Storage Soup

February 2008

Storage vendors

  • Open-source grid storage project goes commercial

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 Feb 2008
  • Some of you may have heard of Cleversafe, until now an open-source research project working to develop the prototype of a system that would automatically spread data over geographically dispersed ...

  • Blackberry outage a storage issue?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Feb 2008
  • As approximately the last person in the Western Hemisphere not to own a PDA, I escaped the Great Blackberry Outage of Aught Eight last week, and got to have that much more time to be smug about my ...

  • Dell keeps it in the family

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Feb 2008
  • When Dell purchased  email archiver MessageOne for $155 million today, the computer giant didn't have to welcome the small startup into the family. MessageOne has been in the Dell family from the ...

  • Are storage vendors going to help send us down a black hole?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 06 Feb 2008
  • I'm sure any number of you can come up with witty figurative responses to that, but I actually mean it literally. Back in August I did a case study on CERN, the world's largest physics laboratory, ...

  • Human element will be key for Dell/EqualLogic

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Feb 2008
  • So far, I'd have to say Dell has done just about everything it can to make its acquisition of EqualLogic go right. The question now, though, is whether or not it will be enough. Dell has said all ...

  • Hello Tony, Goodbye Tony

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Feb 2008
  • This has to be some kind of record. I haven't gotten hold of him directly yet, but sources close to the situation confirmed today that Tony Asaro has left Dell, less than a month after leaving ...

  • NetApp pulls a fast one on EMC with SPC

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Feb 2008
  • I don't refer to many things related to data storage as humorous, but I have to admit this is a hoot. Everybody knows by now that EMC hasn't submitted its products to the Storage Performance ...