Data Storage Services

  • April 19, 2011 19 Apr'11

    Syncsort embraces two tier model

    Data management and protection software provider Syncsort, which launched its first EMEA partner programme earlier in 2011, is embracing the two tier channel model with the appointment of Avnet to distribute its NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup ...

  • April 06, 2011 06 Apr'11

    EMC UK boss McDonald promoted in strategic shake-up

    EMC UK boss Adrian McDonald has moved into a new role overseeing the northern territory of EMEA while Christian Hiller, head of EMC France has taken responsibility for the south.

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    LSI sells external storage biz to NetApp

    Semiconductor, storage and networking vendor LSI Corporation is walking away from the external storage systems game with $480m (£298m) in its back pocket after selling its Engenio business to NetApp. "NetApp is well positioned to enhance the ...

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    Storage top Q1 performer for Brocade

    Storage sales continued to account for the bulk of Brocade's business in its recent fiscal Q1, in spite of its efforts to expand into the networking arena.

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    ComputerLinks adds storage to its cloud services line-up

    Computerlinks has added a storage service to its Alvea could platform offering for resellers building on the security and backup features it already provides in the hosted environment.

  • February 18, 2011 18 Feb'11

    NetApp array shortages predicted to continue

    Components shortages will continue to disrupt supply of NetApp's revamped lines of storage arrays for at least the rest of this quarter, according to CEO Thomas Georgens.

  • February 16, 2011 16 Feb'11

    Kroll Ontrack makes tweaks to data recovery partner set-up

    Data recovery technology and services vendor Kroll On track is attempting to galvanise its existing partner programme with the addition of extra services designed to enable partners to manage 'disaster' situations.

  • February 02, 2011 02 Feb'11

    EMC confirms Giddins as EMEA distie manager

    Industry veteran Amanda Giddins has pitched up at EMC as EMEA distribution manager, months after leaving Brocade.

  • January 26, 2011 26 Jan'11

    EMC and Dell's OEM marriage on the rocks

    EMC CEO Joe Tucci has confirmed its partnership with Dell is no longer strategic to the organisation as OEM sales of CLARiiON declined $55m (£34.6m) in Q4 while the reseller channel element soared.

  • January 25, 2011 25 Jan'11

    EMC outlines plans to be "more channel friendly"

    EMC is publishing a 'Rules of Engagement' document for partners and designating small and mid-market businesses as channel only to reduce conflict with its direct sales force.

  • January 20, 2011 20 Jan'11

    EMC boosts channel with VMXe decision

    Good news for the channel with EMC's announcement that the new SMB VNXe unified storage packages will not be available to its longstanding partner Dell which has been selling low-end EMC gear since 2001.

  • January 20, 2011 20 Jan'11

    Backup budgets remain tight

    Budgets for backup and disaster recovery will remain tight this year leaving most firms having to cope with what they describe as satisfactory data protection.

  • January 19, 2011 19 Jan'11

    HDS looks to chief tech director Reid to lead UK

    HDS has confirmed that chief technology director Tony Reid is set to become the successor to UK boss Steve Murphy, who is moving to HP as vice president of sales. As revealed yesterday by MicroScope, Murphy has hung up his boots at HDS after four ...

  • January 18, 2011 18 Jan'11

    EMC targets SMEs with unified storage range

    EMC has thrown the gauntlet down to rivals and channel partners to match and embrace a large number of products and channel innovations designed to grow its slice of the SME market.

  • January 11, 2011 11 Jan'11

    SMEs failing to take backup measures

    A number of small firms are not backing up any data leaving themselves exposed to potentially significant problems if they encounter any downtime.