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April, 2016

April 29, 2016  5:55 AM

Cinder still No. 1 OpenStack storage project, but Manila interest picks up

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Cinder still has the highest adoption rate among OpenStack storage projects, but interest in the nascent Manila file-share service is picking up, according to a 2016 user...

April 28, 2016  4:19 PM

FalconStor’s playing beat the clock with FreeStor

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
FalconStor, Virtualization software

The bad news for FalconsStor is it lost $3.2 million last quarter. If there is good news, it’s that its new FreeStor software is picking up OEM and managed service provider (MSP) customers and selling way ahead of last year. But the really bad news is, the software vendor is down to $11.4 million...

April 27, 2016  1:34 PM

Scality’s RING now pre-integrated with new Dell cloud storage system

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

Dell and Scality recently added a highly dense, purpose-built cloud storage system that is pre-intergrated with the RING object storage software to their reseller product lineup. The SD7000-S cloud storage system scales...

April 25, 2016  6:07 AM

Panzura enables ‘in-cloud NAS’ for Microsoft Azure

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Panzura’s Global File System (GFS) is certified to run in Microsoft Azure, giving customers a second “in-cloud NAS” option with a major cloud provider. The GFS, running on...

April 21, 2016  4:01 PM

Pure founder: FlashBlade has more potential than FlashArray

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Pure Storage

Since introducing its FlashArray all-flash SAN array...

April 20, 2016  6:28 PM

Gridstore to CEO: Great job, now get lost

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Gridstore apparently grew so fast under CEO George Symons that its board decided to change CEOs to keep up with the rapid growth. Gridstore founder and CTO 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

April 20, 2016  3:41 PM

EMC sales decline, says Dell deal on track

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

EMC’s storage sales declined more than expected last quarter as the vendor waits to become part of Dell. EMC executives offered several reasons for the drop in sales, but not the most obvious one. That would be, customers are reluctant to buy now until they see what happens if and when the

April 19, 2016  3:16 PM

Microsoft Azure adds Talon’s CloudFAST to marketplace

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cloud storage

Microsoft Azure is throwing its weight behind startup Talon Storage, offering Talon’s CloudFAST file sharing and acceleration software available from the Azure Marketplace. CloudFAST for Azure StoreSimple is a joint...

April 12, 2016  1:59 PM

Cohesity adds cloud to its converged data protection

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cohesity, Data protection

Cohesity, which bills itself as convergence for secondary data, is adding public cloud support to its data protection platform. Cohesity’s  converged data protection strategy...

April 11, 2016  5:33 PM

IBM Research builds ‘cognitive’ system to cut big data storage costs

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

IBM researchers are developing a cognitive storage system designed to automatically differentiate high- and low-value data and determine what information to keep, where to store it...

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