Storage Soup

October 2008

Storage management and analytics

  • IBM takes on Mac backup

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Oct 2008
  • IBM and partner Effigent have released a co-developed product for backing up Mac desktops and laptops. Called CDP4Mac, an Apple OS X version of IBM's CDP for Files desktop / laptop data backup ...

  • Dell prepares for converged networks, FCoE and iSCSI

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Oct 2008
  • During a conference call with storage reporters today to discuss the future for data center networking, Dell senior storage manager Eric Endebrock pointed to the convergence of Ethernet and Fibre ...

  • Will recession drive businesses to the cloud?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 Oct 2008
  • Over the last few weeks, I've written a couple of stories about how the current global economic crisis is being projected to impact the storage market. While users say they don't anticipate much of ...

  • FalconStor preannounces third quarter earnings shortfall

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Oct 2008
  • FalconStor Software today issued a press release saying it will miss its previous revenue estimates for the year, due to a bad third quarter.  FalconStor's new estimate for the quarter that ended ...

  • IBM shrinks SVC, prepares TSM dedupe

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Oct 2008
  • IBM spent some time last summer revamping its storage systems, with a new midrange DS5000 system and the first version of the XIV under its brand. Big Blue hasn't been neglecting software, though. ...

  • Google offers long-term email archiving for $45

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Oct 2008
  • Google's Message Discovery, based on its 2007 acquisition of email archiving services vendor Postini, has a new option for archiving messages for up to 10 years for a flat fee of $45 per user per ...

  • Sun claims lead in patent infringement suit vs. NetApp

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 07 Oct 2008
  • The NetApp/Sun patent infringement lawsuit that started roughly 10 years ago (or so it seems) continues on, first with this latest dispatch from Sun's general counsel, Mike Dillon, who was gleeful ...