Storage Soup

October 2008

Storage vendors

  • IBM takes on Mac backup

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 27 Oct 2008
  • IBM and partner Effigent have released a co-developed product for backing up Mac desktops and laptops. Called CDP4Mac, an Apple OS X version of IBM's CDP for Files desktop / laptop data backup ...

  • Foundry delays vote on Brocade deal

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Oct 2008
  • Foundry Networks today abruptly postponed its shareholders vote on its pending acquisition by Brocade, raising questions about whether the $3 billion deal will go through. Brocade said on July 21 ...

  • Dell prepares for converged networks, FCoE and iSCSI

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Oct 2008
  • During a conference call with storage reporters today to discuss the future for data center networking, Dell senior storage manager Eric Endebrock pointed to the convergence of Ethernet and Fibre ...

  • Plasmon to be taken private

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Oct 2008
  • Several weeks after recommending to investors that they approve a bid by a private equity company to take over the struggling maker of optical storage media, Plasmon has been bought by an ...

  • Sun denies reports that co-founder Bechtolsheim is leaving

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Oct 2008
  • The New York Times and BusinessWeek are reporting today that Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim is leaving the company (for a second time) to serve as chairman and chief development ...

  • EMC CEO hints at trouble in paradise with Dell

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Oct 2008
  • Although EMC executives said sales of midrange Clariion systems were strong last quarter -- up 12 percent from last year -- the Clariion discussion wasn't all hearts, roses and strong margins ...

  • FalconStor preannounces third quarter earnings shortfall

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Oct 2008
  • FalconStor Software today issued a press release saying it will miss its previous revenue estimates for the year, due to a bad third quarter.  FalconStor's new estimate for the quarter that ended ...