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April 21, 2014  6:46 AM

Splunk’s app for VMware deepens NetApp support

Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Cloud storage, Storage, VMware

Data analytics and security vendor Splunk made it easier to use its software with NetApp and VMware with the latest version of its Splunk App for VMware. The San...

September 7, 2012  8:17 AM

EMC says Tucci will stay into 2015

Posted by: Dave Raffo
emc, VMware

Joe Tucci is in no hurry to move into his long-discussed retirement, and the rest of EMC’s board is also reluctant to let him go. During a week in which the Democratic party worked to convince U.S. voters to give Barack Obama four more years as president, EMC decided to extend Tucci’s...

August 24, 2012  9:46 AM

VMworld spawns storage announcements

Posted by: Randy Kerns
Storage, Virtualization strategies, VMware

There has been a noticeable increase in the number of storage product launches in the past few weeks and that will continue during VMworld 2012, which begins Sunday in San Francisco. VMworld has become...

November 2, 2011  3:53 PM

Cloud vision still unclear

Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Cloud storage, cloud washing, emc, VMware

During the EMC Forum 2011 hosted by the storage giant a few weeks ago, EMC president Pat Gelsinger described the still-young cloud computing era as "the most disruptive we have seen in the last 40 years." He was talking about disruption for customers, but watching storage vendors deal with...

August 28, 2011  11:58 PM

VMWorld is a major storage event

Posted by: Randy Kerns
virtual machine storage, VMware

More than 70 storage hardware and software vendors will be exhibiting at VMWorld. That number verifies that VMWorld has become one of the major storage events where storage vendors choose to show their products and meet with customers, press, and analysts. These events represent a huge investment...

July 13, 2011  1:19 PM

VMware gets deeper into storage with vSphere 5

Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage arrays, vaai, VMware, vs[phere 5

Storage played a big part in VMware’s vSphere 5 launch Tuesday, as the vendor introduced a new software product called vSphere Storage Appliance and...

January 26, 2009  9:27 PM

Storage vendors put together ESX iSCSI cookbook

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
ESX Server, iSCSI, Storage protocols (FC / iSCSI), VMware

Just came across a pretty interesting resource on EMC'er Chad Sakac's Virtual Geek blog (first brought to my attention by

November 3, 2008  12:52 PM

ESX and SATA: So happy together?

Posted by: Tskyers
disk drives, VMware

I'm a big fan of SAS. I've professed my undying love and devotion to it (at least until solid-state disk becomes just a little more affordable). So why on earth would I be writing about putting VMware's ESX Server on SATA disks?

I was poking around on the...

October 14, 2008  4:29 PM

Symantec question marks: email archiving SaaS and VMware competition

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data center disaster recovery planning, data compliance and archiving, Strategic storage vendors, VMware

There are some potential inferences that can be made from two moves Symantec Corp. made last week: the acquisition of MessageLabs and the launch of

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October 2, 2008  10:02 AM

IBM virtual desktop storage update – sort of

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data reduction, Data storage management, Strategic storage vendors, VMware

Last week I wrote about some confusion I had regarding IBM's virtual storage optimizer (VSO) for VMware Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), especially after I was told by a VMware official that the IBM product, credited to an internally-developed algorithm,

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