Seagate and Dot Hill Join Forces – The Price Tag? $694 Million

Seagate Technology plc and Dot Hill Systems Corp. have entered into a definitive agreement under which a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Seagate will commence a tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Dot Hill in an all-cash transaction valued at $9.75 per share, or a total of approximately $694 million [...]


Infinidat Raises $150 Million, $1.2 Billion Valuation

To say Moshe Yanai is an influential figure in the storage industry would be an understatement. Having led the development of EMC's flagship Symmetrix platform and founded several startups, he also has over 40 patents to his name in the US. His latest venture Infinidat is one of the most valued privately held companies in the world, and Yanai has stated his vision [...]


HP Still Spending- Buys Aruba Networks for $3B

HP has Cisco squarely in its sights with $3B acquisition of Aruba Networks   Solution providers Monday said Hewlett-Packard's $3 billion acquisition of wireless networking high-flyer Aruba Networks will put the heat on networking leader Cisco Systems. "This deal to me shows the vulnerability of Cisco and the fiefdom Cisco had in [...]


What Is New With Oracle’s Storage Business?

  Oracle's new generation of Exadata will be able to compete on price and still have the same high-end quality that their customers are used to. They have decided to take EMC/Cisco's idea and emulate it with a competing product that Ellison believes will be superior to what is currently available in the market. Larry Ellison took the [...]


Riverbed Steps Out Of The Public Eye

Many people dream of taking a company public. That is why you build a business, in hopes of the "BIG" payout some day!!! It appears a reversal of this trend in is on the horizon. Riverbed Technology is the latest major tech company to bow out of public trading, announcing a $3.6 billion [...]


10 Data Storage Startups To Watch In 2015

Happy New Year from Rayboy Insider Search!  Best of luck making 2015 your best year ever.  We are involved in a fast paced industry at a very exciting time. Technologies such as flash caching, cloud disaster recovery, hyper-convergence, and object storage came into their own in 2014, prompting an influx of new [...]


2014 Year End Recap of Storage Salaries

Storage Magazine has been providing salary surveys for the storage industry for the past 12 years. Always of interest to folks we speak with, we wanted to bring the 2014 salary survey for storage industry careers to your attention. All you have to do is fill out their landing page and the survey [...]

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