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Sonnet debuts pair of 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCI-e cards

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Sonnet Technologies today announced the launch of its LinktextPresto 10GbE one-Port and Presto 10GbE Server two-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) PCI-e cards. These 8x cards enable users to connect to high-speed infrastructure and storage systems using the 10GbE standard, which offers up to 10 times the performance of Gigabit Ethernet.......
Sonnet debuts pair of 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCI-e cards

Imation buys solid-state storage vendor Nexsan

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Imation, a storage and data security company, has acquired Nexsan, a vendor of disk-based storage systems, in a deal worth about $120 million, the company announced. The acquisition of Nexsan gives Imation a portfolio of disk-based and hybrid disk and solid-state storage systems, Imation said Wednesday. Nexsan, based in...
Imation buys solid-state storage vendor Nexsan
IBM's nanophotonic tech integrates optic data right into chips

Intel introduces next-gen Xeon E7, E5 and E3 families for enterprise space

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Truth be told, not much has been announced on the consumer end at IDF Beijing earlier today, but Intel did tease us with upcoming refreshes of its Xeon E7, E5 and E3 families for the enterprise space. In chronological order we have the Haswell-based E3 with TDP as low...
Intel introduces next-gen Xeon E7, E5 and E3 families for enterprise space

Cloud storage grows, but backup is weak

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More companies are storing their data in the cloud as part of a hybrid onsite and offsite storage solution, but many admit they are not able to back up large chunks of their data at all. Research company Vanson Bourne surveyed 650 IT decision makers across the U.S., the...
Cloud storage grows, but backup is weak

Solid State Storage Is Taking Over The Datacenter - Slowly

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Solid-state storage has become ubiquitous in mobile devices and increasingly in laptops as well. But it's also revolutionizing storage in corporate datacenters, cloud computing services and beyond. Forget the portability factor, solid-state drives, or SSDs, are finding massive growth potential as a way for companies to speed up large-scale...
Solid State Storage Is Taking Over The Datacenter - Slowly

IBM adds inline compression, other upgrades, to storage systems

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IBM today announced a dozen upgrades or new services for its storage products, including inline compression for its storage virtualization appliance, SVC....
IBM adds inline compression, other upgrades, to storage systems
After A Successful Kickstarter Campaign, Connected Data Raises $6M For Its Transporter Secure Cloud Storage Device
Michael Dell: My PC Company Is ‘Not Really a PC Company’
Facebook's data management system is 'like Candy Land' for engineers

This Former Yahoo-er's Startup Is So Hot, Even the CIA Invested In It

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Meet Amr Awadallah, one of four all-star co-founders of Cloudera. Although Cloudera is only three years old, it has the earmarks of a billion-dollar winner. The company just raised $40 million last November, bringing its total to $75 million and among its big-named investors is the Central Intelligence Agency...
This Former Yahoo-er's Startup Is So Hot, Even the CIA Invested In It

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Gives Some Great Advice For Your Career

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Steve Wozniak, affectionately known as Woz, is best known as Apple's cofounder. He left Apple in 1987 and  continued to be a star in the tech scene. In 2009 he took a job as chief scientist at Fusion-io, a company that changed the enterprise storage market. It builds big storage...
Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Gives Some Great Advice For Your Career

SSD Developer Fusion-io Buys CO-based NexGen Storage for $119M

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Michael Davidson NexGen Storage, a developer of data storage technology based in Louisville, CO, has been acquired by Fusion-io in a $119 million deal, the companies announced today. The acquisition is a sizable sale for a Colorado tech company and believed to be one of the largest exits in...
SSD Developer Fusion-io Buys CO-based NexGen Storage for $119M

Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

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Infinio, a Cambridge, MA-based startup that is developing software solutions to increase storage performance in virtual environments, just announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A round from Highland Capital Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. These investors join Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cambridge’s Founder Collective, the NYC Seed Fund, and a...
Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

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

Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

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Pure Storage netted $40 million in Series D funding and will use it to build out European operations and staff up its sales, marketing and engineering teams. The new round, led by Index Ventures with contributions from current backers Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures, brings total capital raised...
Pure Storage scoops up $40M in validation of all-flash push

