Storage Soup

February 2015

Storage vendors

  • Avago buys Emulex for $606M to expand storage portfolio

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Feb 2015
  • Networking and wireless chip maker Avago Technologies is pushing deeper into enterprise storage with its planned acquisition of storage networking vendor Emulex. Avago said Wednesday evening that ...

  • Pivot3 pockets $45M to ride hyper-convergence wave

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 25 Feb 2015
  • Pivot3, the hyper-convergence vendor that concentrates on the surveillance and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) markets, picked up $45 million in funding this week to expand sales and marketing ...

  • SwiftStack brings in new CEO

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 24 Feb 2015
  • Object storage vendor SwiftStack has a new CEO. The company today announced Don Jaworski is taking the helm as co-founder Joe Arnold relinquishes the role but remains president and chief product ...

  • IBM's spectrum of new storage brands

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 17 Feb 2015
  • IBM has rebranded storage products and introduced XIV as a software-only offering under a new overarching identity – IBM Spectrum. The decoder ring for these products is: This name change will take ...

  • NetApp blames sales slump on budget restraints

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Feb 2015
  • A rocky quarter with a disappointing forecast for this quarter left NetApp CEO Tom Georgens defensive about his company’s product portfolio and strategy. NetApp Wednesday reported $1.55 billion in ...

  • Veritas Rising

    Randy Kerns - Evaluator Group 09 Feb 2015
  • Appropriately, Symantec will call its new information management spinout Veritas Technologies Corp. The company will consist of many products from the original Veritas, which Symantec acquired in ...

  • Veritas product revenue grows while Symantec shrinks

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Feb 2015
  • Symantec is on track to make Veritas an operational company by October, a few months ahead of the original plan to split by the December. Symantec CEO Michael Brown added details about the spinoff ...

  • Veeam revenues still on a roll

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Feb 2015
  • Virtualization data protection specialist Veeam Software said its 2014 bookings revenue hit $389 million, up 40 percent over the previous year. Veaam’s growth far outpaces the rest of the data ...

  • Scale-out startup Qumulo gets $40M, prepares to launch

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 04 Feb 2015
  • Qumulo, the file storage startup founded by engineers who designed Isilon's clustered NAS, closed a $40 million B funding round today and plans its initial product launch “really soon.” The ...

  • Quantum hopes StorNext gains can outscale tape woes

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 02 Feb 2015
  • Quantum had a rough quarter revenue-wise to end 2014 because of poor tape sales, but its prospects are looking up in other areas. StorNext scale-out file system sales increased 77 percent ...