Storage Soup

May 2009

  • Deja vu: Emulex rejects Broadcom

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 May 2009
  • Emulex rebuffed Broadcom again today, advising its shareholders to reject the cash tender offer Broadcom made May 5 in its latest attempt to acquire Emulex. If you've been following this story, ...

  • 05-14-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 May 2009
  • Another bumper crop o' news this week. [display_podcast] (0:25) EPA begins long process to green storage specification (1:40) EMC's Storage Configuration Advisor provides policy-based monitoring, ...

  • Analyst: SMB NAS products should cozy up to the TV

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 May 2009
  • If you've been paying attention to recent storage product news, you may detect a distinctly consumer-ish flavor. Several vendors have recently redoubled efforts to reach the ever-elusive small ...

  • 05-07-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 May 2009
  • You know the drill: [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:25) Microsoft refreshes Windows Storage Server (1:33) Data storage vendors work on integration with Citrix Systems' XenServer (3:42) IBM ...

  • 3Par braces for V-Max

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 May 2009
  • 3Par CEO Dave Scott spent a lot of time on his company’s earnings call Tuesday evening talking about EMC’s new Symmetrix V-Max. That makes sense, considering 3Par probably has the most to lose of ...

  • Windows Storage Server '08 shows up

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2009
  • Remember Windows Storage Server 2008, the OEM product from Microsoft built on its Widows Server 2008 file serving capabilities? Microsoft talked about it a bit last year before going quiet – the ...

  • EMC wins Round 1 vs. Donatelli, HP

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 May 2009
  • A Massachusetts court has found in EMC Corp.'s favor after the vendor took its former storage division president David Donatelli to court over a non-compete clause in his contract the storage giant ...

  • Broadcom takes another shot at Emulex *UPDATED*

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2009
  • Broadcom fired its counter salvo at Emulex today – taking its $764 million offer directly to shareholders. A day after the Emulex board turned down Broadcom’s offer to buy the HBA vendor, Broadcom ...