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  • Pure takes first step to go public, files for IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Aug 2015
  • Pure Storage today filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in hopes of becoming the second all-flash storage array vendor to go public following Violin Memory. In its filing with the U.S. ...

  • Box hires former EMC Syncplicity chief

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 12 Aug 2015
  • Box today has hired the former CEO of  EMC Syncplicity. Jeetu Patel, the former general manager of EMC Syncplicity enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) business unit, has joined the ...

  • Citrix throws VDI support behind Nutanix

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Aug 2015
  • Now that Nutanix has its own Acropolis hypervisor, the hyper-converged vendor is lining up support for applications to work with it. Today Nutanix said a leading virtual desktop infrastructure ...

  • Symantec sells Veritas to Carlyle Group

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Aug 2015
  • Symantec’s spin-out of Veritas took a twist today when The Carlyle Group and other investors agreed to purchase Veritas for $8 billion. That’s $5.5 billion less than Symantec paid for Veritas in a ...

  • Dot Hill revenues, income climb

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Aug 2015
  • Add Dot Hill Systems to the list of smaller storage vendors who are growing revenue significantly while their large rivals stumble. Dot Hill is unlike the other vendors who are bucking the trend of ...

  • Tintri picks up $125 million, targets NetApp, IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Aug 2015
  • Tintri, which sells storage built for virtual machines, today closed a $125 million funding round that it plans to use to step up its attack on NetApp’s installed base and take the startup public ...

  • Amazon adds new features to S3 and zero-downtime migration for Aurora

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 31 Jul 2015
  • Amazon his week made enhancements and added features to its Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and its Amazon Aurora relational database. The S3 has been upgraded with more event notifications ...

  • Quantum stumbles at closing time

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Jul 2015
  • Add Quantum to the list of storage vendors that struggled last quarter. Quantum Thursday reported revenue of revenue of $110.9 million, down around $17 million from last year and below its original ...

  • EMC comes off the bench(mark), publishes SPC numbers for VMAX, VNX

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Jul 2015
  • EMC, which has downplayed the significance of industry benchmarks, today published its first Storage Performance Council (SPC) block benchmarks for its unified storage systems. Results for the VMAX ...

  • FalconStor lands OEM deals with Kaminario, X-IO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Jul 2015
  • FalconStor’s 2015 revenue has been paltry at the mid-way point of the year, but the vendor is crowing about new OEM deals for its FreeStor data services software. FalconStor said it signed three ...