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May 1, 2009  8:52 PM

Compellent chips away, increases revenue

Posted by: Dave Raffo
iSCSI SAN, primary storage, storage vendors

Of all the storage companies that have reported their earnings for last quarter, only one has increased revenue from the previous quarter. And that was the smallest of the public storage systems vendors – Compellent. Compellent’s revenue of $28.1 million in the first quarter of 2009 ticked...

April 30, 2009  6:48 PM

Emulex: We’re about more than Fibre Channel

Posted by: Dave Raffo
converged networks, fibre channel, storage networking

We don’t know yet what Emulex’s board will do about the takeover offer from Broadcom, but Emulex management hardly seems resigned to becoming the Fibre Channel piece of a larger...

April 30, 2009  3:40 PM

Quantum survives rough fiscal year

Posted by: Dave Raffo
data backup, storage vendors

Quantum completed what its CEO called a “challenging” fiscal year at the end of March, and the fourth quarter was similar to the entire year for the backup vendor. Quantum continued to increase year-over-year disk backup and software sales around its deduplication products while its tape...

April 28, 2009  2:04 PM

Brocade bags IBM deal for Foundry switches

Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage networking, storage vendors

IBM today confirmed one of the worst kept secrets in IT – it will begin rebranding Brocade’s Foundry Ethernet switches under an OEM arrangement next month. The move is seen as IBM retaliation...

April 27, 2009  5:08 PM

Behind the scenes at Carbonite’s online backup service

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage managed service providers, Storage Software as a Service

Photobucket Carbonite CEO David Friend in his...

April 21, 2009  5:27 PM

LSI updates Engenio 7900, talks FCoE *Updated*

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage protocols (FC / iSCSI)

LSI Corp. has updated its Engenio 7900 storage system sold by IBM and others with new support for 8 Gbps FC, boosted capacity, and Seagate's full-disk encryption  encryption services that include key management and firmware features to take...

April 21, 2009  3:02 PM

Broadcom turns up the heat on Emulex

Posted by: Dave Raffo
fibre channel, storage networking

Storage insiders predicted the Oracle-Sun deal would kick off a series of acquisitions, and now today chipmaker Broadcom is making a move on HBA vendor Emulex. Broadcom’s unsolicited offer of...

April 13, 2009  7:06 PM

SpiderOak offers discount to Carbonite users, says SLAs on the way

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage Software as a Service

When consumer backup SaaS provider Carbonite sued its storage vendor, Promise, for systems Carbonite alleges lost customer data, ESG founder and analyst

April 9, 2009  5:03 PM

Sights and bites from SNW

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage conferences

Photobucket A band entertains at the SNW welcome reception Monday...

April 6, 2009  3:24 PM

3PAR brings 4 controllers to midrange, skips SSD for now

Posted by: Dave Raffo
disk arrays, storage system

3PAR’s new F Class midrange systems that launched today look a lot like its T-Class enterprise systems, only smaller. So the F-Class inherits its share of enterprise features as well as the gap in the T-Class platform

The enterprise features includes the ability to scale to four...

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