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  • October 28, 2014 28 Oct'14

    SwiftStack CEO: Enterprises are using our open source storage

    SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold delves into new Series B funding, competition, customer trends and the firm's future direction.

  • October 22, 2014 22 Oct'14

    EMC takes control of VCE, Tucci willing to delay retirement

    EMC, under pressure to spin off assets or merge with another large company, today spun in one of its assets – its VCE joint venture with Cisco. EMC CEO and chairman Joe Tucci would not comment on ...

  • October 20, 2014 20 Oct'14

    Cleversafe grabs an HP reseller deal, too

    Hewlett-Packard isn’t tied to one object storage product, not even its own. Days after revealing a reseller deal with Scality for its Ring software, HP and Cleversafe today said HP would also ...

  • October 20, 2014 20 Oct'14

    Calculating capacity utilization can be challenging

    The capacity utilization for storage is one area where storage vendors have made a lot of improvements. Advanced features such as storage pooling, thin provisioning, and storage virtualization have ...

  • October 17, 2014 17 Oct'14

    OpenStack Juno release adds storage policies for Swift clusters

    The most prominent storage feature made available yesterday with the 10th release of OpenStack cloud software -- known as Juno -- gives users the ability to control how and where they want to ...

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  • October 17, 2014 17 Oct'14

    Symantec halts Backup Exec appliance, vultures circle

    At least one Symantec backup product will no longer be in the lineup by time the vendor splits apart its security and backup businesses in a little more than a year from now. While many in the ...

  • October 16, 2014 16 Oct'14

    HP and Scality officially tie the knot

    Object storage vendor Scality has scored a reseller deal with Hewlett-Packard, which the private company’s CEO said will greatly expand its global reach. Scality and HP have worked together closely ...

  • October 13, 2014 13 Oct'14

    Brocade extends SAN switching platform for DR, density

    Brocade adds Fibre Channel SAN extension switch and denser 16 Gbps card for its backbone director switch with an eye on moving data across distances.

  • October 10, 2014 10 Oct'14

    Druva moves from endpoint to server backup

    Druva is taking its enterprise endpoint backup software and moving it into backup for small businesses and remote and branch office backup. The company this week launched Druva Phoenix, a ...

  • October 10, 2014 10 Oct'14

    A look at access methods for open systems and mainframes

    The term access method is frequently used to identify types of I/O in open systems. Many who use it probably don't understand the historical context for what has been known as an access method for ...

  • October 09, 2014 09 Oct'14

    Symantec follows HP down breakup path

    The divorce rate for IT vendors spiked this week. Hewlett-Packard and Symantec said they are separating into pieces, and it might take a marriage counselor to keep EMC together. Symantec today ...

  • October 09, 2014 09 Oct'14

    EMC claims products work better together despite a call for breakup

    EMC has issued two responses to the letter that investor Elliott Management made public Wednesday calling for the vendor to spin off VMware and/or explore a merger with other large companies. EMC ...

  • October 07, 2014 07 Oct'14

    IBM brings Elastic Storage to Power8, z servers

    IBM bundles Elastic Storage -- based on GPFS and Watson -- on its Power8 server and supports System z mainframes.

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    Red Hat faces long-term decisions on Gluster, Ceph in storage portfolio

    While launching the latest version of Red Hat Storage Server yesterday, the vendor provided little insight into the long-term positioning of its storage software portfolio and the chances that ...

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    EMC links arms with CloudLink for DRaas

    EMC is aiming its new RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines at cloud DR, in partnership with cloud security vendor CloudLink Technologies. RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is a hypervisor-based ...

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