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Loss-making storage survivor Sphere 3D looking at 'strategic alternatives'

Sphere 3D is "reviewing strategic alternatives", a sign that it’s open to a sale or being split up. The company is the result of Canadian Sphere 3D merging into the loss-making and tape-heritage Overland Storage-Tandberg Data combo in 2014 with the hope that its Glassware and other virtualisation technologies would transform …
Chris Mellor, 16 Aug 2017

Who's been naughty and nice in IT storage – over to you, Gartner-claus

Just another sweet week in storage with a blitz of news candy covering archiving, flash arrays, compression and removable disk backup. Mimecast has topped Gartner's enterprise information archiving magic quadrant. It is some way ahead of Microsoft, Proofpoint, Global Relay, Veritas and Smarsh in what looks like a product space …
Chris Mellor, 22 Dec 2016
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Sphere 3D has had two offers to buy parts of its business

+Comment Sphere 3D, the Canadian company which owns Overland Storage and Tandberg Data, has had two offers for parts of its business. The perennially loss-making concern, which was previously Overland Storage, which bought Tandberg Data, has never recovered from the decline in tape automation products. It received a first offer, a …
Chris Mellor, 19 Dec 2016

BORGED! Expat moves from New Zealand to Norway to be acquired by Cisco

eXpat Files This week's expat has two lessons for us. The first concerns life in remote countries beginning with “N” where the mountains and snow are pretty decent. Welcome to Oslo The second thing Kane Archer's tale of moving from New Zealand to Norway and back teaches us is what it's like to be acquired by Cisco. Over to you, Kane …
Simon Sharwood, 30 Nov 2014
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Quantum falls for RDX

Quantum has signed up with ProStor to OEM its RDX removable disk drive, giving ProStor a virtual monopoly of the disk-based removable storage market for small and medium businesses. Quantum's history is that of a tape storage vendor that used to develop and maintain its own proprietary DLT format but has had to adopt the all- …
Chris Mellor, 20 Sep 2010
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BDT jumps on removable disk bandwagon

BDT, one of the world's main tape automation OEMs, is going to make automated devices using removable RDX hard drives alongside its existing tape autoloaders and libraries. BDT, which has been supplying tape automation products since 1988, will now build multi-TB data protection products using ProStor's removable RDX drives, …
Chris Mellor, 6 Apr 2010
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Tandberg goes atomic on NAS

Tandberg Data has announced a deduping Atom-powered NAS/iSCSI box for its channel along with deduplication software. The DPS2000 is a 4-bay storage box in table-top or rackmount enclosure form. It's powered by an Intel Atom processor and the Linux software provides concurrent iSCSI block access as well as the CIFS, NFS and AFP …
Chris Mellor, 24 Feb 2010
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Cisco says Tandberg borging underway

When the Cisco mothership is at your door, you have one of two choices: be assimilated quickly or slowly. After looming over the Norwegian video conferencing equipment maker Tandberg for the past two months, Cisco Systems said Friday it now has scooped up enough shares and shareholder commitments to take the company over. …
Austin Modine, 4 Dec 2009
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Cisco adds half a billion to offer for video firm

Cisco has increased its offer for Tandberg - despite protesting that its original offer was more than fair. The networking behemoth seemed shocked when its offer of $3bn for the Norwegian video conferencing firm was not accepted. This valued each share at 153.5 Norwegian Kroner - a 25 per cent premium on the three month …
John Oates, 16 Nov 2009
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Cisco's Norwegian buy looking dodgy

Cisco's takeover plans for Norwegian video conferencing firm Tandberg are looking increasingly shaky - less than ten per cent of shareholders have so far voted in favour of the deal. Cisco has already extended the deadline for acceptance until 18 November in face of shareholders' lack of enthusiasm. If 90 per cent of …
John Oates, 11 Nov 2009
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Cisco plays hardball over Tandberg buy

Cisco is warning shareholders of Tandberg - the video conferencing firm it is buying for $3bn - that it will not pursue the takeover at any price. Last month some large shareholders made noises that Cisco's offer for the firm was too small - despite offering a 38 per cent premium. Cisco issued a tough statement warning: "no …
John Oates, 3 Nov 2009
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Cisco thinks twice on Norwegian video borg

Cisco may walk away from its $3 billion offer to buy Norwegian video conferencing specialist Tandberg amidst resistance from a block of shareholders. A report from Bloomberg on Friday cites "a person familiar with the transaction" saying that Cisco may deep-six the corporate assimilation rather than upping its initial offer. …
Austin Modine, 30 Oct 2009
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Tandberg trundles into virtual tape

Tandberg Data, fresh from its transformation into a private company, has launched its first virtual tape library. The DPS1000 can support up to 100 hosts, each with their own separate virtual library. McClain Buggle, Tandberg Data's disk and software business unit manager, said: "Each system can run a different backup …
Chris Mellor, 11 May 2009
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Tandberg Data taps out but doesn't go liquid

Tandberg Data ASA has filed for bankruptcy in Norway after it was unable to repay a loan from Cyrus Capital, and will use the process to restructure and reduce its debt burden. Tandberg Data ASA is a holding company which owns Tandberg Storage, responsible for tape drive design, manufacturing and OEM sales to the low- and mid- …
Chris Mellor, 27 Apr 2009
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Tandberg puts DiskStor library on books

Tandberg Data is continuing its migration to becoming a disk and tape-based data protection vendor with the addition of a DiskStor virtual tape library to its product range next quarter. With echoes of QuikStor, its RDX removable disk media product, in the name, the DiskStor D-Series is being previewed at Cebit in Hanover. We' …
Chris Mellor, 3 Mar 2009
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Big Blue to ship RDX removable drives

That's it - with IBM joining the RDX party, there is now effectively only one business-class removable disk drive technology in town for backup, and that's ProStor. RDX is a USB-connect dock and removable 160, 320 or 500GB disk drives, that comes with backup software - Backup Exec or Yosemite FileKeeper. You back up to it like …
Chris Mellor, 15 Jan 2009
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HP and Tandberg trumpet lifesize video conferencing

Video conferencing suppliers HP and Tandberg have got together to provide a one-stop video-conferencing shop. They call it Telepresence. This odd term refers to the large screen for a video-transmitting IP network, and all the cameras, microphones, video servers and gateways needed for the task - that of presenting high- …
Chris Mellor, 8 Oct 2008
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Removable hard disks make a come-backup

There's always something a little off-beat around the edges of these shows, and this time it was a small company, called Idealstor, pushing an ejectable hard disk called Teralyte as a replacement for tape backup. Teralyte is a different approach both from the removable disk cartridges offered by Tandberg and Iomega, and from …
Bryan Betts, 17 Oct 2007

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