Storage Soup

July 2016

Primary storage devices

  • Quantum results indicate 'stable' backup market

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jul 2016
  • It’s no secret that storage sales have been hard to come by over the last year or two. Most of the large vendors experience product revenue decreases or small increases quarter after quarter. But ...

  • Broadcom samples HBAs that support FC-NVMe to OEMs

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 22 Jul 2016
  • The pieces are starting to fall into place for even higher performing flash storage with lower latency through the use of Nonvolatile Memory Express (NVMe) over Fibre Channel (FC). Broadcom (part ...

  • RDMA over Fabrics: a big step for SSD access

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 22 Jul 2016
  • Shared storage access for servers has been the most basic requirement for storage networks. Performance demands for multiple systems accessing data continually increase due to improvements in ...

  • Cisco Metapod cloud integrates SwiftStack software

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 18 Jul 2016
  • Cisco and OpenStack-based object storage vendor SwiftStack have teamed on a highly dense, turnkey object storage appliance. It marks Cisco’s first foray into object storage software and gives ...

  • EMC to Nexsan: We said 'Unity' first

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 01 Jul 2016
  • In the latest shot fired in the David-and-Goliath dispute between Nexsan Technologies and EMC over the Unity trademark, EMC claimed it began using the Unity brand name in 2014. The first scheduled ...

  • Red Hat Storage VP sees different uses for Ceph, Gluster

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 30 Jun 2016
  • Red Hat Storage showed off updates to its Ceph and Gluster software and laid out its strategy for working with containers at this week’s Red Hat Summit in San Francisco. We caught up with Ranga ...