Storage Soup

January 2015

  • How stealthy money affects technology

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 27 Jan 2015
  • By my count, around 70 storage start-up companies were acquired in the past year. That is quite a few acquisitions, although not as many as in some past years. A surge in acquisitions always leads ...

  • Box shares surged on the first day as a public company

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 23 Jan 2015
  • Box Inc. had an excellent coming out party as a public company today. Box priced its initial shares at $14 Thursday. Those shares today opened at $20.20 on the New York Stock Exchange and rose to ...

  • Kaminario snares another $15 million in funding

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 23 Jan 2015
  • All-flash array startups remain a hot target for investors. Kaminario announced today an additional $15 million in funding, raising the company's overall total to $143 million since 2008. Newton, ...

  • NetApp: No SSDs have worn out

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 23 Jan 2015
  • The prospect of flash drives wearing out is a non-issue, according to NetApp. Mark Welke, NetApp’s senior director of product marketing, said the company has not had a single solid-state drive ...

  • SanDisk says enterprise SSD prospects still strong

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Jan 2015
  • The fourth quarter of 2014 was tough for solid-state storage vendor SanDisk. Still, the vendor said its enterprise solid-state drive (SSD) sales increased and it remains on track for $1 billion in ...

  • EMC gives ViPR flash-related upgrade

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Jan 2015
  • EMC last week quietly upgraded its ViPR software-defined storage and ScaleIO hyper-convergence software, broadening support for platforms and emerging technologies. One of the selling points of ...