Storage Soup

October 2013

Storage vendors

  • Syncsort divorces itself

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Oct 2013
  • Syncsort is splitting up. The company revealed this week that the data protection business spun off to form a company separate from the data integration business. The data integration side will ...

  • Nimble follows Violin's lead, files for IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Oct 2013
  • Nimble Storage is trying to become the next public storage company after filing its S-1 form for an initial public offering today. Nimble is right on time with its IPO plans. When the startup ...

  • SimpliVity adds partners to bolster VDI peformance

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Oct 2013
  • Like a bunch of other startups, hyperconverged vendor SimpliVity is going after customers who struggle with storage for a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). SimpliVity today disclosed ...

  • CloudByte looks to displace other ZFS storage

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Oct 2013
  • Despite the company name, CloudByte’s ElastiStor software isn’t limited to cloud storage. The ZFS-based software provides Quality of Service (QoS) for storage capabilities separately for each ...

  • Verizon jumps into cloud storage market

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Oct 2013
  • Verizon Terremark this week launched an object-based storage cloud that will compete directly with Amazon S3, Google Storage Cloud, Microsoft Windows Azure and others. Verizon Cloud Storage is part ...

  • Nirvanix closeout: Is there a delete key for exabytes of data?

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 03 Oct 2013
  • You know the old adage that the last one out should turn off the lights? Well, in the case of  Nirvanix, the last person out needs to delete the petabytes of data stored on its infrastructure. “My ...

  • Nirvanix files for bankruptcy

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Oct 2013
  • Failed cloud storage provider Nirvanix has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a statement posted Tuesday on the company’s web site. Nirvanix also posted a statement saying it is working ...