IBM adds cloud tiering to boosted memory mainframe storage array

IBM has improved performance and functionality for the mainframe focused storage array and virtual tape library (VTL) products. The...

Why Kaminario changed its name to Silk

Silk is the new name for Kaminario, an on-premises all-flash array startup, that has transformed itself over the last three years into...

Factory outage torpedoes Toshiba disk drive shipments

Toshiba disk drive shipments fell by half in the second 2020 quarter - an outage at its Philippines disk manufacturing plant is...

Backblaze gets aggressive with AWS S3 egress fees

Backblaze has launched an S3 compatible APIS for its B2 cloud storage, which it claims is 75 per cent cheaper than AWS....

Why disaster recovery is the last line of defence against ransomware

Criminals need two things to make a ransomware attack work for them; a penetrated IT security system, and inadequate or non-existent backup...

This week in storage, featuring a mucky International Space Station NAS system

This week the International Space Station's NAS gives vent, Nebulon pumps out a survey, Pliops talks about its storage processor, we see...

Who are the top HCI vendors (and why do tech analysts disagree)?

HCI is a fairly mature market and we think it should be simple enough for tech analysts to agree on what vendors...

How does HPE Storage see the world? Let’s find out

We asked HPE to summarise its data storage product positioning to help us prep a recent interview with HPE Storage boss Tom...

SSD zoning is great

IBM Research and Radian Memory Systems have found SSD zoning can deliver three times more throughput, 65 per cent more transactions per...

Nearline drives are Seagate’s money-making machine

Hyperscalers and enterprise data centres helped Seagate grow revenues in its Q4, despite a pandemic-related drop in demand in several market areas.