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April 14, 2010  3:42 PM

IBM sneaks out data storage announcements



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

IBM published details of its forthcoming Easy Tier automated tiered storage feature for the DS8700 on its website Tuesday, and spilled another couple of beans on upcoming storage product announcements along...

April 13, 2010  9:52 PM

Data Deposit Box adds VPN hosting, becomes KineticD



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage, Online Backup, storage vendors

The online backup company formerly known as Data Deposit Box is branching out into new cloud-based IT services and relaunching under a new name, KineticD. Data Deposit...


April 12, 2010  8:56 PM

Atempo and FalconStor announce storage products for media and entertainment — *Updated*



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving, storage vendors

With the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference going on this week in Las Vegas, some storage vendors are polishing their wares for the media and entertainment space, including Atempo Inc. and FalconStor...


April 12, 2010  8:32 PM

Following Compellent tumble, Nexsan pulls back on IPO



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

It had seemed gutsy of Nexsan to go against the grain by announcing it was filing for an initial public offering (IPO) in April 2008. IPOs were down that year due to fears of recession, even before the housing...


April 8, 2010  2:39 PM

Compellent hits a bump in the road



Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage vendors

Storage vendors were cautiously optimistic over signs of a spending uptick in late 2009, but at least one has stumbled out of the gate in 2010. Compellent Wednesday evening said it missed its sales projection last quarter, and expects to report revenue of around $31.5 million to $32 million...


April 7, 2010  1:29 PM

NetApp buys Bycast for object storage



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage, NAS, object storage, storage vendors

Two weeks after Dell revealed plans to develop an object storage system, NetApp today disclosed its object storage strategy by acquiring privately held Canadian vendor Bycast. Bycast’s


April 5, 2010  8:56 PM

Symantec confirms “some downsizing” in Utah –*Updated*



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

My SearchITChannel colleague Barb Darrow blogged this morning that her sources are saying Symantec is preparing to lay off a significant chunk of its sales force. In the meantime, sources in...


April 1, 2010  6:03 PM

Will EMC’s new Clariion add “artificial intelligence”?



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage and server virtualization, storage vendors

It's pretty much an open secret by now that EMC is getting ready to refresh its Clariion midrange disk arrays this month. Among the details leaked so far about what the new product will...


March 29, 2010  8:49 PM

Storage parts distributors converge with Avnet-Bell Micro deal



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

Two storage-focused equipment distributors converged today as Bell Micro agreed to be acquired by Avnet for $594 million, $342 million of which will go to pay off Bell Micro's debts. The impact of this announcement is mainly...


March 29, 2010  8:44 PM

Another former EMC’er joins HP Storage



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage vendors

The storage Twitter-sphere was abuzz this morning with reports from bloggers attending HP's Storage Day, an event for end-user and partner bloggers to hear about HP's vision for storage. Among those tweets a familiar name began to...


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