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VAST Data, model collapse and an ‘arms race’ for human-generated data

VAST Data thinks that generative AI developments will lead to an "arms race" for real data as well as the ongoing one for GPUs for AI work. That's data...

Allocating AI and other pieces of your workload placement puzzle

COMMISSIONED: Allocating application workloads to locations that deliver the best performance with the highest efficiency is a daunting task. Enterprise IT leaders know this all too well. As applications become...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – September 20

Data protector Acronis has announced Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image) with a suite of features that integrate secure backup and AI-based security, making it the...

Veeam pumps money into SaaS backup startup Alcion

After buying Niraj Tolia and Vaibhav Kamra’s container backup startup Kasten, Veeam has now put cash into Alcion, their SaaS app backup startup. Alcion was founded in 2022 by CEO...

Egnyte brings AI classification to construction industry

Content collaborator Egnyte has introduced specific AI/ML services to trigger workflows for images and documents in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) market. Egnyte is a file-based collaboration services company...
3D rendering of AI brain

MLCommons publishes storage benchmark for AI

MLCommons, the machine learning standards engineering consortium, has produced a machine learning storage benchmark with results from DDN, Nutanix, Weka and others. Update: DDN comment added below disagrees with my...

Storage news ticker – September 18

Cigent Technology, which supplies zero trust data protection, is partnering with encrypted storage drive supplier Kanguru to bring full disk encryption to global customers. Kanguru Defender SED300 Secure SSDs,...

AI: Intelligent data needs intelligent solutions

AI is becoming a major data management challenge for IT and business leaders, according to just published research. Companies are largely allowing employee use of generative AI, but two-thirds (66...

Enfabrica raises $125M for AI interconnect chip

Startup Enfabrica, which is developing an Accelerated Compute Fabric switch chip to combine and bridge PCIe/CXL and Ethernet fabrics, has raised $125 million in B-round funding.  Its technology, which converges...
Ami Gal at SQream Technologies

SQream screeches to $111M funding mark in big GPU data processing play

Data acceleration firm SQream has completed a $45 million Series C funding round to help it win more business in the big data analytics and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML)...