Storage Soup

July 2011

Storage vendors

  • Quantum sputters, looks to new DXi launch for lift

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Jul 2011
  • Quantum has a lot riding on its new DXi Accent deduplication software and DXi6701 and 6702 backup appliances that launched Wednesday. During the vendor’s earnings conference call Wednesday night, ...

  • EMC big sellers: Isilon, FAST, flash

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Jul 2011
  • EMC’s earnings today revealed few surprises with revenue of $4.85 billion and income of $793 million at or slightly above expectations, but the results include a few interesting product trends: • ...

  • So much for Dell buying Brocade

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Jul 2011
  • Dell’s acquisition of Ethernet switch maker Force10 today should end the expectations that Dell will buy Brocade, which sells Fibre Channel and Ethernet gear. Financial analysts have speculated and ...

  • IBM unveils next-gen XIV

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 Jul 2011
  • While EMC formally launched its VMAXe enterprise storage system to compete with IBM’s XIV (as well as Hewlett-Packard’s 3PAR) this week, IBM was giving XIV an overhaul. IBM launched what it calls ...

  • Nimble adds storage system, grabs $25M in funding

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Jul 2011
  • Nimble Storage today added a smaller model of its combination primary storage/backup platform and $25 million in fresh funding. Nimble launched the CS210, a year after it came out of stealth with ...