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  • Did Violin Memory just hang a ‘For Sale’ sign?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Dec 2015
  • All-flash pioneer Violin Memory can’t sell enough all-flash arrays to make money. So its next move could be to sell itself in its entirety. After another disappointing quarter, Violin CEO Kevin ...

  • HPE sees storage in starring role

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Nov 2015
  • Storage – particularly 3PAR arrays and flash – will play a big role in Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as it splits from Hewlett-Packard (HP). HP CEO Meg Whitman made that clear Tuesday during ...

  • Brocade ties its hopes to storage capacity, not pricing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Nov 2015
  • If the largest storage array vendors that sell Brocade’s SAN switching are getting hit with declining revenue every quarter, that’s bad news for Brocade, right? If you agree with that, then you’re ...

  • Nimble's sales slow down, losses expand

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Nov 2015
  • Nimble Storage’s drive for profitability took a major hit last quarter. Nimble, which was believed to be one of the smaller competitors eating away at large storage vendors’ sales, won’t hit ...

  • NetApp still struggling with Clustered OnTap conversions

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Nov 2015
  • NetApp’s latest earnings report told a familiar story. NetApp Wednesday night said its revenue last quarter – although higher than expected – continued to decline with the vendor’s most established ...

  • Nutanix takes its Community Edition software to the cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Nutanix is expanding the Community Edition of its hyper-converged software to the public clouds, allowing customers to test its platform on Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud. Nutanix launched its ...

  • Pure goes TLC 3D NAND route

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Pure Storage became the latest flash vendor to support TLC 3D NAND  drives that lower the cost of solid-state storage. The vendor also expanded its Pure1 cloud-based management, adding predictive ...