Storage Soup

May 2015

Storage vendors

  • Veeam adds EMC to snapshot support list

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 May 2015
  • Veeam will add snapshot integration with EMC VNX and VNXe storage arrays when it rolls out its Availability Suite 9. Virtual backup specialist Veeam began integrating with storage arrays for more ...

  • Rubrik pulls in $41 million in funding for cloud backup

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 28 May 2015
  • Rubrik has raised $41 million in Series B funding and also unveiled more details behind its integrated backup appliance that does hybrid cloud backup, deduplication, compression and data ...

  • SteelStore becomes NetApp AltaVault

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 May 2015
  • NetApp has rebranded the SteelStore cloud backup appliances it acquired from Riverbed last year, and will sell it on NetApp hardware. NetApp is selling AltaVault as a physical product on FAS ...

  • Commvault takes next step in file sync/share

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 26 May 2015
  • Like many data protection vendors, Commvault added file sync and share capabilities within the last few years. Today, Commvault expanded its Edge file sync platform with Edge Drive,  which lets ...

  • Brocade, HP see storage sales decline

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 22 May 2015
  • Considering the poor numbers coming from storage array vendor’s recent earnings, it’s no surprise Brocade Thursday said its storage switch revenue declined from last year. EMC, NetApp, IBM and ...

  • Clustered OnTap complexities clobber NetApp

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2015
  • NetApp’s earnings report today disappointed investors as the vendor missed its previous revenue forecast, and it issued lower than expected guidance for this quarter. NetApp today also revealed ...

  • Barrall spins out Drobo, keeps Connected Data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 May 2015
  • Drobo is under new ownership again. Founder Geoff Barrall is spinning low-end NAS vendor Drobo out of Connected Data, marking the third major management shift in Drobo’s 10-year-history. A group ...

  • Symantec sets January date for Veritas spin-out

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 15 May 2015
  • Symantec expects to officially complete its Veritas spin-out Jan. 2, 2016, with a goal to effectively operate as two separate companies by Oct. 3, Symantec executives updated the spinoff process ...

  • Veeam wins ruling that guts Symantec lawsuit

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 13 May 2015
  • The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has invalidated the final four patents in Symantec’s infringement lawsuit against Veeam Software, making it difficult for Symantec to win its suit ...

  • Quantum expects to scale StorNext products, sales this year

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 May 2015
  • Quantum’s forecast for the next year includes more StorNext and scale-out archiving products, sales and vertical markets. The sales bump has already started. Quantum last week reported its ...