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January 26, 2010  8:09 PM

TheInfoPro and Forrester say cloud storage is way overrated



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

This will come as no surprise to many of you, some of whom I may have interviewed for my cloud storage feature published this month: two new analyst research reports show that despite the hype around...

January 12, 2010  7:13 PM

Enterprise data storage and IT industries place more bets for 2010



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

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December 7, 2009  5:21 PM

IDC numbers show some third quarter storage recovery



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

Recent market research shows the storage industry began a rebound in the third quarter after two quarters of steep declines. The first indications of this came from publicly traded storage vendors' earnings reports for the quarter, most of which showed storage revenues still below last year's...


October 21, 2009  8:58 PM

TIP: 2010 storage spending outlook slightly optimistic



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

A report released this week by TheInfoPro says 2010 storage spending will probably be an improvement over 2009, but that's not saying much. The numbers released this week are the result of interviews with Fortune 1000 storage professionals, according to the TIP report. Out of 252...


October 20, 2009  7:07 PM

Email archiving vendor sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

Claiming that Gartner's Magic Quadrant vendor-ranking reports constitute "disparaging, false/misleading, and unfair statements" about its email archiving product that have done damage to its sales prospects, ZL Technologies Inc. said today that it filed suit May 29 in US District Court in San...


July 15, 2009  8:18 PM

Widespread IT staffing cuts this year, according to new survey



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

A new survey of some 200 IT executives across a dozen vertical markets by IT research firm Computer Economics found that 46% of respondents plan to reduce headcount this year, while 27% plan to...


June 5, 2009  8:08 PM

IDC: Storage spending fell off a cliff in first quarter



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

This had been apparent from the earnings reports of the major storage vendors, but it's still startling to see the numbers all lined up at once: analyst firm IDC released its worldwide quarterly disk tracker for the first quarter of 2009 today, and the numbers are not pretty. Worldwide external...


February 11, 2009  8:47 PM

Obama stimulus plan offers funding for storage, IT industries



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

Although the Senate and House are still hammering out details of the economic stimulus package, the current plan includes provisions that would bring funding to the storage and IT industries.

Broadband networking investment is one big issue addressed by the stimulus. According to a...


January 13, 2009  4:34 PM

Pillar claims SPC-1 supremacy



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
SAN, Storage market research reports, Strategic storage vendors

Pillar Data Systems has published its first system test benchmarks for the Axiom 600 disk array via the Storage...


December 8, 2008  6:05 PM

IDC report shows steady storage sales in third quarter, some warning signs



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage market research reports

IDC's quarterly tracker numbers for the third quarter of 2008 show disk storage and storage software sales holding steady at a time when many industries are feeling the effects of recession. According to an IDC press...

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