Storage Soup

October 2012

Storage vendors

  • Scale Computing wary of EMC's 'VMware trap'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Oct 2012
  • Scale Computing will use the $12 million funding round it recently closed to market its HC3 “hyper-converged” platform that combines storage, virtualization and networking. That marketing job ...

  • Nasuni pulls in $20 milliion in a Series C funding

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 30 Oct 2012
  • Storage cloud provider Nasuni Corp. today announced it has secured $20 million in a Series C round from a new  anonymous invester. In total, the company has raised $43 million since its founding in ...

  • Apple, Facebook still love Fusion-io

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Oct 2012
  • Fusion-io CEO David Flynn said the server flash vendor is selling into more enterprises who want to speed database performance. But the bulk of its business continues to come from standbys Apple ...

  • Quantum spins up disk sales as tape withers

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Oct 2012
  • Quantum might have turned the corner with its disk backup and storage software products last quarter, just as its tape sales took a big dip. Quantum reported $42.4 million in revenue from disk and ...

  • Seagate updates Savvio, Constellation hard drives

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 23 Oct 2012
  • Seagate Technology has refreshed three of its enterprise hard disk drives, the Savvio 10K.6 for enterprise-level performance, the Constellation ES.3 for bulk data storage and Constellation CS for ...

  • HP no longer plays duet with Violin

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Oct 2012
  • While preparing to go public, solid-state array vendor Violin Memory’s relationship with Hewlett-Packard (HP) is cooling. Violin was the subject of two Bloomberg stories last week. Last Wednesday, ...

  • SNW notebook: Fujitsu, Avere strike up a match

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Oct 2012
  • SANTA CLARA, Calif. – News and notes from this week’s Fall Storage Networking World (SNW): Avere and Fujitsu America have forged a “meet in the channel” partnership matching Avere’s NAS ...

  • Gridstore adds $12.5M to funding grid

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Oct 2012
  • Startup Gridstore today closed a $12.5 funding round to build out its sales channel and accelerate development of its scale-out NAS system. Gridstore uses virtual controllers that install on client ...

  • IBM delivers new enterprise array powered by Power7

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Oct 2012
  • IBM today upgraded its flagship storage system, the DS8870 high-end enterprise array. The big additions are the use of 16-core Power7 controllers and support for 1 TB of usable system cache, which ...