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January 15, 2014  12:37 PM

Convergence startup Nutanix makes investors hyper, pulls in $101 million in funding



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Nutanix released numbers this week that establish the startup as the far-away leader in the young hyperconverged storage market. The big news is it closed a massive $101 million funding round, which nearly doubles competitor

January 9, 2014  8:55 AM

EMC adds another CEO to its boardroom



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Joe Tucci found a way to make David Goulden EMC CEO without giving up his own CEO post. EMC Wednesday named Goulden CEO of EMC Federation, which consists of EMC’s core storage business. Tucci remains chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation, which includes EMC Federation plus EMC-owned VMware and...


January 6, 2014  2:59 PM

Spanning poised to extend cloud-to-cloud backup capabilities



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Spanning Cloud Apps CEO Jeff Erramouspe predicts 2014 will be a big year for cloud-to-cloud backup. That, of course, would be a good thing for his company, which provides...


January 2, 2014  11:19 AM

The truth about encryption



Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage

When talking to IT professionals about encryption, I often notice a lack of understanding about information security. It often comes as a surprise that encryption inside of a disk storage...


December 24, 2013  11:31 AM

EVault sets out to melt Glacier with new archiving cloud



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

EVault this month revealed plans to build an 8 exabyte archiving cloud that will uses more than 500 disks per server and will eventually incorporate its parent Seagate’s Kinetic...

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December 23, 2013  1:57 PM

Forget flash — Seagate invests in more hard drive technology



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Seagate did its last-minute Christmas shopping in the U.K., picking up hard drive testing and OEM storage enclosure company Xratex today for $374 million. Instead of making a big

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December 18, 2013  9:09 PM

IBM to introduce ‘cloud of clouds’ in 2014



Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Storage

IBM has developed a software toolkit that allows users to store and move data in multiple public or private clouds through a drag-and-drop method for data protection against service outages and data loss. The company has code-named the product "Intercloud Storage (ICStore)," and it uses an


December 16, 2013  3:04 PM

Flash array vendor Violin sends CEO overboard following post-IPO swoon



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Struggling flash array vendor Violin Memory today dumped Don Basile, 11 weeks after he took the company public. Violin chairman Howard Bain III takes over as interim CEO, and the board has hired an executive search firm to find a permanent replacement for Basile.


December 16, 2013  10:42 AM

Nimble Storage IPO receives warm Wall Street reception



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Nimble Storage showed that storage vendors can receive a favorable reception on Wall Street when it completed a successful initial public offering Friday. Nimble’s debut comes on the heels of all-flash vendor


December 13, 2013  11:26 AM

HP shines up its converged storage



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage

Over the past year, Hewlett-Packard has made it clear that its storage future revolves around what it calls its converged storage platforms – the 3PAR StoreServ SAN array,


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