Seagate drops CEO and plans to cut staff

Numerous reports are indicating Seagate plans to cut more staff as a result of poor financial results. And, it is starting with CEO Steve Luczo, who has been with the company since 1984.

Published on: July 26th, 2017 CDN Staff

Former VMware Canada GM now in charge of Pivot3

Former CDN Top Newsmaker of the Year Grant Aiken has been named Canadian Country Manager for Pivot3 Solutions, a Texas-based vendor of dynamic hyper-converged and PCIe flash arrays. Pivot3 works in more than 50

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The flash storage challenge

Living in Silicon Valley it is very hard to remind myself that everyone doesn’t live on three – five devices constantly…24x7, 365 days of the year. It’s so cool!  It’s such a great

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Max Spindle

Why are major storage vendors filling their hard drives with helium?

Storage vendor Seagate has announced a new hard drive, one with a 10TB capacity, that is filled with helium. What's curious is not just that the manufacturer chose to use the noble gas -

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

Seagate sells EVault for $14 million

It looks like Seagate is leaving behind EVault in 2016. Boston, MA-based Carbonite Inc. announced it has acquired the storage vendor's and disaster recovery business  for $14 million. Carbonite itself is a cloud and hybrid

Published on: December 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Seagate unveils flash accelerator card and two new SSDs

Storage vendor Seagate has announced new entries in its Nytro flash storage portfolio, including two SSDs and an accelerator card. The new products include the Nytro XF1440 2.5” and Nytro XM1440 M.2 SSDs and

Published on: August 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

Former channel chiefs land new jobs

The new landing spot for former Avaya Canada president Ross Pellizzari will be network security vendor Palo Alto Networks. Pellizzari told CDN that he has accepted the position of vice president of eastern

Published on: April 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Seagate pushes for new cloud storage standard

Data storage solution provider Seagate is aiming to revamp cloud storage with a new solution that seeks to eliminate redundant legacy hardware and software and reduce overhead costs by an average of 40

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Dave Yin

Seagate ships 8TB hard drive

Seagate Technology Plc. today announced it is releasing what it claims to be the world`s first  eight terabyte hard disk drive. The company said its latest product is suited for the bulk data

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Seagate acquires LSI’s flash business

Hard drive vendor Seagate Technology's acquisition of LSI’s flash components division for $450 million in cash is just another signal that the flash storage market is heating up. This is Seagate's second foray

Published on: May 29th, 2014 CDN Staff

SSD vendor files for bankruptcy

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a vendor of solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems that competes with Seagate and Western Digital, has filed for bankruptcy. The company, based in San Jose, Calif.,

Published on: November 27th, 2013 CDN Staff

D&H Canada adding four major component vendors to line card

D&H Canada has added AMD, Seagate and other manufacturers to its offering for the Canadian marketplace. Besides AMD and Seagate, the Mississauga, Ont.-based SMB distributor has also signed Taiwan-based Cooler Master Technology Inc. and

Published on: November 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

Seagate Wireless Plus: A smarter use of storage

Keith Shaw's review of Seagate's Wireless Plus mobile storage product caught my interest this week. The product costs about $200 for a 1TB unit, but price aside I thought this was a smart

Published on: January 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Seagate portable hard drive aims for flexibility

The FreeAgent GoFlex Pro is one model in Seagate's refresh of its portable hard drive line (desktop versions are available, too). The new GoFlex system this drive is a part of encompasses drives

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson