CRN Storage News


  • 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.
  • HP To Acquire PolyServe
    Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it plans to acquire PolyServe, a maker of storage software for clustering NAS appliances and consolidating Windows and Linux servers and storage into scalable utilities.
  • HP To Acquire PolyServe
    Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it plans to acquire PolyServe, a maker of storage software for clustering NAS appliances and consolidating Windows and Linux servers and storage into scalable utilities.
  • HP Intros Low-Cost Backup System For SMBs
    Hewlett-Packard has launched a disk-based backup and recovery system for small and midsize businesses that provides data protection for up to four servers in a single, self-managing device.
  • LSI Prices Combo SAS/SATA Cards To Spur Adoption
    LSI Logic wants the channel to move quicker to adopt SAS and SATA technology, and introduced new adapter cards priced to move that strategy along. It this week re-priced its current line of combination SAS/SATA adapter cards so that there is no price premium over competitors' SATA-only cards, and introduced a new line of RAID adapters under its MegaRAID family which supports both serial-attached SCSI (SAS) and serial ATA (SATA) hard drives.
  • EMC Adds Lower Cost Clariion, Disaster Recovery Products
    EMC on Tuesday brought its new Clariion CX3 family down a notch pricewise with the introduction of a new entry-level version, and complemented it with a lower-cost version of its disaster recovery and replication software.
  • Is Tape Backup Dead?
    Tape backup has received a lot of press recently--much of it none too flattering. Stories of vanishing data at some of the largest financial institutions have been everywhere. All of these incidents, combined with a sharper focus on security, have many organizations wondering if tape alternatives aren't better-suited for backup.
  • Data Center Electricity Bills Double
    A jump in the number of servers accounts for 90% of the additional power consumption, according to a study by Stanford's Jonathan Koomey. Power use per unit rises only slightly.
  • Warmenhoven Advises Solution Providers To Get On Board


    Software, Services Drive NetApp's Q3 Revenue
    Network Appliance on Wednesday reported a strong third fiscal quarter based heavily on the strength of its software and services business, and publicly reinforced many of the commitments it made to its solution providers at last week's NetApp partner summit. CEO Dan Warmenhoven told CRN that software was becoming an ever-large part of his company's business, and that solution providers who want to succeed with NetApp need to make sure they are including more software with their sales.
  • Yosemite Adds CDP By Acquiring FileKeeper
    Data protection software maker Yosemite Technologies has added continuous data protection (CDP) technology by acquiring FileKeeper, a developer of software for continuous backup of desktop and mobile PCs.

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