Storage Services News
Amazon Testing Private Cloud Waters With Cloud Storage Hardware Appliance
3:35 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Fresh off its CIA private cloud win over IBM, Amazon is testing out a cloud storage hardware appliance that would let enterprises use the AWS cloud for backup and disaster recovery.
IBM Outlines The Top 4 Channel Opportunities For 2014
11:08 AM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
The company says its resolution for 2014 is to enable partners to leverage more IBM big data analytics, cloud, social and mobile solutions and help bring them to market.
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 Channel Chief: Get Ready For Change
5:37 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook says she's a 'channel champion' and primed to bring changes to the channel to spur growth.
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.
Trustyd Busted: Cloud Backup Appliance Vendor Trustyd Closes Doors
5:39 PM EST Mon. Nov. 11, 2013
The backup appliances of Trustyd, which was formed to acquire appliance developer 3X Systems, continue to operate, but partners and customers will no longer receive support or upgrades.
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.
Lenovo's North American President Jay Parker Talks Channel
12:15 PM EST Mon. Nov. 04, 2013
Parker talks testing the waters on Lenovo services, channel strategy and early success with its server business.
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.
NetApp, Cisco Enhance FlexPod With Networking And Management Capabilities
7:26 PM EST Thu. Oct. 31, 2013
NetApp and Cisco are hoping enhancements to their FlexPod reference architecture will provide service providers and cloud providers easier ways to deploy the solutions for both stand-alone and multi-tenant users.
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.
Microsoft Adds Backup And Recovery To Windows Azure Public Cloud
8:21 PM EST Tue. Oct. 22, 2013
Microsoft takes the wraps off its cloud backup and recovery services and teases its new Hyper-V service that provides disaster recovery for private clouds.
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.
Arrow, Artisan Team On Cloud-Based Data Protection For NetApp Storage
10:10 AM EST Mon. Oct. 21, 2013
The service, which will be available to solution providers via the ArrowSphere cloud services marketplace, is targeted at hardware-focused solution providers that have yet to develop a strong cloud storage business.
Syncsort Splits Into Separate Big Data, Data Protection Businesses
7:32 PM EST Fri. Oct. 18, 2013
Syncsort, which had essentially been operating as separate big data and data protection businesses for year, made the split official by spinning off its data protection business into a separate company to a group of management and third-party investors.
NetApp Data Ontap Virtual Storage Appliance To Be Available On Verizon Cloud
7:09 PM EST Thu. Oct. 17, 2013
Customers with NetApp in their data centers will get the same storage features and management capabilities in the cloud once virtual storage appliances based on Data Ontap are available on the Verizon Cloud.
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.
Spectra Logic Intros Deep Storage Appliance To Ease Long-Term Archiving
4:22 PM EST Mon. Oct. 14, 2013
The new BlackPearl Deep Storage Appliance from Spectra Logic uses open formats including Amazon S3 and the Hadoop DistCp (distributed copy) to migrate data to tape in a way that it can be accessed in the future no matter how the technology evolves.
Dell, Equinix Listed As Top Creditors In Nirvanix's Chapter 11 Filing
8:27 PM EST Tue. Oct. 01, 2013
Cloud storage technology provider Nirvanix, which Monday filed for Chapter 11 protection, listed several hardware, software and hosting companies including Dell and Equinix as top creditors.
Nirvanix Files Chapter 11, Works With IBM To Migrate Customer Data
5:41 PM EST Tue. Oct. 01, 2013
Cloud storage technology provider has filed for Chapter 11 protection after warning customers of its service that they had until mid-October to find a new service.
Software, Hardware, High-Speed Sailing: 20 Scenes From Oracle OpenWorld
4:00 PM EST Tue. Oct. 01, 2013
Oracle OpenWorld, now one of the world's biggest IT conferences, was more interesting than usual thanks to drama around Oracle Team USA's America's Cup win grabbing attention between all the hardware, software and cloud news.
HP Unleashes Hefty PartnerOne Rebates To Drive Global Sales Growth
12:01 AM EST Tue. Oct. 01, 2013
Lucrative back-end rebates under HP's new unified PartnerOne channel program give HP partners the opportunity to drive global sales growth and grab market-share gains against the likes of Cisco and Dell.
EMC Hires Former Symantec, Oracle Exec To Head New Emerging Technology Division
3:36 PM EST Fri. Sep. 27, 2013
EMC's new hire brings experience with Oracle applications and Symantec data protection and endpoint security technologies to EMC's new Emerging Technology Products Division, making him a potential key player in building EMC's future end-user experience.
Oracle Cloud Gets New Compute, Storage, Database Services
10:30 AM EST Wed. Sep. 25, 2013
The Oracle Cloud now has a wide range of new services, and the company is making them available to solution providers on a resell or referral basis.
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