Storage Soup

March 2009

  • Storage Headlines for 03-05-2009

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Mar 2009
  • Here are some stories you may have missed this week: [display_podcast]   Stories referenced: (0:25) Storage budgets shrink as capacity grows Capacity planning: Users delay top-tier purchases ...

  • IDC: storage sales down, especially Fibre Channel

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 06 Mar 2009
  • IDC’s storage tracker numbers released today shows an 0.5% year-over-year decline in worldwide external storage sales in the fourth quarter of 2008. This was the first time external disk sales ...

  • NetApp previews new GUI

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Mar 2009
  • NetApp chief technical architect Val Bercovici let slip on his blog that NetApp is planning a new interface for Windows users of NetApp filers, complete with screenshots and feature details. The ...

  • More musical chairs: EqualLogic exec changes roles within Dell

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Mar 2009
  • One of the public faces of EqualLogic has a new role within the company that acquired it, Dell officials confirmed today. John Joseph, formerly VP of marketing for the iSCSI SAN vendor, has been ...

  • Musical chairs going on in the storage industry

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Mar 2009
  • Two storage companies have new CEOs today. Hitachi Data Systems promoted its CEO Minoru Kosuge to chairman and picked its COO Jack Domme to replace him. Meanwhile, Fusion-io, (the topic of plenty ...

  • A technology deep-dive with Fusion-io

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Mar 2009
  • We interviewed Fusion-io Inc. CTO David Flynn for one of our news stories today--here's some nitty-gritty bonus footage on how the company's product goes about protecting data, and how that ...

  • EMC vows to fight DOJ investigation

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 02 Mar 2009
  • Not a month after an Israeli news source reported that EMC Corp. had been under investigation concerning government contracts in Israel, EMC revealed in its annual report filed with the SEC that ...

  • HP sweetens deals during recession

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 02 Mar 2009
  • Storage vendors are announcing new deals in an effort to make their enterprise goods more tempting amid slashed storage budgets. Today, HP confirmed it is extending a 0% financing deal it had ...

  • Data Domain revs its dedupe engine

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 02 Mar 2009
  • Data Domain is bumping up its deduplication speed with an operating system upgrade. Moving from OS 4.5 to 4.6 will improve the speed of Data Domain systems from 50% to 100% depending on the ...