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  • EMC, Veritas lead in worldwide PBBA revenues

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Jun 2016
  • Unlike overall disk storage, purpose-built backup appliances' total worldwide factory revenue increased in the first quarter of 2016, according to International data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide ...

  • Cavium pays $1 billion for QLogic, storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Jun 2016
  • After months of shopping itself, storage networking vendor QLogic has a buyer. Networking semiconductor vendor Wednesday said it will pay $1 billion for the FC and Ethernet adapter company in a ...

  • IDC: NetApp jumps to No. 2 in Q1 all-flash

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 10 Jun 2016
  • EMC remained No. 1 and NetApp jumped to No. 2 in all-flash array (AFA) revenue for the first quarter of 2016, according to IDC’s new market share statistics. EMC had $245.6 million in revenue and ...

  • Violin Memory's struggles continue

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 May 2016
  • Violin Memory had little to show for its turnaround efforts last quarter. The all-flash vendor’s revenue declined and it continue to lose money, prompting the CEO to tell investors he feels their ...

  • Datrium says new twist makes DVX run crazy fast

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 May 2016
  • Datrium has added an “Insane Mode” feature that the startup claims can double host storage performance on the fly. Datrium took the Insane Mode tag from Tesla’s rapid acceleration technique for its ...

  • Brocade FC storage sales down, and will stay there for now

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2016
  • Brocade’s earnings for last quarter show a decline in storage sales consistent with what large array vendors have reported. The Fibre Channel switch vendor’s forecast for this quarter shows that ...

  • Nexsan, EMC fight over 'Unity' name

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 13 May 2016
  • The product name Unity is at the center of a trademark dispute in the data storage industry between Nexsan and EMC. Nexsan Technologies  filed a complaint against EMC on May 6 in the U.S. District ...

  • Datto expands into file sync and share with a free, one-year service

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 13 May 2016
  • Data Protection specialist Datto is giving away its new file sync and share service for a year. The Datto Drive service for SMBs is hosted on the vendor's 200 PB private cloud within nine worldwide ...

  • Quantum revenues sink, with upsurge predicted

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 May 2016
  • Like many storage vendors, Quantum’s revenue took a dip last quarter and for the full year. The backup and scale-out storage specialist predicts it will rally beginning this quarter, however, due ...

  • Gridstore chairman takes CEO reins

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2016
  • Gridstore chairman Nairman Teymourian took over as CEO today, with plans to install a utility services model for delivering hyper-convergence. Teymourian has been Gridstore’s chairman since ...

  • EMC goes Nitro with all-flash Isilon array

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 May 2016
  • LAS VEGAS -- EMC dropped a surprise at EMC World today by previewing an all-flash version of its Isilon clustered NAS system. C.J. Desai, president of EMC's Emerging Technologies Division, said ...

  • Commvault Systems posts second straight quarter of revenue gains

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 03 May 2016
  • Data protection vendor Commvault Systems generated $159.6 million in revenues in the fourth quarter, hitting the second consecutive quarter of sequential growth after three quarters of declining ...

  • Cinder still No. 1 OpenStack storage project, but Manila interest picks up

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 29 Apr 2016
  • Cinder still has the highest adoption rate among OpenStack storage projects, but interest in the nascent Manila file-share service is picking up, according to a 2016 user survey released this month ...

  • FalconStor's playing beat the clock with FreeStor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Apr 2016
  • The bad news for FalconsStor is it lost $3.2 million last quarter. If there is good news, it’s that its new FreeStor software is picking up OEM and managed service provider (MSP) customers and ...

  • Scality's RING now pre-integrated with new Dell cloud storage system

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 27 Apr 2016
  • Dell and Scality recently added a highly dense, purpose-built cloud storage system that is pre-intergrated with the RING object storage software to their reseller product lineup. The SD7000-S cloud ...

  • Panzura enables 'in-cloud NAS' for Microsoft Azure

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 25 Apr 2016
  • Panzura’s Global File System (GFS) is certified to run in Microsoft Azure, giving customers a second “in-cloud NAS” option with a major cloud provider. The GFS, running on Panzura’s Cloud ...

  • Pure founder: FlashBlade has more potential than FlashArray

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Apr 2016
  • Since introducing its FlashArray all-flash SAN array in 2012, Pure Storage has sold more than $600 million worth of a type of storage array that didn’t exist before Pure was born. The man who led ...

