Storage Soup

July 2009

  • EMC makes virtual provisioning free

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 Jul 2009
  • Call it a Lutheran Reformation for the 21st century. This time, instead of 95 theses nailed to a church door to challenge the Catholic Church, EMC customer and blogger Martin Glassborow posted one ...

  • Even without Data Domain, NetApp has backup dedupe options

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Jul 2009
  • NetApp came up short to EMC in its bid for Data Domain, but people in the storage industry expect there will still be an acquisition in NetApp’s future. In the swirl of speculation, NetApp is ...

  • WhipTail claims superior SSD scalability, price

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Jul 2009
  • WhipTail Technologies, a spinoff from IT solutions provider TheAdmins, launched a 6 TB SSD appliance this week for a cost of $122,500. Compared to other offerings currently on the market, the ...

  • Broadcom quits knocking on Emulex's door *UPDATED*

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Jul 2009
  • It turns out Broadcom can take a hint after all. After Emulex repeatedly spurned its acquisition offers, Broadcom today threw in the towel and said it will walk away. However, the Ethernet-chip ...

  • 07-09-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Jul 2009
  • [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:23) EMC acquires Data Domain for $2.1B after NetApp drops bid EMC wraps up data deduplication vendor Data Domain; what's next for EMC, NetApp? (1:48) ...

  • Carbonite a guinea pig for Sun's Java "app store"?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Jul 2009
  • Carbonite made a big splash in the consumer space this week with the announcement that Sun Microsystems Inc. (soon to become part of Oracle Corp.) will offer a free 30-day trial of its online ...

  • Fusion-io builds SSD bridge between SLC, MLC

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Jul 2009
  • Fusion-io has taken a step towards bridging the gap between expensive single-level cell (SLC) and cheaper but slower and less reliable multi-level cell (MLC) NAND Flash. The startup calls the new ...

  • Overland bundles up InMage in Business Continuity Appliance

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 07 Jul 2009
  • Because the Snap Server acquisition prompted questions about its ability to protect application data, Overland Storage Inc. today introduced a new Business Continuity Appliance for server and ...

  • 07-02-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Jul 2009
  • Happy 4th of July everybody! [display_podcast] (0:22) VMware VMotion between data centers could change disaster recovery (1:42) NexentaStor reaches out to the enterprise with high availability ...