Posts Tagged ‘Jean-Jacques Maleval’


Number of Hard Disk Drive manufacturers nosedives, reports Storage Newsletter

April 17, 2013

By Rosalind Carr, @Rosalind_at_O 

Hard disk drive (HDD) Manufacturers experience considerable recent decline, with vast closures and acquisition.  In his Storage Newsletter article, Jean- Jacques Maleval provides us with a vast list of defunct HDD manufacturers aka the “HDD graveyard”.

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StorageNewsletter’s Editor’s Choice for the most promising storage start-ups

January 24, 2011

Jean-Jacques Maleval’s (Esteemed editor of pick of the storage start-ups bunch. Congratulations to :

  1. Nimble Storage storage, backup, and DR into a single iSCSI solution with SSDs and HDDs
  2. Nimbus Data Systems storage subsystem with SSD only
  3. ExaGrid Systems de-dupe
  4. SandForce SSD processor
  5. Mimecast email management including archiving, discovery, continuity, security and policy
  6. Fusion-io PCI SSD
  7. Axxana asynchronous replication with no data loss over any geographical distance
  8. Violin Memory DRAM and flash RAID appliance
  9. GreenBytes de-dupe for primary storage and backup
  10. Pliant Technology enterprise flash SAS SSD
  11. Amplidata RAID by storing data across a selection of disks
  12. Veeam Software agentless data protection for VMware
  13. Scale Computing clustered disk-storage solution for SMBs
  14. Avere Systems tiered NAS appliances
  15. InQuinox appliance for Symantec de-dupe software

We also like Actifio, Cloud Engines, Coraid, CTERA Networks, Druva Software, GridIron, Kaminario Technologies, Locust Storage, Lortu Software, Memopal, Nasuni, NextIO, Permabit, RethinkDB, Scale Computing, Scality, Terasky, Virsto Software, VirtenSys and Virtual Instruments.

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