Storage Soup

October 2014

Data storage strategy

  • Quorum aims for one-click disaster recovery

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 29 Oct 2014
  • Quorum if offering a one-click disaster recovery product that gives customers the ability to prioritize restores. The company recently announced OnQ Flex solution so customers can designate which ...

  • CommVault slump continues

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 29 Oct 2014
  • CommVault CEO Bob Hammer insists his company isn’t broken, although he has a plethora of fixes lined up. The backup software vendor Tuesday reported rocky results for last quarter (it’s third ...

  • EMC takes control of VCE, Tucci willing to delay retirement

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 22 Oct 2014
  • EMC, under pressure to spin off assets or merge with another large company, today spun in one of its assets – its VCE joint venture with Cisco. EMC CEO and chairman Joe Tucci would not comment on ...

  • Cleversafe grabs an HP reseller deal, too

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 20 Oct 2014
  • Hewlett-Packard isn’t tied to one object storage product, not even its own. Days after revealing a reseller deal with Scality for its Ring software, HP and Cleversafe today said HP would also ...

  • Calculating capacity utilization can be challenging

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 20 Oct 2014
  • The capacity utilization for storage is one area where storage vendors have made a lot of improvements. Advanced features such as storage pooling, thin provisioning, and storage virtualization have ...

  • OpenStack Juno release adds storage policies for Swift clusters

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 17 Oct 2014
  • The most prominent storage feature made available yesterday with the 10th release of OpenStack cloud software -- known as Juno -- gives users the ability to control how and where they want to ...

  • Symantec halts Backup Exec appliance, vultures circle

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 17 Oct 2014
  • At least one Symantec backup product will no longer be in the lineup by time the vendor splits apart its security and backup businesses in a little more than a year from now. While many in the ...