Storage Soup

March 2007

Storage vendors

  • HDS’s Yoshida: Storage headed for a “bust”

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Mar 2007
  • Hitachi Data Systems CTO Hu Yoshida has an interesting post up on his blog that predicts storage is headed for a "bust" period in terms of petabytes shipped per year. He's basing this in part on ...

  • Datacatch extends Google Desktop to thumb drives, CD-ROMs

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Mar 2007
  • Another software company riding the Google wave came to our attention this week--Datacatch, an Australian company which already markets an indexing tool for offline media written by Windows ...

  • Microsoft, EMC get closer

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 27 Mar 2007
  • EMC and Microsoft announced a partnership today under which Microsoft will integrate EMC's Smarts network discovery and modeling software into future versions of Microsoft's Systems Center ...

  • Some sweet specs on Google and Hubble

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Mar 2007
  • Our story on Google's storage assistance to academic and research institutions focused on the Archimedes Palimpsest, but this article in Wired has some interesting further info on the Hubble ...

  • EMC tries to squash price list

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Mar 2007
  • In this hilarious post over at, an EMC lawyer issues a "cease and desist" order over the recent publication on the site of an EMC price list, calling it a "trade secret." He uses ...

  • Long-awaited encrypted Seagate drive ships

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Mar 2007
  • Seagate is finally shipping its self-encrypting laptop drive, the Momentus 5400 FDE.2. We first covered the plans around these drives in July 2005, and covered it again last October, when Seagate's ...

  • Balance in news reporting

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Mar 2007
  • An Amazon spokesperson sent us this email in response to our story, Users rethink Amazon S3 after performance issues: "If you call this story balanced, then I was misled by your reporter. She only ...

  • Intel in the, er, soup over lost e-mail

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Mar 2007
  • The friendly folks at Zantaz Inc. wanted to make sure that we were aware of the news that Intel now stands accused of deleting emails material to ongoing litigation between it and rival chip maker ...

  • Another EMC defection

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Mar 2007
  • McAfee has announced that Dave DeWalt, EMC Corp.'s current head of customer relations, will become its new CEO, effective April 2. DeWalt is replacing George Samenuk, who was forced to step down in ...