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Business Briefs

EMC Books $5.1B in Revenues in Strong Q1
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
The storage titan is on a roll, posting its third record quarter in a row.
Storage Software Sales Continue to Soar
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
Data analytics company had a good second quarter overall, though nothing to write home about.
Storage Titan EMC Charts Record Sales and Profits
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
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.
Symantec Acquires Ediscovery Tech
Symantec spends $390 million for Clearwell Systems to complement existing backup and archiving solutions.
SanDisk and Autonomy Make Strategic Storage Buys
As the industry heads into the summer doldrums, storage vendors are snacking on one another.
NetApp Closes Engenio Acquisition
Purchase aimed at helping the storage stalwart enter new and emerging markets.
Iron Mountain Ekes Out a Profit for its First Quarter
Iron Mountain only slightly impressed investors with its first quarter revenues.
Emulex Third Quarter Revenues Up
The storage infrastructure provider takes the optimistic view of its third quarter.
Western Digital Takes a Revenue Hit
The storage vendor's revenues fell sharply during the third quarter of 2011.
EMC Breaks Sales and Earnings Records for Q1
Last quarter was a good one -- a very good one -- for storage giant EMC.
Partnership and funding announcements from:
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:
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:
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:
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and CompTIA, Bocada and Promark Technology, Coraid and Virteva, and Nirvanix
Recent partnership news from:
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:
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:
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)
Recent business news from:
HP and FalconStor, EMC and Redstor, CA and LabTech, Lenovo and Dot Hill, Symantec and Sepaton, TwinStrata and VMware, and the Evaluator Group