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  • Quantum pockets Pancetera for virtual server backup

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Jun 2011
  • Quantum acquired startup Pancetera Software today, giving it virtual server backup for its DXi data deduplication family right away. In the long run, Pancetera can also add intelligent storage ...

  • Storage buying requires an application perspective

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 06 Apr 2011
  • Much information provided about storage systems reflects details about the specifications of the storage systems – known as speeds and feeds. This has been the norm, and if that information was not ...

  • NetEx gets VMware seal of approval

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 May 2010
  • As certification announcements go, this one is more interesting, I think, than most others, if only because it harkens back to one of the most interesting product announcements/demonstrations I saw ...

  • Will EMC's new Clariion add "artificial intelligence"?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Apr 2010
  • It's pretty much an open secret by now that EMC is getting ready to refresh its Clariion midrange disk arrays this month. Among the details leaked so far about what the new product will contain is ...

  • Ding dong, VCB is gone

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Mar 2010
  • That's the happy tune VMware backup pros are likely singing today, after VMware officially sent out a statement to customers announcing that VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) will bite the dust with ...

  • Nexenta CEO: It doesn't matter what Oracle does with ZFS

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Feb 2010
  • Oracle laid out its strategy for Sun's product lines last week, following the approval of the $7.4 billion deal by European regulators. It was met with dismay in some corners of the IT world, ...

  • Looking ahead to the Consumerization of IT and virtualization in 2010

    Tory Skyers - The Sasha Company 15 Jan 2010
  • After enjoying the last couple of hours of 2009 with my family, I thought how fitting it would be to end the year with a post! I've been incredibly busy this year and my lack of posts really shows ...

  • Much ado about virtual desktop data storage

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Sep 2008
  • Last week at VMWorld, IBM announced the Virtual Storage Optimizer (VSO), ESX-based software that reduces virtual desktop storage by creating a "golden image" of the desktop's operating system and ...

  • Further news and reading from VMWorld

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Sep 2008
  • A couple of additional storage announcements not captured in our VMWorld preview wrap: EMC Corp. said EMC Control Center (ECC)  6.1 will now support reporting on thin-provisioned volumes within ...

  • VMWorld in Pictures

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Sep 2008
  • As far as I could tell, they did not actually serve liquid genius here. A busy - and vast - show floor. Psst...roadmap stuff over here... Some of the storage roadmap stuff. Still undecided whether ...