Week of 11 Nov 2013 Maxta comes out with software-only, hyper-converged storage (12 Nov 2013)
Startup Maxta ships storage software that can replace a traditional SAN for VM storage by aggregating capacity and compute on commodity servers.
Week of 28 Oct 2013 DataCore adds scale to SANsymphony-V storage virtualization software (29 Oct 2013)
Buoyed by talk of software-defined storage, DataCore gives SANsymphony-V greater enterprise features and doubles the number of nodes supported.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 Tintri expands VM-aware storage line, adds global management (08 Oct 2013)
Tintri Inc. pushes for the enterprise with its VMstore T650 VM-aware storage appliance and adds a global management interface to support 32 systems.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 Gridstore changes target to storage for Hyper-V (30 Sep 2013)
Gridstore Inc. prepares to release new nodes that handle block storage and are optimized for storage for Hyper-V hypervisors.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 VMworld 2013 storage product launches cover arrays, flash and cloud (26 Aug 2013)
Quantum, Fusion-io, Nimble Storage and Brocade are among the vendors to launch storage products at VMworld 2013.
VMware Virtual SAN, VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache and Virsto play big roles in VMware's software-defined storage strategy.
Early beta testers for VMware's Virtual SAN give the product high marks for simplicity and flexibility, but would like to see dedupe and snapshots.
Pivot3 VDI appliance goes Horizon-tal (29 Aug 2013)
Pivot3 upgrades its vSTAC virtual desktop infrastructure appliance and ships a version pre-configured with VMware Horizon Suite.
Week of 19 Aug 2013 Dell boosts Foglight's virtual storage management support (23 Aug 2013)
Dell's Foglight for Storage Management includes support for more arrays and performance monitoring.