Storage Soup

November 2009

  • Xiotech looks to 'crank it up a few notches' with ex-IBM exec

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Nov 2009
  • Another industry executive has defected to Xiotech Corp., this time from IBM, a little over a month after the company hired a former EMC executive as CEO. Xiotech issued a press release today ...

  • SuperComputing shines spotlight on InfiniBand

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Nov 2009
  • SuperComputing 2009 is underway this week at Portland, and that means lots of InfiniBand news around products and OEM deals. QLogic said today it has scored a string of OEM deals for its 40 Gbps ...

  • 11-12-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 Nov 2009
  • [display_podcast] (0:23) Microsoft Exchange 2010 adds email archiving and high availability features (2:57) EVault and LiveOffice look to add cloud storage to Microsoft DPM 2010 and Exchange 2010 ...

  • CA launches mainframe-based encryption key management software

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Nov 2009
  • Claiming its approach to enterprise data security key management will assure users of reliability, CA this week launched a new Encryption Key Manager (EKM) software offering that runs on z/OS ...

  • HP buys 3Com, not Brocade

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Nov 2009
  • Although Hewlett-Packard spent $2.7 billion to buy 3Com Wednesday largely to make it more competitive with Cisco on the Ethernet switching front, the deal will also have implications for Cisco’s ...

  • 3PAR, IBM upgrade provisioning features

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Nov 2009
  • 3PA actually beefed up its storage virtualization and provisioning features today without using the word “thin.” The vendor that pioneered thin provisioning rolled out three applications for ...

  • STEC overstock raises red flag about SSD adoption

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 10 Nov 2009
  •  SSD supplier STEC's stock price has taken a dive since the vendor reported last Tuesday that EMC will carry over its 2009 inventory of Flash drives into 2010. Shares have fallen almost $9.00 to ...