Storage Virtualisation Solutions and Services

  • October 01, 2008 01 Oct'08

    HP buys LeftHand Networks to bolster storage portfolio

    In a move that will extend its offerings in the lower end of the storage market Hewlett-Packard has agreed to buy LeftHand Networks for $360m in cash.

  • September 18, 2008 18 Sep'08

    Hammer signs trio of vendors to bolster portfolio

    Hammer has announced a trio of vendor signings to bolster its portfolio in the crucial fourth quarter. The storage distributor has appointed Texas Memory Systems (TMS), BridgeHead Software and BakBone.

  • September 16, 2008 16 Sep'08

    Glasshouse offers managed services to cover virtualisation skills gap

    GlassHouse has taken the wraps off a managed virtualisation service in response to a skills gap in the market that threatens to hold up the adoption of the technology in some corporates.

  • September 15, 2008 15 Sep'08

    VMware unveils cloud and datacentre operating system

    There have been several announcements coming out of VMworld that should take the vendor on from its server virtualisation routes. VMware is facing a certain amount of pressure to keep its momentous rise going, particularly after its CEO Diane Green ...

  • September 12, 2008 12 Sep'08

    Hammer event to focus on solutions

    Hammer is holding its second Storage Focus event next month aiming to point resellers in the direction of business opportunities. Despite the continuous gloom of the credit crunch there are still areas of growth in storage including in the defence ...

  • September 03, 2008 03 Sep'08

    EMC launches online backup Mozy service in UK

    The number of vendors offering hosted solutions has beenbolstered by the addition of EMC which has started from today to offer itsMozy online backup for SMEs using Lenovo as its hardware partner. The service is being offered to Lenovo customers for...

  • August 25, 2008 25 Aug'08

    Alternatives to a tangle of tape

    When it comes to backing up data, tape has been the preferred option for many years.

  • August 08, 2008 08 Aug'08

    HDD meets rising storage demands

    The rise of automated manufacturing processes, automated ticketing machines, self-service/mobile point of sale retail machines, and the widespread use of data capture equipment such as CCTV cameras has led to a data explosion among industrial and ...

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    Flexibility boosts RAID revenues

    Maintaining or increasing revenues from well-established technologies might seem like a hard task, but this is not necessarily the case. Take RAID subsystems, for example.

  • August 01, 2008 01 Aug'08

    Time and tide wait for no WAN

    In a virtualised environment, IT managers need to pay careful attention to the impact wide area network (WAN) performance has on application performance.

  • July 29, 2008 29 Jul'08

    Brocade points to Foundry buy as channel opportunity

    Brocade has expanded on its reasons for buying Foundry Networks and the repercussions for the channel underlying the increase in opportunities it presents for partners.

  • July 28, 2008 28 Jul'08

    Replicate data to protect servers

    Many organisations are adopting virtualisation in their data centres to better use hardware, reduce power consumption and simplify management. The reliability of the infrastructure is critically important but what is the best way to protect virtual ...

  • July 21, 2008 21 Jul'08

    Demystifying data deduplication

    When it comes to data deduplication technology the opportunities for resellers are clear - provided they present it and match it to their customers' needs effectively.

  • July 15, 2008 15 Jul'08

    Hitachi Data Systems hands rebate power to resellers

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has decentralised its global payment model and given local resellers more say on the mix of rebate and marketing funding they receive. But under the changes distributors will lose out on channel development compensation as...

  • July 04, 2008 04 Jul'08

    Logicalis aims to boost mainframe business

    Logicalis has made a bid to ramp up its mainframe computing business with the launch of an IBM System z Test Environment at its Innovation Centre.