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StorageCraft has a new look and a new direction

TORONTO – StorageCraft Technology Corp. participated in the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference under a new look and approach to the market. The backup and disaster recovery vendor has gone through a corporate rebranding

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage wants to bring SaaS experience to flash ownership

Sometimes, it pays off to be the small guy. At least, that's what Pure Storage would have you believe. The company, founded in 2009, is among the 18 or so all-flash storage vendors that

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Dave Yin

NetApp Canada GM leaves for Veeam Software Canada

After almost 15 years running the show at NetApp Canada Jeff Goldstein was looking for a new challenge.  Goldstein told CDN that he left the storage and data management vendor for Veeam Software,

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Phase change memory inches closer to economic viability with storage capacity breakthrough

Scientists at IBM Research have managed to store 3 bits of data per cell using new phase change memory (PCM). The technology, which could one day replace DRAM, has demonstrated considerable increases of

Published on: May 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

Nexsan sues EMC over Unity trademark, alleges threats from storage giant

Storage vendor Nexsan is suing EMC over the alleged infringement of its Unity trademark. In a case filed in the state of Massachusetts last week, Nexsan claimed that its competitor has threatened the

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Dave Yin

Synnex signs distribution deal with Toronto-based storage vendor

Synnex Corp. has signed a distribution deal with ioFABRIC to market its software-defined storage solutions. Toronto-based ioFABRIC, founded in 2013, makes Vicinity, which includes distributed, flash-optimized, software-defined and hyperconverged capabilities. The software and

Published on: May 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

EMC Unity could produce a big Canadian refresh for the channel

LAS VEGAS - The release of the EMC Unity mid-range line here at EMCWorld 2016 presents a new refresh opportunity for solution providers in Canada, says EMC Canada’s channel chief. With the EMC

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC enters the mid-range market with Unity storage

LAS VEGAS – “It’s a crock!” That’s what Jeremy Burton, the president of products and marketing at EMC Corp., said at EMCWorld directed at those people who thought the company would be distracted

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Michael Dell unveils new brands for Dell/EMC

LAS VEGAS – Speculation has been rampant since Dell announced its acquisition of EMC late in 2015 in the biggest business deal in history at $68 billion if the EMC brand would continue

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft trials DNA storage, where a gram can hold a billion terabytes

You have to give props to Microsoft for toying with science fiction. The company, which was last seen experimenting with underwater data centres, is now looking into storing data in DNA. Yes, that would

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Dave Yin

HDS adds new features to storage line for monetizing data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has taken a new approach to introducing new features for its Virtual Storage Platform G series released last year. Instead of publicizing the new specs HDS is positioning the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE unveils persistent memory solutions and a new Intel Xeon platform

HPE is expanding its server portfolio today with the announcement of a new ProLiant Gen9 server portfolio along with new compute platforms both with built-in support for persistent memory. According to HPE, the solutions announced

Published on: March 31st, 2016 CDN Staff

Nutanix has a new Canadian leader

Just as Cisco puts the bulls-eye on Nutanix’ leadership in the hyper-convergence market comes news that Anton Granic, the Canadian senior director has been promoted to vice-president of Americas West and Canada. Replacing

Published on: March 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nexsan looks to Canadian engineers to help expand channel

Nexsan may not be a household name, but that doesn't mean the storage vendor is unfamiliar with the Canadian market. The company currently has an engineering office in Montreal, around 100 partners and

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Dave Yin

NetApp has a new channel chief for Canada

Pete McNair has been appointed channel chief of NetApp Canada. The former national account director for Equinix Canada officially has the title of Canadian Alliances and Channel Sales Director for NetApp and he

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 CDN Staff