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Huawei Eyes Storage Market, After Buyout of Joint Venture With Symantec

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China's Huawei Technologies wants to take a bigger bite out of the enterprise market with a wider range of storage products....
Huawei Eyes Storage Market, After Buyout of Joint Venture With Symantec

Apple joins the hybrid storage market with Fusion Drive

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At its October 23 event, Apple announced a new type of storage device, called Fusion Drive, which combines 120GB of flash storage and a regular platter-based hard drive of up to 3TB. [Read more]...
Apple joins the hybrid storage market with Fusion Drive

Seagate dominates Q3 DVR market, keeps top spot in hard drives

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Seagate (STX) remains top dog in the hard drive storage market in the fall, according to the latest numbers from market research firm iSuppli, leading Western Digital (WDC), Hitachi (HIT), Samsung and Toshiba. More highlights from iSuppli's report: Seagate kept the lead in 3.5-inch drives for TiVo-like devices, with a...
Seagate dominates Q3 DVR market, keeps top spot in hard drives

Killer cloud: report says Amazon Web Services threatens all IT incumbents

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Amazon Web Services faces growing competition from a dozen or more legacy name-brand IT giants. But instead of taking a hit, it poses a bigger-than-ever threat to the those vendors — all of which are building their own competitive clouds, according to new Morgan Stanley research. Oh, and the researchers...
Killer cloud: report says Amazon Web Services threatens all IT incumbents

HDD Pricewatch: Higher prices are the new normal

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It’s been several months since the flood waters in Thailand began receding and since ExtremeTech posted its last edition of HDD PriceWatch, but we’ve finally begun to see more stable prices for various hard drives. Through February and March, prices fluctuated significantly, often moving in contradictory directions. Now that things...
HDD Pricewatch: Higher prices are the new normal

EMC further embraces in-server flash storage with more memory cards

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Just a day after Violin Memory announced a new line of PCI-Express flash memory cards to provide quick-to-access storage inside servers, EMC said Tuesday it will offer new PCIe cards of its own. EMC’s new XtremSF PCIe cards come in a few sizes. Enterprise multi-level-cell models with 550GB and a...
EMC further embraces in-server flash storage with more memory cards
After A Successful Kickstarter Campaign, Connected Data Raises $6M For Its Transporter Secure Cloud Storage Device
Fileboard adds Box support to cloud file-management iPad app

Seagate to buy majority of LaCie for $186 million

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Storage drive makers Seagate and LaCie on Wednesday announced an agreement that will see the former buy a majority, 64.5-percent share in LaCie. The deal will see about $186 million change hands, and the product portfolios will be merged. The focus will also be on expanding the storage market in...
Seagate to buy majority of LaCie for $186 million

Box reveals plans for 2013: global expansion and a partner network

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Cloud storage startup Box has announced its plans for the coming year as it readies for a 2014 IPO. The company intends to open new offices in Europe, Asia, and Brazil and is planning to fortify its enterprise sales team in those regions. This follows on the heels of healthy...
Box reveals plans for 2013: global expansion and a partner network

Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

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Violin Memory, the company that makes flash-memory-based storage arrays aimed at the enterprise, and which is on track to an IPO sometime this year, has just made an acquisition. Sources familiar with the matter say that Violin has acquired GridIron Systems, a company that specializes accelerating applications that run in...
Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

Microsoft updates SkyDrive, set to release Android app

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SkyDrive for Android Microsoft this morning announced a series of updates to its SkyDrive cloud storage service — remaking SkyDrive.com to fit the style of Windows 8; upgrading the SkyDrive desktop apps for Windows and Mac; and detailing plans to release the a new official SkyDrive app for Android devices....
Microsoft updates SkyDrive, set to release Android app

IBM Acquires Butterfly Software For Data Analysis And Advanced Storage Capabilites

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IBM has acquired Butterfly Software, a privately held data analysis and migration software company headquartered in Maidenhead, England. Financial terms were not disclosed. Butterfly’s main capability is its ability to migrate data center infrastructures. According to the company website, it focuses on lowering the cost and risk of maintaining legacy...
IBM Acquires Butterfly Software For Data Analysis And Advanced Storage Capabilites

