Storage Soup:

April, 2010


April 20, 2010  6:21 PM

Startup TwinStrata previews cloud storage integration product



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage

A new company has emerged from stealth in the cloud data storage industry this week at Cloud Expo.

April 20, 2010  5:40 PM

InfiniBand Trade Association distributes new spec for RDMA over 10 GbE



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
converged networks, fcoe

Here's another new twist on converged networking: the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) has released a new specification for building Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) into 10-Gigabit Data Center Ethernet (DCE) networks. InfiniBand providers claim their value proposition is the same as Fibre...


April 16, 2010  8:36 PM

SNW wrap-up



Posted by: Dave Raffo
cloud backup, data deduplication, solid state drives, storage networking, storage vendors

While product news was slim at spring SNW this week, there were vendors and other groups on hand to share roadmap details and discuss industry trends. Some tidbits of those conversations: Fibre Channel Industry Association Despite the rise of iSCSI and the emergence of...


April 16, 2010  12:53 PM

04-15-2010 Storage Headlines



Posted by: Beth Pariseau

[display_podcast] (0:25) Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1 adds email archiving and e-discovery updates (2:33)


April 15, 2010  8:42 PM

Double-Take reports acquisition interest



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

An interesting tidbit from host-based replication, iSCSI SAN and boot-from-SAN vendor Double-Take Software Inc.'s quarterly earnings forecast press release this week:

Double-Take...has received...


April 14, 2010  10:49 PM

Symantec to add new disk array partners for Thin Reclamation API



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, thin provisioning

Symantec announced at its Symantec Vision show today in Las Vegas that it will add new support for more third-party disk arrays under its Veritas Thin Reclamation API, part of its


April 14, 2010  3:42 PM

IBM sneaks out data storage announcements



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

IBM published details of its forthcoming Easy Tier automated tiered storage feature for the DS8700 on its website Tuesday, and spilled another couple of beans on upcoming storage product announcements along...


April 13, 2010  9:52 PM

Data Deposit Box adds VPN hosting, becomes KineticD



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage, Online Backup, storage vendors

The online backup company formerly known as Data Deposit Box is branching out into new cloud-based IT services and relaunching under a new name, KineticD. Data Deposit...


April 12, 2010  8:56 PM

Atempo and FalconStor announce storage products for media and entertainment — *Updated*



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving, storage vendors

With the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference going on this week in Las Vegas, some storage vendors are polishing their wares for the media and entertainment space, including Atempo Inc. and FalconStor...


April 12, 2010  8:32 PM

Following Compellent tumble, Nexsan pulls back on IPO



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

It had seemed gutsy of Nexsan to go against the grain by announcing it was filing for an initial public offering (IPO) in April 2008. IPOs were down that year due to fears of recession, even before the housing...


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