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August, 2012


August 15, 2012  10:32 AM

Flash vendor Pure plans to accelerate with $40M funding



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Flash storage, flash storage array

Pure Storage closed a $40 million funding round today, and plans to expand sales, marketing and product development to try and win in a crowded and competitive field of

August 13, 2012  2:55 PM

Violin turns to Symantec for solid-state software stack



Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash, flash array, solid state storage, Storage, Symantec, violin memory

Flash arrays already have spinning disk drives beat for performance, but they will require data management software for flash to become the medium of choice...


August 9, 2012  8:17 AM

NetApp embraces CDMI standard in its object storage



Posted by: Dave Raffo
netapp, object storage, Storage

With its release of StorageGRID 9 object storage software today, NetApp becomes the first major storage vendor to support the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) standard. CDMI is a Storage...


August 8, 2012  4:50 PM

Nirvanix and Luminex join to move mainframe data to the cloud



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Cloud provider Nirvanix and Luminex Software are partnering  to get mainframe administrators to join the cloud bandwagon. The two companies are offering a cloud-based Virtual Tape Library (VTL) service for mainframe environments. As part of the deal, Luminex will sell the Nirvanix cloud...


August 8, 2012  3:40 PM

Are storage vendors overcharging for SSDs?



Posted by: Dave Raffo
solid-state drives (SSDs), stec, Storage

The CEO of solid state drive (SSD) manufacturer STEC said storage vendors are charging customers too much for SSDs.


August 7, 2012  4:10 PM

SolidFire gains its first cloud customer



Posted by: Dave Raffo
solid state drives, solid state storage, Storage

SolidFire, which sells all-solid state storage arrays to cloud service providers, revealed its first customer...


August 7, 2012  11:41 AM

Quantum makes DXi8500 dedupe device denser, more secure



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Quantum DXi, Storage

Quantum is upgrading its DXi8500 enterprise data deduplication disk target appliance to support more capacity and end-to-end encryption. The capacity boost comes...


August 3, 2012  8:07 AM

Stocking the arsenal for storage battles



Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage

Major storage vendors constantly acquire technology through acquisitions and partnerships, and these deals often show a lot about where the industry’s technology is headed. They also show that large vendors often can’t afford to take the time to develop valuable technologies on their...


August 2, 2012  7:52 AM

Fusion-io looks to steal EMC’s Thunder with ION



Posted by: Dave Raffo
emc, fusion-io, Storage

Fusion-io this week revealed plans to launch ION Data Accelerator software later this year, giving the vendor the ability to turn a server with a


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