Storage Soup

January 2008

  • Georgens next in line at NetApp

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Jan 2008
  • When Network Appliance hired Tom Georgens to run its enterprise storage systems group in 2005, many storage insiders suspected it was grooming him to succeed Dan Warmenhoven as CEO. NetApp sent a ...

  • Recovering data from a crashed drive using VMware

    Tory Skyers - The Sasha Company 31 Jan 2008
  • I was talking with a friend the other day about the prospect of multi-terabyte hard drives and how painful it would be to lose that much data. My friend -- being my friend of course -- countered ...

  • EMC slaps its logo on the Boston Red Sox

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 28 Jan 2008
  • As a storage reporter who's also a fanatical Red Sox fan, I'm in good position to comment on EMC's latest marketing move: the agreement with the Boston Red Sox to place a small patch with the EMC ...

  • Symantec shines spotlight on Backup Exec 12

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Jan 2008
  • Symantec updated its NetBackup enterprise backup product last year with version 6.5, and now is preparing to upgrade its Windows-based Backup Exec software. CEO John Thompson said Backup Exec 12 is ...

  • The eBay effect on storage

    Tory Skyers - The Sasha Company 11 Jan 2008
  • Have you ever heard of the "butterfly effect"? In essence, it is a way to conceptualize the possibility that the flapping of butterfly wings in the Amazon Jungle can be the catalyst for a hurricane ...

  • What’s up with CDP for 2008

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 10 Jan 2008
  • Some analysts touted CDP as being the dark horse technology for corporate adoption in 2007. As we all know, that didn't occur and the multitude of CDP technologies ended up confusing analysts, ...

  • Storage analyst goes to the Dell Side

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Jan 2008
  • The industry's been abuzz this week with rumors that ESG analyst Tony Asaro is headed to Dell, and today Asaro confirmed that's the plan. He's going to join Dell as a director of product marketing; ...

  • A cluster of clusters to begin the year

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Jan 2008
  • Storage vendors are always looking for the next big thing, and they bang the drums loudly when they think they've found it -- often long before customers are ready to buy. Now they are making a lot ...