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  • Storage sales make IBM blue

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 18 Apr 2018
  • After four straight quarters of growth, IBM storage hardware revenue crashed in the first quarter of 2018. IBM reported a 15% decline in storage hardware revenue, a drop that dragged the entire ...

  • Large investor Elliott challenges Commvault management

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 02 Apr 2018
  • Investors cheered hedge fund Elliott Management’s disclosed stake in Commvault today, which will likely lead to a shakeup of the data management vendor’s management team and board. Elliott, citing ...

  • HYCU software becomes independent company

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 28 Mar 2018
  • Nine months ago, Comtrade Software launched HYCU software designed specifically to back up Nutanix hyper-converged systems. Now Comtrade Software has become HYCU. Comtrade Software today officially ...

  • Symbolic IO becomes Formulus Black

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 21 Mar 2018
  • Symbolic IO has changed its name as part of “complete rebranding” months after its founder was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Symbolic IO is now called Formulus Black. The company made no ...

  • Dell data storage remains the weak link in FY18 revenue

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 08 Mar 2018
  • Finding a way to grow enterprise storage and data protection will comprise a major focus for Dell Technologies this year, company executives told analysts during an earnings call on Wednesday. Dell ...

  • Nutanix CEO: Next, we’ll hyper-converged clouds

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 02 Mar 2018
  • Nutanix, recently recognized by Gartner as the hyper-convergence leader in the data center, wants to hyper-converge clouds over the next few years. Nutanix continued its strong growth with a 44% ...

  • NetApp cloud-flash pivot brings cheers

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 15 Feb 2018
  • NetApp attributed strong product revenue growth last quarter in part to two-a-days – it’s averaging two displacements of rivals’ all-flash SAN systems every day. Success in NetApp cloud and flash ...

  • Commvault earnings disappoint again

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 25 Jan 2018
  • Commvault generated $180.4 million in revenue last quarter, which was its biggest revenue quarter ever but still missed Wall Street’s expectation of $182 million. The company blamed the small ...

  • CEO refuses to confirm Primary Data shutdown reports

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 24 Jan 2018
  • Primary Data CEO Lance Smith has refused to confirm published reports that the storage software startup has closed shop. Reached Tuesday evening at his Primary Data office telephone number, Smith ...

  • iXsystems: 'weird' but profitable NAS vendor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 28 Dec 2017
  • Here’s something you rarely hear from high tech companies today: “We’re a hardware company in our heart and soul.” That is how executive vice president Brett Davis introduced iXsystems during a ...

  • Western Digital-Toshiba flash clash ends

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 13 Dec 2017
  • Western Digital and Toshiba settled their NAND dispute with an out-of-court settlement that allows Toshiba’s sale of its NAND chip business while WD keeps its stake in the companies’ joint venture. ...

  • Nutanix software-defines itself

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 04 Dec 2017
  • Nutanix is hard selling the value of its software. While the hyper-converged vendor stopped short of re-naming itself Nutanix Software, CEO Dheeraj Pandey used its earnings call last week to ...

  • Nexenta raises $20 million, shoots for cloud

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 30 Nov 2017
  • Bolstered by lead investor SoftBank Corp., Nexenta secured $20 million in financing this week to fund its new cloud portfolio. The Santa Clara, California-based storage software vendor next month ...

  • Pure Storage revenue boost puts it on ‘march to profit’

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 29 Nov 2017
  • Pure Storage hit a home run in its first quarter under CEO Charlie Giancarlo. Pure Storage revenue of $278 million last month exceeded the high point of its  guidance and increased 41% from last ...

  • Like its CEO, HPE storage in transition phase

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 26 Nov 2017
  • Meg Whitman says it’s time for “a new generation” to take over Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She was talking about the CEO change when she made that comment during the company’s earnings call last ...

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