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A quiet week for data storage news, what with Thanksgiving and all. Which means that for the first time in many moons there is no Kubernetes or...

Covid-19 dents Dell storage sales and midrange weakness persists

Dell Technologies has posted a strong quarter, with remote work driving up client systems and VMware revenues but servers and storage experienced declines. But it’s impatient for...

Storage suppliers go Kubernetes crazy in this week’s roundup

Multiple data storage vendors surfed on this week's Kubecon conference to push out Kubernetes announcements.   But first, let's kick off with a little acquisition.

Rubrik speeds up backup and restore, extends cloud coverage

Rubrik has in a major software release thats peeds up backups and restore and extends public cloud coverage The data protection vendor's Cloud...

Oops! The backup restored GDPR right to be forgotten details

Remember GDPR? Of course you do. The GDPR directive gives individuals the right to be forgotten and requires EU and UK companies in certain instances to...
Banzai Tree

Cisco clambers onto containers with two Kubernetes acqui-hires

Cisco is beefing up its Kubernetes capability with an acqui-hire, its second in recent weeks. The networking giant said yesterday it is acquiring most...

Veeam and Pure snapped up the top two Kubernetes DP suppliers

Pure Storage bought Portworx in September and Veeam bought Kasten last month, to establish an early lead in Kubernetes data protection, according to GigaOm.

Kasten now supports multi-cluster Kubernetes deployments

Kasten has announced the third major version of its K10 containerised backup application to support groups of Kubernetes clusters and users. K10 provides containerised...

Veeam proclaims that it has 400k customers

Veeam notched up 21 per cent subscription revenue growth y/y in the third quarter, driving customer count past 400,000. The data protection software vendor...

Dell powers up PowerProtect product portfolio

Dell has upgraded the PowerProtect data protection line-up with Data Manager Kubernetes support and new hardware appliances. There are three types of PowerProtect appliances:...