Storage Soup

July 2015

Storage management and analytics

  • FalconStor lands OEM deals with Kaminario, X-IO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Jul 2015
  • FalconStor’s 2015 revenue has been paltry at the mid-way point of the year, but the vendor is crowing about new OEM deals for its FreeStor data services software. FalconStor said it signed three ...

  • Storage should take high priority

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 30 Jul 2015
  • Few people argue that information is important. The value of information varies and changes over time but is the most critical resource for most organizations. Yet, we see storage products where ...

  • Is Veeam’s gain causing Commvault’s pain?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jul 2015
  • Commvault’s revenue keeps sliding while data protection software rival Veeam makes steady gains. Coincidence, or is Veeam taking deals that Commvault used to win? Commvault's revenue of $139 ...

  • Cisco throws in the towel on all-flash array

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jul 2015
  • Cisco finally figured out what to do with its Invicta all-flash array acquired from startup Whiptail for $415 million. It killed it off. Cisco put out an end-of-life announcement last Friday for ...

  • Google ramps up partnerships for its Storage Nearline service

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 27 Jul 2015
  • Not only did Google offer new incentives with its Cloud Storage Nearline service to tempt customers to switch from Amazon and Microsoft Azure last week, the company also beefed up its ecosystem to ...

  • EMC tempers expectations, accelerates shift to emerging storage technologies

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 Jul 2015
  • EMC executives reduced their 2015 revenue forecasts for the second time this year following a quarter of tepid growth. They also said the vendor will implement plans to cut costs by $850 million a ...

  • SimpliVity says sales still surging

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Jul 2015
  • SimpliVity claims its second quarter sales bookings increased 250 percent over last year, fueled by its Cisco partnership and an avalanche of interest in hyper-convergence. SimpliVity does not give ...