Storage Soup

June 2008

Storage management and analytics

  • Nirvanix readying cloud-based NAS

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 25 Jun 2008
  • Startup Nirvanix today unveiled CloudNAS, which will combine Nirvanix software agents with Linux or Windows servers at the customer site to offer standard NAS storage in the cloud. Until now, ...

  • The enterprise and open-source storage

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 25 Jun 2008
  • Jesse at SanGod wrote an interesting post the other day entitled "Enterprise storage vs....not." I have a cousin. Very well-to-do man, owns a company that does something with storing and providing ...

  • Users rebel against e-Discovery liabilities

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 Jun 2008
  • Tory Skyers' post about dedupe and the law jogged my memory about recent conversations I've had with users about data compliance and archiving. It's become a big topic for this industry, and as ...

  • Dell moves to top of growing iSCSI SAN market

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Jun 2008
  • IDC confirmed Dell's claim that it has moved into the No. 1 spot in iSCSI SAN market share following its $1.4 billion acquisition of EqualLogic. According to the IDC quarterly storage numbers for ...

  • Storage Decisions: Questioning the FCoE hype

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Jun 2008
  • "Fibre Channel over Ethernet is like a fast car," said consultant Howard Goldstein of Howard Goldstein Accociates Thursday on his session about FCoE at Storage Decisions Toronto. "It looks great, ...

  • Linux file system ‘firestorm’ fizzles

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Jun 2008
  • I was intrigued when a colleague sent me a link to an article by Henry Newman referring to a "firestorm" touched off by some remarks he recently made in another article he wrote. The first article ...