CRN Storage News

  • MOCA authorized to sell storage, but Bell Micro doesn&'t make the cut

    StorageTek VARs Irked Over Sun's Distribution Changes
    Sun Microsystems&' StorageTek unit has authorized Arrow Electronics&' MOCA division to sell its wares and is dropping Bell Microproducts, according to channel executives.
  • Arrow Bumps Bell Micro As Distributor of Sun's StorageTek Line
    Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions today officially announced that it is carrying the StorageTek line from Sun Microsystems. The move, which actually began Feb. 1, adds high-end and midrange tape-storage systems to Arrow's current offerings, an important line of business for the distributor.
  • All Aboard The Virtual Tape Backup Bandwagon
    Last week&'s introduction of Network Appliance&'s first virtual tape library marked the latest entrant into an ever-crowded group of vendors looking to supplement tape for data backup.
  • Acquistion of software developer will round out vendor's ILM

    HP To Acquire OuterBay
    Hewlett-Packard&'s upcoming acquisition of OuterBay Technologies sits well with the company&'s information life-cycle management (ILM) strategy, as long as the vendor can find a way to integrate the acquisition into its other storage offerings, according to solution providers.
  • Symantec Makes Data Center Bid With Relicore Buy
    Symantec last week reached into the data center by inking a pact for an undisclosed sum to acquire Relicore, a small, privately held provider of data center change and configuration management solutions.
  • DNF Makes iSCSI Play With StoneFly Buy
    StoneFly Networks, one of the original pioneers of the iSCSI industry and recipient of $34 million in venture capital, has been acquired by Dynamic Network Factory, DNF officials said on Tuesday.
  • HP Partners: OuterBay Buy A Good ILM Move
    Hewlett-Packard's acquisition of OuterBay sits well with the company's information lifecycle management strategy, as long as the vendor can find a way to integrate the acquisition into its other storage offerings, according to HP solution provider partners.
  • Davis Continues Push For TAA Revisions
    House Government Reform Committee chairman Tom Davis (R-Va.) assured that progress is under way in the efforts to loosen Trade Association Act (TAA) rules.
  • HP To Acquire OuterBay
    In a move than could boost Hewlett-Packard's database performance by as much as 80 percent, the firm announced Tuesday that it is acquiring OuterBay for its archiving software.
  • EMC's Game-Changer
    EMC&'s rollout this week of its first all-out assault into the small business market with a new Insignia product line and a robust new Velocity SMB channel program is an absolute game-changer.
  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Joe Tucci, EMC
    “EMC” and “small business” have never really fit in the same sentence. But that is changing with this week's introduction of the company's Insignia SMB program, centered in part around its acquisition of Dantz. Joe Tucci, chairman, president, and CEO of EMC, talked about the program and EMC's first pure channel play with CRN Editor Heather Clancy, News Editor Steve Burke, and Senior Editor Joseph Kovar.
  • Vendor to release entry-level tape autoloader to channel earlier than expected

    Overland: Channel Version First
    Overland Storage is surprising its channel with a faster-than-expected introduction of an entry-level tape autoloader that is also expected to be sold to Dell on an OEM basis.
  • Infrant's ReadyNAS NV is designed, priced for small businesses, yet sports enterprise-class features

    NAS Ready For Small Biz
    So that small businesses can take advantage of storage offerings with a relatively low price-to-capacity ratio, Infrant Technologies aims to turn the storage market around with its new axiom, “big is small,” and its new ReadyNAS NV NAS box.
  • Hopes more speed will attract more customers

    IBM's iSeries Gets A Timely Makeover
    IBM last week refreshed its iSeries lineup with faster processors and a new operating system to better accommodate the nearly 600 new ISV applications added to the platform last year.
  • NetApp Unveils Two New VTLs
    Network Appliance is expected to introduce on Tuesday its first virtual tape library and in the process is helping its channel partners go to enterprise data centers with a product that complements customers&' existing storage infrastructures.