Storage news sprinkles to start the week

The amount of data to be stored, processed and protected grows incessantly. That's fuelling product growth and partnerships between suppliers as they jostle to taker advantage of the benign storage weather climate. Cisco HyperFlex and Nexenta target VDI Cisco is...

Model9’s mission to murder mainframe VTLs

"We love mainframe and we want to make it better," says Model9 co-founder and CEO Gil Peleg. He wants...

Cascade Lake AP, Optane persistent memory and endurance

Intel's new Cascade Lake AP processor supports Optane memory but the company is not revealing details about endurance. This raises doubts about...

NetApp beats WekaIO

Well, this fun Two can play at the node addition game. NetApp beat WekaIO in the SPEC SFS 20i4 software build benchmark.

NetApp building moat around ONTAP base

NetApp says flash and cloud integration enables it to build a moat around its core ONTAP business base, despite revenues becoming...

How to get a self-castrated bull: Dave Hitz retires from NetApp

It’s the end of an era; NetApp co-founder and EVP Dave Hitz is retiring. The news came in a blog and signals the end of a near 27-year remarkable...

Radian’s Co-operative Zones make SSDs last longer

Radian Memory Systems can make SSDS last longer and perform more predictably and consistently. The company has released its branded Symphonic Cooperative Zones technology on its RMS-350 U.2 and...

Dell EMC adds compression to Isilon all-flash filer

Dell EMC’s Isilon group has added compression to the F810 all-flash filer, guaranteeing logical capacity at twice raw capacity. There is also ClarityNow software to locate, access and manage...

WekaIO hits the SPEC SFS 2014 ball out of the park

WekaIO has made a clean sweep of all five SPEC SFS 2014 benchmark categories. SPEC SFS 2014 is a file serving benchmark with five different workloads: software builds, video...
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Your occasional storage digest featuring Crossbar, CTERA, Snowflake and Pavilion Data

Some bits and bobs for your perusal. Let's go. Short items ReRAM developer Crossbar Inc....

Storage startup Datrium tipped for unicorn stardom

CB Insights, a financial research firm, has teamed up with the New York Times to publish a list of 50 startups on...

IBM thinks analog chips to accelerate machine learning

IBM says machine learning could be accelerated by up to a thousand times by using analog chips based on Phase-Change Memory.

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s...