Storage Soup

March 2011

  • Better MLCs should help enterprise SSD adoption

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Mar 2011
  • When it became evident that solid state drives (SSDs) were still moving at a trickle into the enterprise about a year ago, industry experts said it would take two things to push their adoption. One ...

  • Non-compliance = big fines, bad rep

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 10 Mar 2011
  • The Department of Health and Human Services has levied a hefty fine of $4.3 million against Maryland health care provider Cignet Health for HIPAA violations. This is a significant event for ...

  • NetApp bags LSI's Engenio storage group for $480 million

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Mar 2011
  • NetApp CEO Tom Georgens acquired his old company today, when he said NetApp will buy LSI Corp.’s Engenio storage business for $480 million.   No storage acquisition should be considered a surprise ...

  • Fusion-io flashes IPO filing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Mar 2011
  • NAND flash start-up Fusion-io is looking to go public, thanks to early success that it owes in a large part to Facebook. Fusion-io filed a registration form for an initial public offering (IPO) ...

  • What's next for unified storage?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 01 Mar 2011
  • Unified storage has gone from a specialty item to something offered from nearly every storage vendor in recent years. In the beginning, vendors such as NetApp took added block capability to their ...