Cloud Storage News
Veeam Backup, Replication Software Adds Built-In WAN Acceleration
7:57 PM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
Veeam has added built-in WAN acceleration and the ability to do full data restores from snapshots in its Veeam Backup & Replication v7 software as a way to improve disaster recovery capabilities for customers with virtualized environments.
TwinStrata Updates CloudArray To Target Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service
10:22 AM EST Tue. May. 21, 2013
TwinStrata's new CloudArray DRaaS lets customers take advantage of public storage clouds to get low-cost, on-demand Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service.
Cloud Gaining Traction In Government, Education Markets
5:33 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
The government and education spaces are warming up to the cloud, especially in areas where costs can be reduced without risking compliance obligations.
10 Intriguing Product Updates From Google I/O 2013
6:42 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
CRN takes a look at some of the key ways Google intends to influence the way we do business and enjoy our free time. A number of product rollouts and updates were made at I/O 2013. Here are the most intriguing.
Google Rolls Out A Raft Of Developer Enhancements At I/O 2013 Conference
10:05 AM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
At its annual I/O conference, Google demonstrates new capabilities that will help to build the next generation of applications for both businesses and consumers.
MSPs Cheer As Google Pools Free Cloud Storage
10:12 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Pooling the free cloud storage Google offers its customers as a way to make accessing it more flexible opens the door for MSPs to show how much more they can offer to potential customers.
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
10 Hot Products From EMC World To Hit The Storage Scene
2:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Even thought there was nothing like the massive EMC 42-product release seen at the EMC World 2012, there was still enough new storage hardware and software unveiled at EMC World 2013 to make the visit worthwhile.
Cloud Caution: Healthcare Market Slowly Adopting Cloud
6:59 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
The business case for the cloud may be solid, but partners say healthcare companies are beginning to dip their toe in the water, amid concerns about the potential risks of moving data off-premise.
EMC Expands On Plans To Replace Velocity With EMC Business Partner Program, But Details Still Lacking
7:26 PM EST Thu. May. 09, 2013
EMC's upcoming EMC Business Partner program, scheduled to replace its Velocity program by Jan. 1, is still very much a work in progress, according to some of EMC's top channel executives.
Dimension Data Joins Amazon, Rackspace With Three-Tiered Cloud Storage
10:55 AM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
A new option for dynamically moving cloud storage between three different tiers based on performance requirements makes Dimension Data the third cloud storage service provider to do so.
EMC Updates Isilon Storage Platform For Mobility, Cloud, Analytics
4:02 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
EMC is adding mobility, cloud and big data analytics capabilities to its EMC Isilon scale-out NAS platform, and it plans to add dedupe and auditing capabilities by year-end.
Dell Buys Hybrid Cloud Management Provider
11:54 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Dell adds Enstratius to its arsenal, in what could be a critical technology weapon in the battle to provide hybrid cloud management.
Big Data Storage Provider Cleversafe Intros Partner Program
5:50 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
Cleversafe's new Elevate Partner Program is geared toward MSPs, Vars, GSIs and OEMs and will arm them with the latest information on big data cloud technology to help them deliver scalable and secure solutions to their customers.
9 Key Concerns That Block Cloud Sales
4:00 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
The benefits of the cloud are heavily touted by cloud providers and the various types of channel partners with which they work. But a number of stumbling blocks still remain. Channel partners outlined for CRN some of the objectives they hear most often.
VMware Channel Chief Departs, Now Leading Partner Sales At Virtual Instruments
3:45 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Doug Smith, VMware's highly regarded channel chief and former EMC executive, becomes the latest VMware executive to jump ship for greener pastures.
Amazon's AWS Chief: Cloud Services Party Just Getting Started
4:53 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Top Amazon execs speaking at AWS Summit 2013 tell attendees that as the company moves from cloud servers, storage and databases to include networking, data warehousing and application services, AWS' full capabilities are only now coming into focus while its competitors are scrambling to keep up.
Offering A Complete Solution: Storage VAR Builds Storage Services VAR
4:20 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
H.A. Services, a new solution provider formed as a storage replications services sister company to H.A. Storage, is investing in NetApp and EMC infrastructures to give customers without the resources to own their replication hardware an offsite solution for disaster recovery and archiving.
Storage, Security Products Take Center Stage At AWS Summit 2013
10:15 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
The AWS Summit 2013 conference will feature a wide range of solutions from vendors partnering with Amazon on improving the storage, movement, protection and security of data in the cloud.
HP Enterprise Boss Rallies Partners To Capitalize On IBM, Dell Uncertainty
6:17 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
HP Enterprise Group Executive Vice President Dave Donatelli says the time is right for partners to capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding IBM and Dell.
Upping The Big Data Ante: HP Creates Converged Systems Unit
12:38 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
The new HP unit brings together a variety of resources to deliver big data 'converged application appliances,' including systems based on Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica, SAP HANA and HP Cloud System.
Box Says Its Cloud-Based File Sharing Tech Is HIPAA, HITECH 'Compliant'
5:28 PM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
Box said its cloud-based file sharing technology, which is now HIPAA and HITECH compliant, meets the needs of physicians who are increasingly mobile, but a solution provider argues that clients require greater control than a pure cloud offering can provide.
Top EMC Execs Say EMC To Benefit As Storage Moves To Clouds
3:49 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
Because business storage workloads will move to private clouds much more quickly than to private clouds, EMC stands to benefit from customers' increasing dependence on cloud infrastructures, the company's top two execs said.
VMware Exec: Don't Confuse Our Public Cloud Trial With Production Service
7:28 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
A top VMware executive tries to clear the air over the differences between its public cloud trial service unveiled last August and the product-grade service that's slated for launch next month.
GE CEO Immelt Gives Thumbs Up To GE's Pivotal Investment
6:56 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says GE's 10-percent stake in the EMC-VMware-backed Pivotal venture could drive billions of dollars in profitability for GE and its customers.
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