NetApp wows Wall Street, doubles quarterly profits
NetApp exceeded expectations with its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 earnings report today. Net income more than doubled in the fourth quarter to $145.1 million, vs. $68.4 million in Q4 2009.
Neuxpower attacks Office file bloat
Neuxpower Solutions has released a file-server version of its NXPowerLite file optimization software, which reduces the capacity requirements for Microsoft Office files on primary storage.
EMC boosts Data Domain deduplication
At EMC World this week, EMC introduced technology that significantly improves the performance of its Data Domain backup and deduplication systems.
Xsigo intros virtual I/O director; Dell to resell
At the EMC World show today, I/O virtualization specialist Xsigo Systems introduced a 2U virtual I/O Director with 24 20Gbps InfiniBand server ports and four I/O modules to which users can attach I/O cards such as Fibre Channel HBAs or 1GbE or 10GbE NICs.
Adoption of file virtualization on the rise
Analysts note that end-user interest in file virtualization is picking up steam this year for a variety of reasons, and virtualization vendors are poised to take advantage.