Storage Soup

May 2015

Storage vendors

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Nimble gets SAP certification, offers SmartStack for HANA

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 05 May 2015
  • Most of the storage news this week is happening at EMC World in Las Vegas, but there’s also a bit of activity at the SAP Sapphire Now conference in Orlando, Florida. Nimble Storage announced that ...

  • EMC opens up ViPR, hope developers take to it

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 May 2015
  • LAS VEGAS -- You don’t usually associate EMC with open or free, but at EMC World today the vendor said it is making ViPR an open-source project and is offering a free non-production version of its ...