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August, 2016


August 30, 2016  3:15 PM

Catalogic copy data management tool gets Pure

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Copy data management specialist Catalogic Software has added two all-flash arrays to its roster of supported platforms. In separate moves, the Woodcliff Lake, New...

August 30, 2016  1:36 PM

Dell-EMC deal closes Sept. 7

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Dell and EMC made it official today. Dell will close its $67 billion acquisition of the largest storage vendor Sept. 7, following the transaction’s official approval today by China’s Ministry of Commerce. Executives from both companies had projected the


August 29, 2016  4:26 PM

Rackspace cloud gets acquired, set to go private

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

An equity firm will acquire Rackspace so the cloud vendor can go private and transition away from competing with the likes of Amazon Web Services and partner with them instead. The $32 per share cash deal is valued at $4.3 billion. Rackspace is one of the earliest cloud providers that tried to...


August 28, 2016  8:00 PM

Nutanix expands, pockets PernixData, Calm.io

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
DevOps, Hyper-convergence, Nutanix, PernixData

Nutanix, the hyper-converged vendor that may go public within weeks, is expanding its technology base through two software acquisitions. Nutanix Monday will officially disclose...


August 26, 2016  10:36 AM

Pure Storage: We do flash better than those geezers

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Pure Storage

When it comes to all-flash storage, Pure Storage claims experience is no match for youth. Pure, born in 2011 as a flash-only vendor, is far outgrowing the storage...


August 24, 2016  1:22 PM

Nimble says customers quick to embrace all-flash

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Nimble Storage, which was relatively late selling all-flash arrays, is trying to make up for lost time since launching its Predictive Flash platform in February. The vendor...


August 19, 2016  2:00 PM

EMC: Commercial drone storage market primed for takeoff

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, is just starting to emerge. Drone storage, on the other hand, isn’t getting as much attention. EMC wants to gain a toehold in the market for drone-related...


August 19, 2016  7:47 AM

NetApp sells more flash, spends less

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
NetApp

NetApp made great progress last quarter with its sales of all-flash storage, Clustered Data OnTap (CDOT) and cost-cutting measures. NetApp Wednesday reported better...


August 18, 2016  6:09 PM

Quobyte updates “Google-like” storage software

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Block storage, File storage, NAS

The “Google-like” software storage system that Berlin-based Quobyte introduced last year is getting an update. With its new Quobyte 1.3 release, the German startup added...


August 18, 2016  7:59 AM

Nutanix lines up partners to sell on Cisco UCS

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco UCS, Nutanix

Nutanix, which has OEM deals with server vendors Dell and Lenovo, is now selling its software on Cisco UCS servers through channel partners. Nutanix today revealed it has independently validated Cisco UCS C-Series servers to run Nutanix hyper-converged software. Nutanix has forged a...


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