Storage Soup

March 2014

Data storage strategy

  • Actifio pockets $100 million, plans product expansion

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Mar 2014
  • Copy data management vendor Actifio closed a $100 million funding round today. The round is likely the last funding it will need, and brings its total funding to $207 million and its valuation to ...

  • Will Symantec hire a CEO with storage background?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Mar 2014
  • Symantec’s stunning firing of CEO Steve Bennett leaves the company with a third CEO in less than two years. The move came as a big surprise because Bennett spent about half of his 18 months as ...

  • Tintri moves into VMware's vSphere

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Mar 2014
  • Tintri, which designs its VMstore storage appliances to be virtual machine-friendly, is releasing a plug-in to let customers manage VMstore inside of VMware’s vSphere. The plug-in lets Tintri ...

  • Data Dynamics automates file migration

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Mar 2014
  • Data Dynamics Inc., a new company selling a decades-old product, has enhanced its StorageX file management software to simplify storage migration planning and automate the ability to map metadata ...

  • What do you do with old storage systems?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 18 Mar 2014
  • During a recent explanation I was giving on the lifespan of enterprise storage systems, I received an interesting question: what happens with systems taken out of service? There is a tendency to ...

  • Avere upgrades its FXT high performance system

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 14 Mar 2014
  • Avere Systems Inc. has added a new device to its NAS optimization FXT 4000 series that has higher capacity and better I/O performance. The FXT 4800  is an upgrade to the company's all-flash FXT ...

  • NetApp plans more cuts as market share drops

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Mar 2014
  • NetApp is planning to cut about 600 employees over the next year, following a 900-headcount reduction in 2013. The vendor disclosed its plans in an SEC filing Wednesday, claiming it will cost about ...