Storage Soup

April 2010

  • FalconStor rearranges its OEM chairs

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Apr 2010
  • FalconStor Software officially reported revenue Thursday, confirming what if first said in a preliminary report April 19 – it had a lousy quarter. FalconStor’s $17.1 million in revenue was down ...

  • 4-29-2009 Storage Headlines

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Apr 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:24) Compellent zNAS adds ZFS multiprotocol storage access to Storage Center SANs (1:38) EMC SAN failure blamed for Intermedia hosted email outages (2:57) Nimbus Data Systems ...

  • LSI CEO likes his chances with Oracle

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Apr 2010
  • Ever since Oracle said it would end its OEM deal with Hitachi Data Systems for its enterprise storage systems, people in the industry have wondered if Oracle would also sever its midrange storage ...

  • One storage pro's response to Intermedia's hosted email outage

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 28 Apr 2010
  • Earlier this week, we ran a story about email hosting provider Intermedia attributing a recent outage to a failure in its EMC SAN. After the story ran, we received feedback from Bob Adams, ...

  • Unitrends marches to different data reduction drummer

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Apr 2010
  • Unitrends Inc. has put its own spin on data reduction for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) that use its backup appliances. Previously, Unitrends has offered file-level compression and ...

  • Virtual Instruments looks to make TAPping SANs easier

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 26 Apr 2010
  • Virtual Instruments, a spinoff of network monitoring company Finisar, rolled out a new hardware configuration for its Traffic Access Port (TAP) devices, which watch bi-directional Fibre Channel ...

  • 04-22-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Apr 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:25) EMC officials admit Clariion and Celerra consolidation afoot (2:15) Iron Mountain, i365 make plans for Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 (4:53) Hitachi Data Systems, ...

  • Isilon scales out sales, profits

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Apr 2010
  • NAS vendor Isilon made it two straight profitable quarters when it beat expectations for last quarter to report 46% year-over-year revenue growth. Isilon’s revenue of $39.3 million was even up 5% ...

  • SolarWinds revamps Tek-Tools pricing

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Apr 2010
  • Network and application management software maker SolarWinds today said it is re-releasing the storage resource management (SRM) products it bought in January with its $42 million acquisition of ...

  • Sepaton grabs Hitachi Data Systems as its storage provider

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Apr 2010
  • Sepaton today launched its next generation enterprise virtual tape library (VTL) series, built on Hitachi Data Systems storage. The Sepaton S2100-E2 Series 1900 and 2900 VTLs that will be available ...

  • Startup TwinStrata previews cloud storage integration product

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 Apr 2010
  • A new company has emerged from stealth in the cloud data storage industry this week at Cloud Expo. TwinStrata Inc. is previewing what it calls its "cloud enablement strategy" today, though it's not ...

  • InfiniBand Trade Association distributes new spec for RDMA over 10 GbE

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 Apr 2010
  • Here's another new twist on converged networking: the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) has released a new specification for building Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) into 10-Gigabit Data ...

  • SNW wrap-up

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Apr 2010
  • While product news was slim at spring SNW this week, there were vendors and other groups on hand to share roadmap details and discuss industry trends. Some tidbits of those conversations: Fibre ...

  • 04-15-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Apr 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:25) Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1 adds email archiving and e-discovery updates (2:33) EMC Data Domain unveils Global Deduplication Array (4:07) IBM rolls out Easy Tier automated ...

  • Double-Take reports acquisition interest

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 15 Apr 2010
  • An interesting tidbit from host-based replication, iSCSI SAN and boot-from-SAN vendor Double-Take Software Inc.'s quarterly earnings forecast press release this week: Double-Take...has received ...