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July, 2012


July 9, 2012  7:57 AM

Why Katie left Tom, and who gets the data?



Posted by: Randy Kerns
cloud backup, data backup, data management, data protection, data security, Storage

Like many people in the high tech world, I don’t usually pay attention to the latest entertainment gossip. But while watching the news recently at a hotel, I found myself barraged with information about

July 5, 2012  7:13 AM

Pros and cons of buying a one-vendor storage solution



Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage, storage system, Storage tips, storage vendors; mergers and acquisitions; data deduplication

When buying storage, IT teams often wonder if it is worthwhile to buy a complete package of storage system, management software, data protection and other elements from a single vendor. Buying everything from one vendor has advantages and disadvantages. The advantages include: • The...


July 3, 2012  12:26 PM

CommVault exec says Dell-Quest ‘no big deal’



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Dave West said his phone has been ringing constantly since Monday morning when Dell revealed it reached a deal to acquire Quest Software. West is CommVault’s SVP of...


July 2, 2012  8:13 AM

Dell wins bidding war for Quest Software



Posted by: Dave Raffo
CommVault, dell, quest vranger, Storage

Dell said this morning that Quest Software has accepted its $2.4 billion acquisition, winning its weeks-long battle with Insight Venture Partners to grab Quest. Dell first entered the bidding at $2.15 billion before Insight countered at $2.27 billion. Dell made another offer last week of $2.32...


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