CRN Storage News


  • Shipments grow 3 percent in 2001 as rest of IT industry lags and storage sales d


    Tape Library Market Going Strong
    While the rest of the IT industry took a hit in 2001 thanks to the economic slump and the events of Sept. 11, tape library shipments actually grew, according to a report by research firm Freeman Reports.
  • EMC Sues Hitachi Over Storage Patents
    EMC late Thursday filed two complaints against archrival Hitachi regarding alleged infringements of patents related to its storage management software products, EMC officials said Friday.
  • IBM unit also simplifies Storage Manager


    Tivoli Spifs Up Partner Ties
    The Tivoli Software division of IBM's Software Group last week unveiled a more fully integrated version of Tivoli Storage Manager, with the goal of bringing its capabilities to the upper end of the SMB market.
  • Arrow Electronics Opens First Multivendor Storage Lab
    Arrow Electronics' North American Computer Products Group opened its first multivendor enterprise storage lab here Thursday, a facility that allows solution providers to build and test storage solutions for their customers.
  • Fujitsu Answers The Call For Storage
    White-box builders and solution providers are standing up and taking notice of the latest removable storage solution from Fujitsu: a 2.3-Gbyte magneto-optical (MO) disk drive.
  • New Tivoli Storage Manager Packaged For Midsize Business
    The Tivoli Software division of IBM's Software Group on Tuesday is expected to unveil a more fully integrated version of its Tivoli Storage Manager application with the goal of bringing its capabilities, including disaster preparation and recovery, to the upper end of the SMB market.
  • In-Band or Out?
    Imagine driving a car on a stretch of highway. You have a clear view of the road ahead, but limited visibility of the overall network of roads, highways and byways surrounding it. That's the analogy InterSAN CEO Chris Melville uses to illustrate the drawbacks of using the in-band technique for storage management.
  • The Great Storage Debate
    Start-up Pirus Networks recently went to market with its very first product,a switch that was designed to be more than just a traffic cop for data. Think of it as a special-forces switch, meant to contain most of the intelligence needed to manage the ever-growing army of data that companies are creating daily.
  • The software market becomes the next storage battleground


    Compaq And EMC Square Off
    At first glance, it appeared to be a thaw in the storage Cold War. EMC and Compaq Computer last November announced a bilateral agreement to cross-license the application program interfaces (APIs) to each other's storage subsystems.
  • Commerce Server update also on agenda


    Data Storage To Headline Confab
    Web services aren't worth the protocols they're running on if the underlying data isn't accurate, up-to-date and available.
  • HP Moves To Refresh Storage Appliance Line
    Following up its acquisition of storage software vendor StorageApps last July, Hewlett-Packard plans to ship a new in-band storage virtualization appliance next month.
  • TrueSAN Nabs Another API Deal
    TrueSAN Networks on Monday announced it has partnered with McDATA, adding another storage vendor to the growing list the startup is using to build its Cloudbreak storage operating system.
  • Tape Automation Market Bucks Economic And IT Slump
    While the rest of the IT industry took a hit in 2001 due to the economic slump and the events of Sept. 11, tape library shipments actually grew, according to a report released this week by research firm Freeman Reports.
  • Receives authorization for Hitachi Data Systems lines


    Pioneer-Standard Forms Storage Business Unit
    Pioneer-Standard Electronics' Computer Systems Division said it has formed a storage-focused business unit to better serve solution providers in that area.