Storage Soup:

September, 2009


September 16, 2009  1:42 PM

Former Avamar chief Walsh to run Storewize



Posted by: Dave Raffo
data deduplication, data optimization

The appointment of Ed Walsh as Storwize CEO this week has people in the storage industry wondering how long it will be until the primary data reduction vendor gets acquired.

EMC bought data deduplication specialist

September 15, 2009  7:40 PM

Dot Hill goes in software direction with Ciprico IP



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage networking; storage vendors

Dot Hill Systems, which sell storage systems that are rebranded by OEM partners, is entering a new market thanks to intellectual property it acquired from bankrupt vendor...

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September 15, 2009  6:53 PM

Spinnaker founders bring Avere out of stealth …



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data management, storage vendors

...but few other details are known yet of the new storage product to be released in three weeks by the original founders of Spinnaker Networks, which now forms the basis of NetApp's scale-out OnTap GX...

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September 15, 2009  1:25 PM

Broadcom accuses Emulex of patent infringement



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage networking; storage vendors

Emulex hasn’t heard the last from Broadcom after all. Broadcom, which unsuccessfully tried to acquire Emulex this year, Monday filed a lawsuit charging that the HBA...


September 14, 2009  9:20 PM

Oracle set to make hardware splash with Sun-based Exadata



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

It began with a full page ad from Oracle in the Wall Street Journal last week, throwing down the gauntlet for server hardware giant IBM, and the first definitive statement from the company in the midst of its $7.4...


September 14, 2009  3:17 PM

EMC replaces Donatelli with Intel exec



Posted by: Beth Pariseau

Hewlett-Packard Co (HP) poached EMC Corp. storage division head David Donatelli earlier this year, and now EMC has nabbed one of Intel's top executives to take over running EMC's storage products...


September 11, 2009  7:30 AM

09-10-2009 Storage Headlines



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Podcast

[display_podcast] Stories referenced: (0:23) Texas Memory Systems acquires storage virtualization IP (2:06)


September 10, 2009  7:25 PM

Seeding the clouds



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage services; cloud computing

 

When we all get around to writing up those “Look ahead to next year” stories in a few months, there no doubt will be lots of...


September 9, 2009  5:25 PM

Adaptec blows hot and cold for SSDs



Posted by: Dave Raffo
disk arrays; solid state storage

As solid state drives (SSDs) gain more play in enterprise storage, the emphasis shifts from the drives themselves to the software used to control data on SSDs and hard drives. That management capability was the impetus for Texas Memory Systems’ acquisition of Incipient’s


September 8, 2009  3:40 PM

Hitachi Data Systems adds midrange NAS, courtesy of BlueArc



Posted by: Dave Raffo
scale-out NAS; storage vendors

Hitachi Data Systems today put its brand on the midrange NAS system first launched by its OEM partner BlueArc in July. The Hitachi NAS 3080 and 3090 are rebranded BlueArc Mercury 50 and 100 systems....


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