Stories by Lucas Mearian

  • EMC fires hundreds, not cutting costs

    Storage industry leader EMC confirmed Monday that it dismissed hundreds of workers last week, but the company said the move was part of a stringent and ongoing employee review process and doesn't indicate that it's looking to reduce internal costs.

  • Hitachi aims at midrange SAN market

    Hitachi Data Systems is targeting its newest RAID technology at the midrange storage area network (SAN) market with a scaled-down version of the company's Freedom Storage Lightning 9900.

  • Nortel to realign by cutting 4000 workers

    Nortel Networks laid off almost 1000 workers last week and said it plans to cut another 3000 employees -- affecting about 4 per cent of its workforce altogether. But it then will replace those jobs by recruiting IT workers with skills related to higher growth areas of the marketplace.

  • StorageTek CEO vows sales turnaround

    Executives at struggling storage systems vendor Storage Technology say it's a leaner, more focused company after six months of internal scrutiny that has included a revamped marketing plan, personnel cuts and the introduction of several products.