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September 19, 2019  11:49 AM

Calling all data storage products for the 2019 Products of the Year

Stacey Peterson Profile: Stacey Peterson

Do you have a great data storage product that first shipped or was significantly enhanced this year? If yes, we want to hear about it. There's just one week left to enter your outstanding product in Storage magazine and SearchStorage's 2019 Storage Products of the Year competition. We've just...

September 18, 2019  10:21 PM

With unicorn status, Acronis funding to aid acquisitions, R&D

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

There's a new unicorn in town. Cyber protection provider Acronis today closed a $147 million funding round, led by Goldman Sachs, at a valuation of more than $1 billion. Founder and CEO Serguei Beloussov said the Acronis funding will help the company complete acquisitions and enhance its...


August 22, 2019  4:32 PM

Pure Storage revenue growth belies NAND pricing worries

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Pure Storage earnings were a mixed bag this week. The flash storage vendor said revenues grew 28% last quarter, but it cut revenue guidance for the second consecutive call, blaming


August 7, 2019  6:01 PM

Quantum data storage corrects earnings faults, waits for SEC

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Quantum Corp. reached a milestone this week on its quest to regain its listing on New York Stock Exchange. The file and tape storage vendor restated several years of 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 5, 2019  9:58 AM

Veeam backup software preps for NAS, more ransomware protection

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Following a quarter with 26% year-over-year growth in annual recurring revenue, Veeam is charging forward with major product enhancements expected by the end of 2019. Updates to Veeam backup software include the long-awaited NAS support as well as further protection against ransomware...


August 4, 2019  10:49 PM

NetApp storage adjusts to slowing global demand

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Are storage vendors starting to feel the pinch of macroeconomic pressures? If the most recent NetApp storage sales are a barometer, the answer seems to be a worrisome "yes." In advance of its full earnings call on Aug. 14, NetApp has made downward revisions to fiscal year and quarterly guidance,...


May 30, 2019  11:01 AM

OwnBackup funding will drive further SaaS data protection

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

As the software-as-a-service market expands, SaaS backup provider OwnBackup secured its largest funding round today and will use the money to expand its Salesforce data protection. The OwnBackup funding of $23.25 million brings the vendor's total to about $50 million. OwnBackup, which has...


April 12, 2019  2:23 PM

Carbonite integrating Mozy backup, ending free edition support

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti

Carbonite will end support for the free edition of Mozy's consumer product on Monday. The cloud data protection heavyweight would like to convert remaining Mozy customers onto its own infrastructure but as of now continues to support Mozy's other editions.


December 13, 2018  7:44 PM

Legacy storage vendors gain in cloud era, IDC says

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

External storage systems are all-but-obsolete in the software-defined era.  At least that’s the fable shared repeatedly across the industry. But cloud and enterprise customers are collaborating to write a different tale, featuring legacy storage as a central character. Similar to the


December 11, 2018  5:43 PM

VMware tracking stock is history, as Dell preps for public trading

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

It’s official: Dell Technologies once again will become a public company, after gaining hard-won approval to buy back VMware tracking stock from shareholders in a transaction approaching $24 billion. Dell said 61% of VMware shareholders approved of the deal, capping months of...


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