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Microsoft Buys Cloud Gateway Provider StorSimple

October 18, 2012 06:12 PM
Microsoft’s acquisition validates the market for premises-based storage that also links to the cloud, and inaugurates the software giant as a provider of IT hardware.

Riverbed's Granite Virtualizes Branch Office Storage

February 10, 2012 09:00 AM
When Riverbed and others brought WAN acceleration to the market around the turn of the century, many of us hoped that with WAN acceleration we could pull the servers, and the headaches they cause, from branch offices. Unfortunately, many organizations found reasons to keep servers in the branches. Riverbed's new Granite appliance allows organizations to keep servers in their branch offices while eliminating many of the headaches through what Riverbed's calling Edge Virtual Server Infrastructure.

Dell And Others Still Shopping For Storage

December 15, 2010 09:00 AM
On Dec. 13, Dell announced it has "entered into a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire Compellent ... " Dell also said it expects the transaction to be accretive to Dell non-GAAP earnings in its fiscal year 2012. There is no doubt that I, along with others in the industry, have blogged and written quite a bit on this topic over recent days. There has been no bidding war, no firing of shots across the bow from one vendor to another, and no soaring stock price in this quickly executed company acquisition. In my opinion, Compellent as a brand gets a big boost now, and Dell has bolstered its storage line up. So what's next for the Compellent brand as it integrates within Dell, and is Dell finished with storage vendor acquisitions?

StorSimple Backs Up SharePoint To The Cloud

December 07, 2010 07:00 AM
Users of Microsoft's SharePoint business collaboration platform can greatly reduce the amount of space the application takes up with the Armada device from StorSimple. StorSimple Armada works by deduplicating and intelligently examining data, keeping the most-used data on serial-attached SCSI drives within the device and migrating less-used data to the cloud.

StorSimple Dedupes Application Data to the Cloud

December 06, 2010 12:25 PM
I must admit that I've been seduced by the siren song of public cloud storage. The thought of infinite scalability, on demand, without huge upfront capital expense sounds great to me. Cloud storage gateways like StorSimple's address the challenges of public cloud storage usage, object APIs and latency. Like some other cloud storage gateways, StorSimple's appliances present the cloud as iSCSI block storage, but its secret sauce is in the application plug-ins.

StorSimple Named To Leading Industry Analyst Firm "Cool Vendor" List

April 08, 2010 09:40 AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif.(BUSINESS WIRE) StorSimple, today announced it has been selected as part of the list of "Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2010," published April 2, 2010 by Gartner, Inc. StorSimple, which up until now has been operating in stealth mode, has developed an application-optimization hybrid storage controller that enables enterprises to easily and securely integrate public and private cloud storage services with their existing on-premise deployments of mainstream enterprise applications.

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