Storage Soup

January 2009

Storage management and analytics

  • Startup claims 50,000 random read IOPS on 1 TB SSD

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Jan 2009
  • A company called pureSilicon came out of stealth last week at CES with new solid state drives in 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB capacities. The drives, expected to ship this summer, also include a ...

  • IBM changes storage chiefs, but says it’s routine

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Jan 2009
  • IBM officials confirmed rumblings from last week that IBM veteran Curtis Tearte has replaced Andy Monshaw as its storage boss. Tearte takes over as GM of the Storage Systems and Technology Group, ...

  • Seagate drives out its CEO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Jan 2009
  • Seagate sent its top two executives packing this morning, and they’ll be followed by 10% of the U.S. staff by the end of the month. The surprising moves are the latest sign that all is not well ...

  • A plug for cloud storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Jan 2009
  • Like clouds themselves, cloud storage is available in many shapes and sizes. The latest shape is the size of an AC power adapter that networks PCs to online storage. CTERA came out of stealth today ...

  • Iron Mountain adds online Mac backup

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Jan 2009
  • Iron Mountain's Connected PC backup product will be available for Mac users starting in March, according to a press release the company issued today at Macworld 2009. As with the PC version, ...

  • Seagate found to have infringed patent, but beats lawsuit from Siemens

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Jan 2009
  • Europe-based engineering conglomerate Siemens AG lost a patent-infringement claim against Seagate in US District Court in California a little over a week ago, Bloomberg reported. According to court ...