US computer giant Hewlett-Packard emerged the winner on Thursday in a bidding war with Dell for 3PAR after raising its offer for the data storage company to 33 dollars per share or 2.35 billion dollars. HP and 3PAR make a “winning combination,” HP executive vice president Dave Donatelli said in a joint statement confirming the deal was done and had been approved by boards of directors at both firms.
The RDX Storage Alliance today announced that Storage Switzerland, a leading analyst firm in the storage industry, has become a partner in the RDX Storage Alliance. The RDX Storage Alliance is a non-profit association of storage industry leaders dedicated to supporting the community of storage customer and IT professionals responsible for implementation of data protection, retention, archive, and recovery strategies.
Storage Engine, Inc. (SEI), announces the addition of converged networking fabrics to its open storage connectivity solutions for virtualized data centers and private cloud deployments. Based upon open standards for Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FcOE), RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE), and iSCSI extensions for RDMA (iSER)…
Dell Inc.’s purchase of a storage provider for $1.13 billion marks another step in the personal computer industry’s quest to expand into more profitable businesses. As PC prices have plummeted in recent years, computer manufacturers such as Dell and Hewlett-Packard Co. are moving to meet emerging demand for technology services.
FalconStor Software, Inc., the provider of TOTALLY Open data protection solutions, today announced that Austin Powder is using FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS) to virtualize primary storage in its Microsoft Hyper-V virtual server environment.
AutoVirt, Inc., the leading provider of file virtualization and data management solutions, today announced that AVG Technologies, developers of the world’s most popular free anti-virus software, has selected AutoVirt to virtualize and then non-disruptively migrate AVG’s data.
Hitachi Data Systems, today announced that RenewData, a leading provider of services for the discovery, archiving and governance of electronically stored information (ESI), is successfully using Hitachi solutions to move, protect and manage data.
Composite Software, Inc., the leader in high performance data virtualization, today introduced the newest version of the Composite Information Server Data Virtualization Platform, to address the escalating demand by global enterprises with complex and disparate information systems for more agile, cost-effective data integration solutions.