Storage Soup

September 2012

Storage vendors

  • HGST prepares helium-based hard drives to increase density

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 13 Sep 2012
  • Western Digital's Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) intends to ship its first 3.5-inch, helium-based hard disk drive in 2013. A technology that’s been under development for about eight ...

  • Amplidata gets $6 million in funding and a new CEO

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 12 Sep 2012
  • Object-storage startup Amplidata today unveiled its new CEO and another $6 million round of funding with OEM partner Quantum Corp. as a lead investor. The new funding brings the company's total ...

  • Shameless Plug: Storage Decisions 2012 NYC

    Rich Castagna - Vice President of Editorial 11 Sep 2012
  • Normally, I'd feel a little creepy making a pitch about one of our own conferences, but there are two reasons—really good reasons, in fact—why I feel just fine about making a shameless plug for the ...

  • EMC still leads the pack in storage

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 11 Sep 2012
  • EMC continues to be the top dog in the storage market. The vendor was the only major storage company to experience year-over-year market share growth for the second quarter of 2012, according to ...

  • Nimble raises $40.7 million in funding, eyes IPO

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 10 Sep 2012
  • Nimble Storage has raised $40.7 million in a mezzanine round of funding, bringing its total investment  to $98 million as it prepares for a potential initial public offering (IPO).  The vendor, a ...

  • EMC says Tucci will stay into 2015

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 07 Sep 2012
  • Joe Tucci is in no hurry to move into his long-discussed retirement, and the rest of EMC’s board is also reluctant to let him go. During a week in which the Democratic party worked to convince U.S. ...