• NetApp announces new channel partner offerings

    Posted June 11, 2009 - 1:37 pm

    As part of its ongoing channel commitment to make working with NetApp easier and more predictable, the company yesterday announced enhancements to its existing partner offerings, new sales enablement and marketing support.
  • EMC's Tucci makes his case to Data Domain employees

    Posted June 9, 2009 - 9:03 pm

    With bidding war between EMC and NetApp still unresolved, EMC chief executive Joe Tucci issues open letter to Data Domain employees.
  • Top 10: Palm Pre hype, EMC-NetApp tussle

    Posted June 5, 2009 - 8:55 pm

    Intel plans to buy Wind River and the Apple iPhone 3.0 rumor mill hits full tilt as Jobs snags some headlines, too
  • Data Domain asks shareholders to wait on EMC buyout offer

    Posted June 5, 2009 - 12:48 pm

    Data Domain's board on Thursday told its stockholders to await recommendation on an unsolicited, all-cash offer by EMC when weighing NetApp's more recent bid, which tops EMC's by $100,000.
  • Analysis: EMC doesn't need Data Domain, but damages chief rival NetApp

    Posted June 5, 2009 - 12:39 pm

    Many industry observers believe EMC isn't all that interested in Data Domain and instead began a bidding battle to force its nemesis NetApp to raise its offer for the de-duplication vendor. If they are right, the plan has worked brilliantly.
  • Data Domain accepts new NetApp offer

    Posted June 4, 2009 - 10:03 am

    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.
  • Bidding war: NetApp counters EMC for Data Domain with $1.9B offer

    Posted June 3, 2009 - 11:06 am

    NetApp Inc. today said it will offer $1.9 billion to buy data de-duplication vendor Data Domain Inc. to beat out EMC's $1.8 billion offer for the company.
  • EMC bids $1.8 billion for Data Domain

    Posted June 1, 2009 - 8:16 pm

    EMC on Monday moved to head off NetApp's proposed acquisition of data de-duplication vendor Data Domain, offering about $1.8 billion compared with NetApp's May 20 bid of $1.5 billion.
  • Q&A: Christopher Crowhurst discusses Thomson Reuters' massive virtualization initiative

    Posted May 26, 2009 - 10:49 am

    Thomson Reuters plans to double data storage utilization from 30% now to 60% by using virtualization and thin provisioning technology from NetApp Inc., and to use the capital expenditure savings from that project to fund a server virtualization project using VMware aimed at transitioning roughly one-third, or 7,500, of the company's servers to virtual machines. Here, Christopher Crowhurst, Thomson Reuters's vice president and chief architect of Architecture & Business Systems Infrastructure, discusses the project.
  • NetApp's $1.5B purchase of Data Domain focuses on de-dupe, backup

    Posted May 21, 2009 - 9:34 am

    NetApp has agreed to purchase Data Domain for $1.5 billion in a deal that will bolster the storage company’s ability to de-duplicate data and provide backup for systems from rival vendors such as EMC and HP.
  • NetApp to acquire Data Domain for $1.5 billion

    Posted May 20, 2009 - 8:43 pm

    Storage vendor NetApp has agreed to acquire Data Domain, a maker of disk-based backup products, for about $1.5 billion, the companies announced Wednesday.
  • NetApp agrees to $128 million gov't contracting fine

    Posted April 16, 2009 - 11:05 am

    NetApp agrees to pay $128 million to settle charges of U.S. government contracting fraud.
  • NetApp discontinues SMB storage appliance

    Posted February 4, 2009 - 7:39 pm

    NetApp is killing off StoreVault, a network storage appliance designed for small and midsize businesses. While NetApp will not provide any further product upgrades for StoreVault, which had recently been renamed the S Family/S550, NetApp will continue supporting the product for three more years. A notice sent to customers last week said new sales of the S550 will be limited to the quantity on hand.
  • NetApp discontinues SMB storage appliance

    Posted February 4, 2009 - 4:37 pm

    NetApp is killing off StoreVault, a network storage appliance designed for small and midsize businesses.
  • Three deals symbolized storage trends in 2008

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 9:49 pm

    The storage story of 2008 was growth: An accelerating explosion of information, much of it in the form of video, led IT administrators to try to make better use of their capacity and staff.
  • Julie Parrish turns up at NetApp

    Posted December 17, 2008 - 2:04 pm

    As a long-time veteran in the IT channel industry, Julie Parrish sent waves in the channel when she announced her departure from Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC).
  • NetApp cancels user conference, blames economy

    Posted October 28, 2008 - 9:57 am

    Storage and data management software developer NetApp said it plans to cancel a user conference due to the worsening economic environment.
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