Storage Soup

October 2008

Storage vendors

  • HDS: Something self-healing and disk-based is coming. . .

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Oct 2008
  • And if I had to guess, I'd say it's a new disk array. A self-healing, dynamically performance-optimized disk array. For one thing, the latest fad is for new disk arrays to be promoted in what ...

  • iSCSI’s $360M vote of confidence

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Oct 2008
  • All the talk about Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) over the last year has raised questions about the future of iSCSI storage once the convergence of FC and Ethernet takes place. But ...

  • IBM virtual desktop storage update - sort of

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 02 Oct 2008
  • Last week I wrote about some confusion I had regarding IBM's virtual storage optimizer (VSO) for VMware Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), especially after I was told by a VMware official that the IBM ...

  • Quantum-Riverbed bout ends with $11M handshake

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Oct 2008
  • Backup vendor Quantum and WAN optimization specialist Riverbed Technology dropped their respective data deduplication patent lawsuits against each other this week, with Riverbed agreeing to pay ...

  • Unitrends unites backup, DR management

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Oct 2008
  • SMB backup and DR vendor Unitrends has released version 4.0 of its RapidRecovery management software for its Data Protection Unit disk-to-disk backup hardware. The new version completes a yearlong ...