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June 19, 2018  10:37 PM

Tintri CEO Tom Barton tells board: ‘I’m outta here’

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

The captain of fast-sinking Tintri has abandoned ship, just three months after he came aboard as a lifesaver. Tintri CEO Thomas Barton, 54, informed the board of his decision...

June 13, 2018  3:49 PM

Maxta MxSP dons its Red Hat for container storage

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Maxta MxSP hyper-converged infrastructure is expanding integration with Red Hat. The software-only vendor has added support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, which is built on Red Hat Container Native Storage with GlusterFS file system. The move is designed to ease


June 11, 2018  6:49 AM

Networked storage systems revenue climbs, for most vendors anyway

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Cloud and software-defined products are eating away at traditional enterprise networked storage systems, but the latter category still represents a fairly robust market. In fact, the emergence of managed services providers has given vendors a broader market to sell their storage...


June 4, 2018  6:29 PM

Dell EMC storage finally gains some post-merger market share

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Dell Technologies on Monday projected positive share growth in enterprise storage, the first quarter that has happened since the Dell and EMC merger closed in 2016. The next question is whether the growth in storage is sustainable, attributable to a seasonal anomaly, or requires a winnowing of...


May 30, 2018  4:21 PM

Startup Komprise strikes reseller agreement with IBM

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Komprise struck its first major reseller agreement, partnering with IBM to offer Komprise Intelligent Data Management software with the vendor’s storage portfolio. Customers can use Komprise software to move file-based data from network-attached storage (NAS) systems to IBM cloud-based object...


May 4, 2018  3:04 PM

Dell EMC storage IPO, VMware merger plans still unclear

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Dell Technologies World 2018 has come and gone with hardly a mention of the corporate reorganization Michael Dell and his team is considering as the next step after Dell’s $60 billion-plus 2017 acquisition of storage giant EMC. Dell has been weighing a return to public ownership as part of...


April 26, 2018  8:47 AM

Pivot3 revenue growth stokes IPO talk

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Pivot3, one of the last small independent hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) vendors left, is on a growth path that its CEO said could lead it to going public within two years. The vendor report its first quarter 2018 bookings increased more than 60% over last year, with two-thirds of its...


March 21, 2018  11:12 AM

Symbolic IO becomes Formulus Black

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

Symbolic IO has changed its name as part of “complete rebranding” months after its founder was arrested on a domestic violence charge.


March 16, 2018  9:04 AM

Ctera Networks CEO: enterprise subscriptions spiking

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa

Ctera Networks claimed subscription revenue for its enterprise file services platform more than doubled in fiscal 2017, pushing the company to record results for the year. As a private company, Ctera Networks does not publicly disclose revenue. But


March 14, 2018  1:46 PM

New Tintri CEO Tom Barton set to take the reins in April

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

Tintri wasted little time finding a CEO to try and boost its sagging fortunes. On Tuesday, the hybrid flash vendor named IT veteran Thomas Barton as successor to Tintri CEO Ken Klein, who announced last week he is...


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