CRN Storage News


  • Quantum Adds De-Dupe To VTL Line
    The first fruits of Quantum's acquisition of ADIC are coming to market as Quantum introduces a new series of virtual tape libraries with de-duplication capability.
  • HDS To OEM BlueArc For High-End NAS
    Hitachi Data Systems has signed an investment, OEM and reseller pact with high-end NAS developer BlueArc as part of a move to enter the high-performance computing market.
  • Storage Software Market Keeps On Growing
    The worldwide storage software market grew 10.7 percent in the third quarter, the 12th consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth, according to research firm IDC.
  • Preaching the mantra 'Keep It Simple,' he helped bring the concept of storage networking to the business masses


    David Hitz
    Along with long-time collaborator and cofounder James Lau, Hitz pioneered the movement to make storage simpler.
  • HP And IBM Push Systems Management Tools Up-Market
    New moves by IBM and Hewlett-Packard to bolster their systems management product lines are the latest evidence that those products are evolving from collections of tools for maintaining servers, storage and other IT system components to higher level systems for IT governance and business process optimization.
  • LSI, HP Unveil SAS Arrays For SMBs
    LSI Logic and Hewlett-Packard are bringing serial-attached SCSI (SAS) to small businesses with new storage arrays introduced this week.
  • Yet custom-system makers call this week's Vista launch a non-event


    Top OEMs Launch Vista PCs, Tools For Businesses
    Top OEMs this week launched Vista-Ready and Vista-Premium Ready PCs, tools and services for business customers. But system builders say Thursday's enterprise launch of Vista was a non-event.
  • Avnet To Team SAS With VARs
    Avnet Technology Solutions has signed a deal with SAS to bring the vendor's business intelligence applications to solution providers.
  • Another Dagger For Tape?
    While it remains premature to say the demise of tape as an archiving medium has arrived, its use is significantly declining, thanks to advances in software, significant increases in disk capacity and overall lower costs-per-gigabyte of storage.
  • NetApp Brings Replication, Fibre Channel To SMB Appliance
    Network Appliance this week is enhancing its StoreVault S500 SAN/NAS appliance with new data replication technology that VARs can take to midsize-business customers. The company also is adding Fibre Channel capability to the S500.
  • Cisco Intros Its First Pay-as-you-grow SAN Switch
    Cisco is looking to stake its claim in the small and midsize business SAN space with Monday's introduction of a new Fibre Channel SAN switch. With the launch, Cisco is stepping up its competition with arch-rival Brocade Communications Systems and technology partner and possible acquisition target QLogic.
  • Channel Contributes To NetApp's Strong Fiscal Q2
    Network Appliance is having a very good year, and its channel so far seems to be a major beneficiary. The storage vendor on Wednesday reported an increase of revenue of 35 percent over last year, with indirect sales channels accounting for 60 percent of those sales.
  • The Client: Brean Murray, Carret and Co.


    Demand Generator: Andrey Leonenko, Powersolution.com
    When e-mail slowdowns were threatening business, financial services firm Brean Murray, Carret and Co. turned to trusted solution provider Powersolution.com to solve the problem and keep the mail stream flowing.

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