Pure’s full portfolio-selling sales force

Pure Storage reckons that its sales org should sell the entire product portfolio in its fiscal 2024 and thereby increase their reach. Update: Email...

A block data migration specialist talks about … block data migration

We had the opportunity to run an email interview with Mark Greenlaw, VP of market strategy at Cirrus Data and asked him questions to find out more...

Pure Storage unifies global go-to-market team

Pure Storage has confirmed to B&F that it has broken up its specialist regional FlashBlade sales teams amid the creation of a single global go-to-market organization.

Hitachi Vantara sips mainframe data via Model9

Hitachi Vantara is collaborating with Model9 to feed mainframe data to its HCP and VSP 5000 storage systems and make it available to modern apps running in...

VAST Data, Infinidat reportedly amongst 21 storage tech unicorns

There are 21 storage industry startups worth a billion dollars or more – unicorns – according to a CB Insights newsletter. Update. Note on Coldago's...

Infinidat on CXL, SMR disk drives and green IT

Blocks & Files spoke to Infinidat CEO Phil Bullinger recently, who gave us some insight into Infinidat's 2022 business and its hopes for 2023. We looked at...

Unifabrix CXL memory node boosts core use

Israeli startup Unifabrix demonstrated its Smart Memory Node at SC22 and we wrote an initial account of its technology here. The intent was to demonstrate remote memory pooling...

NetApp appoints new CMO

NetApp has appointed software and cloud-focused Gabrielle Boko as its new CMO to replace the departing James Whitemore. Whitemore, NetApp EVP and CMO from...

Verge.io hires StorONE exec as marketing chief

Virtualized datacenter startup Verge.io has appointed George Crump as its first chief marketing officer. Crump was, until the end of 2022, CMO at StorONE...

VMware and Nutanix still dominating HCI market

IDC has resumed putting out hyperconverged system supplier revenue and market share numbers after after a three-quarter gap and not much has changed since the end of...

Only 50% of Israel’s startup unicorns are really unicorns: report

Half of Israel’s 2022 tech startup unicorns are no longer worth a billion dollars or more. That’s the conclusion of Viola, an Israeli private equity company, in...

Linbit pushes DRBD-based software as SAN replacement

Savvy Linux users can provide SAN services to physical, virtual and containerized applications without buying a SAN product, by using LinBit open-source software based on DRBD, which...
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Storage news ticker – 3 January 2023

Acronis' latest cyberthreats and trends report for the second half of 2022 has found that phishing and the use of MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) fatigue attacks are on...

DataOS company TMDC moves into view, but some details are missing

A startup called The Modern Data Company has appeared with DataOS, a data operating system aimed at unifying data silos, old and new, and giving users a...

StorONE reshuffles executive team

Multi-purpose storage system supplier StorONE has made some exec changes. Chief revenue officer Chris Noordyke has been promoted to general manager, and Jenn Null,...

Storage titans face Turkish competitor inspired by VAST Data’s architecture

NGX Storage, a Turkish storage outfit, is developing a scale-out NVMe block storage array with a top-level hardware architecture similar to VAST Data's Universal Storage scale-out filer...
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Why hybrid data storage needs a single managed console

Sponsored Feature: Data is often analogised as the ‘lifeforce’ of the modern enterprise as it circulates around the body corporate, from analytics teams to business units, sparking...

Storage news ticker – 9 December

An Arcserve survey found that 40% of UK-based respondents are not re-evaluating and updating disaster recovery plans and ransomware defence as the workforce moves to a remote...