Storage Soup

October 2009

  • 10-29-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 30 Oct 2009
  • [display_podcast] (0:23) Signs point to licensing problems as Apple discontinues ZFS development (2:18) Quantum: ‘Our strategy is working’ SAN sales boosted by need for storage efficiency (4:39) ...

  • FalconStor expands cloud hype with HyperFS

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Oct 2009
  • FalconStor Software is preparing its cloud strategy around a new file system it developed in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Executives on the vendor’s earnings call Wednesday ...

  • Emerging vendors take a SaaS approach to storage reporting

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Oct 2009
  • Two startups are taking a software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach to reporting on storage assets. Storage Fusion Ltd, a UK company spun off by a private investment firm last year, claims to be ...

  • Thales launches key manager, gets support from Brocade and HDS

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Oct 2009
  • The encryption technology from defunct Neoscale is alive and well, and – after winding its way about Europe – shipping in a key management appliance that Hitachi Data Systems has started reselling. ...

  • Quantum: 'Our strategy is working'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Oct 2009
  • Quantum execs are using their results from last quarter as evidence that the vendor can survive – and perhaps thrive – without EMC as a data deduplication partner. Quantum reported a strong ...

  • Emulex leads its convergence strategy with Ethernet

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Oct 2009
  • Emulex used its analyst day today to officially roll out its OneConnect Universal Converged Network Adapters (UCNAs) and underscore its strategy of taking a 10-Gigabit Ethernet path to converged ...

  • Industry bloggers debate dedupe to tape

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Oct 2009
  • It just wouldn't be the storage industry if there weren't technical debates popping up on a daily basis. One that caught my eye today is an ongoing conversation between some storage bloggers about ...

  • LiveDrive looks to hop across the pond with online data backup

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Oct 2009
  • U.K.-based LiveDrive, a competitor to consumer online backup services like MozyHome and Carbonite, is getting U.S. distribution thanks to a new partnership with LifeBoat Distribution. Online ...

  • 10-22-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Oct 2009
  • [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:22) Cloud storage provider Zetta looks to replace production network-attached storage (3:30) Quantum launches midrange data deduplication backup appliances ...

  • TIP: 2010 storage spending outlook slightly optimistic

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Oct 2009
  • A report released this week by TheInfoPro says 2010 storage spending will probably be an improvement over 2009, but that's not saying much. The numbers released this week are the result of ...