New software features and hardware upgrades create a grid of Compellent SAN arrays managed as a single system.
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The new IBM General Parallel File System-Shared Nothing Cluster (GPFS-SNC) is said to offer double the analytics processing speed of competing solutions for "big data."
Data Center Manager maintains application services as virtual machines move around the data center fabric.
Data Robotics' Drobo storage systems are now available through HPs Small Business Direct online store for SMBs.
The new VDX 6720 Data Center Switches are the first to run Brocade’s Virtual Cluster Switching (VCS) technology and provide a foundation for converged SAN and LAN traffic.
The Isilon scale-out NAS platform will augment and accelerate EMCs unified storage portfolio.
Bus-Techs virtual tape library controllers connect mainframes to open systems disk storage.
The PAS12 pushes aggregate performance of the Panasas scale-out platform to 150Gbps.
Quest is shelling out $55 million for the heterogeneous data protection software maker as it pushes into the data protection market for both physical and virtual environments.
The new ReadyNAS Pro family for SMBs supports virtual machines, replication for disaster recovery and touts 100GB of free cloud storage.
In the wake of ReiJane Huais resignation, FalconStor Softwares interim CEO is attempting to reshape the companys image, strategy and product line.
Bocada Enterprise users now have a migration path to the companys Prism backup reporting and analysis platform.
Dells first acquisition since the 3PAR battle comes in the form of Boomi, a provider of SaaS-based cloud integration technology.
Marathons everRun MX Extend software integrates fault tolerance for SMP servers with CAs ARCserve continuous replication software for high availability and disaster recovery.
Version 1.4 of the Avere OS supports up to 24 mass storage systems, bi-modal CIFS ACL and parallel file access.
Caringo has fleshed out the CAStor cloud platform with its second major software release in less than six months.
Emulex OneCommand Guardian can encrypt data at the server using Fibre Channel or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) host bus adapters (HBAs) from any vendor.
The new Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) speaks CIFS and NFS, making it possible for more applications and remote offices to move data in and out of the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP).
An independent firm founded by the CIA has made a strategic investment in the cloud startup and entered into a development agreement centered on Cleversafe’s dispersed storage technology.
Brocade has designed an embedded switch and converged network adapter that bring unified SAN and LAN connectivity to IBMs BladeCenter servers.
Arkeia Software, ExaGrid Systems and Permabit have upgraded their respective dedupe architectures for improved application support, better performance and higher levels of scale.
EMC has reported record revenue for the third consecutive quarter as rumors swirl around the companys potential $2 billion acquisition of Isilon Systems.
The EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance is an integrated data warehouse system that, according to EMC, can analyze more data faster than Oracles Exadata machine.
Glusters latest software release combines open source software with commodity hardware and new elastic scaling capabilities for virtual storage in cloud and on-premise environments.
The industry group is creeping ever closer to establishing full-fledged standards for power efficiency and cloud storage.
The three-year-old joint venture between Huawei and Symantec is bringing its products to North America with a line of storage and networking hardware products for SMBs.
The downloadable EnergyCheck software discovers hidden opportunities for recapturing power, cooling and space capacity, as well as cost savings.
Version 2.0 of DigiLIBE supports virtualization, collaboration, security, and compliance in hybrid and pure cloud deployments.
The MicroNet RAIDBank5 offers 10TB of storage capacity with RAID 5, USB 3.0 and AES-256 encryption for less than $2,000.
Brocade and Dell are tightening ties to bring 10GbE and 8Gbps FC adapters to virtualized data centers.
The NetWorker backup and recovery platform has been integrated with EMCs Data Domain DD Boost software and now features a capacity-based licensing option.
The new failover-protected data protection platform scales to 288TB with performance of 20TB per hour and features data deduplication and compression.
Version 2.0 of the Nasuni Filer ties on-premise storage to Microsofts Windows Azure cloud services platform.
