Hardware giant Dell has formed a partnership with cloud storage provider Dropbox to sell the business focused cloud storage product through its sales network. The deal aims at helping businesses "meet today’s employee’s expectations for cloud based services."Read more
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Nirvanix, IBM’s SmartCloud storage service from San Diego last month told customers and partners that it will be shutting down on 30th September. The customers were given just 2 weeks to migrate their data and now the company is filing for bankruptcy.Read more
Dell has often put money into their own hardware and infrastructure, but after a recent announcement, it seems they are looking to invest outside the company as well. They’ve create a $60 million fund earmarked for Fluid Data Storage, with the goal of supporting developing start-ups that are focused on data storage.Read more
Microsoft announced nine new Windows Phone 7 handsets that will be available this October and November from over 60 mobile operators in 30 countries in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.Read more
Samsung Electronics has unveiled what it claims are the first hardware-based self-encrypting solid-state drives.
To be available in 256-, 128- and 64-GB versions, the SSDs provide full-disk encryption using Wave Systems’ technology, which activates and manages the encryption.
Well, it was only a matter of time. The data storage market has slowed down – and much more than anticipated, writes Samantha Sai for storage.biz-news.
IDC revealed last week that global external disk storage systems’ factory revenues dropped by a half per cent in the fourth quarter.
Suggestions that Dell is to launch a smartphone have surfaced again following a research note by Kaufman Brothers analyst, Shaw Wu.
Wu speculates that the move would be to offset the impact smartphones are having on notebook sales.
Logitech International has announced the acquisition of VoIP and videoconferencing startup SightSpeed for around USD $30 million.
SightSpeed’s software has received widespread praise and sits at the core of Dell’s Video Chat application.
The service allows people to make video calls, computer-to-computer voice calls, and calls to regular telephones, with free and paid versions.