Storage software

  • NetApp Expands De-Dupe Capabilities
    Network Appliance this week is bringing its data de-duplication technology to a wider channel and customer base by making it available for use with a wide range of data management applications.
  • Katmai Fun Facts
    More fun facts about Katmai, per SQL Server Director Francois Ajenstat.
  • EMC Adds Bare Metal Recovery By Acquiring Indigo Stone
    EMC has acquired Indigo Stone International, a U.K.-based developer of software for business continuity, server migration and bare metal recovery, and plans to integrate its technology into its NetWorker and Avamar products, CRN has learned.
  • 2007 CRN Channel Champions: Storage
    These storage vendors were this year's CRN Channel Champions in the server-class disk drive, external data backup, network storage and storage management software categories.
  • Symantec Reports Solid Q4 Revenue Growth
    Although Symantec's fiscal fourth quarter profit took a hit due to charges, the Cupertino, Calif.-based security giant reported strong revenue growth Wednesday in its Q4 earnings call.
  • CA Targets Midmarket With Channel-Only Pledge
    Computer Associates Monday took the wraps off a new midmarket-focused business unit that will enlist the aid of the vendor's channel partners to drive sales of recovery management solutions.
  • Digitiliti Goes Public, Brings Managed Storage To Channel
    Digitiliti, a provider of remote enterprise data vaulting services formed by a former storage solution provider, next week officially plans to unveil unlimited scalability in terms of the amount of data it can handle for customers. Digitiliti, which last week became a publicly-listed company on the Pink Sheets thanks to a reverse merger, is also recruiting solution providers to bring its service to customers large and small.
  • Online backup services provider gives tips for VARs mulling managed services

    Should You Become An MSP?
    Online backup services provider Asigra gives tips for VARs mulling managed services.
  • Symantec Envisions Shift To SaaS
    Symantec plans to eventually move all of its software to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, starting with a new online backup offering the company unveiled Tuesday.
  • Intel Brings Dual Quad-Core To Storage And Server Builders
    Intel this week unveiled its first quad-core-based storage server in a bid to give system builders a common platform on which to build either network storage devices or servers with a large internal storage capacity. The company's new "Makay Creek" is a 2U rack mount enclosure powered by one or two quad-core Intel Xeon 5300 processors with room for up to 12 SAS or SATA hard drives and up to 32 Gbytes of memory.
  • Siafu Rolls Out Storage Appliances For Small Businesses
    Siafu Software wants to invigorate the entry-level iSCSI market with a new series of appliances sporting enterprise storage features and priced starting under $4,000. And it plans to give some of those appliances free to solution providers and their customers.
  • HP Rethinks Small-Biz Storage Strategy
    Hewlett-Packard has reorganized its small and midsized business team under a new executive looking to bring some of its best practices from Europe to help meet the needs of U.S. customers. The company also unveiled a new version of its All-In-One small business storage array.
  • Mimosa Kicks Off Partner Program
    Mimosa Systems on Tuesday rolled out its Partner Advantage Program for VARs selling its NearPoint for Microsoft Exchange Server e-mail archiving and recovery software.
  • Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Spec Advances
    Several of the storage industry's top vendors are banding together to develop a new specification for that would allow Fibre Channel traffic to be natively transported over Ethernet networks. The new Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) specification, which was sent on Tuesday to the T11 Committee of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), may be the next stage in unifying a number of different protocols into Ethernet.
  • FalconStor Beefs Up Channel Marketing
    FalconStor Software is beefing up its channel program with more marketing muscle for its solution providers, a move its partners said has been long in coming.