Panasas pumps up PanFS speed

Panasas today claimed the latest iteration of PanFS parallel file system software is "the fastest parallel file system at any price point". With the upgrade PANFS can now run on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) X86 servers. Previously, it PanFS shipped on Panasas ActiveStor hardware...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HYCU and more

HYCU makes backing up to the Google cloud cheaper by not using GCP compute facilities. Other news includes 40km InfiniBand links, PCIe...

Get the DataCore vFiLO facts here

DataCore has added file and object storage to its software-defined storage portfolio. vFiLO inherits block-oriented SANsymphony’s scale-out, tiering and parallel IO architecture,...

NetApp’s third quarterly revenue dip

NetApp's ongoing revenue decline continues with its latest set of results. Second fiscal 2020 quarter revenues of $1.37bn were...

Datrium offers instant vSphere recovery in AWS

Datrium has upgraded its DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering, claiming to provide the industry’s first instant restarts from backup data stored in Amazon’s S3...

Seagate’s go-much-faster-FireCuda 520 gaming SSD uses PCIe Gen 4

Seagate has upgraded the bus on its FireCuda 510 gaming SSD to make the FireCuda 520 drive. It is up to 45 per cent faster. The M.2 format double-sided...

MinIO fires fresh salvo in object storage speed wars

Object storage has a well-deserved reputation for slowness but two high performance startups are on a mission to change this. They are California startup MinIO, founded in 2014,...

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on Demand.

Micron’s 1TB video cam microSD card is a relaxed performer

Micron has released the i300 industrial microSD card with 1TB of quad-level flash for the video surveillance market. According to the flash fabber, the i300 has enough capacity for...
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OpenText buys Carbonite for $1.42bn

OpenText is acquiring the cloud backup and storage service vendor Carbonite for $1.42bn. Carbonite said in a statement that...

S3, file access and high performance… this is not your old object storage

GigaOm analyst Enrico Signoretti has published Key Criteria for Evaluating Enterprise Object Storage, a report covering 12 vendors in the context...

Frank Slootman is the biggest Snowflake of them all

We may never exactly know why the investors of Snowflake Computing unceremoniously dumped its chairman and CEO Bob Muglia, just a few...

Scale Computing: Idea that customers should run multiple edge compute platforms is ‘absurd’

Hyperconverged system vendor Scale Computing has an edge computing  system to sell and wants to define edge computing in its own way....