Storage

HPE to Offer Flash Storage ‘as-a-Service’ to Compete with the Cloud

HPE 3PAR StoreServ 8000 chassis

In a kickoff announcement just prior to its annual Discover conference in London, HPE told attendees it has begun offering its 3PAR StoreServ flash-based on-premise storage platform on an “as-a-Service” basis, at prices starting at 3 cents per “usable gigabyte” per month. There are telltale asterisks accompanying that announcement, suggesting that… Read More

Not Really a Bro-mance: Broadcom Wanted Brocade’s FC Storage

The Brocade DCX-4S Backbone, which is launching today.

When Brocade Communications completed its acquisition of municipal Wi-Fi provider Ruckus Wireless last May, it informed investors that the deal would create a new kind of pure-play networking company.  That seemed to be what the networking technology market wanted… up until this morning, when networking IP giant Broadcom Limited announced… Read More

Cisco Unveils Modular, High-Capacity S-Series Storage for UCS

Making the case that public cloud-based storage loses its cost effectiveness after so long a period of time or so great a capacity of data, Cisco announced Tuesday the availability, beginning next week, of a new series of modular storage appliances geared for high-bandwidth applications, such as the emerging field… Read More

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