Storage Services News
Hitachi Adds New Specialization Incentives, Partner-Only Accounts To TrueNorth Channel Program
12:20 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
HDS is using back-end rebates to incent its TrueNorth channel program partners to get specializations for its Hitachi UCP converged infrastructure solution, and is promising channel-only targeting of customers outside of its named accounts.
MSPs Cheer As Google Pools Free Cloud Storage
10:12 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Pooling the free cloud storage Google offers its customers as a way to make accessing it more flexible opens the door for MSPs to show how much more they can offer to potential customers.
10 Hot Products From EMC World To Hit The Storage Scene
2:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Even thought there was nothing like the massive EMC 42-product release seen at the EMC World 2012, there was still enough new storage hardware and software unveiled at EMC World 2013 to make the visit worthwhile.
HP Tackles SMB Storage Biz With New MSA, StoreEasy NAS Products
2:35 PM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
HP is making a new SMB storage push with a 16-Gbit Fibre channel MSA 2040 array, a new StoreEasy NAS appliance, and its new HP Simply StoreIT channel program.
Is Software-Defined Storage For Real Or A Lot Of Hot Air?
10:20 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Vendors debate whether software-defined storage will replace legacy storage hardware with commodity hardware.
EMC Expands On Plans To Replace Velocity With EMC Business Partner Program, But Details Still Lacking
7:26 PM EST Thu. May. 09, 2013
EMC's upcoming EMC Business Partner program, scheduled to replace its Velocity program by Jan. 1, is still very much a work in progress, according to some of EMC's top channel executives.
Dimension Data Joins Amazon, Rackspace With Three-Tiered Cloud Storage
10:55 AM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
A new option for dynamically moving cloud storage between three different tiers based on performance requirements makes Dimension Data the third cloud storage service provider to do so.
EMC Updates Isilon Storage Platform For Mobility, Cloud, Analytics
4:02 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
EMC is adding mobility, cloud and big data analytics capabilities to its EMC Isilon scale-out NAS platform, and it plans to add dedupe and auditing capabilities by year-end.
Nutanix Seeks Partners To Help With Scale-Out Data Center Vision
12:43 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
Nutanix, a fast-growing converged infrastructure startup, is looking to build out its North American partner ranks with partners ready to embrace its scale-out data center philosophy.
EMC's New Software-Defined Storage Play: Meet ViPR
2:01 PM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
EMC's upcoming ViPR technology grabs the functionality of EMC, third-party and commodity hardware-based storage and presents it to applications to improve storage orchestration and management.
Lenovo To Drop Iomega Brand On Joint EMC Products
4:20 PM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
Iomega's NAS hardware will soon carry the LenovoEMC name as Lenovo looks to spark channel adoption of the storage products.
Offering A Complete Solution: Storage VAR Builds Storage Services VAR
4:20 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
H.A. Services, a new solution provider formed as a storage replications services sister company to H.A. Storage, is investing in NetApp and EMC infrastructures to give customers without the resources to own their replication hardware an offsite solution for disaster recovery and archiving.
Virtualized Data Center, Services Strength Drive VAR Datalink's Growth
8:39 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
Datalink, one of the few midrange solution providers to provide quarterly financials, said that its Cisco-NetApp-EMC-centered virtualized data center business and its fast-growing services operations are driving the company's current growth.
10 Hot Tech Startups For April
12:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
From predictive analytics to cloud and mobile application performance management to "big data" storage for SMBs, there's no shortage of startups with innovative technologies this month.
Box Says Its Cloud-Based File Sharing Tech Is HIPAA, HITECH 'Compliant'
5:28 PM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
Box said its cloud-based file sharing technology, which is now HIPAA and HITECH compliant, meets the needs of physicians who are increasingly mobile, but a solution provider argues that clients require greater control than a pure cloud offering can provide.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:10 AM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
For the week ending April 26, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Top EMC Execs Say EMC To Benefit As Storage Moves To Clouds
3:49 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
Because business storage workloads will move to private clouds much more quickly than to private clouds, EMC stands to benefit from customers' increasing dependence on cloud infrastructures, the company's top two execs said.
Exablox Exits Stealth Mode With Channel-Only Play To Make Storage Simple
10:45 AM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Storage startup Exablox introduces its Exablox OneBlox, a scalable storage solution that solution providers can install in five minutes to provide a full range of unstructured data storage services.
Egnyte, NetApp Partner On Enterprise File Sharing, Synchronization
6:00 AM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
Egnyte has joined NetApp's partner program for service providers, making it easier for solution providers to deploy Egnyte's enterprise file sharing and synchronization technology on NetApp storage infrastructures, including NetApp Clustered Ontap, for both cloud and on-premises solutions.
Condusiv To Release Server I/O Acceleration Tech
7:24 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
The new V-locity Server from Condusiv, formerly known as Diskeeper, is targeting the management of Microsoft's SQL Server and Exchange I/Os as a way to accelerate those applications' performance.
HDS CEO Jack Domme Becomes Hitachi Ltd.'s First Non-Japanese Corporate Officer
5:35 PM EST Fri. Apr. 12, 2013
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), whose CEO is now the first non-Japanese corporate officer at Hitachi Ltd., has made a number of key executive moves as part of its bid to become less storage hardware-focused and more of an overall provider of solutions.
10 Virtualization Startups Getting Attention Right Now
12:10 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
Virtualization startups are continuing to make noise despite many of them transforming themselves into cloud startups. Here are 10 that still call what they do 'virtualization.'
Former Symantec CEO: 'We Did The Best Job We Could But Not The Best Job Possible'
4:42 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
Former Symantec CEO John W. Thompson says the aim was true on the security-storage vision behind the blockbuster $11 billion Symantec-Veritas merger in 2005, but the execution could have been better.
GreenBytes Scores $7 Million VC Round, Takes Aim At VDI Costs
4:06 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
GreenBytes, a virtualization startup that aims to solve VDI storage challenges, lands a big VC round and says it's pushing hard on patenting more of its technology.
Intronis Names New CEO
9:45 AM EST Tue. Apr. 02, 2013
SaaS sales and marketing executive Rick Faulk takes the top management position and joins the board at the cloud backup company.
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