Storage Soup

August 2015

Storage vendors

  • EMC pronounces XtremIO its billion-dollar baby

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 27 Aug 2015
  • EMC says its XtremIO all-flash array has cracked the $1 billion cumulative bookings mark in 588 days – or roughly six quarters – while remaining on track to do $1 billion of business in calendar ...

  • Scality raises another $45 million in Series D funding

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 25 Aug 2015
  • Object storage vendor Scality has raised $45 million in investment that will be used to expand its North American sales force, continue international expansion and build out its reseller program. ...

  • Scality Rings up Dell partnership

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 20 Aug 2015
  • Scality scored its second major server reseller deal this week when Dell added the object storage vendor to the Blue Thunder program that combines software-defined storage with Dell servers. ...

  • Sale (instead of spin) doesn't change Veritas strategy

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 14 Aug 2015
  • The executives who have been working to turn Veritas Technologies into a standalone company say their plans have not changed with the $8 billion sale to The Carylye Group. Symantec disclosed last ...

  • Pure takes first step to go public, files for IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 12 Aug 2015
  • Pure Storage today filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in hopes of becoming the second all-flash storage array vendor to go public following Violin Memory. In its filing with the U.S. ...

  • Box hires former EMC Syncplicity chief

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 12 Aug 2015
  • Box today has hired the former CEO of  EMC Syncplicity. Jeetu Patel, the former general manager of EMC Syncplicity enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) business unit, has joined the ...

  • Symantec sells Veritas to Carlyle Group

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Aug 2015
  • Symantec’s spin-out of Veritas took a twist today when The Carlyle Group and other investors agreed to purchase Veritas for $8 billion. That’s $5.5 billion less than Symantec paid for Veritas in a ...

  • Dot Hill revenues, income climb

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 06 Aug 2015
  • Add Dot Hill Systems to the list of smaller storage vendors who are growing revenue significantly while their large rivals stumble. Dot Hill is unlike the other vendors who are bucking the trend of ...

  • Tintri picks up $125 million, targets NetApp, IPO

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Aug 2015
  • Tintri, which sells storage built for virtual machines, today closed a $125 million funding round that it plans to use to step up its attack on NetApp’s installed base and take the startup public ...