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September, 2014

September 30, 2014  4:04 PM

EMC’s XtremIO 3.0 adds compression with disruptive upgrade for existing users

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

EMC Corp. made available the 3.0 release of its XtremIO all-flash array today with new inline compression capabilities and performance improvements – but existing customers...

September 30, 2014  2:28 PM

All those video cameras can be a boon for storage companies

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Whenever Big Brother is watching, there is a storage vendor eager to store whatever Big Brother is seeing. And today, Big Brother is watching more places than ever before.

The video surveillance market consisting of cameras, software, DVRs, storage and other hardware is expected to reach...

September 29, 2014  11:44 AM

Oracle launches all-flash SAN, backup box for databases

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Flash Array, Oracle, Storage

Larry Ellison took aim at EMC when he introduced a flash storage array and disk backup product at his Sunday keynote at Oracle Open World. Never mind that the world is filled with

September 29, 2014  6:30 AM

Nasuni tests storage volume with more than 1 billion files

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Generating a billion files to prove a point is no trivial task. Nasuni Corp. claimed to have spent 15 months creating and testing a single storage volume within its service with...

September 26, 2014  9:41 AM

All-flash pioneers holding up well despite increased competition

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

It’s been awhile since startups had the all-flash array market to themselves. All the major storage vendors now have one or more all-flash platforms. Still, the...

September 24, 2014  9:25 AM

Overland increases revs, losses while waiting for Sphere 3D

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Overland Storage, Storage

Overland Storage had significant revenue increases while continuing to lose money last quarter as it absorbed Tandberg Data while waiting to be absorbed by Sphere 3D. Overland...

September 22, 2014  1:45 PM

EMC merger intriguing but unlikely

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, Oracle, Storage

There has been a lot of speculation about who will succeed Joe Tucci if the EMC CEO really retires next February as planned. The leading candidates were thought to be from inside...

September 22, 2014  11:56 AM

Backup appliance sales take turn for the better

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Backup and Recovery, Storage

The backup appliance market rebounded last quarter following a year-over-year decline in the first quarter of the year, according to IDC’s quarterly tracker numbers. The...

September 19, 2014  3:36 PM

Blue Waters’ storage needs run deep

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

You think you have high storage capacity needs? Well, this week the National Center for Super Computing Applications (NCSA) added 20 PB – that’s right, petabytes – of tape capacity for online data for its Blue Waters supercomputer. And that should last about a year. The NCSA uses four...

September 19, 2014  1:55 PM

Best storage products of 2014—enter your new or enhanced products

Rich Castagna Rich Castagna Profile: Rich Castagna

Now in its twelfth year, the Storage magazine/ Products of the Year competition is open for entries. If you're a vendor, a PR firm representing a vendor or just a very satisfied user, fill out

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