When Spotinst rebranded to Spot in March, it seemed big changes were afoot for the startup, which originally helped companies find and manage cheap infrastructure known as spot instances (hence its original name). We had no idea how big at the time. Today, NetApp announced plans to acquire the startup. The companies did not share […]
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At XChange Solution Provider 2018, NetApp executive Jeremy Hall talks about how customers are willing to give up features and better performance of converged infrastructure in favor of simpler hyper-converged solutions.
CRN Exclusive: NetApp CEO George Kurian On Flash Storage Momentum, Software-Defined Storage Moves, And The Growing Cisco Partnership
NetApp customers have the option of going software-defined storage either as part of hardware or virtual appliances or on the cloud, but they still like to have fully configured storage arrays with support from one vendor, Kurian tells CRN.
Stuffs portfolio with CI, flash and converged solutions
NetApp is setting up a Cloud Infrastructure business unit, giving it FlexPod, SolidFire and StorageGRID, and hiring a cloud services hotshot to run it.
Spectre, Meltdown Update: NetApp, IBM, HPE, Lenovo, Dell EMC Weigh In On Storage System Vulnerability
Five top storage vendors have mixed responses on how the Spectre and Meltdown issue might affect storage hardware and software.
NetApp says that because its OnTap storage operating system does not allow the running of third-party applications or malicious software, attackers cannot use its hardware or software to access privileged information.
CRN Exclusive: New Pure Storage CEO On Potential Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Plans, Competing With NetApp, And Choosing A Snappy Nickname
Pure Storage, a vendor 100 percent focused on all-flash storage, is on the verge of profitability, and new CEO Charlie Giancarlo tells CRN that future opportunities include hyper-converged infrastructure, running compute on storage arrays, and the cloud.
'We've clearly lost [storage] share, it's undeniable, and we're not satisfied with that. We're investing in sales capacity and coverage and expertise,' said Dell Vice Chairman of Products and Operations Jeff Clarke on the company's third-quarter earnings call Thursday.
Third quarter brings positive cash flow for first time
Analysis Pure Storage had a great growth quarter and sees itself taking on NetApp filers with its unstructured data FlashBlade product.
NetApp's impressive gains over HPE and Dell EMC were overshadowed by the ODM vendor sales to hyperscalers powering the public cloud.
Datos IO Intros Rebellion Channel Program, Looks To Take Advantage Of Investment From Cisco And NetApp To Grow
The new program formalizes the startup's channel relationships and gives partners a new way to tap into the work that NetApp and Cisco are doing in the hybrid cloud data protection and management business, the company says.
After NetApp CEO George Kurian surprise the storage industry by announcing plans to enter the hyper-converged infrastructure market, SolidFire's founder David Wright fleshes out the details in a wide-ranging conversation with CRN.
Will deliver an NVMe over Fabrics FlexPod system in a rack all ready to go
Interview El Reg has asked a large number of storage array vendors about their views of NVMe solid state drives and NVMe over Fabrics access to such drives. The combination promises to effectively kill array network access latency issues and make array access equivalent to reading and writing data from a locally attached flash drive.
Firms fighting off rocket docket suit as a matter of principle
Cloud host Rackspace and storage vendor NetApp are fighting a patent holder who's targeted some of tech's biggest names in the notorious Eastern District of Texas.
Dave Wright says Google Apps for collaboration has changed the way he thinks about getting work done.