Storage Soup

April 2008

Storage vendors

  • Inside PiWorx

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 29 Apr 2008
  • Until now, all we've known about Pi Corp., the startup EMC purchased in February, were that it was still in stealth, and that its software was meant to provide access to content on multiple types ...

  • Nexsan the brave

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Apr 2008
  •  In a bit of a Friday surprise, storage systems vendor Nexsan Technologies today filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the SEC. The move is surprising not because of Nexsan's financial ...

  • Primary storage still means one vendor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Apr 2008
  • The term "vendor lock-in" is rarely used in a good way by storage buyers. It usually means you're stuck with products from one vendor, making it difficult to switch if you're unhappy or something ...

  • EMC certifies Exchange competitor

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Apr 2008
  • It's fairly routine for EMC to certify a multitude of different products as interoperable with its own, based on customer requests. But a recent press release about official compatibility between ...

  • HP unveils unlimited online storage for SOHO market

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2008
  • HP has taken the wraps off a new online storage service for consumers and small offices, called HP Upline. The service has three levels: Home and Home Office, Family Account and Professional ...

  • Riverbed, Silver Peak offered third-party AutoCAD testing

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2008
  • Wading into bickering between vendors is always fun. My most recent go-round with this has been the AutoCAD compatibility debate between Silver Peak and Riverbed. It began with the difficulties ...

  • Still more followup about Atrato

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2008
  • After I covered the launch of Atrato's self-maintaining array of identical disks (SAID) product, there were some unanswered questions, which I blogged about last week. Shortly after that, I had a ...

  • EMC hashes out enterprise archiving SaaS

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Apr 2008
  • If you've been following the data archiving and compliance markets, you've probably heard the consensus that the real boom in software as a service (SaaS) will come from small to midsized ...

  • Isilon ‘fesses up

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Apr 2008
  • We've know for a while that Isilon had disappointing sales results in its first year as a public company. Now we know the clustered NAS vendor inflated those lackluster sales numbers through ...

  • The Symantec Shuffle

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 02 Apr 2008
  • It all started, as stories usually do, with a call to PR. A little birdie had told me I might want to follow up on how Symantec is organizing its execs following the departure of Data Center Group ...

  • Fact-checking Atrato

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Apr 2008
  • Soon after filing a story on storage newcomer Atrato and its Self-Maintaining Array of Identical Disks (SAID) product, I started getting little pokes here and there from my analyst friends urging ...

  • HP buys records management partner

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 01 Apr 2008
  • HP announced last night that it has bought its enterprise content management (ECM) partner, Tower Software, Australia-based makers of TRIM Context 6. TRIM is already sold with HP's Information ...