Storage Soup

August 2014

Storage management and analytics

  • Nutanix raises $140 million, claims $2 billion valuation

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 27 Aug 2014
  • Nutanix Inc. bolstered its status as one of the hottest converged infrastructure companies with today’s announcement of a $140 million funding round – its largest to date – and a valuation claim of ...

  • Marvin/Mystic = EVO: RAIL

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Aug 2014
  • SAN FRANCISCO -- VMware opened VMworld 2014 today by launching the product that had been known for months by its code names Projects Marvin and Mystic. While EVO: RAIL won't exactly rattle the Bay ...

  • HP takes StoreVirtual to the cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Aug 2014
  • Hewlett-Packard, struggling to find a successful storage platform outside of its 3PAR arrays, is making its StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) more cloud-friendly. HP today said it will ...

  • Nexenta eyes object, VSAN, orchestration

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 21 Aug 2014
  • ZFS storage veteran Nexenta is moving into the crowded object storage market. Nexenta this week revealed plans for NexentaEdge as part of its strategy to expand beyond its NexentaStor software that ...

  • Solid state requires different storage performance metrics

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 21 Aug 2014
  • The use of solid state technology in the form of NAND flash for storage systems changes the way we need to evaluate storage. While it brings power, space, and reliability advantages, the main ...

  • Pivot3 secures $12 million in funding for hyper-converged expansion

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 15 Aug 2014
  • Hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Pivot3 secured another $12 million in funding this week, bringing its total funding to about $100 million in 10 years. Pivot3, based in Austin, Texas, has been ...

  • NetApp expects FlashRay in September

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Aug 2014
  • Despite a drop in revenue from last year, NetApp executives painted a rosy picture of their outlook during their earnings call Wednesday evening. They expressed optimism over the pending FlashRay ...