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October 13, 2015  4:05 PM

By the way, EMC’s storage revenue shrunk last quarter

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Almost lost in the noise around Dell’s estimated $67 billion acquisition of EMC this week was another down sales quarter for EMC storage. EMC reported preliminary revenue...

October 12, 2015  6:27 AM

Dell grabs EMC for $67 billion

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Dell and EMC made it official this morning – Dell intends to acquire EMC for an expected $67 billion price tag in the largest technology transaction ever. The deal makes EMC a private company, while Dell will maintain EMC-owned VMware as a public company. Dell and its partner Silver Lake will...


October 9, 2015  8:41 AM

Big deals make hyper-convergence a bigger deal

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco, Dell, Hyper-convergence, Nutanix, SimpliVity

Partnerships with large hardware vendors are paying off for hyper-converged pioneers Nutanix and SimpliVity. Dell this week...


October 8, 2015  10:08 AM

Dell is EMC’s latest potential dance partner

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

The EMC rumor machine is in full force again today. This time it’s Dell that is reportedly interested in buying all or some of EMC. Of course, if the sources for these rumors were 100% reliable, then EMC would already be part of

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September 22, 2014  1:45 PM

EMC merger intriguing but unlikely

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, Oracle, Storage

There has been a lot of speculation about who will succeed Joe Tucci if the EMC CEO really retires next February as planned. The leading candidates were thought to be from inside...


September 10, 2014  7:09 AM

SanDisk, Dell team up to deliver DAS cache on PowerEdge

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Dell, SanDisk, Storage

Dell's newest PowerEdge servers are going to use the SanDisk DAS Cache software to automate high-performance data on SSDs. The next-generation R730, R73oXD, R630, T630 and R920 uses direct-attached disk storage with SSDs to boost performance for OLTP, OLAP, analytics, business intelligence, HPC...


August 10, 2014  6:50 PM

Survey says budgets dipping but interest in flash storage rising

Rich Castagna Rich Castagna Profile: Rich Castagna
AS400 physical file, Dell, EMC, Flash, flash storage, Fusion-io, Hitachi, HP, IBM, IOPS, Latency, NetApp, Pure Storage, Quality of Service, Solid-state storage, Storage, Violin Memory

IT budgets are declining on average, and while planned storage spending is dipping, too, it accounts for 13.5% of the overall IT budget. That figure, based on survey data collected by 451...

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August 6, 2014  8:09 AM

Who needs Dell? Nutanix tripled revenue last quarter

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, Nutanix, Storage

Nutanix hasn’t been sitting idle waiting for its Dell OEM deal to kick in. The

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June 27, 2014  1:09 PM

Dell-Nutanix deal can be hyper-contagious

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, Nutanix, SimpliVity, Storage

Dell and Nutanix took a lot of people by surprise this week when they disclosed an OEM deal that will result in Dell selling

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