The storage industry got a lot more competitive this morning, as Dell announced plans to buy 3Par. This is the latest round in a well-established race for the enterprise storage dollar, challenging superpower (and Dell partner) EMC in the high-end SAN space. What does this acquisition say about the industry as a whole? Where are we headed? I've long wished for a new … [Read more...] about Dell + EqualLogic, Exanet, Ocarina, 3Par = What?
This just in! Hot on the heels of, well, everyone else in the world, Brocade announced that it was adding thin provisioning. Sadly, they have no storage to provision, but they added the feature anyway. "We felt it was important to offer this importantly important feature across all of our products," Neil Oone, Director of Direct Director Marketing said. "Since every other … [Read more...] about Brocade Adds Thin Provisioning