Storage Soup

May 2008

  • Cisco data center exec calls it quits

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 May 2008
  • According to a post on her corporate blog, Cisco's senior vice president of the Data Center, Switching and Security Technology Group, Jayshree Ullal, is leaving the company after 15 years. ...

  • Kazeon and Clearwell square off in e-discovery price prizefight

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 May 2008
  • I need to start a category on this blog called "Vendorfights." Today's squabble comes from two e-discovery players. In this corner: Kazeon, which recently announced that they can do your data ...

  • Isilon sells more, loses more

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 May 2008
  • Isilon had mixed financial results last quarter, reporting higher revenue ($24.1 million) than expected while losing more money ($10.1 million) than in any quarter last year. But the most important ...

  • IT angst

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 07 May 2008
  • Is it just me, or is there a bit of a sour mood going around? Must be the economy. But angst makes for good blogging - it's a time-honored formula. Below is a grab bag of some of edgy IT blog posts ...

  • Mosso in the cloud, Monosphere in the dark

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 May 2008
  • Two small vendors trying to make their way in markets dominated by storage giants made incremental yet interesting offerings this week.   Mosso, a division of Rackspace,  rolled out a cloud ...

  • Even more Riverbed news

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 May 2008
  • While it might seem like we're about to change our site name to, I assure you it's just coincidence. Riverbed and its rivals have had a lot to say lately, ...

  • Silver Peak objects to tests by Riverbed

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 May 2008
  • I have yet another story up today about the AutoCAD issue with WAN optimization products. This time, Riverbed did some testing and had Taneja Group validate it. That story is here. In the meantime, ...

  • Vendors are buddying up in the cloud

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 May 2008
  • So I come back from a day off and what do I find? IBM and Google, Sun and Amazon reportedly pairing up in the cloud. I have to say that cloud computing has made the growing IBM/EMC rivalry that ...

  • QLogic switching direction on directors?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2008
  • Comments by CEO H.K. Desai on QLogic's last week raised questions about the future of QLogic's SANbox 9000 Fibre Channel director switch. Several times on the company's earnings conference call, ...

  • Sun still going down in storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 May 2008
  • When Sun revealed its open source storage push this week, some industry observers wondered about its business model. In other words, how can Sun make money on open source storage products? Then Sun ...

  • The Storage Admin, DR, and the Down Market

    Tory Skyers - The Sasha Company 02 May 2008
  • The economy has been on the mind of just about everybody recently, and with good reason. Gas at near record highs, unemployment rising, housing values reportedly dropping, the credit crunch and ...

  • CEO says Compellent benefits from Dell / EqualLogic fallout

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 May 2008
  • Compellent joined other storage companies including EMC and Data Domain in reporting a strong first quarter despite a down economy. The company's revenues more than doubled year over year to $18.3 ...

  • Symantec CEO: Nothing’s for sale

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 01 May 2008
  • John Thompson must have known the question was coming. The Symantec CEO certainly heard the rumors. So when he was asked Wednesday night during his company's earnings conference call about selling ...