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August, 2013


August 9, 2013  9:27 AM

FalconStor takes down ‘For Sale’ sign



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

New FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn said the vendor has cut its ties with investment banker Wells Fargo, which the software vendor hired in December to pursue an acquisition of the company or...

August 8, 2013  5:10 PM

Nirvanix facing tough battle against Amazon S3



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Nirvanix, first out of the gate as a pure-play cloud storage provide, is facing a tough battle against


August 8, 2013  8:26 AM

Fusion-io fumbles again



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

This has been a tough year for server-side flash pioneer Fusion-io, and it probably has yet to hit bottom. Fusion-io Wednesday reported disappointing sales for last quarter, and expects things to get worse this quarter. This comes after it revealed in January a slowdown of buying from its...


August 7, 2013  9:42 PM

Caringo joins the Amazon API bandwagon



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
amazon S3, amplidata, caringo, cloud storage provider

 Caringo Inc. recently launched its CloudScaler 2.0, adding support for Amazon S3 support and transparent disaster recovery options for cloud service providers. The company now joins a growing number of companies  like Cleversafe Inc. and Amplidata that support Amazon APIs. “This allows S3...


August 7, 2013  7:53 AM

Hidden costs of open source software



Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage

I had a long discussion with an IT director for a large company this past week, and we talked about his views on open source software. Basically, he said he considered open source for...


August 2, 2013  1:43 PM

Quantum still idling with DXi disk



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

The DXi data deduplication disk system still isn’t working out for Quantum as planned. The DXi platform and


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