Storage Soup

April 2012

Storage vendors

  • Amplidata bulks up hardware with 3 TB drives

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 16 Apr 2012
  • Two weeks after optimizing its object-based storage software, Amplidata is making its appliance denser to hold more data and use less power. The Amplistor XT Storage System now supports 3 TB SATA ...

  • Get ready for 4 TB SATA drives

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 03 Apr 2012
  • Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, now part of Western Digital, today launched the first 4 TB enterpris hard drive. The Ultrastar 7K4000 is a 3.5-inch 7,200 rpm SATA drive with a 2 million hours ...

  • Flash array vendor Violin Memory plays familiar funding tune

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Apr 2012
  • Violin Memory today picked up another $50 million in funding and a new strategic partner in SAP. If the market cooperates, it will be the last funding round before Violin follows its solid-state ...