OpenDrives goes on post-funding round hiring spree

Since raising $20m in January, NAS supplier OpenDrives has increased its headcount by 70 per cent and now expects to grow its 2021 revenues 200 per cent year on year as it expands into new markets. Its business involves selling scale-out and high-performance NAS...

Veeam gets back into US federal biz after N2WS imbroglio

The Veeamster, now fully US-owned and -managed, is back in the US federal business after trying and failing by buying and then...

Cohesity flies high with second great quarter

Cohesity has announced another record quarter of results. It’s selling to more customers, who are spending more, via partners who are bringing...

Kalray launches NVMe storage access acceleration SmartNIC

French supplier Kalray has launched a K200-LP acceleration card for accessing NVMe storage. The card uses fabless semi-conductor company...

It’s HAMR time. Seagate hooks up with Showa Denko to develop heat-assisted magnetic recording media

Heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) needs new recording media on disk platter surfaces. One solution is in the works from Seagate, which has...

Disky business: DRAM array cacher Infinidat adds faster solid state array to extend Infinibox line

High-end array supplier Infinidat has announced its first all flash array as a higher-performance  extension to its existing disk-based Infinibox line, using...

Robin in the ’hood — Robin.io gets funding for 5G and enterprise cloud-native storage and automation

Cloud-native storage startup Robin.io has gained $38m in VC funding to continue its push into enterprise storage and 5G edge setup automation.

Veritas NetBackup version nine dot one ticks anti-ransomware box

Veritas has upgraded its NetBackup product to v9.1, adding anti-ransomware protection for containerised environments, S3 immutability, and anomaly detection, plus adding a...

Dell’s CloudIQ storage health and performance checker adds security status monitoring

Dell EMC has introduced cybersecurity features into CloudIQ, its AIOps application for Dell EMC IT infrastructure products. CloudIQ supports...

Happy days: IDC sings good storage forecast news song

It’s a good market to be in. IDC has increased its disk drive and SSD revenue and capacity forecasts for the 2020–2025 period, citing increased demand pretty much across the board.

Western Digital goes to the edge — with servers and SSD storage

Disk drive and SSD maker Western Digital is entering the server business with two specialised transportable systems for edge deployments. It’s made embedded server storage systems already, in the...

Intel: I’m already the biggest DPU shipper

Big beast Intel has come crashing out of the semiconductor jungle into the Data Processing Unit gang’s watering hole, saying it’s the biggest DPU shipper of all and it got there first...

Toshiba disks get 2-gen leg-up from flux control

Flux control MAMR gives Toshiba two more real density increase generations from current disk drive recording technology without having to develop a new recording medium. Toshiba found that fully...

Your occasional storage digest with DNA storage, a new IDC Tracker and more

New things are the theme of this week’s roundup, with DNA storage prospects explained in a white paper, and IDC setting up a software-defined infrastructure tracking report. These are accompanied by the...
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Quantum gives ActiveScale a sizable upgrade

Quantum has taken the ActiveScale object storage business it bought from Western Digital and given it a significant upgrade with new hardware...

Analyst IDC: Is that a blip? Nope, it’s some actual external storage growth after 12 months of decline

IDC’s beancounters reported a small 1.7 per cent rise in enterprise external OEM storage systems revenues in 2021’s first quarter, to $6.7bn...

HPE ushers in Nutanix Era: Fancy a swim in our everything-as-a-service GreenLake?

HPE has made a pitch to database admin staffers by bundling Nutanix’s Era multi-database management tool with ProLiant servers as a fully...