CRN Storage News


  • Iomega NAS 200d Proves Ideal Turnkey Solution
    Solution providers waste time when cobbling together a storage solution using various bits of hardware and software from multiple vendors. A much faster way to solve storage problems is to go with a turnkey solution. With the recent proliferation of NAS and storage appliances based on Microsoft's Windows Storage Server 2003, resellers can simply shop for the exact solution they need.
  • Mac Users Get New Storage Options
    Maxtor's new FireWire 800-based external hard drive and Asigra's Televaulting software for Mac OS X and mixed OS environments broaden the backup and recovery options for the Macintosh.
  • Storage Software Market Sees Double-Digit Growth
    All the major players in the global storage software space grew in the first quarter, with Network Appliance and EMC pacing the market with 61.1 percent and 17.9 percent increases, respectively, according to IDC.
  • Vendor begins rollout of new ILM line key to Sun acquisition


    StorageTek Bulks Up ILM
    StorageTek has begun taking the wraps off the new line of information life-cycle management (ILM) products that reeled in Sun Microsystems as a potential buyer.
  • From old standbys like security to up-and-comer VoIP, VARBusiness 500 companies tout products and solutions driving their businesses


    Go-To Technologies Of The VARBusiness 500
    Storage may not be sexy, but you know what? It sells. Yes, It's true that in the sizzle department disk arrays, tape libraries, even more modern SANs don't get the juices flowing the way a cool speech application or handheld IP device might. But that lack of sparkle is more than made up for in steady sales.
  • ILM Is Sun's Key Growth Opportunity In StorageTek Deal
    Will Sun Microsystems' decision to part with nearly half of its cash reserves to acquire StorageTek make it "one of the largest enterprise storage players on the planet," as chairman and CEO Scott McNealy put it? Probably a stretch. Is it a sign that Sun is desperate and had nowhere to turn other than to a slow-growing supplier of tape-archival systems, buying itself time before it ultimately implodes? Remains to be seen. But if Sun executes properly, there's upside potential for both companies and their respective partners.
  • Brocade Delays 10-Q Filing
    Brocade Communications Systems has delayed filing Form 10-Q for its second fiscal quarter ended April 30 amid an accounting review of stock options and stock-based compensation.
  • Deal will help vendor go cross-platform, provide ILM presence


    Sun Nabs StorageTek
    In a gutsy move, Sun Microsystems pulled $4.1 billion out of its $7 billion war chest to purchase StorageTek, a buy that proves it is serious about being a powerhouse in the storage and emerging information life-cycle management arenas.
  • Dual Core On Stage At Computex
    More powerful motherboards, higher-end notebook PCs, and a host of other products greeted visitors to last week's Computex computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • SGI Launches Plan To Double Its Sales Through Channel
    Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) this week will unveil its first formal channel program and its intentions to give solution providers access to its direct accounts in a plan to double its business through the channel.

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