Flash storage mania — EMC buys XtremIO, eyes turn toward Violin

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This just in: EMC has confirmed it has acquired XtremIO, as previously reported. Press release below. EMC acquires Flash storage pioneer XtremIO XtremIO’s all-Flash, scale-out, enterprise storage architecture was designed to leverage Flash memory. XtremIO technology to complement the range of EMC Flash-based systems and software stemming from EMC’s early...
Flash storage mania — EMC buys XtremIO, eyes turn toward Violin

Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

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Lenovo will enter the cloud storage market with a service that offers a single sign-on ID to access social networks, favorite applications, as well as a file manager with a search engine to help users find files, photos and other digital media....
Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader

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In a move that should be a surprise to nobody, technology darling 500px is moving to take out Flickr with a new Plus plan. The company had previously held a high-level plan that was priced at $50 per year, but the Plus membership’s $20 per year pricing is aiming to...
500px aims to take out Flickr with $20/year plan, unlimited storage, market function and Mac uploader
Dropbox competitor SugarSync gets a further $3M
Backup master class: Let's get NASty

Cray makes bold move in data storage, hires majority of Texas team from SFW

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Here’s one way to bolster a business, and pick up some talented staffers in a tight tech market. Seattle supercomputer maker Cray announced Thursday that it has hired the majority of employs from Austin, Texas-based SystemFabricWorks that’s described as a leader in “storage interconnect solutions and software.” Joining Cray as part...
Cray makes bold move in data storage, hires majority of Texas team from SFW

EMC Ramps up Flash Game With VFCache, 'Thunder' Appliance

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EMC is now shipping its long-awaited entry in the server-based flash storage market while laying the groundwork for a future appliance based on the same......
EMC Ramps up Flash Game With VFCache, 'Thunder' Appliance

Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

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If you’ve ever transferred obnoxiously large files that your regular email account won’t let you send, there’s a good chance that you’ve used YouSendIt. But YouSendIt doesn’t want to be just about sending anymore. It’s aiming to chip away at the cloud storage market, where Dropbox and Box are household...
Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.
Heck yeah! Facebook's Open Compute Project is making an open source switch

Panzura raises $25M to make cloud storage faster, nears profitability

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Panzura, the cloud storage company, has closed a $25 million funding round. The San Jose Calif.-based company provides faster web-based services for its corporate customers than the alternative: storage devices attached to locally-hosted servers. It may...
Panzura raises $25M to make cloud storage faster, nears profitability

Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

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Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty has a new job as the CEO at Nirvanix, the Khosla Ventures backed enterprise storage company that she expects to further compete with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and extend into the business analytics market. Chrapaty initially joined Nirvanix last November as chairwoman of the board when Khosla...
Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

Lightspeed Ventures Positions For The New Age of Data With Investments in Storage Space

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Lightspeed Venture Partners has had a phenomenal run in the next generation storage market. In the past 12 to 14 months, four of its portfolio companies have been acquired and one has gone to IPO. Here they are: XtremIO sold in May to EMC for an estimated $430 million. In June, SK...
Lightspeed Ventures Positions For The New Age of Data With Investments in Storage Space

Seagate to buy LaCie for $186 million, expand its storage empire

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Seagate and LaCie have gotten friendly before -- the former company's drives are in the LaCie 2big Thunderbolt HDD, for instance -- but the storage makers are about to get even cozier. Today, Seagate announced its plans to buy a 64.5-percent share in the French company, which is currently...
Seagate to buy LaCie for $186 million, expand its storage empire

Calxeda finds a new market in storage

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Calxeda, the Austin, Texas-based startup that is building out highly dense, low power ARM-based servers has a new market in the storage world. During a visit last week to the company’s headquarters, company executives shared that in addition to web hosting and big data applications it sees a near-term opportunity...
Calxeda finds a new market in storage

Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu winners as storage market weakens

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Growth in the storage market slowed down during the third quarter, but vendors such as Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu still had a good three months thanks in part to sales of high-end systems....
Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu winners as storage market weakens

ScaleIO joins the pack of pooled storage startups with $12M

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ScaleIO, a startup offering software-defined storage software, raised $12 million in Series A funding from Greylock Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and undisclosed private investors. The two-year-old startup will use the money to expand the sales and support of its existing software product. ScaleIO joins other startups that have launched in...
ScaleIO joins the pack of pooled storage startups with $12M
Why flash in the cloud will shake up enterprise storage
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