CRN Storage News


  • NetApp Unveils Two New VTLs
    Network Appliance is expected to introduce on Tuesday its first virtual tape library and in the process is helping its channel partners go to enterprise data centers with a product that complements customers&' existing storage infrastructures.
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Startup Turns Toward Channel
    Neterion, a maker of 10 Gbit Ethernet adapters that has primarily relied on OEM sales including deals with IBM, Tuesday is launching a professional partners program with the aim of bringing on board 100 partners by the end of the year.
  • EMC Bolsters ILM, Compliance, IP Storage Offerings
    EMC beefed up its information life-cycle management (ILM) offerings with what it called the world's highest-capacity disk array and unveiled enhancements to its compliance appliance and IP storage products.
  • EMC: Great Year In 2005, New Products Thursday
    EMC Tuesday reported a strong fiscal year 2005 and its 10th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth and said that 2006 looks to be an even better year. During the earnings call, Joe Tucci, chairman, president and CEO of EMC, hinted at some new products that his company plans to introduce shortly.
  • SAS and SATA join forces in tiered storage solutions


    Double Standard: SAS and SATA
    Customers request servers or storage arrays with drives based on the serial-attached SCSI (SAS) standard for a variety of reasons. The fact that SAS is the latest and most sophisticated in performance is one. Its ability to cascade thousands of drives to one interface is another.
  • Small-Business Storage Gets Mac-Friendly
    Earlier this month at Macworld in San Francisco, several Apple Computer partners announced storage products that can help benefit small businesses that need to protect sensitive data while working on the Apple platform.
  • HP hopes its new partnering strategy leads to wedded bliss for its volume and value players


    Arranged Marriages
    Some solution providers are leery of saying 'I do' to HP's new strategy that calls for muliple partners to pursue individual accounts. The plan marries volume and value players, which vendors hope will result in a greater percentage of total IT spend.
  • BakBone Moves From Backup To Data Protection
    BakBone Software used its first-ever solution provider conference to rollout the latest version of its NetVault: Backup software with an emphasis on data protection, not data backup.
  • Former GovConnection Exec Joins Prism Pointe
    Four months after his departure from Rockville, Md.-based GovConnection, Jay Lambke has taken on the position of president for another company: global support and maintenance service provider Prism Pointe Technologies.
  • Dave DeWalt, EMC Software
    The president of the storage giant's software group recently discussed the impact the channel has made on EMC. DeWalt also talked about the Hopkinton, Mass.-based vendor's plan to get partners to participate in 100 percent of the company&'s software business. He spoke with CRN Editor Heather Clancy, Editor/News Steven Burke and Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar.
  • Your Move, Mr. Jobs
    Michael Oh, CEO of Tech Superpowers, a 14-year-old Apple solution provider coming off its best year ever, is pumped about the new Intel dual-core Macs. Apple CEO Steve Jobs officially kicked off the Intel era at Macworld last week, showcasing two iMac all-in-one desktops and two MacBook Pro notebooks, all of which run on the new Intel Core Duo processors.
  • Broadcom Branches Out
    On the heels of rivals Adaptec and LSI Logic, Broadcom this month is slated to release a new line of RAID controller cards that will support both SAS and SATA disk drives to work in both hardware and host-based implementations.
  • Deal accompanies new partnership with StoreAge for SAN virtualization


    CA's Wily For Web App Wares
    CA is strengthening its Web application management and storage virtualization offerings with the acquisition of Wily Technologies and a partnership with StoreAge Networking Technologies.

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