  • Gridstore to CEO: Great job, now get lost

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Apr 2016
  • Gridstore apparently grew so fast under CEO George Symons that its board decided to change CEOs to keep up with the rapid growth. Gridstore founder and CTO Kelly Murphy has moved back into the CEO ...

  • EMC sales decline, says Dell deal on track

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Apr 2016
  • EMC’s storage sales declined more than expected last quarter as the vendor waits to become part of Dell. EMC executives offered several reasons for the drop in sales, but not the most obvious one. ...

  • Microsoft Azure adds Talon's CloudFAST to marketplace

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Apr 2016
  • Microsoft Azure is throwing its weight behind startup Talon Storage, offering Talon’s CloudFAST file sharing and acceleration software available from the Azure Marketplace. CloudFAST for Azure ...

  • Cohesity adds cloud to its converged data protection

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Apr 2016
  • Cohesity, which bills itself as convergence for secondary data, is adding public cloud support to its data protection platform. Cohesity’s  converged data protection strategy combines data ...

  • IBM Research builds 'cognitive' system to cut big data storage costs

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 11 Apr 2016
  • IBM researchers are developing a cognitive storage system designed to automatically differentiate high- and low-value data and determine what information to keep, where to store it and how long to ...

  • Drobo launches mobile file sharing for unstructured data

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2016
  • Drobo this week unveiled DroboAccess to enable mobile file sharing on its NAS boxes. DroboAccess lets customers access and share files stored on Drobo NAS  from any device or location. The ...

  • Veeam sets out to orchestrate DR

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2016
  • Veeam Software moved further beyond pure virtual machine backup this week by unveiling Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-node hypervisor orchestration engine for disaster recovery. The Veeam ...

  • Dell’Oro: FC back on top in networked storage ports in 2015

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 07 Apr 2016
  • Fibre Channel (FC) took back the port count lead over Ethernet in external storage systems in 2015, after Ethernet had gone ahead in 2014, according to Dell'Oro Group's latest numbers. Chris DePuy, ...

  • Dell keeps hyper-converged options open

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Apr 2016
  • Still months away from closing its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, Dell today said it would  immediately start reselling several EMC federation converged products and updated others it already ...

  • Red Hat Ceph optimized for SanDisk InfiniFlash storage

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 31 Mar 2016
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage software is now officially tested, optimized and certified to run on SanDisk’s InfiniFlash storage system thanks to a strategic partnership between the two vendors. The ...

  • EMC adds weight to ScaleIO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Mar 2016
  • Private and hybrid cloud storage is a big piece of EMC’s strategy, and this week the vendor upgraded one of the key building blocks for that strategy with the release of ScaleIO 2.0. ScaleIO is ...

  • NetApp prepares SANtricity for Splunk

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Mar 2016
  • NetApp today rolled out an upgraded version of its SANtricity software for its E and EF Series of high performance arrays, with the focus on making Splunk and other data analytics applications run ...

  • IDC: Backup appliance revenue grew for 2015

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 28 Mar 2016
  • Factory revenue for backup appliances  soared to $1.05 billion in the fourth quarter and $3.35 billion for 2015 – up 2.5% over 2014 – according to statistics released last week by International ...

  • Commvault adds big data and cloud support to its data platform

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 24 Mar 2016
  • Commvault Systems Inc. this month rolled out the latest version of its backup and data management portfolio to add support for Hadoop, Greenplum and IBM's General Parallel File System (GPFS). It ...

  • Violin Memory fuses with Stream, creates FlashSync

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Mar 2016
  • Violin Memory is trying to push its all-flash arrays into the financial services market through a partnership with U.K. software vendor Stream Financial. The vendors have combined to launch what ...

  • Worldwide storage revenue down in Q4, barely up for 2015

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Mar 2016
  • Despite slipping in the fourth quarter, overall worldwide storage revenue increased 2.2% in 2015. External (networked) storage declined 2.3% for the year, according to International Data ...

  • Pivot3 closes funding round to develop ‘new toys’

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Mar 2016
  • Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 closed a $55 million funding round this week to support expansion following a merger with flash array vendor NexGen Storage. Pivot3 CEO Ron Nash said the bulk of the ...

  • Hybrid cloud still an unfulfilled goal for most

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Mar 2016
  • Storage vendors often talk about this being a transformation period in storage. EMC, whose executives use that term as much as anybody, conducted an analysis of its customers to see just where they ...

