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January 5, 2018  4:06 PM

Alert: Dell EMC data protection patches Avamar security holes

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Users of Dell EMC data protection are being urged to quickly patch three security flaws that could hijack Avamar-based products. The vulnerabilities revolve around Avamar Installation Manager, a common component in Dell EMC Avamar Server, NetWorker Virtual Edition and Dell EMc's 

December 19, 2017  12:03 PM

HyTrust rekindles DataGravity analytics for multicloud storage

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

HyTrust has revived DataGravity’s data-aware storage technology, six months after scooping up the startup’s assets. Cloud infrastructure specialist HyTrust today launched the CloudAdvisor...


December 13, 2017  11:31 AM

Western Digital-Toshiba flash clash ends

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Western Digital and Toshiba settled their NAND dispute with an out-of-court settlement that allows Toshiba’s sale of its NAND chip business while WD keeps its stake in the companies’ joint venture. Western Digital Tuesday agreed to drop pending court arbitration and litigation through the...


December 7, 2017  8:15 PM

Dell EMC all-flash surge collides with softening storage demand

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Growth in Dell EMC all-flash storage is one of the bright spots in what remains a tough slog for legacy array vendors. Dell Technologies on Thursday reported consolidated revenue of $19.6 billion for the last quarter. That’s up 2% on a quarterly basis and 21% year over year. Gross margin as a...


November 30, 2017  6:26 PM

Nexenta raises $20 million, shoots for cloud

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Bolstered by lead investor SoftBank Corp., Nexenta secured $20 million in financing this week to fund its new cloud portfolio. The Santa Clara, California-based storage software vendor next month plans to unveil its NexentaCloud for Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to CEO Tarkan Maner.


November 14, 2017  4:45 PM

Dell EMC: Big data lakes will like our Elastic Data Platform

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Dell EMC big data storage has a sharper focus. The vendor recently launched Elastic Data Platform (EDP), a series of reference architecture geared for Hadoop and related


November 7, 2017  9:10 AM

Pivot3 Acuity jukes HCI sales, aims at cloud

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 said its Acuity appliance is significantly expanding its enterprise footprint, with one-third of its revenue coming from deals of $500,000 or more last quarter. The private company today said its average sales price increased 25% and overall revenue increased 50%...


October 31, 2017  8:55 AM

IBM Cloud Object Storage tweaked for on-prem, small footprints

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

With the latest upgrades to its object storage platform, IBM recognizes that not everyone who uses object storage does so in the public cloud.  They don’t all start with hundreds of terabytes of capacity either. IBM Cloud Object Storage System now offers “compliance-enabled vaults” so...


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...


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