Storage Soup:

December, 2011


December 29, 2011  10:25 AM

Storage wrap: take a last glance at 2011, early peek at 2012

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

In case you weren’t paying attention to the storage world for most of 2011, don’t worry, we have you covered. Our series of stories looking back at the highlights of 2011 will catch you up on what you may have missed: •

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December 28, 2011  2:06 PM

Rear view mirror metrics don’t tell full story

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

I read all the reports on the how the storage industry is doing. These include many segments in storage hardware and

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December 22, 2011  10:01 AM

Solid state, server-based storage have staying power

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

Many new storage technologies show great promise. They have useful capabilities such as transferring data faster, storing information for less cost,

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December 20, 2011  8:47 AM

Seagate-Samsung close hard drive deal eight months later

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

One of two pending multibillion dollar hard drive vendor acquisitions closed today when Seagate Technology wrapped up its $1.4 billion transaction with Samsung Electronics.

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December 15, 2011  3:59 PM

EMC, customers stung by hard drive shortages from Thailand floods

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

EMC has notified partners and customers that it will raise the list prices of its hard drives by up to 15% beginning Jan. 1 due to shortages caused by Thailand floods....


December 14, 2011  2:03 PM

HDS sharpens file capabilities for the cloud

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Hitachi Data Systems added a few more lanes to its cloud storage on-ramp today. HDS brought out the Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) caching appliance a...


December 14, 2011  8:25 AM

Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure top performers in Nasuni stress tests

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Nasuni is in the business of connecting its customers’

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December 13, 2011  9:42 AM

Apple eyes flash startup Anobit

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Anobit might be the next solid-state storage vendor to get scooped up. Israeli publication Calcalist reports that Apple is in “advanced...


December 9, 2011  11:06 AM

Why we keep data

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

I’ve attended two conferences recently where a speaker talked about storage efficiency and the growing capacity demand problem. The speaker said that a part of the problem is...


December 8, 2011  1:42 PM

Symantec enlists partners for Backup Exec beta testing

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Symantec Corp. is ready to roll out the Backup Exec 2012 beta, which includes...


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