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October 6, 2017  3:38 AM

NetApp CEO Kurian: I see the power of data change lives

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS - In a week full of raw emotion, NetApp CEO George Kurian shared a personal story on the power of data to change lives. Kurian was speaking to attendees at NetApp Insight conferenc

October 2, 2017  4:21 PM

NetApp Insight: Las Vegas should have time to grieve first

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS - This blog was supposed to tell our readers about the big developments surrounding Day 1 of the NetApp Insight user conference.  Sadly, today’s subject matter touches on more sobering news. On Sunday, as...

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...

September 6, 2017  1:40 PM

BackupAssist CryptoSafeGuard aids ransomware backup strategy

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Windows data protection specialist BackupAssist is the latest vendor to provide a capability that helps combat ransomware. The Australia-based company recently launched CryptoSafeGuard, part of its BackupAssist data protection software for SMBs. The application includes CryptoSafeGuard Detector...

August 22, 2017  7:21 PM

Druva pulls in $80 million for data management software

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Druva today said it has raised another $80 million in funding, bringing its total investments into the range of $200 million for the fast-growing data management software vendors. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company claims to have more than 4,000 worldwide customers that include NASA, Pifzer,...

August 21, 2017  8:43 AM

Cisco buys Springpath, brings HCI software in-house

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Cisco re-confirmed its hyper-converged infrastructure strategy today by acquiring its HCI software partner Springpath for $320 million. The Cisco HyperFlex HCI...

August 18, 2017  11:04 AM

NetApp earnings per share lifted by all-flash sales

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Strong all-flash sales and a new niche acquisition highlighted the NetApp earnings call this week. The vendor on Wednesday reported net revenue of $1.33 billion, up 2% year over year and above the midpoint of its guidance range. The new pickup is Reykjavik, Iceland-based startup Greenqloud for...

August 15, 2017  10:24 AM

MozyEnterprise backup tool finds a new key for security

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Dell EMC's Mozy has unlocked a new encryption key security feature for its enterprise backup product. MozyEnterprise now provides support for the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP), which automatically generates per-user

July 31, 2017  10:07 AM

Commvault earnings: Sales gain ahead of product launches

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Commvault Systems is inching back toward profitability after another strong quarter of growth as it continues to build out its business beyond its traditional data backup model. The company's leaders identified the ability to land more and larger Commvault software deals as the key to greater...

July 31, 2017  6:59 AM

‘Right to erasure’ law proves major European Union GDPR hurdle

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 that takes effect in May 2018 has the potential to greatly disrupt IT storage and data management operations along with other aspects of business. Among the

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