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April, 2009


April 9, 2009  5:03 PM

Sights and bites from SNW

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Photobucket A band entertains at the SNW welcome reception Monday...

April 7, 2009  7:30 PM

Fusion-io shovels in $47.5M in fresh funding

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

How does a startup get $47.5 million in funding in today’s economy?

“By being a leader in a pretty hot sector,” says David Flynn, CTO and one of the founders of Fusion-io, which closed its whopping Series B round today.

That hot sector is flash technology, which is rapidly...


April 6, 2009  4:02 PM

Isilon cuts staff, switches sales VPs

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Isilon Systems finally took Wall Street’s advice about slashing staff today, revealing it would reduce its worldwide workforce by approximately 10%.

Isilon had 394 employees at the end of 2008. The clustered NAS vendor is also changing its chief of sales, brining in NetApp and Quantum...


April 6, 2009  3:24 PM

3PAR brings 4 controllers to midrange, skips SSD for now

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

3PAR’s new F Class midrange systems that launched today look a lot like its T-Class enterprise systems, only smaller. So the F-Class inherits its share of enterprise features as well as the gap in the T-Class platform

The enterprise features includes the ability to scale to four...


April 6, 2009  12:50 PM

Double-Take repackages products after emBoot acquisition

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Double-Take is consolidating its server-based replication, TimeData CDP, GeoGluster software for Microsoft stretched clusters, LiveWire bare-metal restor, and emBoot's netboot iSCSI boot-from-SAN and sanFly iSCSI target products into four titles:

  • Double-Take Move - will support the...


  • April 3, 2009  8:07 PM

    04-02-09 Storage Headlines Podcast

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:25) IDC expects greater declines in storage spending (2:02)

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    April 2, 2009  6:12 PM

    SourceOne stokes Symantec-EMC archiving rivalry

    Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

    EMCers are talking up their SourceOne archiving platform today, and their rivals at Symantec are doing the same. But while EMC extols the virtues of its EmailXtender replacement, Symantec is giving...


    April 2, 2009  3:48 PM

    Storage podcast: SRM CEO sees boon in down economy

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    As we reported yesterday, Aptare Inc. upgraded and expanded its StorageConsole storage resource management (SRM) suite this week, adding products to manage resources in VMware virtual server and...


    April 1, 2009  1:35 PM

    Rackable snaps up SGI in $25 million fire sale

    Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

    UPDATED

    Rackable Systems acquired he assets of high-performance computing (HPC) systems vendor Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) for just $25 million today, coinciding with SGI's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    According to a press release put out by

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