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  • Fibre Channel may be gone in a few years: EMC

    EMC executives believe that Fibre Channel storage could be a thing of the past in just a few years as organisations increase adoption of flash memory for I/O-intensive applications, while storing less-frequently used data on inexpensive SATA drives.

  • EMC, Intel, VMware team to secure private clouds

    EMC, Intel and VMware are joining forces to improve security and regulatory compliance in cloud computing with a proof of concept to be demonstrated at this week's RSA Conference in San Francisco.

  • EMC saves space

    EMC has announced a new higher-density configuration of its Clariion CX4 midrange storage array and Celerra network-attached storage (NAS) gateway device, offering twice the capacity of previous systems in half the floor space.

  • VMware-Cisco-EMC coalition raises issues

    During the past two weeks, including two full days at the recent EMC Analyst Summit, we have been educated (inundated) with information regarding the wonders of the coalition of VMware, Cisco and EMC to produce a series of integrated products that include unified computing (Cisco), virtualised operating systems (VMware) and integrated storage (EMC) called Vblocks.

  • Buy for EMC

    EMC is to acquire Configuresoft, a maker of server configuration, change and compliance management software, for an undisclosed sum.

  • EMC acquires cloud support vendor FastScale

    EMC has acquired FastScale Technology, a vendor of software for data centers, in an effort to focus on supporting private cloud infrastructures, the company announced Monday.

  • Severely ill EMC co-founder takes his own life

    EMC co-founder Richard Egan died on Friday in his Boston home after a long battle with lung cancer and other illnesses. Egan, who was 73, is survived by his wife of 52 years, Maureen, and five children.

  • EMC gets Data Domain, but what happens now?

    Some industry observers believe EMC, in its zeal to acquire Data Domain, may have overpaid for the prize and could have a difficult time realising a return on its investment.

  • EMC fine-tunes management software portfolio

    EMC says customers will now be able to more easily control next-generation networks, as it has utilised the technology from company buy-outs, organic development and integration work with its Ionix IT management software and services portfolio to pull together EMC Ionix.

  • Data Domain accepts new NetApp offer

    NetApp has claimed victory in the bidding war with EMC over Data Domain, a vendor of deduplication storage systems, though EMC insists its all-cash offer is superior to NetApp's, which combines cash and stock.