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NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

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,...

AWS adds cheaper HDD option for Windows file services

AWS has introduced a cheaper - and slower - disk storage option for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, which previously used flash memory only.

Every data storage product pic needs the human touch

So how to give a sense of scale or indeed liven up a boring product shot? Simple, use the human touch - as is literally the case...

Panasas assesses six new data storage technologies for HPC use case

Modern data storage technologies may deliver high speed data access but not all make the cut for the exacting demands of high performance computing (HPC) applications.

Dell’s external storage crown slips – just a little

Dell continues to dominate IDC's external OEM storage market numbers for 2019’s fourth quarter. But the company experienced a 6.4 per cent fall in revenue in a...

WD My Passport: 5TB of shingled disk capacity in my shirt pocket

I can store five terabytes in my shirt pocket with Western Digital’s My Passport portable drive. The latest iteration of My Passport as released...

Seagate aims to deliver HAMR blow to WD nearline hard drives

Seagate thinks it will gain a HAMR-based competitive advantage over Western Digital - because its arch-rival is delaying a move to the HDD technology. It also...

Researchers show how magneto-optical drives could be cheaper and faster than HDDs

Physicists at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have altered a magnetic bit’s polarity with light, potentially opening the way to denser and faster...
Coronavirus

Infinidat offers some services free to help customers with Covid-19 planning

Infinidat is offering unlimited capacity on demand and temporary swing capacity free of charge for 30 days, in response to a spike in customer demand fuelled...