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Media and Entertainment Storage Buying Guide

These four storage systems give media and entertainment companies the performance, features and capacity they need.
Tags : EMC, SSD, HP, NetApp, tape, array, Storage, Spectra Logic, disk drive

Making RAID Work into the Future

RAID can't keep up with ever-increasing drive size, but solutions like Dynamic Disk Pools offer a potential solution.
Tags : enterprise storage, NetApp, RAID

Disk Archiving Buying Guide

Enterprise archive storage options include the Dell DX Object Storage Platform, NetApp Snaplock and HP StoreAll X9730.
Tags : Dell, HP, NetApp, disk, archive, Storage

More Deduplication Tools to Check Out

Data deduplication has hit the mainstream and nearly all of the major vendors have an offering along with numerous smaller players. Here are 13 dedupe offerings worth a look. At least one is likely to more than meet your needs.
Tags : NetApp, dedupe, FalconStor, data deduplication

10 Takeaways From Oracle OpenWorld

Big data, business intelligence, cloud and big boxes were featured prominently at Oracle's big conference this year.
Tags : Oracle, EMC, business intelligence, NetApp, OpenWorld, big data, Storage, Pillar Data Systems

NetApp Storage Buyer's Guide

A rundown of the NAS pioneer's four primary product families: FAS Series, V-Series, E-Series and Flash Cache.
Tags : NetApp, NAS, Buying Guide, Storage

6 Big Data Implementations to Watch

What does 'big data' really mean? Here are 6 implementations helping define it.
Tags : Hadoop, open source, IBM, EMC, CA, NetApp, pNFS, Greenplum, big data, Engenio

NetApp Earnings Up on Hardware Revenues

The company reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter, highlighted by quarterly revenues of $1.207 billion, up 33 percent over the same quarter a year ago.
Tags : EMC, HP, NetApp, 3PAR, Isilon

NetApp Revamps Storage Hardware, Software Products

Dubbed the “biggest launch in company history,” NetApp has rearmed with new technologies to take on EMC and HP.
Tags : data storage, NetApp, FAS, Data ONTAP

Top 10 Data Center Certifications

Experienced and educated data center designers, managers and facilities personnel have jobs waiting for them. Here are 10 options for beefing up your data center education.
Tags : EMC, data center, Cisco, HP, NetApp

NetApp, Oracle End ZFS Litigation

NetApp and Oracle have halted their legal battle over the open source storage technology found in the ZFS file system.
Tags : Oracle, Sun Microsystems, NetApp, ZFS, OpenSolaris

Top 10 Storage Vendors with Staying Power

Acquisitions have the storage landscape in constant flux, but some vendors fall under the category of untouchable.
Tags : IBM, EMC, Dell, HP, NetApp

Coraid Doubles Density of Ethernet SANs

Company claims better performance than Fibre Channel at 20 percent the cost.
Tags : SAN, NetApp, Coraid, ATA-over-Ethernet, AoE

Top Ten Rumors in Data Storage

Which of the many IT and data storage rumors are true and which are hogwash? Take your pick.
Tags : IBM, EMC, Cisco, NetApp, Brocade

NetApp Integrates with Microsoft for SMB Cloud Disaster Recovery

NetApp's integration with Microsoft lets service providers offer enterprise-class data protection to SMB customers.
Tags : Microsoft, disaster recovery, NetApp, disaster recover

Likewise Joins the NetApp Alliance Partner Program

The collaboration provides NetApp customers with identity management and authentication software for NetApp unified storage systems.
Tags : NetApp

NetApp threatens Coraid over sales of open-source ZFS technology

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).
Tags : Oracle, NetApp, NAS, ZFS, Sun Open Storage

Iron Mountain Delivers NetApp-Enabled Content Archiving

A partnership with InterVision has enabled the company to offer users of NetApp and NearPoint solutions for archiving.
Tags : NetApp, archiving, Iron Mountain

NetApp Integrates Microsoft Dynamic Datacenter Toolkits

The NetApp and Microsoft partnership lets IT use standard Microsoft management tools to monitor and manage NetApp storage arrays.
Tags : Microsoft, NetApp, management tools, storage arrays

Permabit Does Primary Storage Deduplication

Primary says its primary data reduction technology bests NetApp in performance and capacity.
Tags : data storage, deduplication, NetApp, ZFS, Permabit

NetApp Leapfrogs the Storage Networking Competition

In a single quarter, NetApp leapt past Dell and HP and nearly caught IBM, according to IDC, while EMC remains all alone at the top.
Tags : EMC, SAN, NetApp, NAS, market share

NetApp StorageGRID for Petabyte-Scale Data Storage

NetApp has announced StorageGRID for managing petabyte-scale repositories.
Tags : data storage, NetApp, storage system

NetApp Doubles Quarterly Profits

Once again NetApp exceeded expectations with its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 earnings report.
Tags : NetApp, vendor, Storage

