CRN Storage News

  • Arrow To Buy Canadian Distributor
    Arrow Electronics Wednesday said it has agreed to buy Skydata, a Mississauga, Ontario-based value-added distributor of data storage solutions.
  • PC Connection Launches Health-Care Initiative
    PC Connection has announced an initiative that targets the health-care market with solutions that enable health information exchange and forward the government's commitment to a national health network. Rockville, Md.-based subsidiary GovConnection will be charged with driving the solutions into the public-sector markets.
  • Sun Pushes Partners Into Two-Year Deals
    Sun Microsystems' iForce is gone, but not its channel program. Under the new moniker Sun Partner Advantage Program, the IT powerhouse is looking to the channel to help it enter new markets with new products. But there's a catch.
  • 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.
  • 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.