Storage Soup

August 2012

  • Those annoying backups could be a big data resource

    Rich Castagna - Vice President of Editorial 31 Aug 2012
  • A lot of storage managers wish backup would go away -- or at least become a much less visible process that's built into apps or storage systems, does its thing automatically, and requires little or ...

  • VMworld 2012 storage notes

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Aug 2012
  • New VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger found himself attending at least one VMworld event that he would have needed a disguise to get into a year ago. Gelsinger was a special guest at a NetApp party for ...

  • Solid state requires storage re-design

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 30 Aug 2012
  • IBM’s acquisition of Texas Memory Systems is the latest salvo in the battle of heavyweights as companies position themselves to offer primary storage based on solid-state technology. It’s important ...

  • Quantum makes DXi8500 dedupe device denser, more secure

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Aug 2012
  • Quantum is upgrading its DXi8500 enterprise data deduplication disk target appliance to support more capacity and end-to-end encryption. The capacity boost comes from larger drives and the security ...

  • Stocking the arsenal for storage battles

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 03 Aug 2012
  • Major storage vendors constantly acquire technology through acquisitions and partnerships, and these deals often show a lot about where the industry’s technology is headed. They also show that ...

  • Fusion-io looks to steal EMC's Thunder with ION

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Aug 2012
  • Fusion-io this week revealed plans to launch ION Data Accelerator software later this year, giving the vendor the ability to turn a server with a Fusion-io ioMemory flash card into a shared storage ...