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October 23, 2012  7:16 AM

HP no longer plays duet with Violin

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Flash storage, flash storage array, HP, Storage, violin memory

While preparing to go public, solid-state array vendor Violin Memory’s relationship with Hewlett-Packard (HP) is cooling. Violin was the subject of two Bloomberg stories last week. Last Wednesday,

August 16, 2012  2:42 PM

IBM selects ‘mature’ flash option, buys Texas Memory Systems

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash arrays, Flash storage, ibm, ibm storage, Storage

IBM’s acquisition of Texas Memory Systems (TMS) today means there is one less independent flash array vendor out there and one more established storage vendor with a concrete solid-state storage strategy. Industry insiders expect

August 15, 2012  10:32 AM

Flash vendor Pure plans to accelerate with $40M funding

Posted by: Dave Raffo
Flash storage, flash storage array

Pure Storage closed a $40 million funding round today, and plans to expand sales, marketing and product development to try and win in a crowded and competitive field of

May 31, 2012  6:45 AM

GreenBytes gets greenbucks for green tech

Posted by: Dave Raffo
Al Gore, Flash storage, Greenbytes

Flash storage vendor GreenBytes closed a $12 million funding round this week, led by Al Gore’s venture capital firm. GreenBytes sells two platforms of hybrid arrays combining solid-state drives with hard drives, and in February launched

May 24, 2012  8:52 AM

EMC World 2012 Wrap: Sneak peaks at Projects X and Thunder

Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, emc world, facebook storage, Flash storage, Nirvanix, syncplicity

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- EMC was stingy with details of its pet flash projects during most of EMC World 2012, but offered glimpses of early versions of "Project X" and...

May 21, 2012  10:52 AM

EMC World 2012 Day One: Where’s the flash?

Posted by: Dave Raffo
emc world, Flash storage, vmax

By EMC’s count, the vendor made 42 product announcements on day one of EMC World 2012 today. At first glance, it appears only a handful at most were major product...

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...

March 4, 2010  3:05 AM

Alleged ATM hacker discovers Flash drives are indigestible

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Around the water cooler, Flash storage, portable media storage

File under "don't try this at home" -- according to The Smoking Gun, a man named Florin Necula, accused of planting a card reader on New York City ATMs to "skim" card information, has had an obstruction of justice...

February 3, 2009  8:18 PM

NetApp V-Series supports Texas Memory SSDs; users yawn

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Flash storage, solid state drives, storage vendors, storage virtualization

NetApp blogger and chief technical architect Val Bercovici, leaked the news yesterday that NetApp's V-Series storage gateways can now front Texas Memory Systems' RamSan-500 solid-state storage arrays.

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