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May 09, 2014
At EMC Global Partner Summit, EMC partners discuss how their experience of doing business with the vendor has changed.
December 04, 2013
Tarmin adds platform support and performance enhancements to its GridBank object storage for data analytics and discovery.
November 12, 2013
Startup Maxta ships storage software that can replace a traditional SAN for VM storage by aggregating capacity and compute on commodity servers.
November 06, 2013
An OpenStack Summit end-user survey shows storage and backup rank sixth among top applications, workloads in use with OpenStack cloud technology.
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