Storage Soup

February 2010

Data storage strategy

  • SGI buys Copan for $2M

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Feb 2010
  • Copan has finally found a buyer, at the fire-sale price of $2 million. SGI said Tuesday night it picked up Copan’s assets in a foreclosure sale, including its product portfolio and “select” ...

  • Data storage and computing history at the Museum of Science

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Feb 2010
  • This past Sunday, a friend of mine and I took a trip to a staple of most New England childhoods (mine included): Boston's Museum of Science. As we explored the exhibits, a surprising number of ...

  • Tandberg aims disk with deduplication at SMBs

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Feb 2010
  • Tandberg Data is getting into the data deduplication game for SMBs with a new application for NAS and removable disk systems, with the help of a little-known dedupe developer. Tandberg today ...

  • Brocade's Foundry business flounders

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Feb 2010
  • It’s been a little over a year since Brocade completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Foundry Networks, and the Ethernet thing isn’t working so well so far. Brocade reported $97.1 million in ...

  • Iron Mountain and Mimosa -- A canary in the cloud?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Feb 2010
  • Iron Mountain's $112 million acquisition of Mimosa Systems today is an admission by Iron Mountain that the concept of cloud archiving is not yet ripe. Iron Mountain bought Mimosa as an on-premise ...

  • Iron Mountain to acquire Mimosa Systems for $112 million

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Feb 2010
  • Iron Mountain Inc. today said it intends to acquire data archiving software vendor Mimosa Systems for $112 million in cash, subject to closing adjustments. Iron Mountain already partners with ...

  • HP adds QLogic switches; looks for storage rebound

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Feb 2010
  • It’s no secret that the relationship between Hewlett-Packard and Cisco has deteriorated now that Cisco is selling its own server product, the Unified Computing System (UCS). Like IBM and Dell, HP ...