CRN Storage News


  • 8 x 8's Virtual Office Has It All For Less
    The high cost of PBX-based telephone technology has prevented many small businesses from adopting advanced telecommunications solutions, despite the potential of advanced phone systems to boost their competitiveness.
  • Bundles Intended To Ease Integration Of SAS Drives
    A number of storage vendors have gotten together to present product bundles aimed at making it easier for custom-system builders to integrate serial-attached SCSI-format hard drives into their servers.
  • Steady As She Goes For IT Spending
    Small businesses remain optimistic about the near-term outlook for the economy, and this is translating into solid expectations for IT spending over the next few months.
  • HP, Sun Offer Hitachi's Newest Enterprise Array
    Hitachi Data Systems on Monday debuted a lower-cost version of its enterprise-class TagmaStore storage virtualization array -- and invited its friends Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems to the party.
  • Midmarket array to ship in August, sources say


    HDS Mini Tagma Cuts Storage Cost
    Hitachi Data Systems this week is planning a major move into the midrange market with a lower-cost version of its TagmaStore storage virtualization array and replacements for most of its Thunder line of modular storage arrays.
  • Microsoft Fleshes Out Data Protection Manager Details
    Microsoft on Friday used its Worldwide Partner Conference to flesh out the details of its Data Protection Manager, a new application aimed at moving customers away from dependence on tape and toward disk-based backups.
  • Intradyn CEO Sees Missed Opportunities In SMB Compliance
    In an interview with CRN Editor In Chief Michael Vizard, Intradyn CEO Gary Doan says there is a massive opportunity for solution providers focusing on compliance and archiving solutions that are designed from the ground up for the SMB market.
  • Brocade Ups Ante On Tapestry Strategy
    Brocade is adding an important ingredient to its ambitious new Tapestry server-provisioning strategy: improved education and field support services.
  • HP Unveils USB DAT Tape Drives For SMBs
    With new DAT and LTO tape products, Hewlett-Packard aims to convince solution providers that tape is still the best backup solution for small and midsize businesses.
  • Ciena Launches Government Subsidiary
    Following in the footsteps of other vendors that see the potential of special treatment for government customers, Ciena launched a government subsidiary today -- stressing reliance on the channel for providing sector-specific expertise.
  • Briefs: June 27, 2005
    EMC and Sun Microsystems revealed an agreement they say will ensure interoperability between their key product lines. The initiative will include porting Sun's Solaris 10 operating system to ensure compatibility with the EMC portfolio of networked storage platforms. EMC also plans to port its storage management software, including EMC PowerPath and Legato NetWorker, to Solaris 10.
  • Nexsan's first SATA-based array gets hearty welcome from VARs


    Attaboy For SATABoy
    Nexsan Technologies this week plans to introduce its first SATA-based array—to cheers and sighs of relief from partners.
  • Start-Up Riverbed Nabs Cisco Exec
    Cisco Systems executive Keith Zubchevich has left the company and joined Riverbed Technology, a start-up in the WAN acceleration market.
  • LiveVault Has A Lock On Online Backup
    LiveVault InSync is an outsourcing service that completely removes tape from the data protection equation and deploys the newest disk-to-disk technologies to ensure a successful backup and fast restore.

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