Storage Soup

December 2015

  • Archive redefined

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 31 Dec 2015
  • When the word “archive” is used in conversations about storing data, it brings up preconceptions depending on the individuals and their roles in IT. The most common thought is that an archive is ...

  • Backup appliance revenue up slightly

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 23 Dec 2015
  • Worldwide factory revenues for backup appliances grew 2.2 percent year-over-year in the third quarter this year, with revenue totaling $813.6 million, according to International Data Corp.'s ...

  • Nutanix prepares for 2016 IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Dec 2015
  • Hyper-converged vendor Nutanix set itself up to become the first storage vendor to go public in 2016. Nutanix filed an S-1 statement, which is the first step towards an initial public offering ...

  • Did Violin Memory just hang a ‘For Sale’ sign?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Dec 2015
  • All-flash pioneer Violin Memory can’t sell enough all-flash arrays to make money. So its next move could be to sell itself in its entirety. After another disappointing quarter, Violin CEO Kevin ...