CRN Storage News


  • Backup Rivalry: Round 1
    The long-anticipated battle in the market for advanced Windows-based continuous data and system protection between Microsoft and Symantec has begun, and the stakes are high for partners and rivals of both companies.
  • Imation Plugs Disks Into Tape Libraries
    Imation is eyeing the large tape library installed base as a way to increase the use of disk-based backup with the introduction of a new hard drive and hard drive cartridge that physically and logically emulates tape technology.
  • Sun To Detail Channel Program Changes
    Sun Microsystems is making a number of changes to its channel and loyalty programs in an efffort to eliminate confusion among its channel partners.
  • In Data Protection, Round One: Microsoft vs. Symantec
    Microsoft and Symantec have simultaneously launched their assault against each other in the potentially lucrative market for advanced backup and recovery of Windows desktops and servers. The stakes are high for partners of both companies. Microsoft's entree into the data-protection market comes less than three months after Symantec absorbed Veritas, which owns more than half of the Windows backup and recovery market with its flagship Backup Exec product.
  • Intel Funds Virtualization Upstart
    An upstart developer of data center virtualization technologies for the Windows platform on Monday detailed its product and channel plans, as well as investment from Intel.
  • Profit Vs. Growth
    Last month, one of our Fast Growth 100 list members, Acropolis Technology Group&s Tracy Butler, hit me with this warning: He might not make next year&s ranking because he&s worrying more about exercising tighter operational discipline than in the past.
  • ShadowRAM: September 26, 2005
    Oracle OpenWorld, or at least the Oracle OpenWorld crowd, was humongous this year—what with all those PeopleSoft, iFlex, Retek, Oblix, Siebel, TimesTen, G-Log, Insert-Recently-Acquired-Company-Name-Here people around.
  • HP Makes AppIQ Buy
    With its acquisition of AppIQ, Hewlett-Packard gains technology with the potential to automate a wide variety of data center tasks.

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