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July, 2018


July 27, 2018  10:51 AM

Gartner: all-flash array market ‘visionaries’ include Tintri

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Several vendors with spotty fiscal histories made Gartner’s list of competitors angling for all-flash array market share. Gartner listed Tintri as a “visionary” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays research report, which was made available this week. Gartner ...

July 26, 2018  8:39 AM

Commvault Advance still in neutral

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Commvault’s retiring CEO Bob Hammer said the data protection vendor’s ongoing transition will produce long-term gains, although they will likely follow short-term pains. Commvault unveiled a series of product and management changes in recent months, following a letter from unhappy investor...


July 26, 2018  6:17 AM

Veeam adds Nutanix AHV support, expands Office 365 backup

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Storage

Veeam Software has launched updates to its product line to increase platform support in recent weeks while continuing on a trajectory to becoming a $1 billion company by the end of the year. Veeam said the second quarter of 2018 was its 40th in a row of double-digit bookings growth. Bookings...


July 25, 2018  10:25 AM

Rubrik targets ransomware attacks with Polaris Radar

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Rubrik today added an application to its Polaris SaaS platform, with the goal of automating protection against ransomware attacks. Polaris Radar is the second Polaris application from the


July 25, 2018  7:18 AM

Toshiba, Western Digital start shift to 96-layer BiCS flash

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

New 96-layer 3D NAND flash memory is starting to roll out that can store more data per chip and potentially lower per-bit storage costs over  64- and 32-layer technologies. Toshiba Memory America and Western Digital are sampling their 96-layer


July 20, 2018  9:28 AM

Lenovo picks Cloudistics as ThinkAgile CP partner

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
lenovo, Private Cloud

Like the other major server vendors, Lenovo proclaims it is “all in” on hyper-convergence and software-defined storage. It just goes about it in a different way. Unlike the


July 16, 2018  9:07 AM

Hedvig and Veeam integration converges storage, backup

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

As an alternative to selling branded integrated appliances as most of its large competitors do, Veeam partners with as many hardware vendors as possible. Hedvig is the latest


July 12, 2018  5:08 PM

Cloudian storage adds file sync/share through partner

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Object storage startup Cloudian partnered with UK-based Storage Made Easy on file sync-and-share capabilities designed to target enterprises facing compliance requirements under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On-premise


July 11, 2018  6:04 PM

Newest Dell EMC data protection appliance heads downstream

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Until last year, Dell EMC data protection involved separate offerings of Avamar backup software and Data Domain deduplication appliances. The vendor changed that strategy in May 2017...


July 10, 2018  4:23 PM

Proposed Tintri-DDN storage deal heads for bankruptcy court

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Data Direct Networks Inc. (DDN) is seeking a bargain from Tintri's fire sale. The DDN storage portfolio is poised to add the storage assets of failing hybrid vendor...


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