Storage Soup:

June, 2016


June 30, 2016  8:06 PM

Red Hat Storage VP sees different uses for Ceph, Gluster

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Red Hat Storage showed off updates to its Ceph and Gluster software and laid out its...

June 30, 2016  3:02 PM

Turnaround specialist Walsh takes over IBM storage

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Catalogic, IBM Storage

IBM is bringing in industry veteran Ed Walsh to try to light a fire under its struggling storage division. Walsh will take over as general manager of IBM Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure on July 11. He joins IBM from Catalogic Software, where he was


June 30, 2016  2:59 PM

Webscale Networks airs out multi-cloud DR

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Webscale Networks is well aware that its e-commerce customers can't tolerate much downtime. To that end, the website infrastructure provider recently expanded capabilities to build a multi-cloud for


June 29, 2016  2:40 PM

Veeam changes CEO; founder steps aside

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Veeam

Veeam Software, which went from a niche virtual machine backup software vendor to an industry leader in less than a decade, changed its top leadership team Tuesday. The changes come as


June 28, 2016  6:18 PM

Zerto disaster recovery products get boost with $20M investment

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Storage

With a new round of $20 million in funding, business continuity/disaster recovery software vendor Zerto plans to double its engineering force by the end of the year to accelerate product releases. "It extends what we can do and how long we can continue to be as aggressive as we are," said Rob...


June 28, 2016  2:30 PM

EMC pitches isolated data recovery to thwart cyber attacks

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
EMC

Who’s protecting the data in your data protection storage? That’s a question EMC wants you to think about as the scope of security threat increase. EMC recommends – and has customers using – an isolated data center disconnected from the network to keep out threats such as


June 28, 2016  9:52 AM

How to measure flash storage’s true value

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns
flash storage

Flash storage, or using the broader term, solid-state storage, suffers from an inadequate measure of value. Flash storage provides a step-function improvement in the ability to store and retrieve information. The value of processing with flash storage compared to access from electro-mechanical...


June 27, 2016  10:36 AM

Nasuni customers hit with cloud outage

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Cloud provider Nasuni Corp. experienced two cloud disruptions recently that affected about 20 percent of its customers and about 10 percent of workloads, according to company spokesperson Fred Pinkett. Pinkett, senior director of product...


June 23, 2016  6:50 AM

Dell extends Nutanix hyper-converged OEM deal

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Hyper-convergence, Nutanix, VMware

LAS VEGAS -- Dell answered one question about its post-EMC merger product lineup Wednesday at the Nutanix .NEXT conference.


June 20, 2016  4:26 PM

EMC, Veritas lead in worldwide PBBA revenues

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Unlike overall disk storage, purpose-built backup appliances' total worldwide factory revenue increased in the first quarter of 2016, according to International data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly tracker. IDC shows the backup appliance marketing growing 6.2 percent year-over-year to...


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