Storage Soup

March 2010

Storage management and analytics

  • Storage parts distributors converge with Avnet-Bell Micro deal

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Mar 2010
  • Two storage-focused equipment distributors converged today as Bell Micro agreed to be acquired by Avnet for $594 million, $342 million of which will go to pay off Bell Micro's debts. The impact of ...

  • EMC's Gelsinger coy on platform consolidation

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Mar 2010
  • Is EMC merging its Clariion SAN and Celerra NAS platforms or not? EMC president of information infrastructure products Pat Gelsinger discussed that topic with financial analysts today, and refused ...

  • Atrato tweaks SSD features

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 25 Mar 2010
  • Editor's note: After this blog was initially published, Atrato alerted us to a misunderstanding about the GA date of certain features. The corrected text is below.   Self-healing array maker Atrato ...

  • Ding dong, VCB is gone

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Mar 2010
  • That's the happy tune VMware backup pros are likely singing today, after VMware officially sent out a statement to customers announcing that VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) will bite the dust with ...

  • Pivot3 grabs $25M funding, prepares to spin into new markets

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 01 Mar 2010
  • Pivot3 just closed a $25 million funding round, which the serverless IP storage system vendor plans to use to beef up its international sales channel for the video surveillance market as well as ...