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  • Emulex: Broadcom’s not an ‘honest enterprise’ UPDATED

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 01 Jun 2009
  • It’s been clear from the start that Emulex management was dead set against accepting Broadcom’s $764 million to acquire the HBA and converged adapter vendor. But now it’s clear that Emulex ...

  • EMC seeks bone marrow donor for employee

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 May 2009
  • What's the one thing that could make EMC and NetApp not only get along, but work closely together toward a common goal? Trying to save a life. Those two companies along with Cisco and ...

  • HDS's anagrammatic announcement

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 26 May 2009
  • Hitachi Data Systems has put out a brain-teaser for storage industry watchers in anticipation of announcing a new system on a webcast scheduled for tomorrow. HDS CTO of Storage Architectures Claus ...

  • Photos from EMC World

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 May 2009
  • The decor theme at the Welcome Reception Sunday night seemed to be "art-deco tropical." View of the Gin Blossoms concert from behind the VIP Lounge. The Gin Blossoms perform on a screen (top / ...

  • EMC World Reporter's Notebook

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 May 2009
  • A bear economy and drenching rainstorms raged on outside the Orange County Convention Center during EMC world this week. Inside, though, there were lively conversations in the hallways of the ...

  • Hifn adds speed and software to data reduction cards

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 May 2009
  • Hifn (now part of Exar Corp.) is taking another crack at getting major OEMs to ship products integrated with its DR line of compression, encryption and deduplication hashing acceleration cards, ...

  • CommVault sales slip, looks to cloud for sunnier days

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 May 2009
  • Even with the sales expectation bar lowered due to the economy, CommVault still failed to clear it by a long way last quarter. Now CommVault CEO Bob Hammer is looking for data deduplication and ...

  • Tandberg hitches hopes to new VTL

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 May 2009
  • Tape backup company Tandberg is battling to establish a new foothold in the disk-based data protection market following the bankruptcy of its parent holding company in Europe. Late last month ...

  • EMC wins Round 1 vs. Donatelli, HP

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 May 2009
  • A Massachusetts court has found in EMC Corp.'s favor after the vendor took its former storage division president David Donatelli to court over a non-compete clause in his contract the storage giant ...

  • Broadcom takes another shot at Emulex *UPDATED*

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2009
  • Broadcom fired its counter salvo at Emulex today – taking its $764 million offer directly to shareholders. A day after the Emulex board turned down Broadcom’s offer to buy the HBA vendor, Broadcom ...

  • Voltaire to branch into "FCoE-ready" 10 GbE switches

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 May 2009
  • The more conversations I have about FCoE, the blurrier the distinctions get between its value prop and InfiniBand's. The declaration today that InfiniBand switch maker Voltaire plans to get in to ...

  • Compellent chips away, increases revenue

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 01 May 2009
  • Of all the storage companies that have reported their earnings for last quarter, only one has increased revenue from the previous quarter. And that was the smallest of the public storage systems ...

  • HP poaches EMC's Donatelli *Updated*

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Apr 2009
  • You can scratch Dave Donatelli’s name off the list of possible successors to Joe Tucci at EMC. There are no signs that Tucci’s departure as CEO is imminent, but people in the storage world ...

  • Tandberg files for bankruptcy

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Apr 2009
  • Tandberg Data, the Norwegian company that sells tape libraries and removable disk drives, filed for bankruptcy in Norway and has been taken over by one of its creditors. Day-to-day operations ...

  • Behind the scenes at Carbonite's online backup service

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Apr 2009
  • Carbonite CEO David Friend in his Boston-area office "Do-it-yourself" infrastructure is a competitive differentiator among providers of storage services, I've learned in conversations with ...