CRN Storage News


  • Siafu Combines Replication, Encryption In New Appliance
    Siafu Software has combined data encryption and data replication into a single appliance in a move that some in the channel said may yet be ahead of its time. The company this week enhanced its like if IP SAN appliances with block-based replication for encrypted data for use in data recovery and remote office data consolidation.
  • Overland Enhances REO Virtual Tape Library
    Overland Storage on Monday unveiled the successor to its entry-level virtual tape library, but solution providers said the product faces intense competition from other vendors and from disk-based storage arrays.
  • Channel Makes Its De-Dupe Pitch
    De-duplication solutions are playing into the hands of the channel because the technology requires a lot of VAR evangelizing.
  • Emulex, LSI Team On Out-of-Band Storage Virtualization
    Emulex and LSI Logic are working together to bring out-of-band storage virtualization to the channel with a low-cost appliance that makes use of Emulex's AV150 intelligent storage processor and LSI's Storage Virtualization Manager application, which LSI got with its acquisition in November of StoreAge Networking Technologies, to do out-of-band storage virtualization.
  • Zetera Delivers Networked Storage Solutions To Channel
    Storage vendor Zetera is moving its technology for developing simple, user-friendly storage networks from its OEM roots to bring it to the channel. The company this week unveiled its NBOD family of networked storage solutions along with its first formal channel program in a bid to gain the support of solution providers with small and midsize business clients needing help to tackle their growing storage requirements.
  • Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure: Major Amendments
    VARs are taking a closer look at data storage, electronic discovery and other solutions emerging from changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). Here's a list of major amendments to the FRCP.
  • The New Storage Rules
    The updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is reshaping the way solution providers must approach data storage for customers facing litigation. And in today's litigious world, that's a lot of customers.
  • Computer Forensics: In Search Of Dead Data
    Ron Kramer of All Computer Solutions is drawing on his law enforcement background to build a solutions practice in computer forensics, a specialized niche of e-discovery dedicated to bringing dead data back to life.
  • 7 Ways To Get Started In E-Discovery
    Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are creating solutions opportunities in data storage for enterprising VARs. Here are some things that solution providers should keep in mind if they delve into this space.
  • NetApp Targets Midrange With New FAS3040
    Network Appliance is moving to fill in a hole in its midrange storage offering with the introduction this week of the FAS3040 storage appliance and its virtualization version, the V3040.
  • Sun Shifts Storage Strategy, OK With Channel
    Sun Microsystems' decision this week to end-of-life one of the few storage appliances built with its own technology is being viewed as a positive move by the vendor's channel partners. However, those partners note that the move is only one of a number of on-going transitions as Sun looks for a solid direction for its storage business.
  • FalconStor To Push Channel Toward Services
    FalconStor Software, a provider of storage management software for business continuity, is about to go through the largest transition in its seven-year history -- and the changes will have a significant impact on its channel partners.
  • Dell Responsible For 10% Of EMC Accounts Receivable
    EMC said in a financial report that Dell now holds more than 10 percent of its accounts receivable, which at the end of its last quarter stood at $1.7 billion. The only surprise about that figure is that it is not higher, EMC solution providers said.

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