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  • FalconStor's playing beat the clock with FreeStor

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 28 Apr 2016
  • The bad news for FalconsStor is it lost $3.2 million last quarter. If there is good news, it’s that its new FreeStor software is picking up OEM and managed service provider (MSP) customers and ...

  • Gridstore to CEO: Great job, now get lost

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Apr 2016
  • Gridstore apparently grew so fast under CEO George Symons that its board decided to change CEOs to keep up with the rapid growth. Gridstore founder and CTO Kelly Murphy has moved back into the CEO ...

  • EMC sales decline, says Dell deal on track

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 20 Apr 2016
  • EMC’s storage sales declined more than expected last quarter as the vendor waits to become part of Dell. EMC executives offered several reasons for the drop in sales, but not the most obvious one. ...

  • Veeam sets out to orchestrate DR

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 08 Apr 2016
  • Veeam Software moved further beyond pure virtual machine backup this week by unveiling Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-node hypervisor orchestration engine for disaster recovery. The Veeam ...

  • Nutanix updates IPO filing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Apr 2016
  • Nutanix has been waiting so long to complete its initial public offering (IPO) that the hyper-converged pioneer updated its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nutanix’s amended S-1 ...

  • Dell keeps hyper-converged options open

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 05 Apr 2016
  • Still months away from closing its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, Dell today said it would  immediately start reselling several EMC federation converged products and updated others it already ...

  • NetApp prepares SANtricity for Splunk

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 29 Mar 2016
  • NetApp today rolled out an upgraded version of its SANtricity software for its E and EF Series of high performance arrays, with the focus on making Splunk and other data analytics applications run ...

  • Violin Memory fuses with Stream, creates FlashSync

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 24 Mar 2016
  • Violin Memory is trying to push its all-flash arrays into the financial services market through a partnership with U.K. software vendor Stream Financial. The vendors have combined to launch what ...

  • Pivot3 closes funding round to develop ‘new toys’

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Mar 2016
  • Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 closed a $55 million funding round this week to support expansion following a merger with flash array vendor NexGen Storage. Pivot3 CEO Ron Nash said the bulk of the ...

  • IBM ships new Storwize V5000, rolls out software package for Apache Spark

    Carol Sliwa - Senior News Writer 14 Mar 2016
  • IBM recently rolled out a pair of new storage offerings: the “Gen 2” Storwize V5000 hybrid system, with upgraded Spectrum Virtualize software, and a “Platform Conductor” for Apache Spark data ...

  • Violin Memory receives no offers, makes few sales in Q4

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 11 Mar 2016
  • Violin Memory finished its hunt for a buyer without a deal. It did land a few partnerships, while shedding a quarter of its workforce and closing few sales of its all-flash storage arrays. Violin ...

  • Riverbed adds AWS and Azure support to its SteelFusion

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 09 Mar 2016
  • Riverbed Technology this week announced its hyper-converged SteelFusion solution now supports both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure so customers can leverage the cloud as a secondary storage ...

  • Michael Dell: 'Ignore click-baiting cratering media'

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Feb 2016
  • Michael Dell and other Dell executives have told employees the $67 billion acquisition of EMC will go through despite reports that his group is having trouble securing financing for the deal. Dell ...

  • NetApp revenue slips keep showing

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Feb 2016
  • NetApp’s latest earnings report shows the vendor is still in a hole with a lot of digging to do before it returns to revenue growth. NetApp reported another quarter of declining revenue Wednesday ...

  • FalconStor CEO: We’re normal again

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 17 Feb 2016
  • With 2015 in the rear-view mirror, FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn says the storage software vendor has completed its transition phase and is ready to reverse its years-long streak of losing money. “We ...