Storage Soup

April 2009

Storage management and analytics

  • Behind the scenes at Carbonite's online backup service

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Apr 2009
  • Carbonite CEO David Friend in his Boston-area office "Do-it-yourself" infrastructure is a competitive differentiator among providers of storage services, I've learned in conversations with ...

  • Panasas adds solid state to NAS

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Apr 2009
  • Parallel clustered NAS vendor Panasas is the latest vendor to put solid state drives (SSDs) in it storage arrays. Panasas will includes SSD in the highest end of the three ActiveStor Series systems ...

  • Broadcom turns up the heat on Emulex

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Apr 2009
  • Storage insiders predicted the Oracle-Sun deal would kick off a series of acquisitions, and now today chipmaker Broadcom is making a move on HBA vendor Emulex. Broadcom’s unsolicited offer of ...

  • Isilon cuts staff, switches sales VPs

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Apr 2009
  • Isilon Systems finally took Wall Street’s advice about slashing staff today, revealing it would reduce its worldwide workforce by approximately 10%. Isilon had 394 employees at the end of 2008. The ...

  • Rackable snaps up SGI in $25 million fire sale

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Apr 2009
  • UPDATED Rackable Systems acquired he assets of high-performance computing (HPC) systems vendor Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) for just $25 million today, coinciding with SGI's filing for Chapter 11 ...