Business Briefs

EMC Books $5.1B in Revenues in Strong Q1
April 19, 2012 -- The storage giant hints at a flashier future as it pursues the cloud and Big Data markets.
EMC's Third Quarter Earning Break Records -- Again
October 18, 2011 -- The storage titan is on a roll, posting its third record quarter in a row.
Storage Software Sales Continue to Soar
September 6, 2011 -- Mirroring other portions of the IT infrastructure space, software for storage continued to grow in double digits in the second quarter of 2011, according to IDC.
Teradata Grows Revenues by 24 Percent in Q2
August 4, 2011 -- Data analytics company had a good second quarter overall, though nothing to write home about.
Imation Posts a Mixed Second Quarter
July 26, 2011 -- Margin pressures on Asian-made optical media helped undercut the storage firm's bottom line.
Storage Titan EMC Charts Record Sales and Profits
July 20, 2011 -- Storage in the cloud and large volumes for handling "Big Data" helped power EMC to another record quarter.
Oracle Explains How Pillar Buy Fits Its Storage Strategy
June 30, 2011 -- Oracle assures observers that its pending purchase of Pillar Data Systems is all part of a larger plan.
Oracle Buys Pillar Data Systems
June 29, 2011 -- Oracle announces its intent to buy out SAN Block I/O vendor Pillar Data Systems.
IDC Reports Recovering Storage Software Market Strengthens
June 24, 2011 -- 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
June 13, 2011 -- 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
June 9, 2011 -- Microsoft and Fujitsu plan August rollout for Windows Azure running in Fujitsu datacenters in Japan.
Symantec Acquires Ediscovery Tech
May 20, 2011 -- Symantec spends $390 million for Clearwell Systems to complement existing backup and archiving solutions.
SanDisk and Autonomy Make Strategic Storage Buys
May 17, 2011 -- As the industry heads into the summer doldrums, storage vendors are snacking on one another.
NetApp Closes Engenio Acquisition
May 9, 2011 -- Purchase aimed at helping the storage stalwart enter new and emerging markets.
Iron Mountain Ekes Out a Profit for its First Quarter
April 28, 2011 -- Iron Mountain only slightly impressed investors with its first quarter revenues.
Emulex Third Quarter Revenues Up
April 27, 2011 -- The storage infrastructure provider takes the optimistic view of its third quarter.
Western Digital Takes a Revenue Hit
April 21, 2011 -- The storage vendor's revenues fell sharply during the third quarter of 2011.
EMC Breaks Sales and Earnings Records for Q1
April 20, 2011 -- Last quarter was a good one -- a very good one -- for storage giant EMC.
Partnership and funding announcements from:
March 11, 2011 -- STEC and Hitachi Data Systems, LSI and Supermicro, Imation and Encryptx, Gluster and RightScale, Emulex and Juniper, Coraid and Arista Networks, Rorke Data and Avnet, and Scality.
Recent partnership and investment news from:
February 22, 2011 -- NetApp and Accenture, Netgear and Acronis, Promise and Promark, DataCore Software, Nasuni and Redstor, Violin Memory, and NexGen Storage.
Recent business and personnel news from:
January 25, 2011 -- QLogic and HP, Emulex and HP, the VCE Coalition (Cisco, EMC, VMware) and Acadia, Cirtas Systems, FalconStor Software, and Sonian.
Partnership and personnel news from:
January 18, 2011 -- The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and CompTIA, Bocada and Promark Technology, Coraid and Virteva, and Nirvanix
Recent partnership news from:
December 15, 2010 -- Dell and CommVault, STEC and HP, Chelsio Communications and VMware, Asigra and Artisan Infrastructure, and the VDI Coalition (Xiotech, Silver Peak, GlassHouse, Pano Logic and Virsto Software.
Recent partnership announcements from:
December 1, 2010 -- Mellanox and Voltaire, Isilon and Microsoft, Compellent and VMware, Vision Solutions and Rise, LabTech and Doyenz and StorageCraft, Tandberg Data and Fujitsu
Recent business news from:
November 22, 2010 -- Intel (five new storage design wins), QLogic and Avaya, Nirvanix, Emulex and Red Hat, Winchester Systems and CA Technologies, Neverfail, and the ExecEvent (formerly BDevent)