Storage Soup

June 2008

Storage vendors

  • Xiotech dumps Daticon to embrace Emprise

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Jun 2008
  • I had a technology demo Tuesday with Xiotech, where they showed off their new baby, the Emprise storage system. A technology demo might seem like a worse fate than death to most, but I appreciate ...

  • Q&A with Symantec about SwapDrive

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 Jun 2008
  • After Symantec confirmed its acquisition of backup SaaS partner SwapDrive on Wednesday, I sent out some questions to Symantec. Here are the responses I got back from a spokesperson: How will ...

  • Symantec’s SwapDrive acquisition draws glares from EMC

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 Jun 2008
  • According to a statement issued by Symantec today, Symantec has acquired SwapDrive, a privately-held online storage company to strengthen the services offerings in the Norton consumer portfolio and ...

  • Linux file system ‘firestorm’ fizzles

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 03 Jun 2008
  • I was intrigued when a colleague sent me a link to an article by Henry Newman referring to a "firestorm" touched off by some remarks he recently made in another article he wrote. The first article ...