  • HPE turns 3PAR array from all-flash to hybrid

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 Mar 2016
  • For years we’ve seen storage vendors take systems designed for hard disk drives (HDDs) and add solid-state drives (SSDs) to them. Now Hewlett Packard Enterprise is taking hardware that ran all SSDs ...

  • IBM ships new Storwize V5000, rolls out software package for Apache Spark

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 14 Mar 2016
  • IBM recently rolled out a pair of new storage offerings: the “Gen 2” Storwize V5000 hybrid system, with upgraded Spectrum Virtualize software, and a “Platform Conductor” for Apache Spark data ...

  • Violin Memory receives no offers, makes few sales in Q4

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Mar 2016
  • Violin Memory finished its hunt for a buyer without a deal. It did land a few partnerships, while shedding a quarter of its workforce and closing few sales of its all-flash storage arrays. Violin ...

  • Seagate demos fast, dense PCIe SSDs that support OCP specs, NVMe

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 09 Mar 2016
  • Seagate is demonstrating a new PCI Express (PCIe) flash drive this week at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit that it claims meets OCP specifications and delivers throughput of 10 gigabytes per ...

  • Riverbed adds AWS and Azure support to its SteelFusion

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 09 Mar 2016
  • Riverbed Technology this week announced its hyper-converged SteelFusion solution now supports both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure so customers can leverage the cloud as a secondary storage ...

  • Nimble’s all-flash investment causes pain before gain

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Mar 2016
  • Even as it waits for its new all-flash array (AFA) to hit the market, Nimble Storage did better than expected last quarter. However, its forecast for this quarter was below expectations, with the ...

  • HPE's Whitman grows hyper for hyper-converged

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Mar 2016
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is planning to go after Nutanix and other hyper-converged vendors with an appliance based on its ProLiant server line. HPE CEO Meg Whitman revealed the vendor’s ...

  • Brocade VP: Flash spurs coordinated Gen 6 Fibre Channel launch

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 03 Mar 2016
  • Brocade, QLogic and Broadcom coordinated this week’s shipments of the first switches and adapters to support Gen 6 Fibre Channel storage networking technology. We caught up with Jack Rondoni, vice ...

  • Pure Storage accelerates flash revenue

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Mar 2016
  • Pure Storage is looking at more competition and more opportunity than ever, and handling both well. The all-flash vendor bucked industry trends by growing revenue significantly last quarter despite ...

  • CSPs spend a lot on storage to enable the cloud

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 25 Feb 2016
  • Nearly one third of cloud service providers spend more than 10% of their revenue on storage while 46% of them spend five to 10 percent of their revenue on storage, according to a survey conducted ...

  • Michael Dell: 'Ignore click-baiting cratering media'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Feb 2016
  • Michael Dell and other Dell executives have told employees the $67 billion acquisition of EMC will go through despite reports that his group is having trouble securing financing for the deal. Dell ...

  • Object storage has dual uses

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 18 Feb 2016
  • The latest object storage systems are often misunderstood by potential buyers. This may be because these systems, capable of storing extremely large numbers of object and files, serve more than one ...

  • NetApp revenue slips keep showing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Feb 2016
  • NetApp’s latest earnings report shows the vendor is still in a hole with a lot of digging to do before it returns to revenue growth. NetApp reported another quarter of declining revenue Wednesday ...

  • FalconStor CEO: We’re normal again

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Feb 2016
  • With 2015 in the rear-view mirror, FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn says the storage software vendor has completed its transition phase and is ready to reverse its years-long streak of losing money. “We ...

  • Asigra signs OEM deal with Oracle to sell ZFS appliances

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jan 2016
  • Asigra is packaging its Cloud Backup software on the Oracle ZFS Appliance for cloud providers who would rather not purchase and maintain their own hardware. Toronto-based Asigra for decades have ...

  • Commvault takes a revenue leap forward

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jan 2016
  • Is Commvault back on track? The backup vendor snapped a string of four quarters of year-over-year revenue declines when it reported of $155.7 million last quarter, up 2% from the previous year. ...

  • EMC aims for all-flash, all-the-time primary storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jan 2016
  • While waiting to become part of Dell, EMC is planning a massive flash injection into its storage systems. David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure, teased new product launches to the ...

  • Hyper-converged vendor Gridstore picks up funding for expansion

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jan 2016
  • Gridstore closed a $19 million funding round today with plans to substantially expand engineering and sales of its all-flash hyper-converged systems built for Microsoft Hyper-V. The round brings ...

