Storage Soup

August 2013

  • Nirvanix facing tough battle against Amazon S3

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Aug 2013
  • Nirvanix, first out of the gate as a pure-play cloud storage provide, is facing a tough battle against Amazon S3 and other large cloud providers  and there are indications the company is ...

  • Fusion-io fumbles again

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Aug 2013
  • This has been a tough year for server-side flash pioneer Fusion-io, and it probably has yet to hit bottom. Fusion-io Wednesday reported disappointing sales for last quarter, and expects things to ...

  • Caringo joins the Amazon API bandwagon

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 07 Aug 2013
  •  Caringo Inc. recently launched its CloudScaler 2.0, adding support for Amazon S3 support and transparent disaster recovery options for cloud service providers. The company now joins a growing ...

  • Hidden costs of open source software

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 07 Aug 2013
  • I had a long discussion with an IT director for a large company this past week, and we talked about his views on open source software. Basically, he said he considered open source for information ...

  • Quantum still idling with DXi disk

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Aug 2013
  • The DXi data deduplication disk system still isn’t working out for Quantum as planned. The DXi platform and StorNext archiving software are the main pillars in Quantum’s strategy to become a ...