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July 20, 2011  6:28 PM

EMC big sellers: Isilon, FAST, flash

Posted by: Dave Raffo
automated tiered storage, big data, emc, FAST VP, scale-out NAS, solid state storage

EMC’s earnings today revealed few surprises with revenue of $4.85 billion and income of $793 million at or slightly above expectations, but the results include a few interesting product trends: • Isilon

June 30, 2011  1:03 PM

Scale-out NAS purchasing considerations

Posted by: Randy Kerns
scale-out NAS

Scale-out NAS is becoming popular, with most major vendors offering these types of products. As a reminder, scale-out NAS systems will increase performance and capacity...

January 7, 2011  1:34 PM

Panasas ponders iSCSI, looks to follow Isilon path

Posted by: Dave Raffo
clustered NAS; pnfs; panasas; isilon, scale-out NAS

Now that Isilon is part of EMC, the new management team at Panasas is looking to fill a gap in the market for an independent clustered NAS vendor. Panasas has concentrated on high performance...

November 15, 2010  1:22 PM

EMC grabs Isilon for $2.25 billion

Posted by: Dave Raffo
emc, isilon, scale-out NAS

Following a month of speculation, EMC today said it has agreed to acquire Isilon for $2.25 billion and pegged the scale-out NAS vendor’s portfolio as a key addition to its cloud storage...

October 18, 2010  3:08 PM

Is Isilon the next acquistion target?

Posted by: Dave Raffo
emc, isilon, netapp, scale-out NAS

Nobody knows if Isilon Systems will be the next storage vendor to get acquired, but it’s clear that Isilon executives want to be the next. The scale-out NAS vendor has hired a firm to explore a sale, and has been linked with just about every large storage vendor since Hewlett-Packard gobbled up...

May 21, 2010  7:46 PM

HP to resell DataDirect Networks for HPC

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
scale-out NAS, storage vendors

Hewlett-Packard Co. added another scale-out NAS system to its portfolio yesterday when it announced DataDirect Networks (DDN)'s S2A9900 disk array will be bundled with the Lustre File System resold by the Scalable Computing and Infrastructure (SCI) group within HP. HP began collecting...


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