Storage Soup

November 2014

Data storage strategy

  • Samsung's Proximal deal follows SSD makers' acquisition trend

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 27 Nov 2014
  • Samsung’s acquisition this month of Proximal Data marked the latest in a string of deals by solid-state drive (SSD) makers to beef up their product portfolios with server-based flash caching and ...

  • Nimble: growth now, profits later

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Nov 2014
  • Nimble Storage continued its pattern of revenue growth that outpaces the industry by a wide margin while running up more losses last quarter. In its third quarter as a public company, Nimble ...

  • HP: Storage still down, still bullish on 3PAR

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Nov 2014
  • Hewlett-Packard’s storage revenue last quarter fell eight percent from last year, prompting CFO Cathy Lesjak to declare: “We need to improve sales execution in storage.” But Lesjak and CEO Meg ...

  • NetApp expects new products to save the day

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Nov 2014
  • NetApp CEO Tom Georgens says the cure for stagnant revenue is an expanded product portfolio. NetApp’s earnings report Wednesday night showed almost no revenue growth over last year, and its ...

  • Sanbolic stays off hyper-converged bandwagon

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Nov 2014
  • Not all storage vendors see hyper-convergence as the cure for all storage ills. Sanbolic CEO Momchil Michailov considers hyper-convergence a cure for some ills, but says it falls short for many use ...

  • Dot Hill makes its hybrid storage management real-time

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 07 Nov 2014
  • Dot Hill Systems Corp. this week upgraded the RealStor storage management software with enhanced caching, capacity pooling and real-time tiering across solid state drives (SSDs) and hard-disk ...

  • EMC can make cloud-to-cloud backup an enterprise play

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Nov 2014
  • Cloud-to-cloud backup has been a niche market, but that may change with EMC’s recent acquisition of Spanning Cloud Apps. Spanning was among three small cloud start-ups EMC acquired Oct. 28, the day ...