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Intel Lifts All Boats


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published July 16, 2009
Tech stocks led a rally taking the market to its highest level in four months.

Storage Vendors Holding Their Own


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published October 10, 2008
But global slowdown starting to hurt VARs.

Storage Vendors Pledge Data Integrity


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published April 19, 2007
Seagate, Oracle, LSI and Emulex demonstrate end-to-end data integrity for enterprise storage systems at SNW.

Storage Sales Slow


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published March 13, 2007
The storage market hasn't been immune to signs of slowdown in the broader economy, if recent industry statistics are any indication.

Analysts See Big Year for Grid


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published January 19, 2006
The coming year will be an important one for grid computing, according to a report by The 451 Group.

Tech Stocks Push Higher


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published December 5, 2005
Tech stocks shook off inflation fears Friday to push to fresh four-year highs.

Iron Mountain Admits Tape Loss, Recommends Encryption


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published April 22, 2005
With the loss of yet another back-up tape, is encrypting data the next logical step in data archiving? Iron Mountain thinks so.

Storage Outlook: What's Hot in Storage - And What Will Stay Hot


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published December 24, 2003
Since it's 'That Time of Year,' we've given storage industry analysts an open mike to reflect on 2003 and predict what will be hot in storage for 2004.

Red Hat Buys into Storage


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published December 19, 2003
Looking to offer its customers a 'path to virtualization and vendor-independent storage,' the Linux distributor announced its plans to acquire storage infrastructure provider Sistina Software.

Storage Vendors Feel the Squeeze


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published November 25, 2003
The storage sector has always had its periods of pricing pressure, but lately the pressure to cut prices has grown particularly intense. Paul Shread looks at how several recent trends have converged to squeeze margins among storage vendors.

Sun Overhauls Grid Strategy


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published November 11, 2003
Sun Microsystems is expanding its Grid computing offerings beyond raw compute power to include collaboration, data Grids and visualization.

Permabit Makes a Case for CAS


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published October 24, 2003
Permabit showcases storage software that it claims can reduce storage capacity needs by as much as 95%.

Microsoft Beats Estimates


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published October 23, 2003
But investors just don't seem to care.

Disaster Fears, Regulations Boost Storage Software Sales


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published September 17, 2003
Storage software sales enjoy a bang-up, knock-out second quarter, with EMC once again maintaining pole position.

IBM, HP Lock In on EMC in Battle for the Mid-Range


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published April 10, 2003
IBM and HP are set to roll out mid-range models that will compete with a pair of recently released EMC CLARiiON storage systems.

IBM To Help Build Massive Data Grid To Recreate 'Big Bang'


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published April 2, 2003
IBM is joining the CERN openlab for DataGrid applications to help create a massive data-management system built on Grid computing.

Schwab Gets Boost From IBM Grid


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published January 28, 2003
A new Linux-based grid at Charles Schwab has slashed processing time on one application from more than four minutes to 15 seconds.

IBM Launches Commercial Grid Offerings


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published January 27, 2003
IBM launched a broad push into commercial Grid computing Monday with 10 initiatives targeting aerospace, automotive, financial markets, government and life sciences.

Next-Generation Globus Toolkit Released


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published January 14, 2003
The next-generation Globus toolkit that combines Grid technology with Web services was released in alpha form at the GlobusWorld conference this week.

Grid's Growth Projected To Soar


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Paul Shread

| CIO Insights Article Published August 20, 2002
Powerful desktops, falling broadband costs and a movement toward open standards will power Grid computing to strong growth over the next several years, according to a new report.