Storage Soup

June 2011

Storage vendors

  • BlueArc files for IPO, again

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jun 2011
  • Following a year of large storage acquisitions, it looks like 2011 might be more IPO-friendly for storage vendors. Two weeks after solid-state storage vendor Fusion-io went public, clustered NAS ...

  • Vendors’ Battling Business Units hurt customers most

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 15 Jun 2011
  • Understanding storage technology can be difficult enough without vendors adding to the problem with odd product positioning. Yet vendors often make things worse when talking to customers or ...

  • Best of need vs. best of breed

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 10 Jun 2011
  • I was recently teaching a class on storage technology and systems to a group of IT professionals. I’m always interested in finding out what they know about storage products and what they hear about ...