Storage Virtualisation Solutions and Services

  • February 11, 2008 11 Feb'08

    Runaway capacity headache

    The continued growth of storage installations in mid-sized organisations is a time bomb set to explode in the near future unless businesses consolidate infrastructures to drive efficiencies.

  • February 11, 2008 11 Feb'08

    Economy to boost virtualisation

    Magirus has extended its trading relationship with FalconStor from mainland Europe to the UK and believes the uncertain economic climate could increase storage virtualisation adoption as companies look to consolidate.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Lights-out data centres to grow

    An era of unmanned data centres is drawing nearer as environmental and economic factors drive users towards a world where the technology takes the strain.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Partial refreshes to increase

    In one of the more off-the-wall predictions for the storage market in 2008, IDC believes customers will increasingly demand partial hardware replacements to cut costs and up the ante on green initiatives.

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Clustering influences future

    Consolidation at disk array level is forcing major storage vendors to reconsider more scalable options that industry observers predict will replace monolithic systems in the not-too-distant future.

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    Global plans for Dell buy

    Dell has paid an undisclosed sum for UK server and storage consultancy The Networked Storage Company (TNWSC) and plans to offer its services globally.

  • January 14, 2008 14 Jan'08

    Big switch or small beer?

    Preparing for storage Armageddon? Nicholas Carr thinks you should be, because computing-as-we-know-it is in the process of vanishing.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    EqualLogic contracts in doubt

    Distributors are waiting with bated breath for confirmation that they feature in EqualLogic's plans, following parent Dell stating recently that its own logistics capability meant it could deal directly with resellers.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    EMC slashes prices

    EMC has slashed entry-level NAS and SAN prices by 25 per cent, allowing resellers to compete effectively without having to apply for special pricing — which often took days and deterred some SME customers.

  • December 10, 2007 10 Dec'07

    Green is the theme

    We started 2007 with de-duplication a curiosity and ended the year with it present on virtually every disk-to-disk backup and reference data storage product. Data Domain and Diligent, Avamar, Sepaton and FalconStor have all made great progress.

  • December 03, 2007 03 Dec'07

    Services and software drive growth

    Services and software are expected to contribute the majority of incremental revenue in the storage market over the next five years as hardware sales are expected to be relatively lacklustre.

  • December 03, 2007 03 Dec'07

    Overland expands team

    Overland Storage is beefing up its UK channel sales team, adding several partner account managers in preparation for 11 product launches next year and a reseller recruitment drive.

  • November 26, 2007 26 Nov'07

    Dell iSCSI buy validates technology

    ISCSI vendors have seized on Dell's purchase of Equalogic as a sign that the technology is now validated.

  • November 19, 2007 19 Nov'07

    Dell challenges EMC

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Dell have jointly upset the small business storage applecart — HDS by raising the bar, Dell by buying its way in big time.