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May, 2009


May 20, 2009  7:57 PM

Photos from EMC World

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Photobucket The decor theme at the Welcome Reception Sunday...

May 20, 2009  2:05 PM

EMC World Reporter’s Notebook

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A bear economy and drenching rainstorms raged on outside the Orange County Convention Center during EMC world this week. Inside, though, there were lively conversations in the hallways of the sprawling convention center, most looking forward to the future despite this year’s fiscal...


May 18, 2009  10:34 PM

EMC’s Tucci and VMware’s Maritz talk Oracle, Donatelli and cloud

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

The CEO duo of EMC's empire, Joe Tucci of EMC and Paul Maritz of VMware, did plenty of talking at EMC World today, with a keynote apiece and a press Q&A session this afternoon. The two addressed hot topics including coopetition with Oracle, potential future acquisitions and the high-profile...


May 18, 2009  9:00 AM

Hifn adds speed and software to data reduction cards

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Hifn (now part of Exar Corp.) is taking another crack at getting major OEMs to ship products integrated with its DR line of compression, encryption and deduplication hashing acceleration cards, which...


May 15, 2009  7:27 PM

BakBone broadens its message

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Ten days after picking up Exchange CDP vendor Asempra, BakBone Software Thursday grabbed an entire message management division. BakBone acquired ColdSpark for $15.9 million in cash and stock, and...


May 15, 2009  3:22 PM

Deja vu: Emulex rejects Broadcom

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Emulex rebuffed Broadcom again today, advising its shareholders to reject the cash tender offer Broadcom made May 5 in its latest attempt to acquire Emulex.

If you've been...


May 15, 2009  9:18 AM

05-14-2009 Storage Headlines

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Another bumper crop o' news this week. [display_podcast] (0:25) EPA begins long process to green storage specification (1:40)

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May 14, 2009  8:11 PM

Analyst: SMB NAS products should cozy up to the TV

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

If you've been paying attention to recent storage product news, you may detect a distinctly consumer-ish flavor. Several vendors have recently redoubled efforts to reach the ever-elusive small business, home office and tech-savvy consumer. So far this year, the wave of...


May 14, 2009  1:03 PM

CommVault sales slip, looks to cloud for sunnier days

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Even with the sales expectation bar lowered due to the economy, CommVault still failed to clear it by a long way last quarter. Now CommVault CEO Bob Hammer is looking for data deduplication and management of storage clouds to pull his company out of its slump.

CommVault’s revenue of...


May 12, 2009  11:04 PM

Sun details Oracle, IBM negotiations in SEC filing

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

In the wake of lawsuits filed by shareholders over its acquisition by Oracle, Sun Microsystems called for a meeting of shareholders to vote on the proposed merger and...


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