NetApp has asked one of their competitors, Coraid, to halt the sales of their EtherDrive Z-Series NAS appliances. The reason? Coraid is using the ZFS file system. Coraid has sent a letter to their customers announcing a temporary sales stop. The Z-Series NAS was announced in May, so NetApp didn’t waste any time in sending their legal threats. Continue reading Battle over ZFS heats up
If you happen to read the (interesting and entertaining) blog posts both NetApp and EMC produce, or follow @chuckhollis and @Vaughn_Stewart, you might already have noticed their discussion about data deduplication and the merits of each others storage arrays. If not, keep reading! Continue reading EMC vs NetApp
The Register had just published a nice article by Chris Mellor, in which he argues that lots of storage startups are aiming for a market that simply doesn’t exist or is a lot smaller than they might think: Continue reading Is there a niche for large-scale file storage products?