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December 18, 2007  9:39 AM

Buying typical storage for video surveillance? Rethink that!

Posted by: Ndamour
Data storage management, SAN, Storage protocols (FC / iSCSI), Storage tips, Strategic storage vendors

Up until now you (corporate IT) have not had to worry about video surveillance. That job was up to the security guys, those guys that wore uniforms and pretty much kept to themselves. But be prepared. If you are not already deeply involved in video surveillance equipment RFP creation,...

December 7, 2007  10:21 AM

Reporter’s Notebook: Storage Decisions San Francisco

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Storage conferences, storage virtualization, Strategic storage vendors

Storage Decisions breakout session area This was our first Storage Decisions conference in the hilly city built on a fault line, and that meant a fresh crop of Storage Decisions...

November 14, 2007  10:06 AM

Riverbed strikes back

Posted by: Dave Raffo
Strategic storage vendors

 Riverbed is going on the offensive in its patent lawsuit infringement battle against Quantum by filing its own claim against the backup vendor. In response to Quantum's patent infringement suit filed...

November 13, 2007  9:47 AM

Tech’s tangled Web in China

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

Disclaimer: I do not claim to be an expert in international politics. That said, let me dive right in to that subject. We know this much is true: China is a force in the world to be reckoned with, and that only becomes a trickier proposition with every passing day. Because while we enjoy...

November 7, 2007  5:20 PM

Another former Veritas exec defects from Symantec

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

Executive holdovers from Veritas are growing fewer and farther between at Symantec, following the disclosure by Symantec in an SEC filing this week that Kris Hagerman,  president of the Data Center Management group, has left the company. According to a

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October 31, 2007  1:36 PM

Just in case you thought Sun and NetApp were kidding around

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

Sun has launched yet another set of countersuits against NetApp, this time in California. "Sun was legally obligated to respond in Texas to the initial suit brought on September 5, 2007 by Network Appliance to forestall competition from the free ZFS technology," Sun said in a statement emailed to...

October 10, 2007  2:59 PM

Rivals eyeing EMC for VMware?

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

The "Somebody's gonna buy EMC!" talk is rearing its head again recently in the marketplace. This is a perennial conversation. In fact, we already covered it...two years ago. This time,...

October 4, 2007  3:33 PM

Sun has more ZFS visions

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
NAS, Strategic storage vendors

Sun's campus in Burlington, Mass. Photo by Beth Pariseau.

Today found me at Sun's campus in Burlington, Mass., one of three cities across the world where Sun was...

September 20, 2007  12:15 PM

At this rate the world will be green in a decade

Posted by: Ndamour
Data storage management, storage technology research, Strategic storage vendors

Not a day goes by that I do not hear from yet another storage or server vendor that their offering, whatever it is, is green. This mania started about a year ago in earnest. Prior to that, the green movement was pretty much restricted to organizations outside of the computer industry. So, what is...

September 18, 2007  10:51 AM

Web 2.0 companies get deeper into data storage, email SaaS

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Storage managed service providers, Storage Software as a Service, Strategic storage vendors

Yahoo bought Zimbra Inc.  today for $350 million. The New York Times reports that the acquisition is meant to help Yahoo better compete...

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