Rising All-Flash Array tide fails to lift Pure, IBM and HPE boats

The all-flash array storage market is growing strong and Dell and NetApp are the winners. It is far too soon to pick out the losers, but can...

Infinidat poaches Gartner analyst

Stanley Zaffos, the Gartner research VP, has left the analyst firm to take charge of Infinibox product marketing at Infinidat. Zaffos is an...

StorPool inches past Optane DIMM-fuelled Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

StorPool, a Bulgarian storage startup, has matched an Optane DIMM-accelerated Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct 12-node cluster and its 13.7 million IOPS record for a hyperconverged system, by...

Lenovo gets into fast virtual SAN array business with Excelero

Lenovo is buddying up with Excelero to provide NVMe over Fabrics access speed to data for its ThinkSystem servers. The Data Centre Group at...

Datrium out-guns VMAX, XtremIO and FlashArray all-flash boxes

Hyper- or hybrid converged system supplier Datrium’s DVX storage and compute system out-performs Dell EMC’s VMAX and XtremIO all-flash arrays as well as Pure Storage’s FlashArrays.

IBM refreshes Storwize V5000 array line-up

IBM has replaced its five Storwize V5000 arrays with four faster, bigger and cheaper models. V5000E The V5000 and V7000...

MemVerge virtualizes DRAM and Optane DIMMs into single clustered memory pool

Startup MemVerge is developing software to combine DRAM and Optane DIMM persistent memory into a single clustered storage pool for existing applications to use with no code...

SoftIron builds out storage line for Ceph-alitics

SoftIron has announced three Ceph-based storage systems - an upgraded performance storage node, an enhanced management system and a front-end access or storage router box

Fujitsu Eternus array shatters SPC-1 storage benchmark

Fujitsu has set the new top score for the Storage Performance Council SPC-1 benchmark, scoring 10,001,522 IOPS with its ETERNUS DX8900 S4 array. In...

Dell EMC refreshes Unity arrays with splash of Skylake and NVMe

Dell next month will refresh the Unity mid-range storage array line with Skylake Xeon processors and NVMe – the latter as expected after I revealed the firm's...

Dell EMC customers can build their own Converged Infrastructure systems

From today customers can build their own Converged Infrastructure systems by using Dell EMC Ready Stack blueprints. Previously this option was available for channel partners only.

Lightbits unveils NVMe/TCP product. Toshiba adds NVMe/TCP support to Kumoscale

You wait for a bus for ages and then two come along at once. So it is with NVMe/TCP - Toshiba and Lightbits Labs have introduced NVMe/TCP...

Vexata hives off software for partners to build 20 million IOPS arrays

Targeting cloud providers, Vexata has separated its software and hardware, to offering file and block access software on commodity servers. in October 2017...

What will Dell EMC’s unified mid-range storage box look like? Let’s not find out…

Blocks & Files tested out some ideas about Dell EMC’s upcoming unified mid-range storage box, the PowerTo-be-decided, with Dell EMC and got precisely nowhere.

Mid-range confusion crimps Dell EMC storage revenues

Dell EMC this week posted its fourth consecutive quarter of storage growth and anticipates a revenue boost from the upcoming unified mid-range array. Revenues...

Storage industry darlings Nutanix and Pure score revenue own goals

Nutanix and Pure Storage both identified revenue target issues in their most recent fiscal quarters; Pure with actual revenues and Nutanix with forecast revenues - and...

Infinidat girds up loins for NVMe fabrics and storage-class memory

Infinidat's performance-boosting software upgrade, announced this week, will help the company add NVMe fabric links and storage-class memory to iInfinibox arrays. InfiniBox 4.0.40 adds...

Huawei bakes NVMe into OceanStor Dorado all-flash arrays

Huawei has launched the all-flash entry-level OceanStor Dorado3000 v3 array and added NVMe support to mid-range and high end all-flash Dorado storage. The OceanStor Dorado...