Storage Soup

January 2012

Data storage strategy

  • Symantec gobbles up LiveOffice for $115 million

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Jan 2012
  • Symantec Corp. plans to use its newly acquired LiveOffice, a cloud-based archiving service, to provide end users with better search and data analysis capabilities for legal documents stored in the ...

  • Tuning storage and cars

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 18 Jan 2012
  • There are similarities to the advances in storage systems and the advances we’ve seen in automobiles. When you’ve spent most of your life working on both, the similarities become noticeable. ...

  • Dell upgrades Compellent's capabilities

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Jan 2012
  • Along with launching a new backup deduplication appliance, Dell made other storage additions and enhancements today in London at its first Europe Dell Storage Forum. The biggest rollout, besides ...

  • OCZ grabs Sanrad for PCIe caching software

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Jan 2012
  • Not surprisingly, the first storage acquisition of 2012 involved solid-state flash. That technology figured prominently in 2011 acquisitions, and the trend is certain to accelerate this year with ...

  • Life after RAID

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 05 Jan 2012
  • Recent developments point to a change in how we protect the loss of a data element on a failed disk. RAID is the venerable method used to guard against damage from a lost disk, but RAID has ...