NetApp plays Spot the difference in cloud services build-out

NetApp today issued a fistful of public cloud announcements at the NetApp Insight conference, covering containerised app deployment, predictive monitoring and Windows VDI. On the Spot The new containerised app deployment service springs from NetApp's acquisition of Spot, a cloud broker,...

The Long Goodbye. Why Intel NAND biz sale to SK hynix will take five years to get over the finish line

Intel is taking five years to sell its NAND business to SK hynix, because it needs to unravel commitments to its former...

How to get started with Intel Optane – and utilise your hardware to its full potential

Sponsored If you take your data centre infrastructure seriously, you’ll have taken pains to construct a balanced architecture of compute, memory and...

Infinidat sued by employees for ‘secretly’ diluting shares

Infinidat, the high-end Israeli storage startup, is being sued by 29 current and former employees for wrongfully diluting their shares in the...

Israel time change knocks out local NetApp storage

A switchover to winter time in Israel was followed by failures in NetApp storage arrays which in turn caused server failures.

Your occasional storage digest featuring Diamanti, HYCU, TrueNAS and more

Two Kubernetes-related news stories in this week's storage news round up. Diamanti has debuted a software-only offering and Robin.io has upgraded its core offering and introduced a full-featured but capacity-limited free-for-life software...

Seagate calls the bottom of (its) pandemic trough

Seagate's first fiscal 2021 quarter revenues were depressed by the pandemic but the disk drive maker thinks things will start to pick up. In the earnings call, CEO Dave Mosley said: “We...

Exclusive: HPE takes giant axe to sales teams

HPE is laying off at least 500 staff in a major sales re-organisation, affecting server, storage, networking and PointNext teams. Employees in this latest WorkForce Reduction (WFR) round include sales account managers,...

NetApp’s flash upgrade for its AFF and FAS arrays

NetApp has bumped up performance for FAS and AFF arrays at the entry level, with end-to-end NVMe flash drive support, to "leave rivals in the dust". The refresh provides...
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NASicide; CTERA V7 continues on local filer-killing path

CTERA has announced v7 of its cloud-based file storage and sharing software, saying it can replace local NAS with fast and secure...

STaaSification; Dell APEX project includes Storage-as-a-Service

Dell is going to offer on-premises managed file and block storage services next year. Customers will rent storage instead of buying it.

Mainframe downcycle: IBM’s storage revenues slump in Q3

IBM’s storage revenues dipped 20 per cent in Big Blue’s third 2020 quarter, driven down by adverse mainframe cycle dynamics.

It’s that time of year again: Gartner flings distributed files systems and objects across the MQ

It’s all change at Gartner’s distributed files systems and objects Magic Quadrant, with three suppliers leaving, one arriving, and major and minor...