Storage Soup

September 2009

  • Data Domain adds cascaded replication

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Sep 2009
  • Data Domain’s first product upgrade since it became part of EMC is a step in the same direction the deduplication specialist was heading before the acquisition. Data Domain today upgraded its ...

  • Dell drops $3.9 billion on new services business

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Sep 2009
  • I realize I'm dating myself here, but I get a kick out of seeing H. Ross Perot Jr. surfacing in the news this morning with the announcement that Dell Inc. has bought his IT services company Perot ...

  • HP adds Samsung SSD option for ProLiant servers

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Sep 2009
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) continues to play both the server and array sides of the SSD fence, today announcing Samsung SSDs will be supported in its ProLiant servers. According to a Samsung press ...

  • Former Avamar chief Walsh to run Storewize

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Sep 2009
  • The appointment of Ed Walsh as Storwize CEO this week has people in the storage industry wondering how long it will be until the primary data reduction vendor gets acquired. EMC bought data ...

  • Dot Hill goes in software direction with Ciprico IP

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Sep 2009
  • Dot Hill Systems, which sell storage systems that are rebranded by OEM partners, is entering a new market thanks to intellectual property it acquired from bankrupt vendor Ciprico last September. ...

  • Spinnaker founders bring Avere out of stealth ...

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Sep 2009
  • ...but few other details are known yet of the new storage product to be released in three weeks by the original founders of Spinnaker Networks, which now forms the basis of NetApp's scale-out OnTap ...

  • Seeding the clouds

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Sep 2009
  •   When we all get around to writing up those “Look ahead to next year” stories in a few months, there no doubt will be lots of wondering if 2010 will be The Year of the Cloud in storage. It’s ...

  • Hitachi Data Systems adds midrange NAS, courtesy of BlueArc

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Sep 2009
  • Hitachi Data Systems today put its brand on the midrange NAS system first launched by its OEM partner BlueArc in July. The Hitachi NAS 3080 and 3090 are rebranded BlueArc Mercury 50 and 100 ...

  • VMWorld 2009: Reporter's Notebook and photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Sep 2009
  • View of the Moscone Center where VMWorld 2009 was held. Speculation swirls about EMC / Cisco joint venture According to widespread reports, most recently an anonymously sourced report in the Wall ...

  • EMC buys Kazeon to integrate e-discovery platform

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 01 Sep 2009
  • EMC’s second acquisition this week is less surprising than the first. A day after buying application image management vendor FastScale Technology on the opening day of VMWorld Monday, EMC today ...