Storage Soup

February 2015

  • Fibre Channel helps Nimble Storage grow revenue in Q4

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 28 Feb 2015
  • Nimble Storage exceeded expectations with $68.3 million in revenue in its fiscal fourth quarter, helped by a new wave of Fibre Channel-based arrays that factored into about 10% of the company’s ...

  • IBM sheds light on work to boost flash endurance

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 27 Feb 2015
  • IBM has finally hopped onto the bandwagon with solid-state array vendors that use multilevel cell (MLC) NAND technology and guarantee the read/write endurance of flash modules. Those changes came ...

  • Dell Ventures plants a stake in Exablox

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 27 Feb 2015
  • Dell Ventures is the newest investor in object-based storage startup Exablox after leading a $16 million funding round this week. Dell joined previous Exablox funders DCM Ventures, Norwest Venture ...

  • NetApp blames sales slump on budget restraints

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 12 Feb 2015
  • A rocky quarter with a disappointing forecast for this quarter left NetApp CEO Tom Georgens defensive about his company’s product portfolio and strategy. NetApp Wednesday reported $1.55 billion in ...

  • HDS acquires Pentaho, wants to store, analyze Internet of Things

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 11 Feb 2015
  • Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) acquired data analytics software vendor Pentaho this week, and it will share that technology across Hitachi as part of an initative that stretches beyond storage. Pentaho ...

  • Veritas Rising

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 09 Feb 2015
  • Appropriately, Symantec will call its new information management spinout Veritas Technologies Corp. The company will consist of many products from the original Veritas, which Symantec acquired in ...

  • Arcserve pushes out its first appliances

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 06 Feb 2015
  • Arcserve this week formally launched the integrated appliances the vendor first disclosed last November. The Arcserve UDP 7000 Appliance runs Arcserve UDP data protection software for physical and ...

  • Veritas product revenue grows while Symantec shrinks

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 06 Feb 2015
  • Symantec is on track to make Veritas an operational company by October, a few months ahead of the original plan to split by the December. Symantec CEO Michael Brown added details about the spinoff ...