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HPE buys MapR assets

HPE has scooped up the assets of MapR, the doomed Hadoop vendor, for an undisclosed sum. MapR ran into severe business problems in its...

IBM puts on its Red Hat and bags some more storage software

IBM closed its massive $34bn Red Hat acquisition yesterday. The Red Hat portfolio includes five open source storage software products. Let's take a closer look.

Reduxio obliviates Kubernetes container silos

Reduxio today announced the Magellan Cloud Data Platform via a jargon-dripped press release. This is a "native cloud storage and data management platform...

Nutanix Karbon copies Kubernetes

Nutanix has built a simplified Kubernetes distribution - called Karbon - for its cloud-native stack. The company said today its customers will be...

Google plants Anthos hybrid cloud with storage mulch

Google has launched its Anthos hybrid cloud with its Google Kubernetes Engine enabling application container movement between on-premises and the AWS, Azure and GCP clouds.

StorPool inches past Optane DIMM-fuelled Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

StorPool, a Bulgarian storage startup, has matched an Optane DIMM-accelerated Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct 12-node cluster and its 13.7 million IOPS record for a hyperconverged system, by...

Portworx nabs $27m investment, updates container storage platform

Portworx, which specialises in storage for container deployments, has secured an extra $27m from investors as it seeks to expand into new global markets. The firm has...

Hammerspace adds Kubernetes support

Hammerspace has added data management facilities to deploy stateful apps across multiple Kubernetes clusters, on premises or in the cloud. Kubernetes is the popular...

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s going on apart from the...

Virtuozzo Storage is “like Ceph, only faster”

If you want to have file block and object storage in one product then Ceph does just that. And so does Virtuozzo Storage - but five times...