Data Storage Services

  • 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.

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    Ingram Micro beefs up HP storage enterprise team

    Ingram Micro has poached storage industry veteran John Winney from Arrow ECS to beef up its HP enterprise unit with sales manager Andy Rousell set to join rival distributor Azlan.

  • November 16, 2010 16 Nov'10

    NetApp sets out ambitions in a virtualised world

    NetApp has used its partner conference event in Prague to talk of growth and the opportunity for resellers to help customers move away from fixed architectures.

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    EMC snaps up Isilon for cloud storage push

    EMC is to acquire Washington-based network attached storage (NAS) outfit Isilon for $2.25bn (£1.39bn), or $33.85 per share as it makes its move on the cloud. Isilon has made a strong play in the growing scale-out NAS sector, which IDC claims ...

  • November 01, 2010 01 Nov'10

    Buffalo EMEA sales boss to quit

    Buffalo EMEA sales and marketing vice president Kevin Vine has resigned from the company after five years in the role. The consumer networking and storage specialist gave no reason for the departure of Vine, a former managing director at Ingram ...

  • November 01, 2010 01 Nov'10

    ANS bags NetApp expertise with Alpha buy

    ANS Group has forked out £4.85m to acquire fellow London and Manchester-based data storage and network solution specialist Alpha Business Computers.

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    Connect introduces cloud-based business continuity scheme

    Connect has launched a UK channel programme for resellers to sell a range of cloud-based business continuity services to the SME market.

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    All stick no carrot: CRC scheme changes create 'stealth tax'

    The government has been urged to review changes to the carbon reduction commitment (CRC) scheme announced last week to prevent it becoming a "stealth carbon tax" on business.

  • September 27, 2010 27 Sep'10

    Enterprise failure to backup virtualised data wasting thousands

    The failure by many large enterprises to monitor the backup and recovery of their virtualised data is costing tens of thousands of pounds in failed data recoveries.