Storage Soup

November 2015

  • HPE sees storage in starring role

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Nov 2015
  • Storage – particularly 3PAR arrays and flash – will play a big role in Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as it splits from Hewlett-Packard (HP). HP CEO Meg Whitman made that clear Tuesday during ...

  • Brocade ties its hopes to storage capacity, not pricing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Nov 2015
  • If the largest storage array vendors that sell Brocade’s SAN switching are getting hit with declining revenue every quarter, that’s bad news for Brocade, right? If you agree with that, then you’re ...

  • Nimble's sales slow down, losses expand

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Nov 2015
  • Nimble Storage’s drive for profitability took a major hit last quarter. Nimble, which was believed to be one of the smaller competitors eating away at large storage vendors’ sales, won’t hit ...

  • NetApp still struggling with Clustered OnTap conversions

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Nov 2015
  • NetApp’s latest earnings report told a familiar story. NetApp Wednesday night said its revenue last quarter – although higher than expected – continued to decline with the vendor’s most established ...

  • Nutanix takes its Community Edition software to the cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Nutanix is expanding the Community Edition of its hyper-converged software to the public clouds, allowing customers to test its platform on Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud. Nutanix launched its ...

  • Pure goes TLC 3D NAND route

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Pure Storage became the latest flash vendor to support TLC 3D NAND  drives that lower the cost of solid-state storage. The vendor also expanded its Pure1 cloud-based management, adding predictive ...

  • Datto gets $75M to fund data protection services

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Nov 2015
  • Datto, which sells backup and disaster recovery as a service, today closed a $75 million funding round although its founder and CEO says the vendor is already profitable. The B round brings the ...

  • Riverbed's Steelfusion OS gets vSphere 6 upgrade

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 13 Nov 2015
  • Riverbed this week upgraded its Steelfusion operating system to support VMware vSphere 6 and added a capability to do incremental upgrades when installing new VMware hypervisor versions to its ...

  • Open Storage Platform – Why Now?

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 12 Nov 2015
  • While it’s nothing new for information technologists to look at alternatives for their infrastructure, there seems to be more interest in that today than ever before. There is so much interest that ...

  • ClearSky pockets $27M for managed cloud storage service

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Nov 2015
  • ClearSky Data, which in August launched its managed service for primary storage, today closed a $27 million Series B funding round to expand sales and marketing teams. Polaris Partners led the ...