Storage Soup

July 2009

Storage vendors

  • 07-30-2009 Storage Headlines

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 31 Jul 2009
  • [display_podcast] (0:34) Managing enterprise data storage more efficiently (1:31) Quantum CEO: We'll compete with EMC in data deduplication (2:52) IBM lets ProtectTier data deduplication appliances ...

  • Alliance pumps new life into Plasmon

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Jul 2009
  • Alliance Storage Technologies Inc. (ASTI), the Colorado company that bought Plasmon’s assets last January, says it is selling the Plasmon product line whole and hopes to significantly expand its ...

  • Cisco makes mainframe move

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jul 2009
  • Cisco is adding performance and security features to its MDS 9000 Fibre Channel SAN director platform to make it more palatable to mainframe shops. The enhancements will speed replication on ...

  • 07-23-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Jul 2009
  • [display_podcast] (0:23) EMC completes Data Domain acquisition (2:20) LSI buys ONStor, enters NAS business (3:43) Hewlett-Packard buys Ibrix for scale-out NAS; takes another step into clustered ...

  • LSI buys ONStor, enters NAS business

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Jul 2009
  • LSI Corp. acquired NAS vendor ONStor today, continuing the trend of storage acquisitions that likely will continue for at least a few more months. LSI got a good price. It paid $25 million for a ...

  • Kroll OnTrack offers data recovery for NetApp

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Jul 2009
  • An interesting little tidbit crossed my inbox yesterday - an announcement from Kroll OnTrack, which specializes in recovering damaged or unreadable hard disks (we covered some of their recovery ...

  • Group Logic looks to ease Mac integration headaches for file archives

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Jul 2009
  • The maker of software that connects Mac workstations with Windows servers is launching a new product  that it claims will prevent "bad Mac behavior" with data archive stub files. Group Logic's main ...

  • SunGard exec says storage will be ‘final domino’ in cloud interoperability

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 Jul 2009
  • SunGard’s technical officer for cloud computing, Don Norbeck, talked with Storage Soup this afternoon on the service provider's participation in the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) Open ...

  • 07-16-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 Jul 2009
  • It's that time of the week again... [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:28) IBM adds thin provisioning to DS8000, asynchronous mirroring to XIV Storage System (2:26) DataCore Software debuts ...

  • Copan CEO spins out after rocky year

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Jul 2009
  • Mark Ward has stepped down as CEO of Copan Systems after three-and-a-half year on the job, but the executive team says it’s “business as usual” for the MAID pioneer and archiving vendor. A Copan ...

  • 3PAR blames poor sales on tight budgets

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Jul 2009
  • If 3PAR’s results are an indication, storage spending failed to show any signs of a rebound last quarter. 3Par Tuesday afternoon said its revenue for last quarter was below its previous forecast, ...

  • EMC makes virtual provisioning free

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 Jul 2009
  • Call it a Lutheran Reformation for the 21st century. This time, instead of 95 theses nailed to a church door to challenge the Catholic Church, EMC customer and blogger Martin Glassborow posted one ...

  • Broadcom quits knocking on Emulex's door *UPDATED*

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Jul 2009
  • It turns out Broadcom can take a hint after all. After Emulex repeatedly spurned its acquisition offers, Broadcom today threw in the towel and said it will walk away. However, the Ethernet-chip ...

  • 07-09-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 Jul 2009
  • [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:23) EMC acquires Data Domain for $2.1B after NetApp drops bid EMC wraps up data deduplication vendor Data Domain; what's next for EMC, NetApp? (1:48) ...

  • Carbonite a guinea pig for Sun's Java "app store"?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Jul 2009
  • Carbonite made a big splash in the consumer space this week with the announcement that Sun Microsystems Inc. (soon to become part of Oracle Corp.) will offer a free 30-day trial of its online ...

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