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May 17, 2017  3:38 PM

Veeam Availability Suite v10 adds CDP, cloud and physical support

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Storage

NEW ORLEANS – Veeam Software opened its user conference with the launch of the latest version of its data protection software, moving deeper into cloud and physical device support. Veeam Availability Suite v10 rolled out today at VeeamON adds continuous data protection, support for...

May 16, 2017  4:03 PM

Veeam CEO role has room for two as company seeks growth

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Storage

NEW ORLEANS -- Veeam Software has changed CEOs for the second time in less than a year. On the eve of the VeeamON user conference this week, the data protection software vendor elevated two executives into co-CEO positions as it strives to become a billion-dollar company.


May 16, 2017  11:25 AM

IBM to package Nutanix HCI software on Power Systems

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Hyper-convergence, IBM, Nutanix

Nutanix is making its hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software available on another server platform, this time with the server vendor’s full cooperation. Nutanix and IBM today disclosed an OEM deal for IBM to sell Nutanix HCI software on Power Systems servers. The deal gives IBM an HCI...


May 12, 2017  9:09 AM

Dell EMC World: Virtustream cloud launches for healthcare

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz
Storage

New Dell EMC cloud storage has appeared on the horizon, providing a silver lining for IT-pressed healthcare shops. Virtustream Healthcare Cloud, which launched this week at Dell EMC World 2017, is a secure compliance archive for


May 12, 2017  9:03 AM

Snowden, Cinder demo give OpenStack Summit storage twist

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Edward Snowden, OpenStack

BOSTON -- Storage is rarely a focal point at OpenStack Summit keynotes, so it was interesting this week to see a Cinder block storage demo -- even if it failed -- and Edward Snowden discussing data in the...


May 9, 2017  12:49 PM

FalconStor FreeStor makes progress, but vendor sales still down

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Beleaguered software vendor FalconStor Software reported a cash flow positive first quarter of 2017, although that highlight came more on the back of spending cuts than improved sales. FalconStor revenues actually dipped in the quarter to $6 million after posting $7.4 million in the previous...


May 4, 2017  5:33 PM

Hyper-converged backup in Commvault’s future

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Commvault

Commvault is getting into the hyper-converged backup game. Commvault CEO Bob Hammer outlined the vendor's product plans for the coming months Wednesday, May 3 during its quarterly earnings call. He said hyper-converged reference architectures for secondary storage are in the company's plans,...


May 3, 2017  8:00 AM

Nutanix enterprise cloud strategy envelopes HPE, Cisco blades

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Nutanix

Nutanix took two steps today to paint itself as more of an enterprise cloud player. First, it added Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant rackmount servers and Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers to its list of supported hardware. Nutanix also adopted a new short-term licensing model allowing...


May 2, 2017  12:16 PM

Western Digital earnings rosy, NAND issues remain

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
western digital

Western Digital reported a solid $4.6 billion in revenue during last week's earnings call yet chip and NAND flash supply issues hang over the vendor. Western Digital, which sells hard disk drive and solid-state drives, is fighting to preserve its 17-year semiconductor joint venture with Toshiba...


May 1, 2017  4:33 PM

Rubrik, cloud data management company, raises $180 million in funding

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Rubrik

Converged secondary storage startup Rubrik has raised $180 million in a Series D funding round, making it a total of $292 million in funding since 2015. Rubrik, which has 330 employees, last


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