Storage news ticker – December 4

Airbyte, supplier of an open source data integration platform, announced availability of certified connectors for MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases,…

NetApp sets up all-flash SME reseller deal with Fujitsu virtualized servers

Looking to expand its low end business, NetApp has set up an entry-level all-flash array reselling deal with Fujitsu. Under…

Cloud storage pusher Volumez talks up 'age of OpEx'

Volumez has developed a cloud-delivered block storage provisioning service for containerized applications. Storage features such as performance, resiliency and security…

Xinnor soups up Lustre for HPC and AI with xiRAID

Software RAID house Xinnor has developed xiSTORE, an HPC and AI market storage software stack using its xiRAID and the…

Oxide on-prem cloud computer reinvents the server rack

Startup Oxide has delivered a rack-level system providing cloud-style computing on premises as its first commercial product. Oxide was founded…

Hitachi Vantara gives birth to AI-led Digital Services unit

Hitachi has spun out a Digital Services unit from Hitachi Vantara to provide generative AI-led services across the business. Vantara…

Pure Storage exec shuffle combines FlashBlade and FlashArray product managment

Pure Storage is ringing in some exec-level changes after combining the FlashBlade and FlashArray product management teams. FlashBlade is an…

NetApp intros QLC block array amid AI push

NetApp is attempting to win over customers with a pitch to reduce costs in all-flash arrays and cloud services as…

Storage news ticker Oct 19

It’s the season for reports as suppliers try to pump up their relevance in a crowded market. … Alluxio introduced…

StorPool: erasure coding protects against drive and node failure

StorPool Storage has added erasure coding in v21 of its block storage software, meaning its data should be able to…

Dell PowerMax update boosts green credentials

A v10.1 software update to the high-end PowerMax storage array from Dell reduces its electricity consumption, the company says. PowerMax…

NetApp and Equinix deliver bare metal storage as a service

NetApp has said it will provide storage as a service through its Keystone subscription offering, with arrays deployed in Equinix…

Hitachi Vantara unifies hybrid storage product range

Hitachi Vantara is unifying its product portfolio as a single hybrid storage platform called Virtual Storage Platform One. The company’s…

Storage news ticker – October 9

Data protector Arcserve has hooked up with Wasabi Technologies to introduce an integrated total unified data solution package. Exclusively available…

Public cloud ephemeral storage can't be persistent – right?

Four block storage suppliers use public cloud ephemeral storage drive instances. So can they be persistent despite being ephemeral? Yes…

Blockheads note: Dell refreshes PowerFlex and intros APEX Block Storage for Azure

Dell has updated its PowerFlex block storage offering and introduced APEX Block Storage for Azure, so providing three APEX block…

Ephemeral cloud, decentralized solutions, and the future of block storage

Chris Evans is the consultant and analyst behind Architecting IT. He has a reputation for shrewd and insightful analysis of…

Storage news ticker – 29 Sep 2023

Backblaze, which uses SSDs as boot drives for its disk-based storage servers, has produced its latest SSD annualized failure rate…