Pure Storage is glad to be as-a-service for you

Pure Storage has updated Pure-as-a-Service with service catalogs, transparent pricing, a cheaper entry price for block storage and a subscription version of the FlashStack reference architecture.

Pavilion Data: Our unified storage array is the fastest in the universe

Pavilion Data, the high-end array vendor, has released a speedy parallel file system that brings it into direct competition with major HPC storage players for the first...

New broom at Hitachi Vantara sweeps away two top execs

Two senior Hitachi Vantara execs have left the company without fanfare, signalling a shakeup by new CEO Gajen Kandiah. A Hitachi Vantara spokesperson confirmed...

Infinidat hires chief product officer. Organogram looks sketchy

Infinidat has appointed a head of product who reports direct to the executive chairman. What does it mean for Kariel Sandler, co-CEO who runs R&D and Operations?...

StorCentric scoops up Violin Systems

StorCentric bought the all-flash array pioneer Violin Systems for an undisclosed sum, its fifth acquisition in two years Todd Oseth, Violin Systems President and...

IBM pitches FlashSystem against ‘limited’ Dell EMC PowerStore

IBM Storage has updated the FlashSystem all-flash array hardware and software and is dissing Dell EMC’s "limited" PowerStore array. The company has...

Nebulon: Here’s why we are better (and cheaper) than SANs and HCI

Analysis. Nebulon, a storage startup that came out of stealth in June, aims to compete with SAN arrays and HCI. It has built a product that fits...

Infinidat sued by employees for ‘secretly’ diluting shares

Infinidat, the high-end Israeli storage startup, is being sued by 29 current and former employees for wrongfully diluting their shares in the company. The...

Israel time change knocks out local NetApp storage

A switchover to winter time in Israel was followed by failures in NetApp storage arrays which in turn caused server failures. Computers in the...

NetApp’s flash upgrade for its AFF and FAS arrays

NetApp has bumped up performance for FAS and AFF arrays at the entry level, with end-to-end NVMe flash drive support, to "leave rivals in the dust".

STaaSification; Dell APEX project includes Storage-as-a-Service

Dell is going to offer on-premises managed file and block storage services next year. Customers will rent storage instead of buying it. This is...

DDN hauls NVMe storage chassis to Tintri products

DDN has injected its all-NVMe flash storage chassis into its Tintri product line to start the cost-cutting process of unifying product hardware across its two divisions.

Lose the 36-year-old: Quobyte pushes folks to ditch NFS for its ‘secure’ scale-out, self-service,...

Quobyte has dropped the veil on v3.0 of its Data Centre File System (DCFS) software, saying customers need scale-out, self-service, automated, secure, run anywhere, multi-tenant file services,...

Your occasional storage digest: Backblaze anti-ransomware, Fibre Channel speed clarifications, OpenDrives NAS clusters, K8s...

This week has been busy with storage news, like last week and the one before that. Ransomware protection has become a top-of-mind CIO concern and - among...
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KumoScale beats Ceph hands down on block performance

Kioxia today published test results showing its KumoScale storage software runs block access on an all-flash array up to 60 times faster than Ceph, thanks to...

Huawei has fastest storage array in the world. SPC-1 says so

Huawei has smashed the SPC-1 benchmark, with an all-NVMe flash OceanStor array that is double the performance pg previous title holder Fujitsu at 40 per cent higher...

Hardware fault shuts Tokyo Stock Exchange for the day

A data storage hardware failure was to blame for day-long Tokyo Stock Exchange outage on Thursday October 1. In a press conference, TSE executives...

PowerMax maxes more with vVOL replication, better DR and cloud tiering

Dell EMC today updated the high-end PowerMax storage array to run more VMware Virtual Volumes (vVOLs), migrate data to the public cloud and improve disaster recovery capability.