Storage Soup

June 2015

Storage management and analytics

  • NetApp’s Kurian ‘not constrained’ from making changes … or not making them

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Jun 2015
  • New NetApp CEO George Kurian today said he has a free hand to make any changes he believes are necessary at the company while giving no indication that any sweeping changes are coming. Kurian, who ...

  • Backup appliance revenue grows, but leader EMC's shrinks

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Jun 2015
  • EMC remains the leader in backup appliance sales but its grip on the market is loosening. While backup appliance revenue increased seven percent year-over-year in the first quarter of this year, ...

  • VMware gives EVO:RAIL hardware partners more options

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Jun 2015
  • VMware is giving its hardware partners more options for building EVO:RAIL hyper-converged appliances. Dell, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, and Supermicro are among the hardware vendors ...

  • Disk storage increases over Q1 2014, but networked storage declines

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 08 Jun 2015
  • Disk storage revenue grew 6.8 percent during the first quarter of 2015, with server-based and hyperscale storage picking up the slack for SAN and NAS sales according to IDC's latest storage tracker ...

  • HDS fully digests Pentaho

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Jun 2015
  • Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) closed its acquisition of Pentaho this week, which means Pentaho’s big data analytics technology will be showing up in HDS storage products soon. Pentaho software will be ...

  • Violin still searching for right notes

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Jun 2015
  • The red hot all-flash array remains ice cold for Violin Memory. Violin reported revenue of $12.1 million for last quarter. That was down 33.3 percent from last year and 41 percent from last ...

  • NetApp names new CEO

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 01 Jun 2015
  • NetApp announced a changing of the guard at CEO and chairman of the board after the market close today, less than two weeks after another disappointing earnings report. CEO Tom Georgens departed ...