More bang for your enterprise storage buck with parsimonious StorONE and Seagate

StorONE’s software and Seagate’s 84-slot drive chassis make a low-cost, high-capacity storage array with enterprise features which is available as a bundle. The chassis is Seagate’s five rack unit Exos AP 5U84 with dual Xeon E5 v4 family CPUs on each of the one or...

Virtual private clouds arrive with Flow Networking at silo-busting Nutanix as part of mega release

Nutanix customers received a great raft of incremental improvements at the company’s .NEXT event, with virtual private clouds in AOS, better disaster...

Druva quickens ransomware recovery with automated clean snapshot discovery

SaaS backup supplier Druva is making recovery from a ransomware attack faster by automatically identifying the latest clean backup before an attack...

Japanese government minister gives mini-nod to WD-Kioxia merger

A Japanese governing party politician has said that a WD-Kioxia merger would provide desirable mass scale and should have at the very...

A slow burn: SmartNIC sales to grow to over $1.5 billion in 2026

The SmartNIC revolution is going to be a slow-burn one, with Gartner predicting there will only be $1.6 billion of sales in...

Seagate pipelining test car data to IBM/Nvidia AI smart car modelling systems

Moving 100TB per car of data a day from test cars to GPU-driven automated driver assistance (ADAS) AI modelling systems needs a...

Toshiba extends 18TB technology to NAS and workstation disk drives

Toshiba has extended the use of its 18TB FC-MAMR MG09 disk drive technology to its N300 NAS drive and X300 workstation drives,...

Your occasional storage digest with Rewind, Satori, a Snowflake quadfecta, benchmark bifecta and more

There’s a mini-blizzard of Snowflake news — a quadfecta in fact — plus two startups raising cash, Rewind for SaaS application service...

Liqid composability flows into VMware through vCenter plugin

VMware vCenter users can now dynamically compose servers on which to run virtual machine (VM) workloads with a Liqid software plug-in.

Flow baby, flow — Datacenter-as-a-Service from Mirantis

SaaS, PaaS, IaaS — no, think bigger. How about an entire datacenter as-a-Service? OpenStack cloud supplier and Kubernetes-focussed Mirantis has launched just such an offering, called Flow. Flow is...

Go go GigaIO as it composes a funding raise

Data centre network fabric startup GigaIO has raised $14.7 million in a B-round, following its $4.5 million A-round in 2018. That came six years after its 2012 founding and one year after...

Google Cloud gains ease of use and enterprise enhancements

Google Cloud is getting reliability, availability and protection additions to its object, file and container functions that make it more firmly enterprise-class and also easier to use. There are...

Cisco UCS servers: nowhere to go, except out of Cisco?

Cisco’s UCS servers were downplayed in yesterday’s Cisco Investor Day presentation to financial analysts, suggesting servers are not a high-priority in Chuck Robbins’s company. So, what next for the UCS server line...

PowerNIC picnic? Dell preparing SmartNIC’d VxRail

We should soon see VxRail hyperconverged systems fitted with CPU-offloading SmartNICs, according to a blog by a Dell exec. Ihab Tarazi. Ihab Tarazi is the...
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Tintri products refreshed with DDN controllers

DDN-owned Tintri has updated its IntelliFlash all-flash N-Series and hybrid flash/disk H-Series arrays, adding DDN fault-tolerant controllers while reducing the effective capacity...

Dell EMC Isilon PowerScalisation — new models, ransomware protection and faster backup

Dell EMC has added new hybrid and archive nodes to its PowerScale filer range, provided ransomware protection services and accelerated PowerScale backup...

Fidelma Russo is HPE’s new CTO

Ah, that’s why she left VMware — Fidelma Russo has joined HPE to become its new CTO. Meet...