Dell EMC diverges HCI into networking and storage units

Dell EMC has shunted its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products from the server business unit and divided them between the storage and networking...

Concerning the mistaken belief that key value databases chew up SSDs

Blog: There is a misguided notion that key value databases are unfriendly to SSDs. That's because unattended compaction layers on SSDs can shorten...

Veeam saves N2WS’s federal business – by selling the company

Veeam Software has divested N2WS because the US government - an N2WS customer - was unhappy that the subsidiary was controlled by...

How key value databases shorten the lifespan of SSDs

Explainer Organising a key value database for fast reads and writes can lower an SSD's working life. This is how.

Commvault: Containers will enable unified data and storage management

Commvault and its new subsidiary Hedvig anticipate future production use of containers, with unified data and storage management. CEO...

OpenIO ‘solves’ the problem with object storage hyperscalability

OpenIO, a French startup, is claimed the speed record for serving object data - blasting past one terabits-per-second to match high end...

No change in Gartner backup and recovery MQ – and that’s a problem, according to Rubrik and Arcserve

The big news is that there are no significant changes in the Gartner 2019 Data Centre Backup and Recovery Magic Quadrant compared...

Commvault guns for mid-market with Metallic SaaS backup and recovery

Commvault today launched Metallic Backup, a set of cloud-native data protection services targeted at the "most commonly used workloads in the mid-market".

Your occasional storage digest, including Cohesity, SIOS and SAP

Cohesity grows nicely, SAP heads for the cloud and SIOS can save SAP in the cloud from disaster. Read on.

Arcserve’s anguished appraisal of Garner backup MQ process

It’s not just Rubrik; backup supplier Arcserve also has strong reservations about the validity of Gartner’s Data Centre Backup and Recovery MQ...