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February 2010

Storage vendors

  • 02-25-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 26 Feb 2010
  • (0:24) Iron Mountain Digital spends $112 million on Mimosa Systems for on-premise data archiving (1:54) SGI buys Copan for $2M (3:59) Double-Take, Amazon form disaster recovery cloud with ...

  • Deleted scenes from Q&A with EMC's Frank Slootman

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 24 Feb 2010
  • This morning we published a Q&A with EMC backup and recovery division president and former Data Domain CEO Frank Slootman on our SearchDataBackup.com site. However, not all of our conversation ...

  • SGI buys Copan for $2M

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Feb 2010
  • Copan has finally found a buyer, at the fire-sale price of $2 million. SGI said Tuesday night it picked up Copan’s assets in a foreclosure sale, including its product portfolio and “select” ...

  • Brocade's Foundry business flounders

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Feb 2010
  • It’s been a little over a year since Brocade completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Foundry Networks, and the Ethernet thing isn’t working so well so far. Brocade reported $97.1 million in ...

  • Iron Mountain to acquire Mimosa Systems for $112 million

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 22 Feb 2010
  • Iron Mountain Inc. today said it intends to acquire data archiving software vendor Mimosa Systems for $112 million in cash, subject to closing adjustments. Iron Mountain already partners with ...

  • HP adds QLogic switches; looks for storage rebound

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Feb 2010
  • It’s no secret that the relationship between Hewlett-Packard and Cisco has deteriorated now that Cisco is selling its own server product, the Unified Computing System (UCS). Like IBM and Dell, HP ...

  • New Seagate and Toshiba SAS drives push further into FC territory

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Feb 2010
  • Toshiba today rolled out the first product to come from the hard drive business it acquired from Fujitsu last year: a 600 GB 2.5-inch SAS hard disk drive. Last week, Seagate launched a 600 GB ...

  • HP refreshes and renames MSA, LeftHand platfroms

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Feb 2010
  • This should be a busy year for Hewlett-Packard storage, with upgrades expected to each of its major SAN array platforms. HP started that process today by launching two new systems at the low-end of ...

  • What to Buy a Geek -- Valentine's Day Edition

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Feb 2010
  • Geek Love, originally uploaded by Foxy Kitsuneko Each year around the holidays, we put out a list of What to Buy a Geek for the Holidays, based on suggestions from enterprise data storage industry ...

  • 02-11-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 12 Feb 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:24) Dell wants Exanet; deal not done yet (1:47) IBM rolls out SONAS clustered NAS based on GPFS (3:31) Isilon Systems clustered NAS adds solid-state drives (SSDs), 10 GbE ...

  • Dell wants Exanet; deal not done yet

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 08 Feb 2010
  • Dell today confirmed it has made an offer to acquire the assets of bankrupt scale-out NAS vendor Exanet and is waiting for approval from a court in Isreal, where Exanet is based. The Israeli ...

  • Isilon makes it into the (light) black

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Feb 2010
  • NAS vendor Isilon recorded its first profitable quarter to end 2009, three years after becoming a public company. It didn’t make it by much, but it was a milestone nonetheless. Isilon reported net ...

  • 02-03-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Feb 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:25) NetApp discontinues development on NearStore virtual tape library (3:10) CommVault adds cloud data storage tier option to Simpana (4:33) Overland Storage rips and replaces ...

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