CRN Storage News

  • Leak-Detection Software Vendor Gets VC Funding
    PortAuthority Technologies now has an extra $18 million to tide it over until it becomes profitable thanks to a new round of venture capital funding. The company develops software and appliances to prevent what its calls "information leaks." It detects when certain data is made available outside of a company's protected data infrastructure and either quarantines that data, audits it, or encrypts it to prevent its access by unauthorized users.
  • Compellent Gets $15M In Venture Funds, Weighs IPO
    Compellent Technologies has an extra $15 million in the bank thanks to a new round of funding. It's money the Minneapolis-based developer of technology for implementing automated tiered storage really doesn't need to get to sustained profitability, but it will help the company as it moves towards a possible IPO next year.
  • Storage VARs: CommVault IPO Gives New Ammunition For Growth
    CommVault on Friday joined the ranks of the publicly-listed with the conclusion of its initial public offering. The Oceanport, NJ-based developer of Galaxy backup and recovery software and related technologies including snapshot management and recovery, remote replication, active data migration and archiving, and more priced its 11.1 million shares at $14.50.
  • Forsythe, HP To Ally On Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery
    Forsythe Solutions Group and Hewlett-Packard next month are expected to unveil an alliance to tackle customers' business continuity and disaster recovery needs which includes a hybrid mix of internal recovery products such as replication and outsourced products such as hotsites in order to offer customers a complete package.
  • HP latest to offer $5,000 NAS-iSCSI appliance

    SMB Storage Face-Off
    Hewlett-Packard this week is joining the A-list of tier-one storage vendors -- including EMC and Network Appliance -- by delivering $5,000 NAS-iSCSI appliances that are redrawing the battle lines in the small-business storage market.
  • Analyst: Hardware Spending To Recover
    Hardware spending is taking a bit of a dip this year, but is expected to more than recover next year, according to a new report from GCR Custom Research. GCR, which surveys about 100 different IT personnel weekly as part of its IT Watch service, said that while overall IT spending is up 6.2 percent this year compared to next year, hardware spending fell 1.3 percent.
  • AMCC To Ship Fast Desktop Storage Solution For Mac
    Applied Micro Circuits Corp. is releasing what it calls the fastest desktop storage device for the Macintosh market, and Apple solution providers consider the device's high performance welcome news.
  • At Tech Day event, PC giant also unveils extended alliance with EMC

    Dell Expects Nasdaq To Begin Delisting Process
    At Dell's Tech Day event in New York Chairman Michael Dell said he expects the Nasdaq stock exchange to begin delisting proceedings against the company. Dell CEO Kevin Rollins also unveiled an extension of the company's partnership with storage giant EMC.
  • IDC: EMC, Symantec, HP All Show Storage Software Slides
    While worldwide storage software sales grew by 8.6 percent year-over-year to reach $2.5 billion in the second quarter, several of the key players in the market, including EMC, Symantec, and Hewlett-Packard, actually saw their sales slip, IDC said on Monday.
  • Asigra Adds Free CDP To Remote Backup/Restore Software
    Asigra is adding continuous data protection to its software used by service providers to provide remote office and branch office backups. The company's new continuous data protection software provides real-time backup of data changes for small and midsize businesses with Windows, Linux, and Exchange environments.
  • Review: Secure Wired/Wireless Access In A Snap
    Secure Computing's SnapGear SG565 Internet appliance provides safe wired and wireless access for small and midsize businesses by combining an 802.11b/g access point with a highly integrated security engine.
  • Storage Software Market Expands
    The worldwide storage software market continued its relentless growth in the second quarter of 2006, growing 8.6 percent year over year, according to research firm IDC.
  • Startup Bit9 Gaining Traction In Channel
    Startup Bit9 has doubled its partner ranks with the addition of new VARs seeking to add endpoint security and application management technology to their portfolios.
  • Disaster And Recovery
    Are you putting your customers' business at risk? That's the question our cover report this week about the disaster recovery business asks each and every one of CRN's 100,000-plus readers.
  • A home integrator discovers a method of planning for a building's future via plug-and-play wiring installations

    Home Today, Here Tomorrow
    Within the skeleton of a 13,000-square-foot residential brownstone snuggled in the urban landscape of Manhattan, Wesley Mullings is following a blueprint for the future.
  • APC Loses CEO, Names New Sales VP
    In a surprise announcement in mid-August, the company said its long-time president and CEO Rodger Dowdell was stepping down. Dowdell, who led the company for 21 years, has been replaced by APC's vice president Rob Johnson, who is now serving as interim CEO. APC's board of directors has formed a search committee to find a permanent replacement for Dowdell, company officials said.