Business Briefs

Oracle Explains How Pillar Buy Fits Its Storage Strategy
Oracle assures observers that its pending purchase of Pillar Data Systems is all part of a larger plan.
Oracle Buys Pillar Data Systems
Oracle announces its intent to buy out SAN Block I/O vendor Pillar Data Systems.
IDC Reports Recovering Storage Software Market Strengthens
After a tough year of recovery for storage software in 2010, a leading analyst firm sees renewed growth ahead as corporate IT moves to satisfy 'pent-up' demand.
NEC Shows New Content-Addressable Memory Tech
New technology developed by NEC and Tohoku University can save data to non-volatile memory even when the power is off.
Fujitsu Partners with Microsoft on Cloud Services, Storage
Microsoft and Fujitsu plan August rollout for Windows Azure running in Fujitsu datacenters in Japan.