Storage Soup

September 2009

Storage vendors

  • 09-24-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 25 Sep 2009
  • [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:23) Brocade expands battlefield with Cisco to encompass Data Center Ethernet and FCoE (2:10) Data Domain adds cascaded replication (3:43) MaxiScale out of ...

  • Data Domain adds cascaded replication

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 22 Sep 2009
  • Data Domain’s first product upgrade since it became part of EMC is a step in the same direction the deduplication specialist was heading before the acquisition. Data Domain today upgraded its ...

  • Dell drops $3.9 billion on new services business

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Sep 2009
  • I realize I'm dating myself here, but I get a kick out of seeing H. Ross Perot Jr. surfacing in the news this morning with the announcement that Dell Inc. has bought his IT services company Perot ...

  • Backup expert takes issue with Mozy notifications

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Sep 2009
  • Backup expert and Tech Target executive editor W. Curtis Preston Friday wrote on his Backup Central blog about a discovery he made regarding MozyHome online backup service – something he wasn't ...

  • Former Avamar chief Walsh to run Storewize

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 16 Sep 2009
  • The appointment of Ed Walsh as Storwize CEO this week has people in the storage industry wondering how long it will be until the primary data reduction vendor gets acquired. EMC bought data ...

  • Dot Hill goes in software direction with Ciprico IP

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 15 Sep 2009
  • Dot Hill Systems, which sell storage systems that are rebranded by OEM partners, is entering a new market thanks to intellectual property it acquired from bankrupt vendor Ciprico last September. ...

  • Broadcom accuses Emulex of patent infringement

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 15 Sep 2009
  • Emulex hasn’t heard the last from Broadcom after all. Broadcom, which unsuccessfully tried to acquire Emulex this year, Monday filed a lawsuit charging that the HBA vendor infringed on 10 of its ...

  • Oracle set to make hardware splash with Sun-based Exadata

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Sep 2009
  • It began with a full page ad from Oracle in the Wall Street Journal last week, throwing down the gauntlet for server hardware giant IBM, and the first definitive statement from the company in the ...

  • EMC replaces Donatelli with Intel exec

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 Sep 2009
  • Hewlett-Packard Co (HP) poached EMC Corp. storage division head David Donatelli earlier this year, and now EMC has nabbed one of Intel's top executives to take over running EMC's storage products ...

  • 09-10-2009 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 Sep 2009
  • [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:23) Texas Memory Systems acquires storage virtualization IP (2:06) Adaptec blows hot and cold for SSDs (3:38) Hitachi Data Systems adds midrange NAS, ...

  • VMWorld 2009: Reporter's Notebook and photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 04 Sep 2009
  • View of the Moscone Center where VMWorld 2009 was held. Speculation swirls about EMC / Cisco joint venture According to widespread reports, most recently an anonymously sourced report in the Wall ...

  • VMware CTO drops storage hints in futures keynote

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 02 Sep 2009
  • VMware Inc. CTO Steve Herrod (above) dropped hints about what's to come from VMware's vSphere and VMware Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) products in a keynote that opened VMworld's Wednesday sessions. ...