Storage Soup

May 2010

Storage vendors

  • Reports indicate we'll see no more Seanodes; is Parascale next?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 28 May 2010
  • According to a press release circulated this morning by Storage Newsletter, storage software startup Seanodes has sold off its assets to a French VMware distributor called Deletec after filing for ...

  • 05-27-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 28 May 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:25) Violin 3000 series pushes SSD capacity pricing toward Fibre Channel SAN (2:45) Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) option for public cloud storage (5:35) Brocade ...

  • HDS: storage sales up, USP down

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 26 May 2010
  • Hitachi Data Systems’ latest earnings results show a modest year-over-year increase as the recession fades. They also show an interesting shift in HDS sales towards services and software. Remember ...

  • EMC pays up to settle Justice Dept. lawsuit

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 25 May 2010
  • The Justice Dept. today said EMC paid $87.5 million to settle a lawsuit that charged the vendor with false pricing claims and taking part in a kickback scheme with consulting firms who do business ...

  • Iron Mountain boosts LiveVault scalability with version 7

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 25 May 2010
  • Saying it's looking to appeal to larger shops with its online data backup service, Iron Mountain Digital released version 7.0 of its LiveVault SaaS product today with new support for multithreaded ...

  • HP to resell DataDirect Networks for HPC

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 May 2010
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. added another scale-out NAS system to its portfolio yesterday when it announced DataDirect Networks (DDN)'s S2A9900 disk array will be bundled with the Lustre File System resold ...

  • 05-20-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 May 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:26) EMC MozyPro 2.0 adds local backup, remote data backup performance improvements (2:50) S3 adds Tier 2 for 10 cents per GB (4:47) Hitachi Data Systems tweaks IT Operations ...

  • Coraid picks up ZFS NAS trail

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 19 May 2010
  • Coraid today added a ZFS-based NAS to its platform of Ethernet SANs. Coraid’s base product is a non-iSCSI IP SAN called EtherDrive based on ATA over Ethernet (AOE), but the vendor has been looking ...

  • Double-Take to be acquired by Vision Solutions

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 May 2010
  • Double-Take Software's executives and directors have agreed to be acquired by Vision Solutions in a deal valued at $242 million, pending approval of the company's shareholders. Vision Solutions is ...

  • More photos from EMC World

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 17 May 2010
  • Should've checked the phone again before hitting 'publish' on my EMC World Reporter's Notebook -- there were a few more shots from the show last week I'd overlooked -- Another shot of the main ...

  • 05-13-2010 Storage Headlines

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 14 May 2010
  • [display_podcast] (0:26) EMC releases VPlex "active-active" storage (1:58) EMC previews FAST 2, block-level compression, common management console for Clariion and Celerra (3:44) Data Domain ...

  • Quantum's survived, now seesk to thrive

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 14 May 2010
  • When EMC’s Data Domain took the first step towards global deduplication with its Global Deduplication Array (GDA) last month, it left Quantum as the only major disk data deduplication backup target ...

  • EMC World Reporter’s Notebook and Photos

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 13 May 2010
  • This attendee (actually one of the Universal Studios performers who would play the Blues Brothers on the show floor) is wearing one of the blue-horned Brumhilde helmets that were given out at the ...

  • VCE flips the switch on Cisco Fibre Channel sales

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 13 May 2010
  • The VCE alliance between EMC, Cisco and VMware seems to have made Cisco’s MDS Fibre Channel switches more popular in data centers. During Cisco’s earnings call Wednesday night, CEO John Chambers ...

  • EMC World Day 2: Backup and Unisphere

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 11 May 2010
  • Big day on tap at EMC World -- we were just given press releases for several announcements going out today: Data Domain software called DD Boost, integrated today with NetBackup and Backup Exec and ...