Storage Soup

February 2008

Storage management and analytics

  • Pillar’s funny, but will storage admins take it seriously?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Feb 2008
  • For a company known primarily for spending hundreds of millions of Larry Ellison's Oracle bucks, the folks at Pillar Data have a good sense of humor.Take this video Pillar put together for its ...

  • HP’s new SMB system … for remote offices

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Feb 2008
  • Why is it when storage vendors hawk a system below a certain price point - say $10,000 - it automatically becomes an SMB product? Take HP's MSA upgrade launched today. According to HP's press ...

  • Are storage vendors going to help send us down a black hole?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Feb 2008
  • I'm sure any number of you can come up with witty figurative responses to that, but I actually mean it literally. Back in August I did a case study on CERN, the world's largest physics laboratory, ...

  • Human element will be key for Dell/EqualLogic

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Feb 2008
  • So far, I'd have to say Dell has done just about everything it can to make its acquisition of EqualLogic go right. The question now, though, is whether or not it will be enough. Dell has said all ...

  • Hello Tony, Goodbye Tony

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Feb 2008
  • This has to be some kind of record. I haven't gotten hold of him directly yet, but sources close to the situation confirmed today that Tony Asaro has left Dell, less than a month after leaving ...

  • NetApp pulls a fast one on EMC with SPC

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Feb 2008
  • I don't refer to many things related to data storage as humorous, but I have to admit this is a hoot. Everybody knows by now that EMC hasn't submitted its products to the Storage Performance ...