NetApp to Ride Virtual Data Storage Wave

The company is betting on customers wanting to deploy virtual storage.
Tags : cloud computing, virtualization, virtual storage, NetApp

Iomega Unified Storage Array Gives EMC Low-cost NAS

Iomega's new unified storage array stops short of challenging NetApp, but next week's EMC World may have more to say about that.
Tags : EMC, NetApp, Iomega, network attached storage, unified storage system

NetApp Leads Rebound in Storage Networking Jobs

Data storage vendors are hiring, and NetApp is leading the way.
Tags : EMC, storage networking, NetApp, jobs, career

Storage Software Market Has Typical Fourth Quarter Jump, as Well as a Slight Increase from Last Year, According to IDC

IDC lays out the winners and loser in the storage software market.
Tags : EMC, storage networking, NetApp, storage software

NetApp to Sponsor Storage Networking Events

The company plans to host or sponsor several storage networking industry events in May.
Tags : storage networking, NetApp, Storage Networking Association

Total Disk Storage Systems Turn a Corner, Posting First Year-Over-Year Gain in More Than Four Quarters

Finally, some good news from IDC that the dip in storage hardware sales is turning around
Tags : IBM, EMC, storage networking, HP, NetApp

Will NetApp Tackle Unstructured Data?

The race to capitalize on high-growth, scale-out data markets has led NetApp, HP and EMC to spearhead acquisitions.
Tags : data storage, NetApp

NetApp Grabs Storage Software Maker Bycast

By acquiring the object-based storage software maker, NetApp adds another piece to its growing unified storage portfolio.
Tags : Cloud Storage, acquisitions, NetApp, Bycast, Storage

NetApp Milestone: 150,000 Storage Systems Deployed

As NetApp approaches its eight-year anniversary of the first unified storage system it is celebrating another milestone.
Tags : NetApp, unified storage system, hybrid storage, Storage

Is Cloud Storage Networking Right for your Business?

The quest for reliable storage networking in the cloud.
Tags : storage networking, Cloud Storage, NetApp, Fiber channel

NetApp Uses Emulex Adapters for Storage Networking

NetApp will use Emulex Universal Converged Network Adapters for its FCoE storage networking solutions.
Tags : storage networking, NetApp, adapter, Emulex, FCoE

EMC, NetApp Strike Storage Networking Deals

QLogic and EMC partner on Fibre Channel switches as Emulex notches an FCoE win with NetApp.
Tags : EMC, storage networking, NetApp, FCoE, fibre channel

EMC, NetApp Strike Online Backup and Recovery Deals

Data storage vendors continue to tailor their offerings for the cloud.
Tags : data storage, EMC, data protection, NetApp, backup and recovery

Data Storage Vendor, NetApp, Still Growing

The company that went from zero to $1 billion in six years plans to hire.
Tags : data storage, cloud computing, cloud provider, NetApp

NetApp Capitalizes on Growing Demand for Data Storage Solutions

Total revenue came in at just over $1 billion for the quarter, showing just how strong the the company's data storage product line is.
Tags : data storage, virtualization, NetApp, VMware

IBM Unveils Clustered NAS Storage

Big Blue is the latest data storage vendor to offer extreme scale-out network attached storage.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, network attached storage, clustered file systems

NetApp Halts VTL Deduplication Development

Six months after losing a bidding war for Data Domain to EMC, NetApp backs away from the market for VTL deduplication.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, backup, NetApp, VTL

NetApp Deepens Ties with Cisco, VMware

NetApp joins with Cisco and VMware to offer unified data center infrastructures spanning data storage, networking and servers.
Tags : Cisco, NetApp

NetApp, Cisco and VMware Deal May Be Coming

NetApp may have a plan for keeping up with rivals EMC and HP in the race for integrated stacks.
Tags : Cisco, NetApp

Analysts See Data Storage Market Improving in 2010

Virtualization and virtual desktops will lead to a resurgence in enterprise storage spending this year, according to analysts.
Tags : data storage, EMC, Compellent, storage networking, NetApp

3Par Rises on Takeover Speculation

Could 3Par be acquired by NetApp or HP? Some analysts have their doubts.
Tags : Dell, HP, NetApp, mergers and acquisitions, 3PAR

Goldman Offers Divergent Views on EMC, NetApp

Storage stocks head in opposite directions following comments from an influential Goldman Sachs analyst.
Tags : data storage, EMC, NetApp, market share, analyst research

NetApp, Microsoft Team Up on Cloud, Storage

A three-year deal extends the vendors' commitment to deeper integration, joint sales and marketing endeavors on cloud-based storage and virtualization apps.
Tags : data storage, Microsoft, virtualization, NetApp

Data Storage Market Shows Signs of Hope

NAS and iSCSI lead the way as the storage market posts sequential growth in the third quarter for the first time this year.
Tags : data storage, EMC, storage networking, NetApp, market share

