Storage Soup

May 2010

  • Reports indicate we'll see no more Seanodes; is Parascale next?

    Beth Pariseau - Community Member 28 May 2010
  • According to a press release circulated this morning by Storage Newsletter, storage software startup Seanodes has sold off its assets to a French VMware distributor called Deletec after filing for ...

  • An open source clustered NAS deep dive

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 May 2010
  • Yesterday I met with execs from a company called Gluster, which is developing an open-source, software-only, scale out NAS system for unstructured data. As we discussed their market, products and ...

  • Double-Take to be acquired by Vision Solutions

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 May 2010
  • Double-Take Software's executives and directors have agreed to be acquired by Vision Solutions in a deal valued at $242 million, pending approval of the company's shareholders. Vision Solutions is ...

  • Quantum's survived, now seesk to thrive

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 May 2010
  • When EMC’s Data Domain took the first step towards global deduplication with its Global Deduplication Array (GDA) last month, it left Quantum as the only major disk data deduplication backup target ...

  • EMC World Reporter’s Notebook and Photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 May 2010
  • This attendee (actually one of the Universal Studios performers who would play the Blues Brothers on the show floor) is wearing one of the blue-horned Brumhilde helmets that were given out at the ...

  • CommVault plans deduplication across all tiers

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 May 2010
  • CommVault CEO Bob Hammer says his customers can’t get enough of data deduplication, and the vendor will give them a lot more of it when its next version of Simpana launches later this year. During ...

  • EMC releases VPlex "active-active" storage

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 10 May 2010
  • This morning's big announcement at EMC World is called VPlex, which EMC says will allow for federation of data over geographic distance. VPlex was first publicly discussed at last year's VMWorld ...