Storage Soup

May 2015

  • Rubrik pulls in $41 million in funding for cloud backup

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 28 May 2015
  • Rubrik has raised $41 million in Series B funding and also unveiled more details behind its integrated backup appliance that does hybrid cloud backup, deduplication, compression and data ...

  • All-flash could be on Nimble's roadmap

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 May 2015
  • Now that Nimble Storage is growing revenue from its Fibre Channel support, it’s time for Nimble executives to think about what they will add next. An all-flash array would be one logical addition. ...

  • SteelStore becomes NetApp AltaVault

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 May 2015
  • NetApp has rebranded the SteelStore cloud backup appliances it acquired from Riverbed last year, and will sell it on NetApp hardware. NetApp is selling AltaVault as a physical product on FAS ...

  • Commvault takes next step in file sync/share

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 26 May 2015
  • Like many data protection vendors, Commvault added file sync and share capabilities within the last few years. Today, Commvault expanded its Edge file sync platform with Edge Drive,  which lets ...

  • How vendor conferences help customers, analysts and press

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 26 May 2015
  • I recently attended EMC World and the IBM Edge conferences in Las Vegas, and was struck by how these shows have changed the industry. Not too long ago, industry-wide shows such as Storage ...

  • Brocade, HP see storage sales decline

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 May 2015
  • Considering the poor numbers coming from storage array vendor’s recent earnings, it’s no surprise Brocade Thursday said its storage switch revenue declined from last year. EMC, NetApp, IBM and ...

  • Clustered OnTap complexities clobber NetApp

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2015
  • NetApp’s earnings report today disappointed investors as the vendor missed its previous revenue forecast, and it issued lower than expected guidance for this quarter. NetApp today also revealed ...

  • Barrall spins out Drobo, keeps Connected Data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2015
  • Drobo is under new ownership again. Founder Geoff Barrall is spinning low-end NAS vendor Drobo out of Connected Data, marking the third major management shift in Drobo’s 10-year-history. A group ...

  • Axcient adds appliance-less recovery to its cloud services

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 May 2015
  • Cloud Provider Axcient launched an appliance-less, direct-to-cloud recovery service aimed at small-to-medium sized businesses or remote office data protection. The company has been selling a ...

  • Nutanix: Try our software for free

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 May 2015
  • Perhaps looking to head off software-only hyper-convergence competitors down the road, Nutanix will make a free version of its software available beginning next month. Nutanix will launch a public ...