Storage Soup

December 2009

Data storage strategy

  • The storage industry's holiday wish list

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Dec 2009
  • Last Friday we published our annual "What to buy a geek for the holidays" story, which included advice from a panel of geek experts on what types of gadgets non-technical types can impress them ...

  • Virtual Instruments offers SOS-4-SAN service

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Dec 2009
  • Virtual Instruments, a spinoff from optic communication and test and measurement equipment maker Finisar, is packaging its VirtualWisdom and NetWisdom tools into an "emergency SAN troubleshooting ...

  • Broadcom jumps into FCoE fray, without Emulex

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Dec 2009
  • Broadcom, which failed in its bid to buy Emulex for its Fibre Channel over Etherenet (FCoE) stack earlier this year, is planning to demonstrate FCoE functionality on its 10GbE NetXtreme II ...

  • HP and HDS say automated tiered storage is on the way in 2010

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 Dec 2009
  • It's that time of year again, the time when we take stock of the past 12 months and look ahead to what's coming in the New Year. This week, a topic on many minds was automated tiered storage in the ...

  • Dell prepares for 10-gig iSCSI, FCoE

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Dec 2009
  • Dell is adding support for 10-Gigabit Ethernet and making other enhancements to its EqualLogic iSCSI SAN arrays as part of today’s launch of 10-GigE products throughout its networking and storage ...

  • NetApp and Microsoft buddy up

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Dec 2009
  • Continuing a trend of alliances among large IT vendors this year, NetApp Inc. and Microsoft Corp. this week revealed a "formalization" of their strategic partnership, with a strong focus on ...

  • Clearpace becomes RainStor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Dec 2009
  • A startup that deduplicates and archives structured data to the cloud has a new name and new home. Clearpace Software today changed its name to RainStor and moved its headquarters from the U.K. to ...