NetApp previews high-end array and adds automatic anti-ransomware weapons to ONTAP

At a virtual Insight 2021 event, NetApp has unveiled planned automated ransomware defences in the latest release of its ONTAP array operating system, along with enhanced data...

Infinidat lures Eric Herzog away from IBM to become its chief marketing honcho

Infinidat has hired one of the most recognisable and prominent marketeers in the storage industry as its Chief Marketing Officer — Eric Herzog. This...

Hello little siblings: Tintri’s loner T7080 gets a family

DDN’s Tintri enterprise array business unit has added entry and mid-range models alongside an updated VMstore T7000 dual-controller, all-NVMe flash array product. Tintri’s VMstore...

SoftIron becomes storage manufacturing Wizard of Oz

Ceph-based integrated HW/SW array manufacturer SoftIron is setting up a manufacturing base in Australia. The plant is based in Sydney and building will begin...

This ship is for turning: Pavilion Data is regaining its lost ground

Pavilion Data, provider of the claimed fastest storage array in the universe, appointed a new CEO in July as its VC backers are trying to a grip...

Much ado about nothing much: Gartner’s latest primary array MQ

Gartner’s latest annual primary array Magic Quadrant shows a late-stage mature market with little differentiating innovation and moderately stable supplier positions. Update; Vast Data...

Tintri’s Trickovic: “Never say die”

Come back kid Tintri says revenues are growing again after 2020 being pretty much a year to forget. There’s a new management team, a container-influenced product strategy,...

Plug this: Dell open-sources container storage software linking its arrays to CSI pipes

Dell is open-sourcing Container Storage Modules (CSM) — software linking enterprise storage services on its arrays to containers through the Kubernetes CSI plug-in. The...

IBM sprays storage improvements across its Spectrums

IBM has announced enhancements across its Spectrum storage software products, supporting Azure, boosting AIOps, speeding data to GPUs and adding a larger proprietary flash drive.

Hitachi Vantara tries to catch up, with VSP arrays, hybrid cloud and containerisation support

Hitachi Vantara has added new top-end storage arrays along with support for hybrid clouds and containerisation, faster object storage and S3 object ingest, plus improved Ops Center...

NeuroBladers build a processing-in-memory analytics chip and server

An Israeli startup called NeuroBlade has exited stealth mode, built a processing-in-memory (PIM) analytics chip combining DRAM and thousands of cores, put four of them in an...

Lightbits gets NVMe/TCP certification, enters enterprise software-defined storage ring

Startup Lightbits has gained NVMe/TCP certification from VMware with vSphere 7 Update 3 for its LightOS software and is now competing head-on with other NVMe/TCP storage suppliers.

Fungible joins the NVMe/TCP party with a go-faster card

Data processing unit (DPU) startup Fungible has launched a Storage Initiator card supporting NVMe/TCP and says it makes deploying NVMe/TCP effortless in existing datacentres.

Full speed ahead — VMware adds support for NVMe/TCP and Optane persistent memory snapshots

VMware has updated vSphere and vSAN to provide faster storage networking, better Optane support, more cloud-native features, simplified operations and better vSAN resilience and security in an...

Pure scales out with availability zones, automated and active storage management, and database deployment

Pure Storage has added greatly increased scale-out for its arrays with clusters in availability zones, and added cloud-like storage resource consumption and management, as well as automated database deployment services for containerised apps.

Scality’s hyper-scale data protection and ransomware recovery

Scality has patented software to capture billions of files in multi-petabyte environments in a single snapshot, orders of magnitude faster than traditional filers, and enabling better recovery...

More bang for your enterprise storage buck with parsimonious StorONE and Seagate

StorONE’s software and Seagate’s 84-slot drive chassis make a low-cost, high-capacity storage array with enterprise features which is available as a bundle. The chassis is...

Tintri products refreshed with DDN controllers

DDN-owned Tintri has updated its IntelliFlash all-flash N-Series and hybrid flash/disk H-Series arrays, adding DDN fault-tolerant controllers while reducing the effective capacity levels of the H-Series. This...