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  • Fusion-io founders bring 'Woz' to Primary Data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Nov 2014
  • Newcomer Primary Data appears to be a different kind of storage company than Fusion-io, but the management team looks a lot like the server-side flash pioneer that SanDisk bought out last June. ...

  • Veeam CEO says the company is chasing a broader market

    Andrew Burton - Senior Site Editor 19 Nov 2014
  • Veeam's core market is VMware administrators, but the company is looking to appeal to a broader audience – specifically storage admins. In an interview with TechTarget editors this week, Veeam CEO ...

  • 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 ...

  • Flash vendor Pure Storage makes OpenStack push

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Oct 2014
  • In advance of the OpenStack Summit in Paris next week, flash array vendor Pure Storage is throwing its weight behind the open source cloud operating system. Pure this week joined the OpenStack ...

  • Quantum expects video to fast-forward StorNext adoption

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Oct 2014
  • Quantum turned a small profit last quarter, and its CEO said he is confident the vendor has turned the corner thanks to its StorNext technology. Quantum’s $135.1 million revenue was at the high end ...

  • FalconStor prepares FreeStor for flash, clouds

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Oct 2014
  • After another quarter of declining revenue, FalconStor CEO Garry Quinn says the troubled company will focus on delivering storage software for flash array vendors and cloud service providers. ...

  • 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 News 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 News 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 ...