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May 1, 2008  9:26 AM

CEO says Compellent benefits from Dell / EqualLogic fallout



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

Compellent joined other storage companies including EMC and Data Domain in reporting a strong first quarter despite a down economy. The company's revenues more than doubled year over year to $18.3 million, growth of 107% over the first quarter of 2007 and 9% over the previous quarter. The company...

April 29, 2008  1:07 PM

Inside PiWorx



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

Until now, all we've known about Pi Corp., the startup EMC purchased in February, were that it was still in stealth, and that its software was meant to provide access to content on multiple types of Web-enabled devices. While that description makes sense, it also is vague enough to leave open the...


April 24, 2008  10:40 AM

EMC, IBM, thin provisioning and wild animals



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

My daily rounds of the storage industry web this morning brought me to The Storage Anarchist, a blog by an EMCer that I often find interesting. As it turns out, one of my articles was in his...

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April 16, 2008  1:17 PM

ExaGrid, Dell, EqualLogic partner on dedupe



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data deduplication, Strategic storage vendors

Dell's been so acquisitive in storage lately that every new announcement from them, especially about partnerships, has me paying attention. I don't believe that their buying spree is necessarily over. This week, Dell certified

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April 11, 2008  1:24 PM

Further thoughts on self-healing storage



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Strategic storage vendors

In case you're like me and can't get enough of the technical nitty-gritty on the new self-healing storage systems from Atrato and Xiotech, here are some tidbits from the cutting room floor so to speak, that didn't make it into the article I did this week comparing the two systems. This in...


April 9, 2008  5:14 PM

EMC certifies Exchange competitor



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

It's fairly routine for EMC to certify a multitude of different products as interoperable with its own, based on customer requests. But a recent press...

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April 8, 2008  4:30 PM

HP unveils unlimited online storage for SOHO market



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

HP has taken the wraps off a new online storage service for consumers and small offices, called HP Upline. The service has three levels: Home and Home Office, Family Account and Professional Account. Home accounts include one license, unlimited storage, online backup and basic support for $59 per...


April 8, 2008  9:25 AM

Riverbed, Silver Peak offered third-party AutoCAD testing



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Strategic storage vendors

Wading into bickering between vendors is always fun. My most recent go-round with this has been the AutoCAD compatibility debate between Silver Peak and Riverbed. It began with the

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April 3, 2008  9:42 AM

Isilon ‘fesses up



Posted by: Dave Raffo
Strategic storage vendors

We've know for a while that Isilon had disappointing sales results in its first year as a public company. Now we know the clustered NAS vendor inflated those lackluster sales numbers through questionable sales tactics. Isilon restated financial earnings reports Wednesday to avoid getting delisted...


April 2, 2008  10:31 AM

The Symantec Shuffle



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

It all started, as stories usually do, with a call to PR. A little birdie had told me I might want to follow up on how Symantec is organizing its execs following the

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