Storage Soup

January 2016

  • Asigra signs OEM deal with Oracle to sell ZFS appliances

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jan 2016
  • Asigra is packaging its Cloud Backup software on the Oracle ZFS Appliance for cloud providers who would rather not purchase and maintain their own hardware. Toronto-based Asigra for decades have ...

  • Commvault takes a revenue leap forward

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jan 2016
  • Is Commvault back on track? The backup vendor snapped a string of four quarters of year-over-year revenue declines when it reported of $155.7 million last quarter, up 2% from the previous year. ...

  • EMC aims for all-flash, all-the-time primary storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jan 2016
  • While waiting to become part of Dell, EMC is planning a massive flash injection into its storage systems. David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure, teased new product launches to the ...

  • Hyper-converged vendor Gridstore picks up funding for expansion

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jan 2016
  • Gridstore closed a $19 million funding round today with plans to substantially expand engineering and sales of its all-flash hyper-converged systems built for Microsoft Hyper-V. The round brings ...

  • Pivot3 buys NexGen, combines hyper-converged with all-flash storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jan 2016
  • Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 today acquired hybrid flash vendor NexGen Storage, combining small private companies that play in two hot technology areas. NexGen CEO and founder John Spiers said the ...

  • Netlist launches new DDR4 NVDIMM

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 21 Jan 2016
  • Netlist unveiled its new DDR4-based non-volatile dual in-line memory module (NVDIMM) yesterday at the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)’s Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Summit in San Jose. ...

  • Caringo adds support for Microsoft Azure to its Swarm software

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Jan 2016
  • Caringo has expanded its Swarm object storage to Microsoft Azure. The company recently said its object storage software, which already has Amazon S3 support, now is available on the Azure cloud so ...

  • Actifio adds central copy data management interface

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Jan 2016
  • Nearly five years into sales of its copy data virtualization, Actifio is finding customers are looking for a simpler way to manage data across its appliances. Today the vendor launched Actifio ...

  • Veeam kicks off 2016 with V9 GA

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Jan 2016
  • Veeam Software has started off the year by making Veeam Availability Suite 9 generally available to customers. The software has more than 250 features, according to Veeam. While the data protection ...

  • Avere launches new FXT Edge filers

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 Jan 2016
  • Avere Systems rolled out a new high-end and midrange FXT Edge physical appliances that offer more performance and storage compared to the previous systems that will be replaced. The new 1U ...

  • Diablo Technologies names new CEO, raises $19 million

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 14 Jan 2016
  • Flash memory vendor Diablo Technologies named a new CEO and secured $19 million in Series C financing as the company tries to rebuild momentum for its memory technology business after fighting off ...

  • New CFO hopes to take Tegile public

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 Jan 2016
  • Flash and hybrid storage array vendor Tegile Systems has hired a CFO with experience bringing companies public, and CEO Rohit Kshetrapal said he is aiming Tegile in that direction. “We don’t see an ...

  • Nimbus CEO: We're still alive

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Jan 2016
  • Nimbus Data has not “vanished,” as I wrote in a story about storage vendors facing challenges in 2016. The all-flash vendor has just been keeping “very quiet” for the past 18 months or so. Nimbus ...

  • SimpliVity cozies up to Microsoft, Hyper-V

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Jan 2016
  • Hyper-converged pioneer SimpliVity has opened a research and development office in Seattle near to Microsoft, a sign that it is close to adding Hyper-V support. SimpliVity’s OmniCube appliances ...