Cray ClusterStor: the cuckoo in HPE’s HPC storage nest?

By buying Cray HPE acquires a set of supercomputer, storage and interconnect hardware and software products that it will integrate with existing product lines. We asked HPE about its HPC product positioning post-Cray and a spokesperson said: “We’ll make those decisions as we move...

Formulus Black flogs SQL Server to performance frenzy

Formulus Black, the company formerly known as Symbolic IO, said its Forsa software pushes Microsoft SQL Server to run 129 times faster...

Datera is ‘power lifting at the gym with HPE as main spotter’

Interview As Pure was to Flash and Nutanix to HCI, Datera wants to be the main independent enterprise software-defined block-plus storage player....

Veeam hits billion dollar run rate and eyes cloud data management for the next billion

Veeam, the virtualized server backup business, said yesterday it has achieved a billion dollar annual run rate and is adding 4,000...

Datera CEO recovering after heart attack

Datera CEO Guy Churchward has suffered two heart attacks and is recovering after an operation to place three stents in his arteries.

SoftIron plants FPGA in network card to speed Ceph workloads

SoftIron has introduced the Accepherator, an FPGA accelerator that speeds up erasure coding for Ceph storage workloads. This saves host CPU cycles for application work and reduces storage...

Toshiba Memory Corp to buy out Apple, Dell, Kingston and Seagate

Flash chip builder Toshiba Memory Corp. is buying out its US corporate shareholders, all customers who helped the company out last year. In June 2018 financially-troubled Toshiba sold its...

Falconstor: comeback kid or storage history footnote?

FalconStor is an object lesson in the difficulty of turning around a company when it falls behind the competition. Latest earnings for this small enterprise storage player...

Reduxio obliviates Kubernetes container silos

Reduxio today announced the Magellan Cloud Data Platform via a jargon-dripped press release. This is a "native cloud storage and data management platform with its breakthrough microservices architecture...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3bn

HPE is buying the supercomputer company Cray for $1.3bn cash. The deal is expected to be accretive to HPE...

Mellanox spread bets on high performance storage startups

Updated with Excelero investment date being in 2018-2017 period. Mellanox has pumped an undisclosed sum of money into Excelero,...

Storage execs come and go at Actifio, Cohesity and Commvault

Storage Moves Actifio, Cohesity and Commvault have all hired - or in Actifio's case, lost - senior people as execs...

Nutanix built success ‘on great engineers’

Nutanix grew faster than other HCI startups because it employed a core of '10 eXer' engineers and surrounded them with good people.