Storage Soup

May 2016

Primary storage devices

  • NetApp launches Ontap 9 for flash, cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 May 2016
  • With the worst part of its Clustered Data Ontap (CDOT) challenges behind it, NetApp is bringing out the next version of its Ontap storage operating system. Ontap 9 will focus on flash, coming as ...

  • Datrium says new twist makes DVX run crazy fast

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 May 2016
  • Datrium has added an “Insane Mode” feature that the startup claims can double host storage performance on the fly. Datrium took the Insane Mode tag from Tesla’s rapid acceleration technique for its ...

  • Brocade FC storage sales down, and will stay there for now

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2016
  • Brocade’s earnings for last quarter show a decline in storage sales consistent with what large array vendors have reported. The Fibre Channel switch vendor’s forecast for this quarter shows that ...

  • Nexsan, EMC fight over 'Unity' name

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 13 May 2016
  • The product name Unity is at the center of a trademark dispute in the data storage industry between Nexsan and EMC. Nexsan Technologies  filed a complaint against EMC on May 6 in the U.S. District ...

  • EMC goes Nitro with all-flash Isilon array

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 May 2016
  • LAS VEGAS -- EMC dropped a surprise at EMC World today by previewing an all-flash version of its Isilon clustered NAS system. C.J. Desai, president of EMC's Emerging Technologies Division, said ...