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February, 2009


February 27, 2009  5:43 PM

Storage Headlines for 02-26-2009

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Here are some stories you may have missed this week:

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  • (0:29) EMC adds file-level single instancing, Flash to Celerra
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  • February 26, 2009  9:23 PM

    Online services bite the dust

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    Two online data sharing services failed this week -- one from a computing giant, and the other a small social bookmarking website. That's the trouble in this wild and wooly world of the cloud--especially in its early days. Not every service is going to make it, and then you're going to have to...


    February 25, 2009  9:12 PM

    EMC, NetApp clash over VMware

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    There are lots of interesting donnybrooks going on in this industry at any one moment, but EMC-NetApp is like the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry: imbued with a sense of historical inevitability, and capable of reaching heretofore undiscovered levels of bickering. The latest series of skirmishes takes...


    February 24, 2009  10:37 PM

    Latest Sun/NetApp clash: SPEC SFS

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    While one vendor's blogger came to bury SPEC SFS, another came to defend it. The clash of vendors as yet seems unresolved.

    The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) SFS benchmark measures file server throughput and response time. The latest version,

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    February 23, 2009  10:34 PM

    EMC releases Networker Fast Start virtual appliance

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    A post by EMC's Storagezilla over the weekend spread the news that EMC's scaled-down version of its Networker backup product,

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    February 20, 2009  6:23 PM

    Storage Headlines for 02-19-2009

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    Here are some stories you may have missed this week: [display_podcast] Stories referenced:

  • Healthcare IT eyes medical record digitization hurdle

  • February 19, 2009  10:02 PM

    Seagate, STEC call off SSD battle

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    Scuffling drive vendors Seagate and STEC have called a truce in their solid state drive (SSD) patent infringement battle, with both vendors saying today they have dropped their lawsuits against the other. Seagate filed the

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    February 19, 2009  4:22 PM

    Emulex focuses on ‘Convergenomics’

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    Emulex today disclosed its next round of convergence products – universal converged network adapters (UCNAs) and a management framework -- as well as encryption for its Fibre Channel HBAs.

    If you were just getting familiar with converged network adapters (CNAs), you might be thrown by...


    February 18, 2009  9:35 PM

    iSCSI SAN software: riding the winds of change?

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    Last week, Hewlett-Packard launched its first iSCSI SAN product based on its acquisition last year of LeftHand Networks. As part of that announcement, HP made it official that LeftHand's days as a...


    February 17, 2009  7:26 PM

    VMware reports glitch with SRM and NetApp systems

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    According to a note posted on VMware's KnowledgeBase website, the server virtualization software maker is recommending that users of NetApp's FAS arrays in a High Availability...


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