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Data storage strategy

  • HDS extends VSP virtualized storage, moves into hyper-convergence

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Apr 2015
  • LAS VEGAS -- Hitachi Data Systems opened its HDS Connect conference today with smaller versions of its flagship Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) storage array and two hyper-converged systems. The ...

  • EMC storage revs down, reflect industry transformation

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Apr 2015
  • EMC came up $75 million short of its projected storage revenue last quarter, according to its Wednesday earnings report. No big surprise there. EMC and other large storage vendors have struggled to ...

  • Storage was a star at NAB

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 22 Apr 2015
  • Las Vegas – The storage presence at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show last week continued to grow due to the increasing demand to store files in the media and entertainment ...

  • Backup appliance market was billion dollar baby in Q4 2014

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Mar 2015
  • Backup appliance revenue hit $1 billion worldwide for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014 as Symantec and Quantum made huge gains and market leader EMC slipped a bit, according to IDC’s ...

  • Red Hat gives storage software products new names

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Mar 2015
  • Red Hat today rebranded its storage software platforms in hopes of clarifying their intended use cases. Inktank Ceph Enterprise becomes Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Storage Server becomes Red ...

  • Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Mar 2015
  • Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk ...

  • Cloud DR vendor Quorum picks new CEO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Mar 2015
  • Quorum today hired John Newsom as CEO to help the disaster recover as a service (DRaaS) startup navigate a rapidly growing market with a crowded field of competitors. Newsom replaced Walter ...

  • EMC: DSSD box will melt your face

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Mar 2015
  • Amid all of the financial numbers and strategy talk at the EMC Strategic Forum Tuesday, the vendor gave a detailed description of the first product that will spring from its 2014 DSSD acquisition. ...