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April 16, 2015  8:55 AM

EMC: Information glut will change what storage looks like

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

There’s a lot of data out there, and there’s going to be even more in the future, and businesses need to figure out better ways to use and deliver it because the always-connected “information generation” of digital customers will increasingly expect to have it at their...

April 15, 2015  12:11 PM

SIOS offers high availability in Azure with Microsoft’s backing.

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
High Availability, Storage

In a sign that more companies are moving important applications to the cloud, SIOS Technology Corp. achieved Microsoft Azure certification to provide customers with high-availability clusters in Azure using

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April 14, 2015  7:20 AM

IBM says it can put 220 terabytes in the palm of your hand

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
IBM, Storage

IBM is working on putting 220 terabytes of storage in a palm-sized tape cartridge. The company has developed breakthrough technology that shrinks the size of bits for

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April 10, 2015  9:51 AM

Quantum says sales exceeded expectations

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
DXi, Quantum, Storage, StorNext

Quantum made great progress last quarter in its quest to become not-just-a-tape-company. Quantum said Thursday night that it exceeded its forecast for revenue last quarter, with the upside coming from its disk products. It also turned a $12 million profit, but that was due to its investment in...


March 27, 2015  1:15 PM

Scality’s Ring 5 shows up with remodeled interface and SMB support

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Object storage, Storage

Scality this week made version 5 of its Ring object storage software generally available, with support for the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol to access Microsoft Windows clients and servers, a new user interface and a...


March 26, 2015  9:58 AM

Diablo wins round against Netlist but legal fight isn’t over

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
SanDisk, Storage

Diablo Technologies claimed a “decisive victory” in the lawsuit brought by Netlist over technology used in Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage architecture. However, Netlist vowed to fight...


March 25, 2015  10:44 AM

Backup appliance market was billion dollar baby in Q4 2014

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Backup appliance revenue hit $1 billion worldwide for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014 as Symantec and Quantum made huge gains and market leader EMC slipped a bit, according to IDC’s quarterly numbers. The market grew three percent over the fourth quarter of 2013, and 924 PB of...


March 24, 2015  5:09 PM

Red Hat gives storage software products new names

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Open source storage, Red Hat Storage, Storage

Red Hat today rebranded its storage software platforms in hopes of clarifying their intended use cases. Inktank Ceph Enterprise becomes Red Hat Ceph Storage and

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March 20, 2015  10:34 AM

Condusiv wants to defrag your SAN

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Fragmentation, Storage

Condusiv Technologies this week launched Diskeeper Server software to defrag disks connected to SANs. Wait, is fragmentation even a thing for SANs? You never hear SAN vendors or even customers talk about it. What are all those RAID schemes and expensive SAN controllers for anyway? Condusiv...


March 12, 2015  2:54 PM

Cloud DR vendor Quorum picks new CEO

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cloud DR, DRaaS, Storage

Quorum today hired John Newsom as CEO to help the disaster recover as a service (DRaaS) startup navigate a rapidly growing market with a crowded field of competitors. Newsom replaced Walter Angerer, who...


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