Storage Soup

October 2010

  • Quantum still digging out of dedupe hole left by EMC

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Oct 2010
  • Quantum has aggressively chased the data deduplication disk backup market over the past year with a complete product refresh of systems beginning with SMBs and stretching to the high end of the ...

  • Isilon reports strong quarter, perhaps its last

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Oct 2010
  • If Isilon is for sale as many believe, then the scale-out NAS vendor’s most recent financial results likely made it more valuable to a suitor. The third quarter of 2010 was Isilon’s most profitable ...

  • Is Isilon the next acquistion target?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Oct 2010
  • Nobody knows if Isilon Systems will be the next storage vendor to get acquired, but it’s clear that Isilon executives want to be the next. The scale-out NAS vendor has hired a firm to explore a ...

  • Overland snaps up MaxiScale for mini-price

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Oct 2010
  • Overland Storage today picked up the intellectual property of failed clustered file system startup MaxiScale, and Overland CTO Geoff Barrall said the technology will enable the vendor to deliver ...

  • IBM brings out new midrange, enterprise storage arrays

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Oct 2010
  • IBM launched two new storage systems today. The Storwize V7000 is a brand new midrange array and the DS8800 is an upgrade from its DS8700 high-end enterprise SAN system. IBM will hold a live event ...

  • 3PAR's Scott to head HP storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Oct 2010
  • Hewlett-Packard picked up a new storage leader as well as a new lead storage platform from its $2.35 billion 3PAR acquisition. HP today named former 3PAR CEO Dave Scott senior vice president and ...