Storage Soup

January 2012

Storage vendors

  • Quantum closing in on cloud backup

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Jan 2012
  • Quantum over the coming months will offer cloud backup through a combination of its DXi deduplication appliances, vmPro virtual backup and … well, that’s all we know so far. Quantum CEO Jon Gacek ...

  • LSI accelerates Project Lighting into Warp speed

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Jan 2012
  • EMC is set to officially launch its VFCache (code-name Project Lighting) product Feb. 6, but LSI filled in one  detail about the server-side flash caching product Wednesday. LSI CEO Abhi Talwalkar ...

  • EMC's Tucci: I'm sticking around

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Jan 2012
  • EMC CEO Joe Tucci has changed his mind about retiring at the end of the year. During EMC’s earnings conference call today, Tucci said he has agreed with a request from EMC’s board to stay on as ...

  • Nexenta gets $21 million in funding, seeks world domination with open storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Jan 2012
  • Nexenta scored a $21 million funding round this week, and the open-source ZFS-based software vendor will use the money to expand globally and market its new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) ...

  • Symantec gobbles up LiveOffice for $115 million

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 18 Jan 2012
  • Symantec Corp. plans to use its newly acquired LiveOffice, a cloud-based archiving service, to provide end users with better search and data analysis capabilities for legal documents stored in the ...

  • EMC gives Project Lightning a name

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Jan 2012
  • EMC failed to push its Project Lightning server-based PCIe solid-state flash product out the door by the end of 2011 as the vendor pledged, but industry sources say it will officially launch soon ...

  • Dell upgrades Compellent's capabilities

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Jan 2012
  • Along with launching a new backup deduplication appliance, Dell made other storage additions and enhancements today in London at its first Europe Dell Storage Forum. The biggest rollout, besides ...

  • OCZ grabs Sanrad for PCIe caching software

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Jan 2012
  • Not surprisingly, the first storage acquisition of 2012 involved solid-state flash. That technology figured prominently in 2011 acquisitions, and the trend is certain to accelerate this year with ...