Expert Analysis
Content posted in July 2001
California Gets SAN Energy
News  |  7/31/2001  | 
Xcel builds SAN to speed up electricity and gas trading
News  |  7/31/2001  | 
SAN-over-IP vendor looking to add services to its hardware mix
Scale Eight Set to Close $30M
News  |  7/31/2001  | 
Unlike others in the SSP market, this startup is holding its own. Why?
SSPs Switch to Selling Software
News  |  7/30/2001  | 
Some SSPs are becoming software providers -- raising questions about the SSP model
Millions 'Wasted' on Storage Nets
News  |  7/27/2001  | 
UK consultancy unveils horror stories of companies making clueless investment decisions
CNT Waits for SAN Tide to Rise
News  |  7/27/2001  | 
SAN-over-IP vendor looking to add services to hardware mix
HP and Adaptec Bond Over iSCSI
News  |  7/26/2001  | 
In a touching "hands across the ocean" moment, two leading players form an iSCSI alliance
InterSAN Attracts Major InterEST
News  |  7/26/2001  | 
Startup's management software catches the eye of EMC, HDS, LSI Logic, and others
HP Acquires StorageApps
News  |  7/25/2001  | 
Forks over $350 million to plug virtualization technology gap
Inrange Misses by a Penny
News  |  7/25/2001  | 
Increases its focus on the storage networking market
Agilent Stands Firm on Fibre Channel
News  |  7/25/2001  | 
But could it miss the boat on iSCSI?
Gadzoox Beats Earnings Estimate
News  |  7/25/2001  | 
But its cash position is still squishy, and it will need to raise money in a bear market
Morgan Stanley Ups Brocade
News  |  7/25/2001  | 
The Bank likes the long-term picture for Brocade but is concerned about visibility for 2001
Trebia's $40M Secret
News  |  7/24/2001  | 
Trebia says SANs need dedicated network processors -- and $40+ million says investors agree
Times N on Trial
News  |  7/23/2001  | 
Storage virtualization vendor says it's installing five trial systems a week in prospective sites
Kanwar J.S. Chadha, Entrada Networks
News  |  7/23/2001  | 
"The potential for massive growth in storage networking is impossible to ignore."
Startup: 'Shut Up!'
News  |  7/20/2001  | 
Confluence has proven management, great backers, and an aversion to the limelight
Startup Funding Nears $2 Billion
News  |  7/20/2001  | 
Are too many VCs chasing too many startups? UPDATED 7/24
LSI Logic's Hidden Storage Gem
News  |  7/20/2001  | 
Can ASIC powerhouse mine value from unheralded storage networking subsidiary?
StorageNetworks: Big Layoff
News  |  7/19/2001  | 
Service provider lays off one third of staff and announces second-quarter loss of $32 million
VCs: Who's Hot?
News  |  7/19/2001  | 
The venture capital companies making the biggest waves in storage networking UPDATED 7/24
BlueArc Reveals Customers
News  |  7/19/2001  | 
Now it can be told: Altera, Extreme, and Juniper have bought the startup's speedy NAS servers
EMC Hammered
News  |  7/18/2001  | 
Profits take a plunge, as competitors chip away at the storage giant's market share
IP Storage Test Draws Crowd
News  |  7/18/2001  | 
An iSCSI interop project is packin'em in at the U of NH, evincing support for IP storage protocols
Maranti Makes a Monster
News  |  7/18/2001  | 
Another startup, another monster storage switch - another pipe dream?
Storage Computer Draws First Blood
News  |  7/17/2001  | 
The company appears to have gained the upper hand in what could be the first of many patent suits
Can US Market Stiffen BakBone?
News  |  7/17/2001  | 
Storage management vendor is challenged by disappointing balance sheet, high costs of US SEC filing
The Coming of the StoreAge
News  |  7/17/2001  | 
Virtualization vendor wins real European contract, and expands R&D -- bish Bosch!
TrelliSoft Goes for Gold
News  |  7/14/2001  | 
Former Platinum staff are hoping to make a mint out of storage resource management software
News  |  7/14/2001  | 
Can longtime mainframe tape player become a leader in the SAN revolution?
Top Ten Private Storage Networking Companies
News  |  7/14/2001  | 
Get a drink, sit down, brace yourself. It’s time for the first "seismic adjustment" of the Byte and Switch Top 10 list. Thank you for all the emails about how great this list is; but we don’t do it for...
Byte and Switch Shakes Up Top Ten
News  |  7/14/2001  | 
TrueSAN slips, there's a new entry at ten, and one lucky company gets $100M funding boost
Panasas Pins Future on Unproven Spec
News  |  7/12/2001  | 
Startup treads tightrope, building a NAS system based on a developing standard UPDATED 7/13 2:15pm EST
EMC Opens Up
News  |  7/12/2001  | 
Puts the results of thousands of interoperability tests into the public domain
SNIA's FCIP Group Debuts
News  |  7/11/2001  | 
The SNIA has started a group to support Fibre Channel over IP. Should you care?
CA Claims Backup Record
News  |  7/10/2001  | 
Says its new software beats Legato's record for fastest backup time of Oracle databases
EMC Shares Stabilize
News  |  7/10/2001  | 
The precipitous decline in EMC shares ended Monday, but investors got conflicting signals
Eric the Intransa Gent
News  |  7/10/2001  | 
The former king of 3Com has popped up as chairman of a stealth mode IP storage startup
MTI Technology
News  |  7/6/2001  | 
This veteran maker of high-end storage servers is trying to find new markets after the dotcom crash
Storigen: Echoes of Akamai
News  |  7/6/2001  | 
Storigen plans to put storage at the edge of the network to spread resources and speed data delivery
EMC Sues Over Secrets
News  |  7/5/2001  | 
EMC accuses former employee of taking trade secrets to rival Network Appliance
Wanted: UK Storage Startups
News  |  7/5/2001  | 
Pentech Ventures has $20M fund for UK tech startups and is keen to invest in next-gen storage
SAN Capacities to Soar
News  |  7/4/2001  | 
Seagate's new 180-Gbyte drives look set to create a boon for 2-Gbit/s Fibre Channel vendors
Storage Computer: Fighting Talk
News  |  7/4/2001  | 
CEO Ted Goodlander is going after the competition with cost-cutting products - and lawsuits
Emulex and JNI Nab Top HBA Spots
News  |  7/3/2001  | 
IDC report shows companies to be Nos. 1 and 2 in Fibre Channel HBA sales for 2000
3PARdata Snags $100M
News  |  7/2/2001  | 
Startup has EMC in its gunsights and cash in its coffers

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