Storage networks News
November 19, 2014
Nimble Storage announced this week that it has added Fibre Channel versions of all of its SAN arrays, which previously were iSCSI-only.
September 15, 2014
CEO Randy Chou discusses why he thinks the cloud gateway market will be absorbed by cloud providers or legacy storage vendors, and why EMC isn't a competitor.
August 20, 2012
Startup SimpliVity promises its OmniCube 'hyper-converged' stack of storage, compute and networking will replace a wide range of data center devices.
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