Storage Soup

July 2012

  • HP delivers all-flash 3PAR storage array

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Jul 2012
  • Rather than build an all-flash array from the ground up or buy a startup that already has done that, Hewlett-Packard (HP) is offering its existing storage arrays with all solid-state drives (SSDs) ...

  • Oracle buys Xsigo for cloud, SDN

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Jul 2012
  • Software-defined networking (SDN), the hottest emerging networking technology, is also spilling into storage. That spillover accelerated today when Oracle acquired startup Xsigo, which allows ...

  • Storage branding: What's in a name?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 30 Jul 2012
  • As with practically any industry, product names are crucial when selling storage. Storage products sit in the heart of data centers and protect business information. lAn individual storage system ...

  • Why Katie left Tom, and who gets the data?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 09 Jul 2012
  • Like many people in the high tech world, I don’t usually pay attention to the latest entertainment gossip. But while watching the news recently at a hotel, I found myself barraged with information ...

  • Pros and cons of buying a one-vendor storage solution

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 05 Jul 2012
  • When buying storage, IT teams often wonder if it is worthwhile to buy a complete package of storage system, management software, data protection and other elements from a single vendor. Buying ...

  • CommVault exec says Dell-Quest 'no big deal'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Jul 2012
  • Dave West said his phone has been ringing constantly since Monday morning when Dell revealed it reached a deal to acquire Quest Software. West is CommVault’s SVP of marketing and business ...