HPE inserts Datera into integrated server SAN

HPE has assembled a server SAN for resellers that integrates its servers and networking with Datera scale-out storage software. Startup Datera develops enterprise-class clustered...

Hammerspace builds ransomware bunker in universal data services extension

Hammerspace has introduced ransomware protection and other security services to its data-as-a-service platform. The new features span hybrid and multi-cloud environments and are as...

Huawei builds world’s biggest all-flash storage array

Huawei used its annual shindig HUAWEI CONNECT in Shanghai last week to show off its latest all-flash storage array, the OceanStor Dorado V6. And it’s a monster...

Western Digital exits data centre systems – sells IntelliFlash to DDN, puts ActiveScale...

Western Digital is abandoning the storage systems business and is selling the IntelliFlash array unit to DDN. It has also put its ActiveScale archival storage array...

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,...

Dell EMC pumps up PowerMax performance

Dell EMC is ramping up performance for its high-end PowerMax arrays by adding support for FC-NVMe and Optane storage-class memory (SCM). Customers will get up to 50...

Your occasional Storage Digest featuring Dell EMC, Seagate, SwiftStack and more

Shall we begin? Yes, do let's do that. Dell EMC Isilon software update The Isilon ONeFS filer OS has been updated...

IDC muddies Storage Tracker waters

IDC has published a September storage tracker different from last year’s tracker, making overall enterprise storage market comparisons virtually impossible. The tech analyst firm...

Samsung’s open source key:value SSD is a game-changer for unstructured apps

Samsung has developed an open standard prototype key:value SSD and is working with Datrium, Minio, DDN’s Nexenta and others to productise it. A key:value...

HPE to make and supply Apeiron kit

A couple of weeks ago Apeiron and its VC backer trumpeted a global OEM deal with HPE. There is less to this than meets the eye.

Dell earnings show it pulling away from the competition

Dell Technologies pulled in £23.4bn revenues in the second fiscal 2020 quarter, up 2 per cent, and eked a massive $4.5bn profit, thanks to an income tax...

NetApp says so long to SAS and iSCSI with streamlined EF600 all-flash array

NetApp has announced a stripped down, hot-box, EF series all-flash array with double the performance of its predecessor. Suggested EF600 workloads include Oracle databases,...

Enterprise storage suppliers bring their toys to VMworld

Suppliers of ancillary products are integrating themselves deeper into the VMware environment as it becomes a dominant platform for enterprise server computing. Let's look at some of...

A bit of a storage rounder-upper

August is coming to a close. Here is a round-up of storage news for the past few days. AI-powered personal NAS

DDN adds Nexenta file services to Tintri arrays

DDN is giving Tintri file array users access to file services through a Nexenta virtual storage appliance. The company bought Tintri in 2018...

SK hynix supercharges memory bandwidth

SK hynix has developed the world’s fastest high bandwidth memory, intended for applications such as supercomputing, machine learning, 5G systems and for other latency-sensitive processing,

Nvidia GPUs gain direct access to NVMe storage

Nvidia has crafted a direct link between its GPUs and NVMe-connected storage to speed data transfer and processing. Until now a GPU was fed...

Excelero adds scale-up NVEdge to scale-out NVMESH

Excelero, the NVMe-over-Fabrics flash array software startup, has announced a scale-up NVEdge product to complement its scale-out NVMESH offering. NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) extends the PCIe/NVMe...