Storage Soup

November 2010

  • Largest InfiniBand vendors merge; eye converged networks

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Nov 2010
  • There is one less InfiniBand vendor following today’s merger of the market leaders Mellanox and Voltaire. There is also one larger player to watch in the converged storage and networking space. The ...

  • Object storage newcomer Scality looks to conquer the cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Nov 2010
  • A new object storage vendor has thrown its hat in the ring to compete as a cloud storage enabler. Actually, it’s thrown its Ring in the ring. Scality’s Ring technology is targeted at service ...

  • EMC had no serious rivals for Isilon

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Nov 2010
  • Unlike Data Domain and 3PAR, clustered NAS vendor Isilon received a $2 billion-plus acquisition offer without benefit of a bidding way. EMC made the only offers for Isilon leading to the $2.25 ...

  • EMC grabs Isilon for $2.25 billion

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Nov 2010
  • Following a month of speculation, EMC today said it has agreed to acquire Isilon for $2.25 billion and pegged the scale-out NAS vendor’s portfolio as a key addition to its cloud storage strategy. ...