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September, 2017


September 27, 2017  1:53 PM

Maxta hyper-converged SW flips off VMware for Red Hat

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Maxta

Software-only hyper-converged vendor Maxta said it can enable customers to migrate virtual machines from VMware ESXi to Red Hat Virtualization, and run both hypervisors on Maxta hyper-converged systems. Red Hat Virtualization is based on

September 27, 2017  9:36 AM

Dell EMC’s XC (Nutanix) HCI box protects MS Hyper-V VMs

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell EMC

Dell EMC today enhanced its Nutanix-powered XC hyper-converged platform by adding data protection features for Microsoft Windows Hyper-V. The news, made during Microsoft Ignite, shows...


September 26, 2017  7:38 AM

Branson’s Veritas Vision 2017 warning: Act now on climate

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson stepped away from his hurricane relief efforts last week to warn against climate change inaction at Veritas Vision 2017 in Las Vegas. Branson said the recent


September 18, 2017  4:51 PM

Enter Your Great Storage Product in the Products of the Year Competition

Rich Castagna Rich Castagna Profile: Rich Castagna
storage products

In just a few days, the door will shut—and your outstanding data storage product will be left standing out in the cold rather than in the running for a Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com


September 18, 2017  3:00 PM

Dell EMC storage gets new boss

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Of all the EMC executives who left the company since the Dell acquisition, the departure of David Goulden will have the greatest impact on the Dell EMC storage business. Dell dropped the news that Goulden will depart at the end of 2017 last Friday in a news release. Long-time


September 18, 2017  7:21 AM

Nasuni cloud NAS helps score $38 million in funding

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Cloud-based file service provider Nasuni last week closed on $38 million in funding to boost its expansion plans in research and development and its channel and go-to-market efforts. The


September 14, 2017  11:08 AM

Toshiba memory business sale points to Bain-led consortium

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
NAND Flash, western digital

The Toshiba memory business could be sold to a Bain Capital-led consortium that reportedly includes Apple, Dell Technologies and Seagate if the parties can strike a deal that passes legal muster over the objections of flash partner Western Digital. Toshiba’s Board of Directors voted on...


September 14, 2017  6:20 AM

Dell EMC Isilon helps preserve tennis history

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell EMC, Isilon, NAS

At the U.S. Open tennis tournament last week, Rafael Nadal solidified his Hall of Fame credentials and Sloane Stephens became a hall of fame candidate. And the International Tennis Hall of Fame gained more artifacts to add to the thousands it is already beginning to digitize. The ITHF in...


September 13, 2017  6:50 AM

Spectra Logic BlackPearl NAS disk appliance launches

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz
BlackPearl, Spectra Logic

Spectra Logic has added a midrange BlackPearl NAS disk appliance to augment its tape-based object storage. Spectra Logic launched the object-based BlackPearl line as a linear tape file system gateway in...


September 7, 2017  10:18 PM

Tintri revenue misses target, but earnings are a surprise

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Private enterprise cloud specialist Tintri Inc. on Thursday posted mixed financial results in its first earnings call since going public in June. The bottom line: lackluster...


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