StorCentric’s Retrospect joins backup to cloud crowd

StorCentric looks to move ahead with QLC flash and add cross-product backup to the cloud as it integrates its four acquisitions. These were our takeaways from an...

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on...

Fujitsu upgrades DX storage arrays with Xeon SP, better management software

Fujitsu went into launch-frenzy mode today, pumping out two new storage arrays, upgrading older models with faster processors, rolling out new management software and announcing three...

Why primary storage suppliers are consolidating – and why secondary storage is a different...

Interview Major and mature high tech industry markets consolidate to two or three major suppliers and minor players fighting for market niches left available. 

IBM parades ESS 3000 appliance in Big Storage Day Out

Twice a year IBM blitzes out a bunch of storage hardware releases. Today was once of the twice. The information overload is overwhelming but...

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...