Networked storage News
HP Aims To Take EMC Down With New Storage Lineup
9:01 AM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
HP says its new StoreOnce 6500 backs up data 4.5 times faster and restores it ten times faster than rival EMC's high end Data Domain 990
2013 Best Companies: By Technology
10:00 AM EST Fri. Nov. 29, 2013
CRN's third annual Best Companies To Partner With survey included a look at how vendors measured up by technology. Here's a look at the top scorers in each technology category.
Zadara Beefs Up Technology, Partnerships For Enterprise Storage-As-A-Service
7:45 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Zadara Storage is combining new enterprise storage capabilities and new cloud storage partnerships to help solution providers offer storage-as-a-service using either public storage clouds or an on-premise infrastructure.
2013 Best Companies: Who's Up And Who's Down
4:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Here we take a look at the companies that moved up or declined the most on CRN's 2013 Best Companies to Partner With list, an annual rating of IT vendors by their solution provider channel partners.
2013 Best Companies: Who Fell Off And Who Emerged
10:00 AM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
For the third year in a row, CRN asked VARs what vendors were their must-have partners for our Best Companies To Partner With study. Here are what companies fell off our list, and which companies returned or made their debut.
Falken Tire Partner IMT Builds Data Center From Ground Up
2:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Integrated Media Technologies helped Falken Tire, which took advantage of the real estate downturn to acquire a new headquarters building, with the design and deployment of a new data center.
SimpliVity Pockets $58M Funding To Expand Converged Infrastructure Product, Channel
6:38 PM EST Wed. Nov. 20, 2013
SimpliVity, the startup developer of the OmniCube converged infrastructure solution, hopes the new $58-million funding round will help it expand production and channel sales and marketing, and maybe even help it attain profitability.
NetApp Expands All-Flash Storage Array Lineup, Names New Channel Chief
7:24 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
NetApp unveiled its enhanced E-series storage solutions, including an all-flash array and two hybrid disk arrays, and introduced Regina Kunkle as its new channel chief.
Dell's New US Management Team: Who Are These Guys?
7:46 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Channel partners question leadership as longtime channel chief Greg Davis steps aside, replaced by relatively unknown Cheryl Cook.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:10 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
For the week ending Nov. 15, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
The Wait Is Over: EMC Unleashes XtremIO All-Flash Storage Array
7:00 AM EST Thu. Nov. 14, 2013
EMC expects general shipments of its XtremIO all-flash storage arrays to begin next week, but said the technology has already proven itself in over 100 early customer deployments.
Competitors Chime In On EMC's XtremIO Rollout Before It Hits
6:00 PM EST Wed. Nov. 13, 2013
EMC has made no secret of its Thursday launch of the new EMC XtremIO all-flash storage array, giving its competitors time to air their opinions in advance of the official launch.
Maxta Exits Stealth With Software Solution Tying Virtualized Environments To Clustered Storage
7:23 PM EST Tue. Nov. 12, 2013
The Maxta MxSP software provides enterprise-class storage capabilities to virtualized data center environments by leveraging the internal and direct-attach storage of servers running virtual machines.
HP Bundles StoreVirtual VSA With ProLiant Gen8 Servers For Free In SMB Play
10:00 AM EST Tue. Nov. 12, 2013
Hewlett-Packard is moving fast on the SMB software-defined storage market with a bundle that provides a 1-TB license for its StoreVirtual VSA (Virtual Storage Appliance) in hopes that customers will upgrade after seeing the software in action.
Imation And Nexsan Say They're Stronger Together For Partners
11:50 AM EST Thu. Nov. 07, 2013
Imation is pouring resources into growing Nexsan's storage technology and channel a year after acquiring the storage vendor, and channel partners say they are reaping the benefits.
10 Hot Technology Startups For November
10:00 AM EST Thu. Nov. 07, 2013
This month's crop of young companies includes startups developing advanced analytics software, storage technology for virtualized environments, mobile device service software and sales tax management applications.
Partners See Widening Cisco-VMware Rift
7:25 PM EST Wed. Nov. 06, 2013
Partners say the tension is building in the sales trenches between Cisco and VMware as the software-defined networking (SDN) war heats up.
Overland Storage To Acquire Tandberg Data, Create $100M Data Protection Powerhouse
8:11 PM EST Fri. Nov. 01, 2013
Overland Storage is finalizing plans first broached in May to acquire Tandberg Data, a move that would create a $100-million-plus vendor of entry-level to enterprise SAN, NAS and tape automation solutions.
All-SSD Storage Array Vendor SolidFire Launches Cloud Builders Channel Program
5:20 PM EST Fri. Nov. 01, 2013
SolidFire this week launched its first formal channel program, called Cloud Builders, for solution providers looking to take the company's all-SSD storage arrays into cloud and virtualized environments.
DataCore SANsymphony-V Storage App Adds Scalability, Performance
8:14 PM EST Wed. Oct. 30, 2013
The new version of the DataCore SANsymphony-V software-defined storage application doubles the number of storage nodes that address a single pool of storage and offloads many key enterprise-class storage functions to the storage devices themselves.
Partners Hail Dell $24.9 Billion-Buyout Completion As Channel Game Changer
4:22 PM EST Tue. Oct. 29, 2013
Solution providers say Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell's completion of the $24.9 billion buyout of the company is opening the door to a new era of dramatic channel sales growth.
Dell Targets EMC Isilon With Higher Performance, Scalability NAS
10:20 AM EST Tue. Oct. 22, 2013
Dell unleashes version 3 of its Fluid File System for its Compellent FS8600 controller, aimed at competing with EMC's Isilon.
SimpliVity OmniCube Targets VDI Implementations
4:21 PM EST Wed. Oct. 16, 2013
The vendor is targeting its OmniCube converged infrastructure at virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) projects with its close ties to VMware vCenter for management and to Nvidia and Teradici for performance.
Coho Data Exits Stealth To Tout Scalable Pay-As-You-Go Storage At Amazon-Like Prices
4:37 PM EST Tue. Oct. 15, 2013
The Coho Data DataStream appliance from the storage startup includes a mix of SSD and spinning capacity to provide 40 TB of capacity and 180,000 IOPS of performance for running virtualized workloads on a pay-as-you-grow model.
Tintri Intros New Hybrid Flash, Disk Storage Environments
8:00 AM EST Wed. Oct. 09, 2013
Storage startup Tintri, which specializes in hybrid flash and disk storage appliances for virtual machines in VMware environments, unveiled new versions of those appliances for enterprise and entry-level workloads.
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