NetApp takes top billing in Gartner primary array magic quadrant

Gartner’s first combined hybrid and all flash primary array magic quadrant gives higher then expected  rankings to NetApp, Pure and Infinidat, including them alongside traditional leaders Dell EMC, HPE and IBM. The Blocks & Files standard MQ explainer says the magic quadrant is defined...

Boudreau replaces Clarke as head of Dell ISG, in the tale of two Jeffs

Jeff Clarke, Dell Technologies’s vice chairman and overall product and operations boss, has stepped away from day-to-day control of the server-to-storage-to-networking-to-protection ISG...

Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to merge

Hitachi is merging the Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting businesses under the Hitachi Vantara brand, with effect from January 2020.

Acronis is a unicorn with $147m to chomp

Goldman Sachs has led a $147m funding round in Acronis which values the data recovery and protection vendor at more than one...

Oracle adopts storage-class memory for Exadata X8M

Oracle today announced its Exadata X8M storage servers will use Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory - 3D XPoint implemented in DIMM form.

Pure Storage speeds, enlarges and extends systems, embraces subscriptions and heads for the clouds

Pure Storage has lined up a series of launches for day one of its Accelerate customer event in Austin, Texas that see the company's hardware go faster, go larger, go nearline, go...

Cloudian gets edgy with IT

Cloudian is building ruggedised object storage devices for the IoT edge market in Japan via its EDGEMATRIX subsidiary. The idea edge device sensors such as video cameras generate enormous...

NetApp to speed object data with all-flash StorageGRID appliance – sources

NetApp will launch an all-flash StorageGRID object storage system in coming weeks, according to industry insiders. Object storage holds unstructured data that can scale out beyond traditional file systems...

Pure Storage eyes multi-PB data farms for QLC storage array

Pure Storage is expected to announce a quad-level cell flash system tomorrow, Sept 17, at Pure Accelerate in Austin, Texas. A QLC flash array would reduce flash storage...
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Pure Storage adds Optane caching to FlashArray//X

Pure Storage is adding Optane read caching to its high-end FlashArray//X systems to make drive-level read accesses up to five times faster.

Your occasional Storage Digest featuring Qumulo, Seagate, StorageCraft and more

Start reading already 🙂 Qumulo updates software Scale-out filer supplier Qumulo has streamed out a set...

Cohesity, Veeam and Rubrik join Commvault in Forrester’s backup and recovery premier league

Forrester Research has demoted all the legacy vendors except Commvault in a new report that compares the top 10 storage backup and...

VAST Data gets faster and safer

VAST Data, the storage startup that wants to kill hard drives has released a software update for its Universal Storage platform that...