  • Pivot3 buys NexGen, combines hyper-converged with all-flash storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jan 2016
  • Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 today acquired hybrid flash vendor NexGen Storage, combining small private companies that play in two hot technology areas. NexGen CEO and founder John Spiers said the ...

  • Netlist launches new DDR4 NVDIMM

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 21 Jan 2016
  • Netlist unveiled its new DDR4-based non-volatile dual in-line memory module (NVDIMM) yesterday at the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)’s Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Summit in San Jose. ...

  • Caringo adds support for Microsoft Azure to its Swarm software

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Jan 2016
  • Caringo has expanded its Swarm object storage to Microsoft Azure. The company recently said its object storage software, which already has Amazon S3 support, now is available on the Azure cloud so ...

  • Actifio adds central copy data management interface

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Jan 2016
  • Nearly five years into sales of its copy data virtualization, Actifio is finding customers are looking for a simpler way to manage data across its appliances. Today the vendor launched Actifio ...

  • Veeam kicks off 2016 with V9 GA

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Jan 2016
  • Veeam Software has started off the year by making Veeam Availability Suite 9 generally available to customers. The software has more than 250 features, according to Veeam. While the data protection ...

  • Avere launches new FXT Edge filers

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 Jan 2016
  • Avere Systems rolled out a new high-end and midrange FXT Edge physical appliances that offer more performance and storage compared to the previous systems that will be replaced. The new 1U ...

  • Diablo Technologies names new CEO, raises $19 million

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 14 Jan 2016
  • Flash memory vendor Diablo Technologies named a new CEO and secured $19 million in Series C financing as the company tries to rebuild momentum for its memory technology business after fighting off ...

  • New CFO hopes to take Tegile public

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Jan 2016
  • Flash and hybrid storage array vendor Tegile Systems has hired a CFO with experience bringing companies public, and CEO Rohit Kshetrapal said he is aiming Tegile in that direction. “We don’t see an ...

  • Nimbus CEO: We're still alive

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Jan 2016
  • Nimbus Data has not “vanished,” as I wrote in a story about storage vendors facing challenges in 2016. The all-flash vendor has just been keeping “very quiet” for the past 18 months or so. Nimbus ...

  • SimpliVity cozies up to Microsoft, Hyper-V

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Jan 2016
  • Hyper-converged pioneer SimpliVity has opened a research and development office in Seattle near to Microsoft, a sign that it is close to adding Hyper-V support. SimpliVity’s OmniCube appliances ...

  • 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 ...

  • NetApp buys flash startup SolidFire, discontinues FlashRay

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 21 Dec 2015
  • NetApp filled a gap in its flash storage portfolio today with an $870 million deal to buy SolidFire and finally threw in the towel on its long-delayed FlashRay product line. The SolidFire ...

  • Metalogix retools its Essentials for Office 365

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Dec 2015
  • Cloud software provider Metalogix recently announced an enhanced version of its Essentials for Office 365 with backup support for Exchange Online mailboxes, a granular migration function and a ...

  • Exablox lets users pick their dedupe style

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Dec 2015
  • While Exablox describes its object-based OneBlox appliance as a production storage system, many of its customers use it for backup. This week the vendor added a useful backup feature – ...

  • Nakivo adds Synology support to its backup software

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 11 Dec 2015
  • Nakivo this week upgraded its Backup and Replication software, adding support for Synology RackStation and DiskStation NAS devices for virtual machine backup in VMware environments and to the ...

  • Tintri adds entry-level all-flash, teases analytics

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Dec 2015
  • Virtual machine-storage specialist Tintri rounded out its all-flash product line today with an entry level version priced at $125,000 for 5.34 TB of raw capacity. The VMstore T5040 is the third ...

  • IDC: HPE gained share, other large disk vendors tumbled in Q3

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Dec 2015
  • Enterprise storage revenue increased 2.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2015 while networked storage declined 3.1 percent, according to IDC’s disk tracker numbers. Perhaps a better ...

  • Pure Storage reports revenue spike in 1st earnings report since IPO

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 03 Dec 2015
  • Pure Storage’s first earnings call since its October IPO was a rosy one on the revenue side. The all-flash array vendor’s revenue hit $131.4 million in its fiscal 2016 third quarter – a 167% ...

  • 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 ...

  • Brocade ties its hopes to storage capacity, not pricing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Nov 2015
  • If the largest storage array vendors that sell Brocade’s SAN switching are getting hit with declining revenue every quarter, that’s bad news for Brocade, right? If you agree with that, then you’re ...

