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May 5, 2010  8:55 PM

Transaction performance management vendor integrates with EMC FAST



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Flash storage

With EMC World fast upon us, announcements have begun to take on an EMC theme, including one from Precise Software Inc. that its transaction performance management software is integrated with EMC's Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) to offer transaction-by-transaction monitoring and storage...

April 14, 2010  10:49 PM

Symantec to add new disk array partners for Thin Reclamation API



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, thin provisioning

Symantec announced at its Symantec Vision show today in Las Vegas that it will add new support for more third-party disk arrays under its Veritas Thin Reclamation API, part of its


December 21, 2009  4:33 PM

The storage industry’s holiday wish list



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

Last Friday we published our annual "What to buy a geek for the holidays" story, which included advice from a panel of geek experts on what types of gadgets non-technical types can impress them with this...


December 11, 2009  9:21 PM

HP and HDS say automated tiered storage is on the way in 2010



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, disk arrays, solid state drives

It's that time of year again, the time when we take stock of the past 12 months and look ahead to what's coming in the New Year. This week, a topic on many minds was automated tiered storage in the wake of EMC's shipment of version 1 of its long-awaited


August 31, 2009  7:56 PM

EMC acquires FastScale, deepens connection with VMware



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

It's strange to think of a parent company finding new ways to grow closer with a subsidiary -- after all, an ownership relationship seems about as deep as it gets. But for years now, VMware and EMC have walked a tightrope between EMC's ownership of the server virtualization company and VMware's...


August 17, 2009  5:08 PM

Akorri boosts VMware support, adds SAN performance analysis



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

Akorri's cross-domain reporting software, BalancePoint, is getting deeper into VMware analytics with version 3.0, which also contains some storage updates including support for more vendors and SAN switch performance analysis. The version launched today includes virtual-machine level granularity...


June 16, 2009  4:28 PM

Bocada resurfaces, plans backup reporting updates



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data protection, Data storage management

I'm still digesting all the vendor meetings I had last week at the BD Event. One of the company executives I met with last week was Nancy Hurley, CEO of Bocada Inc. for a little over a year...


April 2, 2009  3:48 PM

Storage podcast: SRM CEO sees boon in down economy



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

As we reported yesterday, Aptare Inc. upgraded and expanded its StorageConsole storage resource management (SRM) suite this week, adding products to manage resources in VMware virtual server and...


December 22, 2008  1:08 PM

NetApp brushes up change management tool



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

On the heels of the addition of a change management tool to Symantec's CommandCentral SRM software, NetApp last week released version 5.0 of SANScreen, the change management application it acquired by buying Onaro. Among the updates, according to an email from Steve Cohen, Product Marketing...


December 11, 2008  4:28 PM

Shoah Foundation tames 8 PB with tape and automation



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving, Data storage management

Add this as a point in the 'tape' column if you're scoring the ancient debate at home. The Shoah Foundation, founded by Stephen Spielberg to preserve Holocaust...


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