Storage Soup

April 2012

Storage vendors

  • EMC ready to pounce on XtremIO?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 23 Apr 2012
  • Last week, EMC CEO Joe Tucci repeated the storage giant’s commitment to all types of flash. During the company’s earnings report, Tucci pointed to products such as EMC’s recently launched ...

  • EMC says new VMAX and Thunder coming soon, HDD price hikes staying

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Apr 2012
  • EMC executives today said the price increase for hard drives put into place late last year will continue for most of this year. They also confirmed expectations that a new high-end Symmetrix VMAX ...

  • NAB shows storage plays a big role in media/entertainment

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 19 Apr 2012
  • The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference in Las Vegas this week drew a large number of storage vendors vying for the growing media and entertainment storage market. I’ve attended ...

  • 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 ...