Storage Soup

August 2014

  • HP takes StoreVirtual to the cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Aug 2014
  • Hewlett-Packard, struggling to find a successful storage platform outside of its 3PAR arrays, is making its StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) more cloud-friendly. HP today said it will ...

  • Nexenta eyes object, VSAN, orchestration

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Aug 2014
  • ZFS storage veteran Nexenta is moving into the crowded object storage market. Nexenta this week revealed plans for NexentaEdge as part of its strategy to expand beyond its NexentaStor software that ...

  • Solid state requires different storage performance metrics

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 21 Aug 2014
  • The use of solid state technology in the form of NAND flash for storage systems changes the way we need to evaluate storage. While it brings power, space, and reliability advantages, the main ...

  • Pivot3 secures $12 million in funding for hyper-converged expansion

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 Aug 2014
  • Hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Pivot3 secured another $12 million in funding this week, bringing its total funding to about $100 million in 10 years. Pivot3, based in Austin, Texas, has been ...

  • NetApp expects FlashRay in September

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Aug 2014
  • Despite a drop in revenue from last year, NetApp executives painted a rosy picture of their outlook during their earnings call Wednesday evening. They expressed optimism over the pending FlashRay ...

  • Nasuni secures another $10 million, working toward an IPO

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 14 Aug 2014
  • Cloud storage controller vendor Nasuni pulled in $10 million in new financing in an extension of its Series C round this week, bringing its total amount of investment raised to $53 million since ...

  • Nimble adds two hybrid flash arrays

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Aug 2014
  • Nimble Storage today completed a product refresh it began in June with its CS700 high-end system. Today it added CS500 and CS300 arrays, which like the CS700 use new versions of Intel processors to ...