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  • March 17, 2009 17 Mar'09

    Cisco partners must skill up for data centre push

    Cisco is urging partners to start skilling up to meet demand for its Unified Computing System (UCS), a new computing architecture launched yesterday that knits together compute, network, storage access and virtualisation into a modular system.

  • March 11, 2009 11 Mar'09

    HP talks up storage virtualisation offerings

    Hewlett-Packard has announced an extension to its virtualisation offerings as it moves to offer customers greater choice and flexibility.

  • February 27, 2009 27 Feb'09

    Infortrend unveils enterprise strategy

    Storage RAID specialist Infortrend has announced plans to enter the enterprise market using CeBit next month as a platform to show off a high performance product range and court resellers.

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Recession boosts uptake of managed services

    The provision of managed services is likely to be one of the brighter spots in an otherwise difficult economic landscape this year and has the potential to become a safe haven for those channel partners that get their offerings right.

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    NetApp reaffirms strategy after SME shift

    NetApp has hit back at rivals circling its SME customer base following the vendor’s announcement of plans to scrap its small business product range.

  • January 27, 2009 27 Jan'09

    EMC looks to second-half for better market conditions

    EMC has refused to provide revenue guidance due to the uncertain macro-economic conditions but reckons global IT spending will decline in the mid to high digits this year, and that budgets will free up more in the second half of the year.

  • January 15, 2009 15 Jan'09

    Dell names Hammer as storage and blade distributor

    Dell appears to be warming to the idea of a two tier supply chain following the revelation that it has signed Hammer to distribute its EqualLogic storage line as well as the entire range of servers, with a particular focus on blades.

  • January 10, 2009 10 Jan'09

    Storage shows resilience despite recession

    The impact of the recession is hitting the storage market with customers considering switching to lower cost products or freezing budget.

  • December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    Making the most of legacy systems

    The widening credit crunch and fear of recession have led to a drop in confidence among IT buyers. New projects are being delayed or sliced into smaller pieces that are easier to pass through the purchasing and financial departments.

  • December 03, 2008 03 Dec'08

    HDS helps dealers justify storage spend

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has given resellers access to its in-house Storage Economics analytical methodology in the hope of easing the sales process and enabling end-user IT managers and CIOs to justify spending during the recession.

  • December 02, 2008 02 Dec'08

    Quantum bolsters channel funds in face of tough year ahead

    Storage specialist Quantum has diverted $250,000 marketing spend into the channel as it positions its partners for next year. The vendor is ploughing the funds into its Alliance Channel Programme that will also be backed by increased numbers of ...

  • November 11, 2008 11 Nov'08

    Quantum warns of short termism over data storage

    According to research from storage specialists Quantum the pressure is increasing on customers as the recession starts to bite and the consequences for their long-term storage strategies could be severe.

  • November 07, 2008 07 Nov'08

    Small screen solutions

    Holiday season is fast approaching, and even in a financial downturn, some consumers will be looking for ways to store their multimedia at home. Which storage formats are available, and how can they be most effectively sold? Blu-Ray is the darling ...

  • November 07, 2008 07 Nov'08

    FCoE: the next generation of storage

    Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is being heralded as the next-generation storage connectivity. Originally proposed to the standards committee ANSI T11 in April 2007 by storage vendors including Brocade Communications Systems, Cisco Systems, EMC, ...

  • October 20, 2008 20 Oct'08

    Toshiba linked with SanDisk purchase

    The battle to acquire SanDisk could be a two-way contest with Toshiba’s name coming back into the frame as a possible buyer.

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