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February, 2013

February 28, 2013  5:37 PM

Archiving and big data analytics: where to put all the data

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

There are many opinions regarding how to handle information storage for big data analytics. By big data analytics,  I’m referring to information associated with a data...

February 27, 2013  5:24 PM

Nexenta raises $24 million, plans to become a public company

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Nexenta Systems, which sells storage systems based on ZFS technology, revamped its leadership team and pulled in $24 million in funding today with an eye on going...

February 22, 2013  11:35 AM

Skyera flying high with $51M in funding, backed by Dell Ventures

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Sykera, preparing to make its SkyHawk cheap all-flash storage arrays generally available in a few months, has $51.6 million in funding to market that platform and fuel development on its next system. Skyera this week said it closed a mega-B Round led by Dell Ventures with other strategic...

February 21, 2013  11:07 AM

Jeda Networks wants to replace your SAN switch

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

You’ve probably heard of software-defined networking by now. The next step in storage, according to startup Jeda Networks, is software-defined storage...

February 20, 2013  1:58 PM

Barracuda partners with Drobo to enter online file sharing market

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Barracuda Networks has jumped into the crowded online file sharing pond, and today enlisted Drobo as a partner to help get started. Barracuda’s

February 20, 2013  10:05 AM

BTW, NetApp launched new enterprise arrays too

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

It’s a sign of the times that news of NetApp’s FlashRay all-flash storage system this week overshadowed its FAS6200 high-end disk array upgrade. The...

February 18, 2013  10:00 AM

Other than ASAP, Microsoft takes its time with StorSimple integration

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Three months after closing its StorSimple acquisition, Microsoft is still keeping its roadmap plans under wraps. The only sign of StorSimple integration so far is what...

February 15, 2013  10:31 AM

New Brocade CEO: ‘Fibre Channel’s not dead anymore’

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Brocade's new CEO Lloyd Carney said one of the reasons he took the job is because he sees an exciting future for Fibre Channel storage networks. On Brocade’s earnings call...

February 11, 2013  10:47 AM

Rise of solid state storage raises fabric concerns

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

The use of solid state-based storage systems is rapidly increasing. So far, solid state technology has been deployed to accelerate applications in specific environments....

February 8, 2013  4:27 PM

DDN boss sees big data, HPC storage loom large in ‘13

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Big data and Hadoop gained a lot of attention for their...

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