CRN Storage News


  • New Open-Source Group Formed Without Key Players
    Storage vendors including IBM, Network Appliance and Sun Microsystems are forming an industry group to develop an open-source storage software management platform, but some key players are noticeably absent.
  • Imation Breaks Into New Market With Ulysses Removable Hard Drives
    Imation is enjoying a strong business for its tape and storage media, but solution providers are waiting to see if the company can repeat its success with a new line of hard drives and hard drive cartridges that physically and logically emulate tape technology.
  • Sun CFO McGowan To Retire
    Steve McGowan, Sun Microsystems' chief financial officer, plans to retire in June 2006, the end of the company's fiscal year.
  • Issues to consider before purchasing continuous data protection (CDP) solutions:


    Before You Buy CDP Solutions
    Issues to consider before purchasing continuous data protection (CDP) solutions:
  • The CDP market is mature enough for VARs of all sizes to play


    Fine Grains Of Backup
    It may be the most heavily marketed acronym in the storage and backup market since ILM. But unlike information life-cycle management, continuous data protection (CDP) is here and now, with real products that don't require the forklift upgrades, major rethinking of how storage resources are deployed, or what policies will guide long-term archiving practices.
  • Chip maker inaugurates first channel effort for VARs, integrators


    AMD Goes Commercial
    Advanced Micro Devices is for the first time supporting VARs and integrators with a dedicated channel program, as the microprocessor maker works to deepen its penetration into the commercial market.
  • New Orleans solution provider Jim Perrier drives this point home: Things may never be the same for his business, his customers or his city, but life goes on


    No Easy Street
    Jim Perrier sets off to work in an old Toyota 4-Runner every morning that his wife keeps begging him to replace. He keeps saying no because he likes the truck and, besides, you don&t get rid of something just because it&s a little banged up. That&s the way it is in Louisiana.
  • CRN reaches out to 10 solution providers to see how their lives and businesses have fared


    Measuring The Toll
    When Hurricane Katrina cut its swath of destruction through the Gulf region it threw solution providers from Louisiana to Alabama into disarray.
  • Mobile Helps Fuel Intel Earnings
    Intel Tuesday reported an earnings increase of 5 percent for the third quarter, driven primarily by processor sales, particularly in the mobile space.
  • Overland partners concerned about hostile takeover bid


    ADIC-Overland Battle
    ADIC has launched a hostile bid to acquire storage rival Overland Storage.
  • Seagate Breaks Into Half-Terabyte Drive Market
    Seagate has begun shipping half-terabyte hard drives into the channel, following Hitachi to the 500-Gbyte mark, but the vendor is stretching its five-year warranty program to cover a broader technology lineup.
  • ADIC Makes Hostile Bid For Overland
    ADIC, which in August purchased just over 9 percent of San Diego-based Overland's shares, said in an SEC filing on Tuesday that it wants to acquire all of Overland.

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