CRN Storage News

  • In Data Protection, Round One: Microsoft vs. Symantec
    Microsoft and Symantec have simultaneously launched their assault against each other in the potentially lucrative market for advanced backup and recovery of Windows desktops and servers. The stakes are high for partners of both companies. Microsoft's entree into the data-protection market comes less than three months after Symantec absorbed Veritas, which owns more than half of the Windows backup and recovery market with its flagship Backup Exec product.
  • Intel Funds Virtualization Upstart
    An upstart developer of data center virtualization technologies for the Windows platform on Monday detailed its product and channel plans, as well as investment from Intel.
  • VARs say purchase proves vendor's commitment to storage management

    HP Makes AppIQ Buy
    With its acquisition of AppIQ, Hewlett-Packard gains technology with the potential to automate a wide variety of data center tasks.
  • Profit Vs. Growth
    Last month, one of our Fast Growth 100 list members, Acropolis Technology Group&s Tracy Butler, hit me with this warning: He might not make next year&s ranking because he&s worrying more about exercising tighter operational discipline than in the past.
  • ShadowRAM: September 26, 2005
    Oracle OpenWorld, or at least the Oracle OpenWorld crowd, was humongous this year—what with all those PeopleSoft, iFlex, Retek, Oblix, Siebel, TimesTen, G-Log, Insert-Recently-Acquired-Company-Name-Here people around.
  • These troubleshooting tools can make diagnosing and resolving common problems on your systems easier, cheaper, and faster than ever

    Portable Gizmos for System Builders
    These troubleshooting tools can make diagnosing and resolving common problems on your systems easier, cheaper, and faster than ever.
  • Getting Smarter
    One continued source of frustration across the channel has been a general lack of visibility into the purchasing patterns of solution providers. What vendors want to be able to do with this information is surface special offers to solution providers based on the history of transactions that they may have made in the prior three months.
  • Rolls out new storage offerings for enterprise

    HP Adds Archiving, Data Protection
    Hewlett-Packard is unleashing new storage products offering data protection and archiving, mainly for the enterprise.
  • Seagate Acquires Mirra
    Hard drive giant Seagate Technology expanded its reach into the small business and home storage markets with Wednesday's acquisition of Mirra.
  • EMC, HP, IBM and Hitachi refresh product lines for the midmarket

    Storage Vendors Fill Midrange Gap
    All of the key storage-system vendors have stepped up their emphasis on midrange solutions with significant refreshes of their product lines.
  • Sun Upgrades Storage Offerings
    Sun Microsystems Monday focused its quarterly product launch on its new family of Galaxy servers, but managed to find a few minutes to unveil enhancements to its storage line.
  • HP makes noise with new hardware, software for server line

    Virtualization Boom
    Hewlett-Packard is embracing virtualization as a core offering across its server line, unveiling a wide range of hardware and software aimed at automating the enterprise data center.