  • Nimble's sales slow down, losses expand

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Nov 2015
  • Nimble Storage’s drive for profitability took a major hit last quarter. Nimble, which was believed to be one of the smaller competitors eating away at large storage vendors’ sales, won’t hit ...

  • NetApp still struggling with Clustered OnTap conversions

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Nov 2015
  • NetApp’s latest earnings report told a familiar story. NetApp Wednesday night said its revenue last quarter – although higher than expected – continued to decline with the vendor’s most established ...

  • Pure goes TLC 3D NAND route

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Pure Storage became the latest flash vendor to support TLC 3D NAND  drives that lower the cost of solid-state storage. The vendor also expanded its Pure1 cloud-based management, adding predictive ...

  • Datto gets $75M to fund data protection services

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Datto, which sells backup and disaster recovery as a service, today closed a $75 million funding round although its founder and CEO says the vendor is already profitable. The B round brings the ...

  • Open Storage Platform – Why Now?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 12 Nov 2015
  • While it’s nothing new for information technologists to look at alternatives for their infrastructure, there seems to be more interest in that today than ever before. There is so much interest that ...

  • ClearSky pockets $27M for managed cloud storage service

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Nov 2015
  • ClearSky Data, which in August launched its managed service for primary storage, today closed a $27 million Series B funding round to expand sales and marketing teams. Polaris Partners led the ...

  • Formation Data CEO: Dell-EMC deal doesn't guarantee innovation

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 30 Oct 2015
  • Dell’s pending $67 billion acquisition of EMC has sparked plenty of discussion about overlapping products. Yet despite the enormity of their potential merger, the newly fused Dell-EMC may not have ...

  • Data protection vendors (except for Veeam) struggled last quarter

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Oct 2015
  • Not only the big storage array hardware vendors are seeing  revenues declines from last year. This week, backup vendors Commvault, Quantum and FalconStor said they lost money and had revenue ...

  • VMAX, VNX the new minority among EMC storage products

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Oct 2015
  • EMC provided more detail on its revenue and earnings last quarter, and the results could play into its product strategy leading into and following its acquisition by Dell. EMC Information ...

  • Imation buys Connected Data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Oct 2015
  • Did you hear about the storage acquisition this week? No, I don’t mean Dell-EMC. Everyone knows about that one. But you might have missed Imation’s acquisition of file sharing vendor Connected Data ...

  • By the way, EMC's storage revenue shrunk last quarter

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Oct 2015
  • Almost lost in the noise around Dell’s estimated $67 billion acquisition of EMC this week was another down sales quarter for EMC storage. EMC reported preliminary revenue totals Monday on the call ...

  • Microsoft Azure strengthens its backup and recovery services

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 09 Oct 2015
  • Microsoft Azure is strengthening its backup portfolio. The company now offers backups of Micosoft SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Exchange and Windows clients in ...

  • OpenStack Manila project leader previews Liberty, Mitaka releases

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 09 Oct 2015
  • The OpenStack Manila file share service is growing up. During a Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)-sponsored webcast this week, Ben Swartzlander, a NetApp architect who is the project ...

  • IBM's new Linear-Tape Open Ultrium 7 will hit the market later this month

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Oct 2015
  • IBM still hasn't given up on tape. The company today announced its new 6TB IBM Linear Tape-Open Ultrium  7 (LTO-7) drive that performs at 300 MB per second and has double the capacity of the ...

  • Dell is EMC's latest potential dance partner

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Oct 2015
  • The EMC rumor machine is in full force again today. This time it’s Dell that is reportedly interested in buying all or some of EMC. Of course, if the sources for these rumors were 100% reliable, ...

  • Veritas moves further toward freedom, cloud backup

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Oct 2015
  • Veritas completed operational separation from Symantec last Friday, and this week made a minor upgraded to its flagship NetBackup software with a focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and NetApp ...

  • FalconStor acquires cloud-based analytics for FreeStor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Sep 2015
  • FalconStor is preparing to add predictive analytics monitoring to its FreeStor storage virtualization software, which the vendor compares to Nimble Insight and Pure1 cloud-based analytics. ...

  • Flash storage and cleaning house

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 29 Sep 2015
  • A recent discussion with a client got me thinking about precipitating events that cause IT professionals to “put their house in order” regarding the information they store. In this case, there was ...

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