Storage Services News
Dell Puts 200,000 Direct Accounts Into The Hands Of The Channel
10:22 AM EST Wed. Dec. 11, 2013
As part of a channel program overhaul, Dell is moving 200,000 existing direct accounts to partners and creating a 20 percent 'compensation accelerator' for its direct sales team to generate new enterprise business with partners.
10 Questions Dell World Must Answer For Partners
9:30 AM EST Wed. Dec. 11, 2013
After a nasty battle to take his company private, Michael Dell must face his toughest critics of all -- Dell partners.
15 Hot New HP Enterprise Offerings
10:00 AM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Hewlett-Packard this week at its Discover conference in Barcelona is set to unleash an innovation offensive aimed at driving sales growth in 2014. Here are 15 new game-changing offerings that partners can sell.
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
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.
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