Huawei plans 20TB SMR drive for OceanStor Pacific storage array

Huawei is planning to use 20TB SMR drives in its OceanStor Pacific, a mass data storage "array for the 5G era". Launched last month,...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Couchbase, Delphix, Excelero, Kioxia and Wasabi and more

This week's storage digest features two funding rounds concluded in the pandemic, and data virtualizer Delphix declaring its original data source coverage mission is complete. We move...

Fujitsu launches scale-out block and object storage

Fujitsu has announced a server-based, scale-out storage system, the first in a new line branded ETERNUS DSP. ETERNUS is Fujitsu's overall storage brand and...

Datera bags OEM deal with Fujitsu

Datera, the high-end software-defined storage vendor, has signed an OEM deal with Fujitsu, initially covering Europe and Japan. Datera’s Data Services Platform is a...

NetApp revenue decline accelerated by pandemic

NetApp's fourth quarter ended April 24 deteriorated as the pandemic struck and exacerbated product and cloud sales weaknesses. NetApp’s final 2020 quarter revenues were...

Will NVMe become the universal block storage access protocol?

Facebook’s virtual OCP summit earlier this month hosted two provocative presentations that suggested NVMe could become a universal block access protocol. How realistic is this prospect?

Infinidat ‘pours NVMe-oF rocket fuel’ on DRAM caching fire

Infinidat has added NVMe-oF support to its storage array operating system, in a move intended to preserve its speed advantage over all-flash rivals. Today's...

Your occasional storage digest including Arcserve, Excelero and WekaIO

There's a lot of teamwork going on in data storage land as suppliers piggyback on each other's strengths. We see it with Arcserve and Sophos, WekaIO and...

HPE storage revenues take a beating, blames pandemic supply chain woes

HPE’s storage revenues slumped 18 per cent in its second 2020 quarter ended April 30 as “component shortages and supply chain disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic...impacted...

Datera completes defensive funding round and lays off staff

Update: May 19. Two more exited execs listed. Datera is cutting staff and reducing some salaries to reduce cash burn. The storage software startup...

Nimbus Data touts ExaFlash One array for ‘dense enterprise workload consolidation’

Update: May 18 - TouchSupport customer review of ExaFlash One. Nimbus Data, a data storage vendor based in Los Angeles, has announced the...

StorONE challenges storage array makers to stop hiding prices

StorONE CEO Gal Naor today challenged storage array vendors to reveal their prices in public. "Buying an enterprise storage system shouldn’t be as hard as buying a...

Infinidat’s founding CEO does a Larry and steps aside

Seventy-year-old Infinidat founder and CEO Moshe Yanai is stepping aside to become Chief Technology Evangelist, and has appointed a pair of co-CEOs to run the business.

Nexsan QLC E32F all-flash array is ‘seven times faster than 10K HDDs’

Nexsan has announced the E32F, a 32-bay storage array that fits snugly between the low-end 18-drive bay E18F all-flash array and the high-end E-Series 48P and 60P...

Infinidat adds K8s support and multi-cloud storage data services

Infinidat has plunked a CSI (container storage interface) driver into high-end InfiniBox arrays, along with services that support multi-cloud environments. Infinidat VP Erik Kaulberg...

Datera co-founder heads off to pastures new

Datera co-founder Marc Fleischmann has announced his departure from the data storage startup via a LinkedIn posting. In his statement he said he...

Kaminario ports storage software to the public clouds

Kaminario has adapted its VisionOS storage software for AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform - and claims it offers cheaper storage and more services than the cloud...

Infinidat: Our speedy storage arrays do not run any faster with Optane

Infinidat has no immediate plans to add Optane support because its memory-caching technology is already faster than Intel’s 3D XPoint. In a press briefing...