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September 10, 2014  2:06 PM

Riverbed offers free gateway to the cloud, for one month

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Companies are offering a number of deals to lure customers to the cloud, the most popular is bargain-basement price cuts on per-gigabyte storage. Riverbed Technology has joined in with a slightly different take. Riverbed is offering a virtual version of its SteelStore appliance, formerly known as...

September 10, 2014  7:09 AM

SanDisk, Dell team up to deliver DAS cache on PowerEdge

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Dell, SanDisk, Storage

Dell's newest PowerEdge servers are going to use the SanDisk DAS Cache software to automate high-performance data on SSDs. The next-generation R730, R73oXD, R630, T630 and R920 uses direct-attached disk storage with SSDs to boost performance for OLTP, OLAP, analytics, business intelligence, HPC...


September 8, 2014  8:20 PM

Scality adds support for VM storage, VAAI and VASA on the roadmap

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Scality, Storage, VMware

Scality's Ring software came into the market focused on object storage and added support for unified file storage last year. Now Scality has extended Ring's reach...


September 5, 2014  3:17 PM

Traditional storage vendors feel the heat from newcomers

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Revenues for external disk storage among all vendors fell 1.4% from last year during the second quarter, according International Data Corp.’s worldwide disk systems tracker. It marked the fourth consecutive quarter that high-end storage sales declined, and IDC noted that midrange system...


September 5, 2014  7:52 AM

All-flash storage will dominate, eventually

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns
Storage

It seems clear that all solid-state technology will become common in primary storage systems soon. In our IT client engagements, we see many companies including the transition to all...


August 30, 2014  11:54 PM

Nimble claims record revenue, 663 new customers in fiscal Q2

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Nimble Storage Inc. hit record numbers with $53.8 million in revenue and 663 new customers during its fiscal second quarter and closed 444 deals in excess of...


August 29, 2014  2:50 PM

PernixData wants to cache your mission critical apps

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Caching software startup PernixData’s recent funding round was heavy in cash and even heavier in cachet. The $35 million funding round was far from the richest of the year –

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August 28, 2014  12:12 PM

Brocade sees SSDs changing storage landscape

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Brocade, FCoE, SSD, Storage

Switch vendor Brocade is doubling down on its efforts to prepare for the emergence of solid state drives (SSDs) and flash in storage arrays. Brocade earlier this year instituted a Solid State Ready program for flash and hybrid array vendors to test their systems with Brocade’s Fibre Channel...


August 27, 2014  9:58 PM

Nutanix raises $140 million, claims $2 billion valuation

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Nutanix Inc. bolstered its status as one of the hottest converged infrastructure companies with today’s announcement of a $140 million funding round – its...


August 25, 2014  7:06 AM

Marvin/Mystic = EVO: RAIL

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage, VMware, vSAN

SAN FRANCISCO -- VMware opened VMworld 2014 today by launching the product that had been known for months by its code names Projects Marvin and Mystic. While...


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