Storage Soup

August 2016

Storage vendors

  • Dell-EMC deal closes Sept. 7

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 30 Aug 2016
  • LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Dell and EMC made it official today. Dell will close its $67 billion acquisition of the largest storage vendor Sept. 7, following the transaction’s official approval today by ...

  • Rackspace cloud gets acquired, set to go private

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 29 Aug 2016
  • An equity firm will acquire Rackspace so the cloud vendor can go private and transition away from competing with the likes of Amazon Web Services and partner with them instead. The $32 per share ...

  • Nutanix expands, pockets PernixData, Calm.io

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Aug 2016
  • Nutanix, the hyper-converged vendor that may go public within weeks, is expanding its technology base through two software acquisitions. Nutanix Monday will officially disclose acquisitions of ...

  • Pure Storage: We do flash better than those geezers

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 26 Aug 2016
  • When it comes to all-flash storage, Pure Storage claims experience is no match for youth. Pure, born in 2011 as a flash-only vendor, is far outgrowing the storage establishment, a collection of ...

  • NetApp sells more flash, spends less

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Aug 2016
  • NetApp made great progress last quarter with its sales of all-flash storage, Clustered Data OnTap (CDOT) and cost-cutting measures. NetApp Wednesday reported better revenue and income results than ...

  • Quobyte updates "Google-like" storage software

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 18 Aug 2016
  • The “Google-like” software storage system that Berlin-based Quobyte introduced last year is getting an update. With its new Quobyte 1.3 release, the German startup added space-saving erasure coding ...

  • Nutanix lines up partners to sell on Cisco UCS

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Aug 2016
  • Nutanix, which has OEM deals with server vendors Dell and Lenovo, is now selling its software on Cisco UCS servers through channel partners. Nutanix today revealed it has independently validated ...

  • Rubrik grabs $61 million, aims for cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 16 Aug 2016
  • Converged data protection startup Rubrik turned to the cloud with a software release that allows customers to use Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure as well as Rubrik's appliances to store data. Rubrik ...

  • HCI vendor Pivot3 reports more customers using more apps

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 09 Aug 2016
  • Pivot3 more than doubled its revenue in the first half of 2016 over 2015, which its CEO attributes to customers buying its hyper-converged appliances as a platform rather than for single ...

  • EMC container plugin supports any block storage

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 04 Aug 2016
  • EMC has contributed an open source Apache Mesos container volume driver that supports any network-attached block storage system equipped with a Docker plugin, including storage of EMC competitors. ...

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