Storage Soup

June 2016

  • Turnaround specialist Walsh takes over IBM storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Jun 2016
  • IBM is bringing in industry veteran Ed Walsh to try to light a fire under its struggling storage division. Walsh will take over as general manager of IBM Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure ...

  • Webscale Networks airs out multi-cloud DR

    Paul Crocetti - TechTarget 30 Jun 2016
  • Webscale Networks is well aware that its e-commerce customers can't tolerate much downtime. To that end, the website infrastructure provider recently expanded capabilities to build a multi-cloud ...

  • Veeam changes CEO; founder steps aside

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jun 2016
  • Veeam Software, which went from a niche virtual machine backup software vendor to an industry leader in less than a decade, changed its top leadership team Tuesday. The changes come as Veeam ...

  • Zerto disaster recovery products get boost with $20M investment

    Paul Crocetti - TechTarget 28 Jun 2016
  • With a new round of $20 million in funding, business continuity/disaster recovery software vendor Zerto plans to double its engineering force by the end of the year to accelerate product releases. ...

  • EMC pitches isolated data recovery to thwart cyber attacks

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jun 2016
  • Who’s protecting the data in your data protection storage? That’s a question EMC wants you to think about as the scope of security threat increase. EMC recommends – and has customers using – an ...

  • How to measure flash storage's true value

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 28 Jun 2016
  • Flash storage, or using the broader term, solid-state storage, suffers from an inadequate measure of value. Flash storage provides a step-function improvement in the ability to store and retrieve ...

  • Nasuni customers hit with cloud outage

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 27 Jun 2016
  • Cloud provider Nasuni Corp. experienced two cloud disruptions recently that affected about 20 percent of its customers and about 10 percent of workloads, according to company spokesperson Fred ...

  • Dell extends Nutanix hyper-converged OEM deal

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Jun 2016
  • LAS VEGAS -- Dell answered one question about its post-EMC merger product lineup Wednesday at the Nutanix .NEXT conference. Alan Atkinson, Dell vice president of storage, appeared on stage ...

  • EMC, Veritas lead in worldwide PBBA revenues

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Jun 2016
  • Unlike overall disk storage, purpose-built backup appliances' total worldwide factory revenue increased in the first quarter of 2016, according to International data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide ...

  • Cavium pays $1 billion for QLogic, storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Jun 2016
  • After months of shopping itself, storage networking vendor QLogic has a buyer. Networking semiconductor vendor Wednesday said it will pay $1 billion for the FC and Ethernet adapter company in a ...

  • IDC: NetApp jumps to No. 2 in Q1 all-flash

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 10 Jun 2016
  • EMC remained No. 1 and NetApp jumped to No. 2 in all-flash array (AFA) revenue for the first quarter of 2016, according to IDC’s new market share statistics. EMC had $245.6 million in revenue and ...

  • HDS storage 'freezing' really a focus on future

    Rodney Brown - TechTarget 10 Jun 2016
  • There has been some noise in the storage space lately, based on the English translation of a Japanese IT website that said Hitachi Data Systems was "freezing" investment in its high-end storage ...

  • promises AWS-like storage in the data center

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Jun 2016
  • Newcomer is the latest software startup that will try and deliver the Holy Grail of storage  -- the ability to provision and manage on-premise capacity the same way as in Amazon Web ...

  • IDC: Q1 HPE storage sales soared, rivals tanked

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Jun 2016
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) bucked the trend of storage revenue declines in the first quarter of 2016, according to IDC’s quarter enterprise storage systems tracker. HPE was the only member of ...

  • Qumulo pockets $32.5M to fund data-aware storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Jun 2016
  • Qumulo, the scale-out data-aware NAS startup founded by Isilon veterans, today added $32.5 million in funding to expand its sales operation. Qumulo’s C funding round brings its total funding to ...