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Hyperscalers keep server sales afloat. Enterprise storage vendors are less fortunate

Covid-19 has depressed demand for servers and data storage from transportation, hospitality and physical retail operation. At the same the pandemic has increased demand for video streaming,...

SoftIron, the Ceph storage startup, raises $34m

SoftIron, the UK developer of Ceph storage hardware and software, has raised $34m in venture capital. Some of the cash will be used to...

Inspur leapfrogs Huawei to take second place in SPC-1 benchmark

Inspur has claimed the second spot in the SPC-1 benchmark, behind Fujitsu. Prior to the latest results, the Chinese systems vendor's best SPC1 performance was 15th place.

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Rackspace, AWS, Nvidia Covid-19 initiatives and more

The Covid-19 pandemic dominates this week's storage roundup with Rackspace, Nvidia and AWS seeking to support researchers into the coronavirus. And in other...

VMware vSphere 7 adds NVMe-oF support to speed storage access

Earlier this week we covered the main details of VMware's blockbuster vSphere 7 launch. In this article we zoom in on VMware’s vSphere 7 support for NVMe...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Infinidat, Retrospect, Toshiba and more

In this week's data storage roundup, Infinidat has put things in place to support vSphere disaster recovery failover across metro distances while Retrospect make it simple and...

StorONE buys Storage Switzerland

StorONE, an all-flash array startup, has bought in a ready-made marketing department with the acquisition of Storage Switzerland. George Crump, founder of...

Nexsan turbo-charges the BEAST array with QLC flash

Nexsan has re-engineered the BEAST entry-level block storage array to use QLC flash and 16TB disk drives, providing lower latency, more bandwidth and higher capacity.

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Supermicro going to the poles, Kioxia flash provisioning and...

5G and edge computing are opening up fresh horizons for servers and storage to provide real time processing with machine learning attributes. Supermicro is on the...

So long, farewell, Storwize. IBM melds storage array line under FlashSystems brand

IBM has launched faster FlashSystem arrays, in a move that also sees it simplify its block access storage array line-up. The company now goes...