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Western Digital speeds up shingled disk write performance

Western Digital has found a software partner called Kalista.IO that makes host-managed shingled magnetic recording drives appear like normal drives to applications. Shingled...

Actifio pushes cloud DR that accelerates slow object storage to near SSD speed

ESG has validated Actifio’s claim it can provide public cloud disaster recovery at near SSD speed using slower, low-cost object storage in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Back to basics: HPE adds SSDs, faster controllers, tiering and Cloud Volumes backup juice...

HPE’s basic Modular Smart Array storage line now goes a bit faster, with tiering and backup to the cloud, after the tech giant's Gen 6 update announcement. 

Nutanix Blockstore nips through Stargate to speed AOS storage

Nutanix will be bypassing Linux kernel context switches to accelerate AOS storage processing in its latest release. That makes AOS faster, which is good news for its...

Seven attempts to speed processing with faster storage

Storage array enhancements used to be simple; a faster drive led to faster arrays. But memory-like protocols and drives have muddied the water, and hardware-enhanced drive and...

NetApp posts strong Q1, plots big re-organisation

NetApp has pulled off a strong first quarter, posting revenues up five per cent y/y to $1.3bn and net income of $77m. CEO George...

AWS cranks up EBS performance with io2 volumes

Amazon Web Services has announced EBS io2, a new storage service that provides more durability and IOPs per GiB - at the same price - than the...

iXsystems supercharges OpenZFS storage

iXsystems claims it has the world’s fastest OpenZFS storage systems with the new M60 array and TrueNAS v12 software. With this week's upgrade, TrueNAS users get twice...

Quobyte storage software takes a bite at HPC and machine learning

Profile Quobyte produces unified block, file and object storage for high-performance computing (HPC) and machine learning. Its software runs on-premises and in the...

How does HPE Storage see the world? Let’s find out

We asked HPE to summarise its data storage product positioning to help us prep a recent interview with HPE Storage boss Tom Black. In...