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  • EMC merger intriguing but unlikely

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Sep 2014
  • There has been a lot of speculation about who will succeed Joe Tucci if the EMC CEO really retires next February as planned. The leading candidates were thought to be from inside the EMC federation ...

  • Backup appliance sales take turn for the better

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Sep 2014
  • The backup appliance market rebounded last quarter following a year-over-year decline in the first quarter of the year, according to IDC’s quarterly tracker numbers. The backup appliance market hit ...

  • Blue Waters' storage needs run deep

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Sep 2014
  • You think you have high storage capacity needs? Well, this week the National Center for Super Computing Applications (NCSA) added 20 PB – that’s right, petabytes – of tape capacity for online data ...

  • Best storage products of 2014—enter your new or enhanced products

    Rich Castagna - Vice President of Editorial 19 Sep 2014
  • Now in its twelfth year, the Storage magazine/ Products of the Year competition is open for entries. If you're a vendor, a PR firm representing a vendor or just a very satisfied ...

  • Axcient buys DirectRestore for granular recovery in the cloud

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 17 Sep 2014
  • Cloud provider Axcient has acquired DirectRestore to bolster application recovery capabilities in its disaster-recovery-as-a-service platform. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed but Axcient ...

  • Drive vendors Seagate, HGST in launch mode

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Sep 2014
  • The industry’s two hard drive vendors had a busy week with product rollouts and future-gazing. Western Digital’s HGST division launched a flurry of products Tuesday, including 8 TB and 10 TB helium ...

  • Riverbed offers free gateway to the cloud, for one month

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 10 Sep 2014
  • Companies are offering a number of deals to lure customers to the cloud, the most popular is bargain-basement price cuts on per-gigabyte storage. Riverbed Technology has joined in with a slightly ...