Storage Soup

March 2009

  • Carbonite sues Promise Technology for unreliable storage

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Mar 2009
  • Online backup service provider Carbonite is suing Promise Technology, claiming that the storage vendor's arrays did not perform to specifications and prevented Carbonite users from restoring their ...

  • StoneFly makes SSD iSCSI SANs a trend

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Mar 2009
  • It turns out Dell/EqualLogic isn’t the only vendor with an all-iSCSI SAN system that supports solid state drives (SSDs). StoneyFly actually beat Dell to its official announcement of the PS6000 ...

  • Cisco pushes into servers; storage’s role undefined

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Mar 2009
  • Cisco execs led by CEO John Chambers spent 90 minutes today on a webcast telling groups spread around the world what most of the IT world already knew – it is getting into the server business. But ...

  • Dell/EqualLogic prepares SSD IP SAN

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Mar 2009
  • Dell is about to add solid state drive (SSD) support to its EqualLogic iSCSI SANs in a new PS6000 model. As first reported on ChannelWeb last Friday, the PS6000 will also have four Ethernet ports, ...

  • STEC set to ride enterprise SSD wave

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Mar 2009
  • While most storage vendors have tempered expectations for early 2009, STEC is predicting a healthy expansion of its solid state drive (SSD) business for enterprise storage arrays. STEC Thursday ...

  • Sanrad to add QoS to storage virtualization products

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 Mar 2009
  • Sanrad, maker of the iSCSI storage virtualization gateway V-Switch and virtual server HA storage subsystem V-Stor, is adding a new quality of service feature to both its products. Sanrad VP of ...

  • IDC: storage sales down, especially Fibre Channel

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Mar 2009
  • IDC’s storage tracker numbers released today shows an 0.5% year-over-year decline in worldwide external storage sales in the fourth quarter of 2008. This was the first time external disk sales ...

  • NetApp previews new GUI

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Mar 2009
  • NetApp chief technical architect Val Bercovici let slip on his blog that NetApp is planning a new interface for Windows users of NetApp filers, complete with screenshots and feature details. The ...

  • A technology deep-dive with Fusion-io

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Mar 2009
  • We interviewed Fusion-io Inc. CTO David Flynn for one of our news stories today--here's some nitty-gritty bonus footage on how the company's product goes about protecting data, and how that ...