Storage Article Archive:
Storage vendor NetApp hails its FlexPod growth despite an annual and Q4 profit dip.
Network-attached storage offerings from the Lenovo/EMC joint venture are available through Lenovo’s partners and integrated into its channel program, furthering its push into the SMB server market.
Recent data from CompTIA shows 66 percent of companies are allowing or mandating the BYOD trend in their organizations — but IT departments and solution providers are finding the devices are only the beginning.
Hewlett-Packard Co. this week is taking aim at the growing storage needs of cash-strapped smaller businesses with a new SMB-focused storage system and an updated channel program to help resellers get the wares into the hands of their clients.
The ‘billion-dollar business in the making,’ which is focused on addressing Big Data challenges, will be opened up to the channel.
The vendor claims it will hire more people than it’s set to let go by the end of the year, but can’t say if the channel team will be affected.
The storage vendor will offer unified management and related services not only to its own hardware, but also that of storage rivals and, ultimately, any generic storage gear.
EMC’s chief vows to grow channel business and insists rival vendors do not threaten the storage giant.
The storage vendor says new overarching EMC Business Partner brand will allow all of its partners more closely with the EMC brand, hints at new partner portal and a program from spinout Pivotal.
According to data from Strategy Analytics, Windows has gone from a dead stop last year to nearly 7.5 percent market share on the strength of 3 million units shipped worldwide last quarter.