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May, 2012


May 31, 2012  6:45 AM

GreenBytes gets greenbucks for green tech

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
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Flash storage vendor GreenBytes closed a $12 million funding round this week, led by Al Gore’s venture capital firm. GreenBytes sells two platforms of...

May 29, 2012  7:14 AM

EMC World: Proof of how vendor events are changing

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

Last week’s EMC World would have to be viewed as a major success for EMC. There were customers, press, analysts, resellers, and even other vendors there with...


May 24, 2012  8:00 PM

NetApp keeps flash plans under wraps

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Like EMC, NetApp executives say they expect to offer flash in many areas of their storage systems. But NetApp so far only sells flash as a cache in storage arrays (Flash Cache), and solid state drives (SSDs)...


May 24, 2012  10:30 AM

HP’s 3PAR passes EVA in sales

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Hewlett-Packard’s storage team maintains it remains committed to the EVA midrange platform, and continues to upgrade the product. But you have to wonder how long that commitment will...


May 24, 2012  8:52 AM

EMC World 2012 Wrap: Sneak peaks at Projects X and Thunder

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- EMC was stingy with details of its pet flash projects during most of EMC World 2012, but offered glimpses of early versions of "Project X" and...


May 22, 2012  10:24 AM

Hitachi Data Systems, EMC divided about federation

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

EMC’s new Federated Tiered Storage (FTS) for VMAX arrays allows customers to run other EMC platforms or competing storage systems behind VMAX, much...


May 21, 2012  1:58 PM

Tucci invents a ‘Name that creep contest’

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

If the EMC World 2012 logo using the head with a cloud on top of one half and weird-looking tubes sticking out of the other half makes no sense to you, you’re not alone. EMC CEO Joe Tucci commented on the face during the opening...


May 21, 2012  10:52 AM

EMC World 2012 Day One: Where’s the flash?

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

By EMC’s count, the vendor made 42 product announcements on day one of EMC World 2012 today. At first glance, it appears only a handful at most were major product...


May 18, 2012  2:25 PM

HP gives EVA SSDs, 3 TB SATA

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Hewlett-Packard keeps upgrading its EVA line, although 3PAR is its high-growth midrange and high end storage platform. HP this week rolled out two new EVAs, the P6350 and...


May 15, 2012  8:27 AM

Confusion over storage consolidation

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

Storage consolidation seems to be a simple concept. If you reduce the number of storage systems, you benefit from fewer devices to manage, less space required, and less power/cooling demands....


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