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June, 2013

June 28, 2013  8:01 AM

Common cloud storage topics: archiving and gateways

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

Two storage aspects always enter the discussion when talking about the cloud: archiving and the use of

June 20, 2013  8:51 AM

EMC eyes ScaleIO — a good fit for ViPR?

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Word is coming out of Israel that EMC is deep in talks to acquire software-based storage startup ScaleIO for a price tag in the range of $200 million to $300 million.

June 18, 2013  3:02 PM

Nutanix leaves empty seat on software-defined storage bandwagon

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

There is at least one vendor who refrains from defining its software-driven storage technology as software-defined storage. Despite its reliance on software for...

June 11, 2013  3:56 PM

NetApp scales up Clustered Ontap

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

NetApp unleashed Clustered Data Ontap 8.2 today, using the launch to again make its case as the king software-defined storage. Since EMC revealed its...

June 10, 2013  12:40 PM

Battle for control of sTec heats up

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Solid-state storage vendor sTec’s management team is in a fight to maintain control of the company ahead of next month’s board of directors election. The vendor and unhappy investment firm Balch Hill Partners today sent letters to shareholders making their cases for the candidates they have...

June 7, 2013  11:58 AM

Panzura’s $25 million may be its last funding round

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Cloud storage gateway startup Panzura pocketed $25 million in a Series D funding round this week, and...

June 5, 2013  8:35 AM

Beware software-defined lock-in

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

“Avoid vendor lock-in” has been a mantra for a long time by other vendors and marketing promotions. Vendor lock-in is equated to a lack of choices or an...

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