Enterprise Sector Keeps Booming as Actifio Scores $500M Valuation

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When data storage company Actifio raised its new $50 million Series D round, investors  valued the company at roughly $500 million. As high as that valuation was, it could have been even higher. Ash Ashutosh, founder and chief executive of Actifio, got plenty of interest from investors. The company received...
Enterprise Sector Keeps Booming as Actifio Scores $500M Valuation

Big in Japan: Open Source NoSQL Company Basho Lands New $11.5 Million Round of Funding

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Basho, the company behind the open source NoSQL database Riak and the proprietary cloud storage system Riak CS, today announced a $11.5 million Series F round of funding lead by Georgetown Partners. The majority, $6.1 million, of this round comes from a new investor: IDC Frontier, a subsidiary of Yahoo...
Big in Japan: Open Source NoSQL Company Basho Lands New $11.5 Million Round of Funding

14 Big Data Startups You're Going To Be Hearing A Lot More About

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For all the hype around "big data"--or tech that crunches through massive amounts of emails, tweets, video and other files to find useful information--some startups aren't yet making tons of noise.  That's probably not going to be the case for much longer. Startups that got funding a couple of years...
14 Big Data Startups You're Going To Be Hearing A Lot More About

Facebook will take away users' right to vote on policy - unless they vote for it

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Site rules mean 30% of users must vote against change to governance policy if the right to do so is to remainThe right to vote appears to be about to be taken away - on Facebook, at least. Users have until 10 December to decide whether future policy changes should...
Facebook will take away users' right to vote on policy - unless they vote for it

IBM bets $1 billion on Flash storage

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The hard drive will soon be dead, at least for most uses in the enterprise, IBM is betting. The company is undertaking a major strategic initiative -- and US$1 billion in research -- to make flash the prominent form of storage in most organizations.IBM has launched a line of...
IBM bets $1 billion on Flash storage
Cloud | Amazon Cloud Storage Clone Goes Open Source

Imation Buys Nexsan For $120M To Beef Up Its Enterprise Storage Business

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Some consolidation in the world of enterprise storage to kick off the new year: the storage and data security giant Imation Corp. has acquired Nexsan Corporation, a specialist in disk-based storage systems, for $120 million, with $105 million of that in cash and the remainder in publicly-traded Imation shares, according...
Imation Buys Nexsan For $120M To Beef Up Its Enterprise Storage Business

Big Data Boosts Storage Needs - And Opportunities

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Storage has always been important to the enterprise - but the rise of big data applications puts unprecedented pressure on storage strategies and technologies. It's also delivering unprecedented benefits to the companies that figure out how to do it right. So how big is big data? Approximately 2.5 quintillion...
Big Data Boosts Storage Needs - And Opportunities

This Startup Should Be Scaring The Pants Off Of Dell And EMC

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Startup Nimble Storage is on a tear. Today it announced another $40.7 million round of funding, led by Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners. That's $98 million to date in three rounds.  Although Nimble was founded five years ago, its only been shipping its product since 2010, CEO Suresh Vasudevan told...
This Startup Should Be Scaring The Pants Off Of Dell And EMC

CERN: We're sure this is a Higgs boson, but we're not sure which one it is

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Last July physics researchers at CERN said they thought they had found evidence of the Higgs boson, a theoretical but essential component of our standard model of physics, and the raison d’être of the enormous Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Now they’ve come back with further analysis of their data, and...
CERN: We're sure this is a Higgs boson, but we're not sure which one it is

Server Flash Memory Craze Buoys Violin, Attracts SAP

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It’s beginning to look like the invasion of computer rooms by the chips known as flash memory is going to be a very big deal. The latest evidence: an additional $50 million infusion into startup Violin Memory, with investors that include software giant SAP. The Silicon Valley company takes NAND...
Server Flash Memory Craze Buoys Violin, Attracts SAP

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

Here, there, everywhere: 3 personal cloud storage systems

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While cloud storage services like Dropbox or Box are very useful, they can become costly -- and who is controlling your data? One of these three personal cloud storage systems could be your alternative....
Here, there, everywhere: 3 personal cloud storage systems

Pure Storage nets new cash from In-Q-Tel to push its "flash for all" effort

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Flash storage dynamo Pure Storage has snagged new funding — the amount is undisclosed — from In-Q-Tel, the VC affiliate of the CIA and other security agencies. The fresh cash comes atop a $40 million D round closed last August, which brought the total tally at the time to a robust...
Pure Storage nets new cash from In-Q-Tel to push its "flash for all" effort
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