NetApp: We're Not Afraid of EMC

NetApp posts strong financial results and says it isn't afraid of the new VMware-Cisco-EMC partnership.
Tags : EMC, Cisco, NetApp

Analysts Expect Strong Earnings from NetApp, Brocade

Wall Street analysts had good things to say about NetApp and Brocade this week — and they also had some interesting things to say about merger prospects for both companies.
Tags : EMC, Dell, NetApp, Brocade, mergers and acquisitions

NetApp's Growth a Good Sign for EMC

After NetApp raised its financial outlook last week, it's hard to find an analyst who isn't optimistic heading into EMC's quarterly earnings report.
Tags : data storage, EMC, earnings, NetApp

Last in the AL Central, First in Data Storage

The Cleveland Indians hit a home run with a new NetApp and CommVault storage system.
Tags : data storage, backup, NetApp, Overland Storage, CommVault

Could Brocade and NetApp Get Acquired?

Signs that Brocade and NetApp could be acquired could mean more upheaval for the data storage industry.
Tags : data storage, NetApp, takeover, Brocade, mergers and acquisitions

FCoE Is Ready, Is It Time to Care?

It's possible to get started on Fibre Channel over Ethernet now, but most experts advise to move cautiously.
Tags : Cisco, NetApp, Brocade, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, FCoE

NEC, NetApp Unveil New Data Storage Wares

NetApp and NEC were just two of the storage vendors trotting out new product offerings this week.
Tags : NEC, NetApp, Dot Hill, NAS/SAN, Avere Systems

Hitachi Moves Into Midrange NAS

Hitachi and BlueArc team up on a new NAS offering, but EMC and NetApp don't have to worry just yet.
Tags : EMC, NetApp, NAS, Hitachi Data Systems, BlueArc

IBM, NetApp Fare Best in Slumping Data Storage Market

After three straight quarterly declines, IDC is seeing some hope for data storage sales.
Tags : data storage, IBM, EMC, NetApp, market share

IBM Turns to LSI for Midrange Storage

Big Blue once again taps LSI for its midrange SANs. Can a NAS deal be far behind?
Tags : IBM, SAN, NetApp, NAS, LSI

EMC, NetApp Embrace Virtual Data Centers

The data storage rivals unveil new technologies for virtual and cloud environments.
Tags : EMC, NetApp

NetApp Beats the Street, Names New CEO

Just a month after losing Data Domain to EMC, NetApp names a new CEO — but says it doesn't need to make any acquisitions.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain

NetApp First to Market with FCoE Storage Arrays

NetApp is the first storage vendor to offer an end-to-end FCoE solution — and the company also predicts that the technology will eventually overtake Fibre Channel.
Tags : Cisco, NetApp, Brocade, FCoE, QLogic

Analysts Expect Good Things from NetApp

NetApp's sales are so far faring better than the rest of the data storage industry. And the latest in the Cisco-Brocade battle.
Tags : data storage, EMC, Cisco, NetApp, Brocade

Quantum Prepares for Life After EMC

EMC says it plans to keep selling Quantum's dedupe solutions, but Quantum isn't taking any chances.
Tags : EMC, Dell, deduplication, NetApp, Quantum

LSI Reveals More of NAS Plans

NAS gateways and unified storage appear to be LSI's priority following its ONStor acquisition, but don't rule out the pure NAS market.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, LSI, ONStor

LSI-ONStor Merger Bad News for NetApp?

LSI's move into the NAS market could mean trouble for the IBM-NetApp partnership.
Tags : IBM, NetApp, NAS, LSI, ONStor

HP's Ibrix Buy Cools NetApp Speculation

The acquisition of the file serving specialist means that HP won't be making a play for NetApp anytime soon, according to analysts.
Tags : file systems, HP, NetApp, mergers and acquisitions, Ibrix

How Experience Helped EMC Win Data Domain

EMC's long experience in acquisitions helped it win the hand of Data Domain — and it will help the data storage giant with what comes next.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain, mergers and acquisitions

What's Next for EMC, NetApp and Quantum?

The Data Domain deal may be done, but the process of sorting out the winners and losers is just getting started.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain, Quantum

EMC Takes Data Domain Prize from NetApp

EMC has prevailed in the bidding war for data deduplication pioneer Data Domain. So what's next for Quantum and NetApp?
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain, mergers and acquisitions

EMC Raises Bid for Data Domain as FTC Clears Merger

EMC's latest offer for Data Domain puts rival NetApp in a tough spot. Updated: NetApp weighs next steps.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain, mergers and acquisitions

Data Domain-NetApp Merger Lawsuit Moves Ahead

Opponents of the proposed merger between Data Domain and NetApp will get their day in court.
Tags : EMC, deduplication, NetApp, Data Domain, mergers and acquisitions

IBM, NetApp Take on Virtual I/O Bottlenecks

BlueArc and Panasas are also among the storage vendors working to solve the problem of I/O constraints caused by server virtualization.
Tags : data storage, IBM, virtualization, I/O, NetApp