Storage Soup:

April, 2010


April 30, 2010  5:33 PM

FalconStor rearranges its OEM chairs



Posted by: Dave Raffo
data deduplication, storage vendors

FalconStor Software officially reported revenue Thursday, confirming what if first said in a preliminary report April 19 – it had a lousy quarter. FalconStor’s $17.1 million in revenue was down from $21 million a year ago, and it lost $5.5 million compared to a loss of $900,000 in the same...

April 30, 2010  3:31 PM

4-29-2009 Storage Headlines



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Podcasts, storage vendors

[display_podcast] (0:24) Compellent zNAS adds ZFS multiprotocol storage access to Storage Center SANs (1:38)


April 29, 2010  1:10 AM

LSI CEO likes his chances with Oracle



Posted by: Dave Raffo
lsi, storage arrays, storage vendors, Sun storage

Ever since Oracle said it would end its OEM deal with Hitachi Data Systems for its enterprise storage systems, people in the industry have wondered if Oracle would...


April 28, 2010  4:27 PM

One storage pro’s response to Intermedia’s hosted email outage



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

Earlier this week, we ran a story about email hosting provider Intermedia attributing a recent outage to a failure in its EMC SAN. After the story ran, we received feedback from Bob Adams, a storage...


April 27, 2010  9:10 PM

Unitrends marches to different data reduction drummer



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data deduplication

Unitrends Inc. has put its own spin on data reduction for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) that use its backup appliances. Previously, Unitrends has offered file-level compression and post-process subfile data deduplication with its products, but said the CPU overhead of doing subfile level...


April 26, 2010  9:14 PM

Virtual Instruments looks to make TAPping SANs easier



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Fibre Channel SANs, Fibre Channel switches

Virtual Instruments, a spinoff of network monitoring company Finisar, rolled out a new hardware configuration for its Traffic Access Port (TAP) devices, which watch bi-directional Fibre Channel traffic on SAN switch links to diagnose problems. TAPs are an option with Virtual Instruments'...


April 23, 2010  12:28 PM

04-22-2009 Storage Headlines



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Podcasts

[display_podcast] (0:25) EMC officials admit Clariion and Celerra consolidation afoot (2:15) Iron...

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April 22, 2010  3:07 PM

Isilon scales out sales, profits



Posted by: Dave Raffo

NAS vendor Isilon made it two straight profitable quarters when it beat expectations for last quarter to report 46% year-over-year revenue growth. Isilon’s revenue of $39.3 million was even up 5% over the previous quarter, and it’s rare for storage companies to increase revenue from the...


April 21, 2010  8:24 PM

SolarWinds revamps Tek-Tools pricing



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

Network and application management software maker SolarWinds today said it is re-releasing the storage resource management (SRM) products it bought in January with its $42 million acquisition of...

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April 21, 2010  12:11 PM

Sepaton grabs Hitachi Data Systems as its storage provider



Posted by: Dave Raffo
data deduplication, disk-based backup, vtl

Sepaton today launched its next generation enterprise virtual tape library (VTL) series, built on Hitachi Data Systems storage. The Sepaton S2100-E2 Series 1900 and 2900 VTLs that will be available in June use the Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage (ASM) 2100 system as the underlying storage...


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