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October, 2017

October 31, 2017  8:55 AM

IBM Cloud Object Storage tweaked for on-prem, small footprints

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii

With the latest upgrades to its object storage platform, IBM recognizes that not everyone who uses object storage does so in the public cloud.  They don’t all start with hundreds of terabytes of capacity either. IBM Cloud Object Storage System now offers “compliance-enabled vaults” so...

October 30, 2017  12:42 PM

Veeam revenue increases as enterprise deals grow

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Backup software

Highlighted by the largest customer deal in its history and a big bump in enterprise bookings, Veeam reported 34% year-over-year total bookings growth in the last quarter. There has been a push in the last year-and-a-half to go after the enterprise more aggressively, said Peter McKay, Veeam...

October 27, 2017  6:55 AM

Western Digital CEO vows to block Toshiba NAND sale

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
NAND Flash, toshiba, western digital

Western Digital CEO Steve Milligan said he remains confident his company will win its fight to prevent its NAND manufacturing joint venture partner Toshiba from selling its memory chip unit without Western Digital’s consent. Toshiba has agreed to sell its chip unit to a group led by Bain...

October 26, 2017  11:02 AM

Quest data protection management adds cloud portal

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Cloud Backup, Quest Software

Quest Software, independent again after its spinoff from Dell EMC nearly a year ago, is building out its data protection portfolio with a new cloud-based management console. The Quest Data Protection Portal is an extension of

October 24, 2017  3:31 PM

Can Commvault HyperScale cure sales slide?

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Following six straight quarters of making or beating expectations, Commvault stumbled last quarter when it missed its targets for revenue and income. The backup and data...

October 6, 2017  3:38 AM

NetApp CEO Kurian: I see the power of data change lives

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS - In a week full of raw emotion, NetApp CEO George Kurian shared a personal story on the power of data to change lives. Kurian was speaking to attendees at NetApp Insight conferenc

October 3, 2017  1:49 PM

NetApp Insight, product launches proceed in Vegas

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS – NetApp welcomed more than 4,000 attendees to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino this week to formally introduce its hyper-converged infrastructure based on SolidFire all-flash storage. That

October 3, 2017  7:12 AM

Infinidat boxes up $95M funding haul

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Infinidat picked up $95 million in funding today to help fuel an aggressive product expansion – including moves into secondary storage and a public cloud offering. Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing led the funding round, which brings Infinidat’s total funding to $325 million since its...

October 2, 2017  4:21 PM

NetApp Insight: Las Vegas should have time to grieve first

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS - This blog was supposed to tell our readers about the big developments surrounding Day 1 of the NetApp Insight user conference.  Sadly, today’s subject matter touches on more sobering news. On Sunday, as...

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