CRN Storage News

  • Getting Smarter
    One continued source of frustration across the channel has been a general lack of visibility into the purchasing patterns of solution providers. What vendors want to be able to do with this information is surface special offers to solution providers based on the history of transactions that they may have made in the prior three months.
  • Seagate Acquires Mirra
    Hard drive giant Seagate Technology expanded its reach into the small business and home storage markets with Wednesday's acquisition of Mirra.
  • Storage Vendors Fill Midrange Gap
    All of the key storage-system vendors have stepped up their emphasis on midrange solutions with significant refreshes of their product lines.
  • Sun Upgrades Storage Offerings
    Sun Microsystems Monday focused its quarterly product launch on its new family of Galaxy servers, but managed to find a few minutes to unveil enhancements to its storage line.
  • Virtualization Boom
    Hewlett-Packard is embracing virtualization as a core offering across its server line, unveiling a wide range of hardware and software aimed at automating the enterprise data center.
  • Quantum Unleashes New High-Capacity Storage
    Storage vendor Quantum is set to take the next big step in its turnaround plan today when the company unveils its lineup of high-capacity storage devices, aimed at the midrange market.
  • HP, Sun Enact New Game Plans
    Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems are trying to revive their standings in the IT market with waves of new products. Can they convince customers that they're still leaders?
  • VARs Weigh In On Disaster-Recovery Picture
    Though the disaster wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast may be on everyone's mind, disaster-recovery planning may not be, solution providers say
  • Remote Backup Critical For New Orleans Law Firm
    Being prepared with disaster recovery programs saved many businesses along the Gulf Coast, including a major law firm that depended on help from BluPointe DRS, an Atlanta-based solution provider specializing in disaster recovery.
  • Drives With SAS
    A new category of disk drives will start appearing in volume in the channel this fall, promising to reshape the market of storage subsystems.