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  • September 09, 2010 09 Sep'10

    NetApp and Oracle settle long running patent battle

    NetApp and Oracle have settled their legal battle over a patent disagreement that goes back more than ten years and buried the hatchet enough to talk of working more closely together.

  • September 03, 2010 03 Sep'10

    HDS adds posts to boost services capability

    Hitachi Data Systems has added to its UK management team in an effort to bolster its services capability. The storage specialist has created chief technology director and chief technology officer roles in the UK and hired a fresh face to fill its ...

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    HP extends use of iQuote tool to StorageWorks

    Hewlett-Packard is trying to simplify partner engagement by rolling out a stock availability, pricing and configuration tool through commercial storage distributors.

  • August 27, 2010 27 Aug'10

    Dell matches HP bid valuing 3Par at $1.8bn

    The battle for ownership of 3Par is going down to the wire with Dell matching HP's latest bid of $1.8bn in an attempt to seal the deal.

  • August 26, 2010 26 Aug'10

    Dell revised offer gets backing from 3Par

    Dell has matched Hewlett-Packard's offer of $1.6bn for storage player 3Par and talked up the reasons why it deserves to win the bidding war for the firm.

  • August 25, 2010 25 Aug'10

    3Par will talk with HP but still backs Dell bid

    3Par is starting talks with Hewlett-Packard following the bid of $1.6bn the tech giant tabled earlier this week but is giving Dell the option of coming back with a counter bid.

  • August 23, 2010 23 Aug'10

    HP stumps up $1.6bn bid to get 3Par away from Dell

    Dell is facing a fight to get its hands on storage player 3Par after HP put in a higher offer in an attempt to get the vendor away from the clutches of its rival.

  • August 19, 2010 19 Aug'10

    NetApp Q1 numbers up but CEO notes public sector cuts in UK

    Public sector austerity measures are beginning to be felt by NetApp in the UK, according to its CEO Tom Georgens. The storage giant has filed historic numbers for the first quarter of its fiscal 2011 with sales up 36% to $1.14bn (£730m) and ...

  • August 16, 2010 16 Aug'10

    Dell buys 3Par to boost enterprise storage family

    by Cliff Saran Dell is planning to boost its storage product family with the acquisition of 3Par, a company that specialises in thin provisioning, which enables IT managers to allocate only the storage they use, rather than allocate storage that ...

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    Majority of end-users misuse backup, recovery tools

    A majority of enterprise customers are failing to follow advice surrounding information management practice, with many improperly using backup and recovery software packages, according to new information from security specialist Symantec.

  • July 01, 2010 01 Jul'10

    Dell KACE sets out indirect ambitions

    Systems management specialist KACE has set its sights on extending its reseller base following on from its acquisition by Dell with a channel refresh waiting in the wings.

  • June 25, 2010 25 Jun'10

    Former EMC channel boss moves to systems integrator Tieto

    EMC's former global channel head has moved to Nordic systems integrator and outsourcer Tieto with part of his remit to expand the footprint in the UK operation.

  • May 19, 2010 19 May'10

    Deputy PM Clegg talks of reducing storage of personal data

    Those who get twitchy over the government's habit of losing sensitive personal data will be relieved to hear the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg talk of a new politics which avoids the need to keep numerous emails and web records.

  • April 30, 2010 30 Apr'10

    Business sales marching up the hill

    GfK's month-on-month market comparison shows climb out of decline. Carl West explains the figures with most year-on-year sales comparisons not truly indicating a return to the more buoyant levels of 2008, it is useful to see how a month-on-month ...

  • April 23, 2010 23 Apr'10

    HP marks XP birthday with search for ultimate challenge

    There are a fair few anniversaries taking place this year in the storage world as vendors and technologies hit particular milestones.

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