Storage Article Archive:

Symantec Enlists Bank’s Help to Draft Future

Symantec has reportedly signed JP Morgan Chase to help craft its future course and draft a defense against activist shareholders. The move is a clear sign the security and software vendor is under pressure to act amid its wayward strategy and leadership vacuum.

Microsoft Plots Latest Assault in Cloud Price War

Microsoft has plotted its latest move in the cloud price war by slashing its compute and storage costs by 35 percent and 65 percent, respectively.

Watch for Calls to Break Up Symantec

Symantec is searching for more than just a new CEO; it needs a new strategic direction. What comes next is the inevitable call to break up the security and storage units. It’s an old idea that resurfaces because, in the eyes of many, it makes sense.

Symantec Fires CEO Bennett; Hunt for New Leader Begins

After one too many missteps and missed financial targets, the security and storage vendor known as Big Yellow unceremoniously dumped CEO Steve Bennett on Thursday.

VMware Launches VSAN for Storage Virtualization

VMware has opened up the third front on its bid to expand from computer virtualization to virtualized everything.

On Point: Hardware Solutions Debut from Huawei, Dell

This week we’re taking a look at the latest in technology news and product releases, with a focus on hardware – both the new offerings to the marketplace and extending the life of current hardware solutions within the SMB, midmarket and enterprise segments.

NetApp Swings Axe on 600 Global Staff

NetApp is preparing to get rid of 600 staff as part of a global realignment plan.

Storage Market on the Up as Economic Headwinds Ease

The storage market, led by EMC, has returned to growth after ‘breaking free’ from market headwinds, according to IDC.

Box Looks to Ex-Symantec Chief Salem for Enterprise Savvy

Enrique Salem’s hiring is a smart move for Box, though probably not enough on name alone to put them on the playing field with bona fide BCDR vendors.

On Point: Forensics, Firewalls and Fitness Chips

This week in On Point, our weekly digest of product and services news, IBM goes cyber-sleuthing, Cisco trots out ESP and Palo Alto revs next-gen firewalls.