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August, 2009


August 31, 2009  7:56 PM

EMC acquires FastScale, deepens connection with VMware

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

It's strange to think of a parent company finding new ways to grow closer with a subsidiary -- after all, an ownership relationship seems about as deep as it gets. But for years now, VMware and EMC have walked a tightrope between EMC's ownership of the server virtualization company and VMware's...

August 28, 2009  8:30 PM

Photos from Iron Mountain site visit

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Yesterday, SearchDataBackup.com Site Editor Andrew Burton and I took a trip to Iron Mountain Digital's headquarters in Southborough, Mass., for some face-to-face meetings with Iron Mountain Digital's executives. Those execs had plenty to tell us about Iron Mountain Digital's plans for the rest...


August 28, 2009  7:27 PM

08-27-2009 Storage Headlines

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

As mentioned below, it's been the Week of 8 Gbps FC. [display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:24) NetApp begins rollout of Data Ontap 8

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August 27, 2009  8:01 PM

Emulex and IBM to ship virtual NIC

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Emulex executives said yesterday that IBM has qualified a new Virtual Fabric Adapter for BladeCenter servers, which will allow the consolidation of Ethernet and Fibre Channel connections. The Virtual Fabric Adapter is a virtual Network Interface Card (NIC) that goes into each blade server in the...


August 26, 2009  8:33 PM

Could simpler QA testing bring down the cost of SSDs?

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

The Holy Grail for SSDs is to make SLC performance cost as much as MLC, or, even better, as much as hard disk drives. The CTO of SSD manufacturer STEC says it won't happen, pointing out that every...


August 26, 2009  2:01 PM

NetApp plans SSDs in arrays by end of 2009

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

While there was a “flash” of NetApp’s solid state strategy evident in its product launch this week, a big part of it was missing in all the talk of Data Ontap 8 and the vendor’s cloud strategy....


August 25, 2009  10:56 PM

LSI joins 8 Gbps FC party with new disk array

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

There's a lot of 8 Gbps Fibre Channel going around these days. LSI Corp. joined EMC Corp. today in announcing new support for the next leap in Fibre Channel throughput with the Engenio 4900 system it...


August 21, 2009  5:32 PM

08-20-2009 Storage Headlines

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

[display_podcast] (0:23) NetApp names Georgens CEO, says Data Ontap 8 is coming (2:52)

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August 20, 2009  10:05 PM

Storage blogosphere rumbles with rumors of EMC Atmos Compute

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

Reports from storage industry blogs and an a EMC Corp. customer event suggest EMC is getting ready to launch a new cloud computing service based on its Atmos onLine storage as a service offering. Jeff Darcy, a software engineer and author of a blog dubbed Canned Platypus, reported after a...


August 19, 2009  9:00 PM

NetApp passes CEO torch from Warmenhoven to Georgens

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

After 15 years as CEO – practically an eternity in the storage business – NetApp’s Dan Warmenhoven stepped down today and named Tom Georgens his successor. The move was anticipated since

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