Storage Soup

December 2012

Data storage strategy

  • Rogue shadow IT poses security risks

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 27 Dec 2012
  • Nearly half of employees use online file sharing services even though their companies have a policy against it, according to a recent report conducted by cloud storage vendor Nasuni. For ...

  • IBM to acquire StoredIQ for big data management

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Dec 2012
  • IBM has announced plans to acquire partner StoredIQ, an Austin, Texas-based software company that specializes in classifying and managing big data, particularly for regulatory compliance and legal ...

  • Flash array vendors Whiptail, SolidFire make moves

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Dec 2012
  • Competition in the all-flash market will grow intense in 2013, and startups Whiptail and SolidFire this week moved to strengthen their companies. Whiptail closed a $31 million funding round today. ...

  • Meet the new object storage

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 10 Dec 2012
  • Object storage is a method of storing information that differs from the popular file storage and venerable block storage that are the most familiar in IT. It is another a type of storage where ...

  • Whiptail wants to scale to 'Infinity'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Dec 2012
  • With major storage vendors in various stages of preparation to launch all-flash arrays in 2013, the startups already selling flash storage are working to stay a step ahead. For some, this means ...

  • Considering HP's single architecture impact

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 04 Dec 2012
  • Hewlett-Packard has announced a single architecture across storage systems that can span different sizes of enterprises. This is the HP 3PAR StoreServ that now includes the 7000 model to complement ...

  • Holidays are not party time for storage pros

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 03 Dec 2012
  • The end of the year is a busy time for storage pros as salesman push to meet year-end quotas and IT plans for year-end operations. Year-end operations can involve beginning the processes required ...