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October, 2018

October 31, 2018  2:39 PM

Pivot3 spins larger HCI deals

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

If Pivot3 is a valid indicator, the hyper-converged market is not only adding customers rapidly, it’s also moving into far bigger deals. Pivot3 was among the...

October 31, 2018  8:50 AM

Commvault staggers under weight of ‘massive changes’

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

While going through a transition period, data protection vendor Commvault’s sales are still taking a hit. Commvault’s revenue for last quarter of $169.1 million fell $10 million below Wall Street expectations based on the vendor’s previous forecast. Overall revenue decreased four percent...

October 30, 2018  2:04 PM

Veeam CEO shakeup: Co-founder in, McKay out

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Veeam Software has reshuffled its executive team, promoting co-founder Andrei Baronov to CEO, while Peter McKay is no longer with the data protection company after 2 ½ years as an executive, including more than a year as co-CEO and president. In addition to the Veeam CEO switch, co-founder...

October 30, 2018  7:28 AM

NetApp Insight: Yes, NetApp still sells hardware

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
NetApp, Storage

At the end of the final keynote at NetApp Insight last week, founder Dave Hitz decided to add some sanity lest people get the wrong idea about the vendor’s strategy. Hitz summed up the message at Insight to that point as "Cloud, cloud, cloud, cloud." "You could be forgiven at the end of Day...

October 29, 2018  8:52 AM

Security patch issued for Arcserve Unified Data Protection

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Arcserve Unified Data Protection customers are being told to patch the backup platform after a security provider found issues that could leave data unprotected. The four vulnerabilities in

October 25, 2018  3:58 PM

Lenovo investment pushes Scale Computing closer to edge

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Scale computing

Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready said the hyper-converged vendor was on the edge of profitability before it decided to expand its edge computing sales. Scale today said it has secured $21.2 million in funding, with another $13.6 million coming by the end of the year. The $34.8 million in new...

October 22, 2018  8:25 AM

Quantum CEO ready to acquire to expand StorNext

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Quantum, StorNext

Jamie Lerner’s first 90 days as Quantum CEO confirmed the idea he had about the company when he took over. Discussions with customers convinced Lerner that Quantum’s greatest...

October 19, 2018  5:26 PM

NetApp Insight 2018: A primer on storage for AI, flash-enabled cloud

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

LAS VEGAS-NetApp expects about 5,000 customers and partners to gather here Monday as it lays out a roadmap for flash-enabled AI and cloud applications. NetApp Insight 2018 marks the fifth year the event has been open to analysts, OEMs and the media. Prior to 2014, NetApp used Insight...

October 12, 2018  12:34 PM

Ctera Networks snares $30 million in Series D funding round

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Ctera Networks CEO Liran Eshel said his cloud file system company became cash flow positive this year, but it grabbed $30 million in new funding to grow as part of a booming market. Ctera Networks raised $30 million in Series D growth equity funding to expand its global sales and delivery...

October 11, 2018  4:36 PM

Quest backup software adds Microsoft Office 365 support

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Office 365

Quest backup has vaulted into the Office 365 workspace. NetVault Backup 12.1 includes a plug-in that enables full and incremental backup and recovery of Office 365 Exchange Online mailboxes. Customers can back up to the cloud and on premises. They can restore individual, shared and resource...

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