp 2009 Analyst Day, predicting customers will replace aging infrastructure.
- October 06, 2009
Startup Avere will ship FXT Series clustered NAS appliances this month with automated tiered storage migration across RAM, solid-state drives and hard disk drives.
- October 01, 2009
Former EMC exec and WysDM CEO Alan Atkinson, who officially takes the helm of Xiotech today, talks about plans for the company, including cloud storage and FCoE.