Storage Soup

August 2013

Storage management and analytics

  • FalconStor takes down 'For Sale' sign

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Aug 2013
  • New FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn said the vendor has cut its ties with investment banker Wells Fargo, which the software vendor hired in December to pursue an acquisition of the company or other ...

  • Nirvanix facing tough battle against Amazon S3

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Aug 2013
  • Nirvanix, first out of the gate as a pure-play cloud storage provide, is facing a tough battle against Amazon S3 and other large cloud providers  and there are indications the company is ...

  • Fusion-io fumbles again

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Aug 2013
  • This has been a tough year for server-side flash pioneer Fusion-io, and it probably has yet to hit bottom. Fusion-io Wednesday reported disappointing sales for last quarter, and expects things to ...

  • Caringo joins the Amazon API bandwagon

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 07 Aug 2013
  •  Caringo Inc. recently launched its CloudScaler 2.0, adding support for Amazon S3 support and transparent disaster recovery options for cloud service providers. The company now joins a growing ...

  • Hidden costs of open source software

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 07 Aug 2013
  • I had a long discussion with an IT director for a large company this past week, and we talked about his views on open source software. Basically, he said he considered open source for information ...