New software features bring bare metal backup, server backup and file sharing to the CTERA hybrid cloud platform.
The new companys Bluejet technology makes public cloud storage work like onsite storage arrays.
The new Brocade Network Advisor unifies the management of "all things Brocade."
Move over Data Center 3.0. The networking giants vision for unified fabrics and unified computing has evolved into the Cisco Data Center Business Advantage framework.
NetApp and Oracle have halted their legal battle over the open source storage technology found in the ZFS file system.
The NetBackup 5000 Appliance offers both source and target-side data deduplication in an appliance form factor.
The third and final roundup of storage products announced at this weeks VMworld conference in San Francisco.
The bidding war is over. Dell has ended acquisition discussions with 3PAR after HP's $2.4 billion blockbuster offer.
HP raises its acquisition offer while Dell tries to add more conditions to its termination agreement and 3PAR is sued for patent infringement.
SMBs can build unified SAN/NAS storage clusters starting at 1.5TB for $7,500.
The company is adding storage provisioning to its Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager software and touts support for VMware View 4.5 VDI deployments.
New I/O virtualization appliance supports 80Gbps of sustained Ethernet bandwidth to VMs.
The company claims its Data Protect service obsoletes traditional backups and improves enterprise data integrity at a fraction of the cost.
Another day, another acquisition offer. The Dell-HP tug of war over 3PAR is now even at $27.00 per share.
HP's latest salvo in the bidding war for 3PAR raises the stakes to $1.8 billion.
Dell beats HPs offer by $0.30 per share, but its not over yet.
Company claims better performance than Fibre Channel at 20 percent the cost.
Software release also includes Fast Cache tiering, native FCoE connectivity and VMware VAAI integration.
Not so fast, Dell. HP has made a $1.6 billion bid to buy storage vendor 3PAR one week after Dell offered $1.15 billion.
Symantec and VMware team up for application availability and storage optimization in virtual environments.
Dell is about to shell out $1.15 billion for virtual storage array specialist 3PAR.
The latest version of Continuity Softwares enterprise-class DR/HA testing and monitoring software promises to bring business continuity to the private cloud.
Seagates cloud-based services arm, i365, has expanded its cloud server recovery service to support heterogeneous operating systems.
Storage virtualization startup Pancetera is out to optimize I/O for backup, replication, security scanning, and WAN mobility in virtual machine environments.
IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Storwize in an effort to add real-time data compression to its storage portfolio.
Geminare has rewritten its cloud archiving software to include an indexing engine that can be integrated with major public cloud storage platforms.
HP has taken a page from Henry Fords book by applying an assembly line approach towards manufacturing and selling data centers.
Oracle added LTO-5 tape support to its StorageTek tape libraries and drives, boosting its biggest library system to 150PB of capacity.
Fusion-io has combined the capabilities of traditional I/O subsystems with the features of virtual memory to create a hybrid flash-optimized OS subsystem called the ioMemory VSL.
IBM has introduced ProtecTIER data deduplication appliances for SMBs and a series of enhancements for the massive SONAS platform.
Xiotech unveiled a new set of hardware and software products that turn the companys Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) systems into a storage platform for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments.
EMC (NYSE:EMC) today unveiled a range of upgrades for its backup systems, including a new Data Domain system, a deduplication expansion option for the EMC Disk Library for Mainframes and increased capacity points for the Disk Library series.
Nimble Storage today launched an iSCSI storage array that offers a new converged approach to primary and secondary storage for midsize companies.
VMware has unleashed vSphere 4.1 with a slew of new storage features that bring storage hardware acceleration to the companys virtualization platform.
Storage startup Coraid may face legal action from NetApp if the company does not cease plans to sell the Coraid EtherDrive Z-Series NAS appliance based on the open-source Zettabyte File System (ZFS).
Cisco, HP and Oracle are among the vendors pursuing unified storage, server and networking strategies. Will customers win or lose?