Storage Soup

February 2008

Data storage strategy

  • New SSDs are on their way

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Feb 2008
  • Or so says Pliant Technology, a new company that just received $8 million in Series A funding. It's comprised of former execs from storage companies including Maxtor, Quantum, Fujitsu and Seagate. ...

  • Open-source grid storage project goes commercial

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 Feb 2008
  • Some of you may have heard of Cleversafe, until now an open-source research project working to develop the prototype of a system that would automatically spread data over geographically dispersed ...

  • Another service-provider infrastructure gets the hiccups

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Feb 2008
  • Amazon's S3 online storage service suffered an outage this morning for several hours, echoing the outage suffered by email service provider RIM last week. While RIM's outage affected CrackBerry ...

  • A storage reporter’s shameful secret comes to an end

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Feb 2008
  • I feel the need to make a confession here. Up until yesterday, despite spending a generous portion of my waking hours covering data backup, disaster recovery and data protection, I myself did not ...

  • Blackberry outage a storage issue?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Feb 2008
  • As approximately the last person in the Western Hemisphere not to own a PDA, I escaped the Great Blackberry Outage of Aught Eight last week, and got to have that much more time to be smug about my ...

  • Of wizards and storage skills

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Feb 2008
  • After my posts on militant dolphins and black holes, you could be forgiven for taking that headline literally, but this time I'm referring to the software kind of wizard, not the pointy-hat/ Harry ...

  • Dell keeps it in the family

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Feb 2008
  • When Dell purchased  email archiver MessageOne for $155 million today, the computer giant didn't have to welcome the small startup into the family. MessageOne has been in the Dell family from the ...