Storage software


  • NetApp CEO To VARs: Sell More Software Or Risk 'Being Left Behind'
    Network Appliance opened its kimono a bit to solution partners at its annual partner summit, held this week in San Francisco, to talk about some upcoming product and program changes. Dan Warmenhoven, CEO of NetApp, used his keynote address to push solution providers to look beyond NetApp hardware sales to make storage and services a bigger part of their sales.
  • EMC's VMware IPO: Good For Channel, Great For VMware
    EMC's planned IPO for VMware will have a moderate impact on the channel but should give a big lift to the VMware organization, which has outperformed its parent, solution providers and industry observers say.
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    A look at new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors
  • Is EMC's Direct Sales Antibody On The Hunt?
    It's been a long time coming, but EMC finally seems to be getting serious about building a viable channel. I say "seems to be" because the company has made moves like this before, saying it wanted to make things happen in the solution provider market only to let its direct sales culture act like an antibody that attacks an indirect sales virus.
  • Slide Show: Vexed By Virtualization? How To Choose The Right Product
    Tying together disparate disk systems in the data center is now taking on a new sense of urgency with the meteoric growth of server virtualization. In turn, solution providers need to think in the same manner by developing the technical expertise and partnerships necessary to provide true system virtualization. Here's a look at some of the products you should know about.
  • Slide Show: Vexed By Virtualization? How To Choose The Right Product
    Tying together disparate disk systems in the data center is now taking on a new sense of urgency with the meteoric growth of server virtualization. In turn, solution providers need to think in the same manner by developing the technical expertise and partnerships necessary to provide true system virtualization. Here's a look at some of the products you should know about.
  • CEOs To Hone Their Messaging At RSA
    The security industry's big guns will be at RSA 2007 this week in San Francisco, with executives from Microsoft, Symantec, Oracle, and Websense slated to give keynote addresses.
  • Chelsio The Latest To Introduce iSCSI Target Software
    Chelsio Communications has become the latest entrant in the race to help solution providers build low-cost iSCSI appliances with software to turn ordinary servers into storage arrays. The company, which is better known as a developer of high-performance 10-Gbit Ethernet controllers and iSCSI acceleration adapters, is making its first foray into the stand-alone software space with iSCSI Target 3.0, software which turns an industry-standard server into an iSCSI array.
  • Storage VAR Merger: Datalink Buys MCSI For $14M
    Datalink is doing its part to continue the consolidation of the solution provider market with its acquisition of Midrange Computer Solutions, Inc. (MCSI). Datalink, one of the country's few publicly-listed solution providers, acquired Chicago-based MCSI for a total of $14 million, including $5 million in cash and $9 million in Datalink stock. Both Datalink and MCSI are storage-focused solution providers.
  • Storage VAR Merger: Datalink Buys MCSI For $14M
    Datalink is doing its part to continue the consolidation of the solution provider market with its acquisition of Midrange Computer Solutions, Inc. (MCSI). Datalink, one of the country's few publicly-listed solution providers, acquired Chicago-based MCSI for a total of $14 million, including $5 million in cash and $9 million in Datalink stock. Both Datalink and MCSI are storage-focused solution providers.
  • Slide Show: 10 Top Players In Small-Business SANs
    Within the past year nearly all the major storage networking vendors started shipping products and bundles aimed at bringing SANs to small businesses. Here's a look at the top players in the market.

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