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July, 2009


July 31, 2009  6:28 PM

07-30-2009 Storage Headlines

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

[display_podcast] (0:34) Managing enterprise data storage more efficiently (1:31) Quantum...

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July 29, 2009  5:20 PM

Alliance pumps new life into Plasmon

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Alliance Storage Technologies Inc. (ASTI), the Colorado company that bought Plasmon’s assets last January, says it is selling the Plasmon product line whole and hopes to significantly expand its business based on the proprietary

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July 27, 2009  5:59 PM

Cisco makes mainframe move

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Cisco is adding performance and security features to its MDS 9000 Fibre Channel SAN director platform to make it more palatable to mainframe shops. The enhancements will speed replication on mainframes over the WAN and add encryption and management capabilities along with 8 Gbps

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July 24, 2009  8:56 AM

07-23-2009 Storage Headlines

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

[display_podcast] (0:23) EMC completes Data Domain acquisition (2:20)

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July 23, 2009  4:00 PM

LSI buys ONStor, enters NAS business

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

LSI Corp. acquired NAS vendor ONStor today, continuing the trend of storage acquisitions that likely will continue for at least a few more months. LSI got a good price. It paid $25 million for a company that had close to $140 million in VC funding. But for now LSI isn’t talking about its...


July 22, 2009  4:35 PM

Kroll OnTrack offers data recovery for NetApp

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

An interesting little tidbit crossed my inbox yesterday - an announcement from Kroll OnTrack, which specializes in recovering damaged or unreadable hard disks (we covered some of their recovery efforts after

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July 22, 2009  4:26 PM

Google-watchers uncover clues on possibly impending GDrive

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

I didn't realize before today that there is such a rich niche community of bloggers focused solely on watching every move Google makes. Color me more educated after I ran across some detective work by two bloggers today in my Google Reader (make of that what you will) which makes a case that...


July 21, 2009  9:06 AM

Group Logic looks to ease Mac integration headaches for file archives

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

The maker of software that connects Mac workstations with Windows servers is launching a new product  that it claims will prevent "bad Mac behavior" with data archive stub files. Group Logic's main product is ExtremeZ-IP, software...


July 20, 2009  7:20 PM

SunGard exec says storage will be ‘final domino’ in cloud interoperability

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

SunGard’s technical officer for cloud computing, Don Norbeck, talked with Storage Soup this afternoon on the service provider's participation in the

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July 20, 2009  2:46 PM

EMC takes controlling interest in Data Domain

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

EMC today revealed it has acquired more than 82% of Data Domain shares, which means any chance of another company swooping in with a better offer is gone. Under terms of the July 8 agreement between the vendors, EMC is paying $33.50 per share for Data Domain stock for a total of

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