Dell’s packed performant PowerStore update

Dell has release version 2.1 of its PowerStore software with performance improvements, NVMe/TCP functionality, automated IP SAN setup and management improvements. It's also released XtremIO v6.4 software,...

Storage news ticker – January 21

... Managed infrastructure network systems provider 11:11 Systems has completed the acquisition of iland, a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting...

Storage news ticker – January 20

… Datto intends to acquire Infocyte, a threat detection and response company, for an undisclosed amount. Datto will thus add endpoint detection and response...

Zamarian’s Pavilion gets $45 million funding boost

Pavilion Data, supplying very fast storage hardware based on network switch architecture, has gained renewed funding — $45 million of it — after recently-appointed CEO Dario Zamarian...

Infinidat celebrates a very good 2021

Enterprise storage array supplier Infinidat reported 40 per cent year-on-year bookings growth in 2021. This included an end-of year boost, with 68 per cent...

Dell amps up its APEX hybrid multi-cloud portfolio – with more to come

Dell Technologies is announcing storage and data protection services across the on-premises and multiple public cloud environments, along with enhanced Kubernetes support for enterprises adopting hybrid multi-cloud...

Strategic move: NetApp’s top legal eagle becomes Chief Strategy Officer

In a seemingly unusual move, NetApp has appointed Matt Fawcett, its now ex-General Counsel, as Chief Strategy Officer. Matt Fawcett

Hitachi Vantara rated as best primary storage for large enterprises by GigaOm

Analyst outfit GigaOm has rated primary (block) storage suppliers in three groups – small, medium and large enterprises – with Hitachi Vantara leading for large enterprises, and...

Exec advisors to guide Hammerspace on strategy and tactics

Global data access software startup Hammerspace has set up an Executive Advisory Board to help ensure its products and messages respond to the right business problems –...

NetApp’s all-flash range-topping A900: new stuff in an old box

NetApp has a new high-end all-flash array, the A900, more than doubling the capacity of the previous top end A800 system and a performance upgrade for the...

Predictions for 2022

’Tis the season for predictions — usually vendor predictions — and they always seem to predict, astoundingly, that demand for the vendor’s products will rise because the...

Storage news ticker – December 10

… Broadcom revenues for its fourth fiscal 2021 quarter were $7.4 billion, up 15 per cent year-on year, with $1.99 billion net income compared...

NetApp appoints chief product officer who doesn’t look after all products

NetApp has appointed its first chief product officer, Harvinder (Harv) Bhela, who will look after most — but not all — of NetApp’s products.

Ocient’s massively parallel relational database speed machine

A brief news note yesterday said startup Ocient (pronounced oh-see-ent) enabled SS8 Networks to harness petabytes of data in interactive time. Ocient is focussed on ingesting billions of...

Pure takes the high road with throughput-optimised FlashArray models

Pure Storage has added Ice Lake Xeon grunt to two new high-end FlashArray models built with TLC (3bits/cell) NAND and the PCIe 4 bus, overall delivering up...

Kioxia adds sophisticated admin tools and wider support to KumoScale

Kioxia has made its KumoScale box-of-flash admin easier and supports the latest version of OpenStack in its latest software release as it plans to build out its...

Infinidat: we’re boosting our channel, even as others retreat

Infinidat, the memory-cached high-end array shipper, says it has been — and is — building up its channel partners and program while competitors are reducing their channel...

Street-beater NetApp’s fifth growth quarter in a row

NetApp had a knock-out second fiscal 2022 quarter, selling more flash arrays and object storage, and with a good pipeline for further sales. Its public cloud business...