Storage Soup

August 2007

  • IBM reports atomic storage progress

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 31 Aug 2007
  • IBM has reported two discoveries in its ongoing work in nanotechnology, both of which have implications for data storage of almost unimaginably tiny proportions. According to a Reuters report, ...

  • Storage vendors planning to bask in VMworld spotlight

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 31 Aug 2007
  • It is not often that a non-storage conference distracts from the normal round of storage conferences such as Storage Decisions and Storage Networking World, but that may be the case when VMworld ...

  • Seagate: We are not for sale

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Aug 2007
  • A recent New York Times report touched off speculation last week that Seagate was about to be bought out by a Chinese company, rumored to be Lenovo, "raising concerns among American government ...

  • features ILM

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Aug 2007
  • Our esteemed colleague and zeitgeist-chaser extraordinaire, Alex Howard of, has put together a nice post, including podcast, about that most time-honored and mysterious of storage ...

  • Here comes the digital media bullet

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 21 Aug 2007
  • Businesses and their storage departments have so far largely dodged the digital media bullet – other than maybe workers tying up network bandwidth while watching video over the Internet. It ...

  • Iron Mountain’s CEO, users, debate data security

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Aug 2007
  • A report surfaced last week in ComputerWorld that Iron Mountain will be adding a security system called InControl to its delivery trucks that are carting around sensitive data. This week, I've ...

  • Summer reading

    Karen Guglielmo - Editor 13 Aug 2007
  • Summertime is the best, obviously. BBQs, swimming and generally lounging around can't be beat. Unfortunately, the weekend's over and we're all back at our computers pecking away. Jo Maitland and I ...

  • SATA takes on a life of its own

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 13 Aug 2007
  • Companies tend to focus on the positive aspects of using SATA disk drives for a growing portion of their enterprise storage needs but as some companies are finding out, managing thousands or tens ...

  • SNIA archiving task force springs into action

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Aug 2007
  • The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) released the results of a survey of its members on long-term archiving, which indicated that yes, there is an archiving problem in the industry: ...

  • Reyes verdict offers peace of mind

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 08 Aug 2007
  • Greg Reyes, the former CEO of Brocade, was found guilty of securities fraud yesterday in the first criminal case involving the backdating of stock options. For IT users, the result should offer ...

  • QLogic “scoops” Emulex with 8 Gbps FC announcement

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Aug 2007
  • As a journalist, it's been interesting to see what went on in the HBA market today. Yesterday, Emulex was briefing press about its announcement of 8 Gbps Fibre Channel components scheduled for ...

  • The Linux effect on storage

    Carolyn Gibney 06 Aug 2007
  • Linux is currently used in about 20% of the medium to large sized data centers, and according to some reports, it will be in some 33% of data centers before the end of the year. By 2011, it is ...

  • Today CA delivered

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 03 Aug 2007
  • Since my blog entry about CA posted yesterday, CA representatives and I have had a number of conversations about what I wrote and what the company has delivered in product functionality. In doing ...

  • CA has yet to deliver

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 02 Aug 2007
  • This last week, I had a chance to catch up with CA on what integration has occurred in their Recovery Management product line since I last spoke to them in February. Based upon what they told me in ...