CRN Storage News


  • NetApp Targets 'Ankle-Biters' With Low-Cost iSCSI Bundles
    Network Appliance is fighting back against lower-priced competition in the iSCSI market with new iSCSI hardware and software bundles, a move that one of its top solution providers said is important to combat vendors like EqualLogic and LeftHand Networks.
  • Continuity Software Helps VARs Fix Disaster Recovery
    Continuity Software is coming to market with a new technology that allows the testing of disaster recovery implementation without shutting a company's production site, a move that has potential channel partners taking a good look at the company.
  • EZ Writer DVD Burner Lives Up To Its Name
    It can't get much easier: The slim Apricorn EZ Writer DVD LS external DVD burner works with notebooks and desktops and is compatible with all the latest optical media.
  • Customers are cutting back; NetApp lacks broad channel strategy


    Why NetApp's Growth Slowed
    The company whose hand had grown so hot in storage management that its CEO should have changed his name from Warmenhoven to Hotenhoven, is seemingly cooling down.
  • Storage Startup Gets Channel Leg Up
    Storage startup Siafu Software staked its claim to an instant channel base because of the experience its VARs had with the company's CEO, John Matze.
  • Slide Show: On The Horizon: 11 New Storage Products At Computex
    Computex Taipei is the world's second-largest IT trade show, and vendors used this year's show to demonstrate the latest hardware products coming out of Taiwan. Storage vendors were particularly hard at work, showing off their latest storage arrays, adapters, memory cards and other devices.
  • VARs Say Brocade's Host Bus Adapter Play Won't Be Easy
    Brocade used its second quarter 2007 earnings call late Thursday afternoon to unveil its plans to expand beyond its traditional SAN switches and directors into the host bus adapters and server network interface cards that connect to those products. Solution providers said the move is one that Brocade has to make, but it will take some time to see how successful the strategy will be.
  • HDS Enhances Content Archiving Solution
    Hitachi Data Systems on Tuesday unveiled an expansion of its digital archiving solution technology and platform support. HDS's Hitachi Content Archive Platform (HCAP) is based on technology the company got with its acquisition in February of Archivas, a developer of software for archiving and searching of data for compliance applications.
  • WAN Plus Storage Equals Opportunity
    Whether for storage efficiency, data center consolidation or disaster recovery, the opportunities to put storage on a WAN are only starting, and upcoming changes in WAN technology will only add to them, VARs say.
  • Roberson Jumps HDS Ship For HP Storage
    Dave Roberson has resigned as president and CEO of HDS after a 26-year career with the company; he will start at HP as senior vice president and general manager of the company's enterprise storage business, effective May 30.
  • Cisco, EMC Partner On Data Encryption
    Cisco Systems and EMC's RSA security division are working together to encrypt data at rest via an add-on card to Cisco's popular MDS 9000 Fibre Channel director.
  • NetApp Expands De-Dupe Capabilities
    Network Appliance this week is bringing its data de-duplication technology to a wider channel and customer base by making it available for use with a wide range of data management applications.

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