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January, 2009


January 30, 2009  1:59 PM

Storage Headlines for 01-29-09

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Here are some stories you may have missed this week:

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  • EMC braces for IT spending declines
  • Editor's note: The...

    January 29, 2009  9:46 PM

    Analyst: e-Discovery to get worse in 2009

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    IT pros may find themselves in a Catch-22 this year when it comes to e-Discovery and data management for compliance, according to a new report released this week by Forrester Research Analyst Brian Hill. The economic downturn is likely to increase litigation, while making it more difficult for...


    January 28, 2009  7:51 PM

    The Internet cries foul over Carbonite Amazon reviews

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    A story from a New York Times blog by David Pogue has ignited the tinderbox that is the Internet, and the flames are being directed at...


    January 28, 2009  7:30 PM

    Overland puts Snap veteran Kelly in charge

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    It took him awhile, but Eric Kelly is running the Snap Appliance business again. Kelly today became CEO of Overland Storage, which acquired the Snap business from Adaptec last June. He replaces...


    January 27, 2009  5:59 PM

    WD launches 2 TB desktop drive

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    Like their 1 TB brethren before them, 2 TB drives are showing up first at the desktop -- beginning with the shipment this week of a 2 TB version of Western Digital's Caviar Green 3.5-inch SATA drive.

    The drive follows two generations of high-capacity desktop drives in the Green line. The...


    January 27, 2009  3:37 AM

    Welcome to Storage Soup’s new home on IT Knowledge Exchange

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    I'd like to take a moment to introduce you to some of our new blog features and also some of the features on IT Knowledge Exchange.

    Instead of a long list of categories, we now have a Tag Cloud. Click any topic in the Tag Cloud and you'll see only posts on that topic. The Tag Cloud is...


    January 26, 2009  9:27 PM

    Storage vendors put together ESX iSCSI cookbook

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    Just came across a pretty interesting resource on EMC'er Chad Sakac's Virtual Geek blog (first brought to my attention by

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    January 23, 2009  10:51 PM

    Storage Headlines Podcast for 01-23-09

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

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    January 23, 2009  5:44 PM

    EMC eyes primary dedupe for NAS

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    EMC is preparing an upgrade to its Celerra NAS platform, including built-in deduplication for file systems. Internally, at least, EMC refers to this as primary deduplication although it is obviously limited to files and best suited for shared folders and home directories. EMC hasn’t yet...


    January 15, 2009  5:20 PM

    Seagate 1 TB Barracuda users report failures

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    More than 20 users have posted to a thread on Seagate's official Community Forums reporting that their 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Barracuda desktop...


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