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September 25, 2012  12:43 PM

Red Hat CEO calls storage interest red hot



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Red Hat’s storage platform is still mostly in the testing stage, but CEO Jim Whitehurst said the company took its first six-figure order last quarter and sees a bright future for its software-based clustered NAS. Whitehurst talked up storage throughout Red Hat’s earnings call Monday,...

September 24, 2012  7:35 AM

SimpliVity receives $25M to push its converged OmniCube



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

SimpliVity closed a $25 million funding round today, giving the startup ammunition to market its OmniCube converged storage stack due to ship later this year. SimpliVity came out...


September 14, 2012  8:08 AM

Evaluating storage performance requires credible information



Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage

Almost every conversation about storage includes performance. That’s because storage system performance is important for the responsiveness of applications. Most vendors go to great...


September 12, 2012  11:15 PM

HGST prepares helium-based hard drives to increase density



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Western Digital's Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) intends to ship its first 3.5-inch, helium-based hard disk drive in 2013. A technology that’s been under development...


September 12, 2012  9:49 PM

Amplidata gets $6 million in funding and a new CEO



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Object-storage startup Amplidata today unveiled its new CEO and another...


September 11, 2012  7:03 PM

Shameless Plug: Storage Decisions 2012 NYC



Posted by: Rich Castagna
Storage

Normally, I'd feel a little creepy making a pitch about one of our own conferences, but there are two reasons—really good reasons, in fact—why I feel just fine about making a shameless plug for the 2012 fall edition of our


September 10, 2012  11:24 PM

EMC still leads the pack in storage



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

EMC continues to be the top dog in the storage market. The vendor was the only major storage company to experience year-over-year market share growth for the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest revenue reports from research firms IDC and Gartner. IBM, NetApp, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...


September 10, 2012  7:54 PM

Nimble raises $40.7 million in funding, eyes IPO



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Nimble Storage has raised $40.7 million in a mezzanine round of funding, bringing its total investment  to $98 million as it prepares for a potential initial public offering (IPO).  The vendor, a developer of hybrid flash and hard drive arrays, aims to use the money to grow its employee...


September 10, 2012  8:41 AM

Ten-year storage systems bring tremendous benefits



Posted by: Randy Kerns
solid state storage, Storage

Thanks to solid-state technology, the lifespan of advanced storage systems is taking a step-function increase. This advance will bring a great cost benefit to IT operations.


August 31, 2012  7:58 PM

More storage notes from VMworld



Posted by: Rich Castagna
Storage

While the VMworld conference might have been a little light on major storage product news, the sheer number of storage vendors showing off their wares meant there were still plenty of interesting product developments even in the absence of blockbuster announcements.


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