Storage Soup

December 2014

Data storage strategy

  • DataGravity afloat with $50 million funding round

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Dec 2014
  • DataGravity picked up $50 million in funding today, two months after coming out of stealth with systems built for storage admins and data scientists. The vendor – founded by EqualLogic veterans ...

  • Storage sales still sluggish

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Dec 2014
  • External storage revenue increased less than one percent year-over-year last quarter, with none of the major vendors growing more than 3.5 percent. That’s better than the two previous quarters of ...

  • How storage controllers differ

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 04 Dec 2014
  • All storage systems have a controller, which is a device with a processor that sends instructions to the disks. Storage controllers differ from vendor to vendor, but generally fit into three types ...

  • Overland, Sphere 3D seal the deal

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Dec 2014
  • Overland Storage and Sphere 3D completed their merger Tuesday, and while the combined company will be called Sphere 3D, it looks a lot more like the old Overland Storage. Officially, Overland ...

  • Kaminario secures $53 million funding round, adds encryption to K2 all-flash array

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 02 Dec 2014
  • Kaminario announced a $53 million funding round today at the same time it followed through on a pledge to support data-at-rest encryption in its K2 all-flash arrays by year’s end. The cash infusion ...

  • Violin heads in positive financial direction, stems bleeding

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 30 Nov 2014
  • The financial horizon looks brighter for Violin Memory than it did a year ago. The Santa Clara, California-based all-flash array (AFA) vendor reported last week that revenue grew for the second ...