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Western Digital claims AI-optimized storage with new SSDs and HDD

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Western Digital has defined a six-stage AI data cycle and introduced two new SSDs and a disk drive to match them. The AI data cycle stages are (1) archives of...

All-flash leads NetApp revenues higher

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NetApp’s latest quarterly revenues swelled higher led by all-flash array demand. Revenues rose for the third successive time to $1.67 billion in the fourth quarter of NetApp’s fiscal 2024, ended...

Keepit makes big promises around its SaaS backup service

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SaaS data protection vendor Keepit has set out its stall to win big in the relatively fledgling market. The firm is exploiting demand for increasing demand for SaaS protection –...

Storage news ticker – May 28, 2024

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Data intelligence supplier Alation has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) "In Process" status and gained a listing on FedRAMP Marketplace at a Moderate impact level. Alation's partnership...

Users complain Apple’s MacOS Sonoma screwed up their exFAT external drive access

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Apple’s Sonoma MacOS screws around with non-Apple format external drives stopping content access, users have complained, saying that it has done so for months and claiming the US tech...

Infinidat unveils EPYC 4th gen InfiniBox arrays

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Infinidat has upgraded its InfiniBox arrays to fourth-generation hardware with a higher level of performance and added cyber-protection, Azure support, a controller upgrade program, and increased service offerings. The company...

Western Digital offers 6 TB portable disk drives

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Western Digital has upped the capacity of its legacy 2.5-inch external portable disk drives from 5 TB to 6 TB. These drives come in a 2.5-inch format and provide cheaper...

Toshiba demos 32 TB HAMR and 31 TB MAMR disk drives

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Toshiba has demonstrated 30 TB-plus shingled disk drives using both heat-assisted and microwave-assisted recording technologies. Currently, Toshiba’s highest-capacity drives use MAMR (microwave-assisted magnetic recording) similar to Western Digital, and reach...

Pure’s all-flash storage platforms: engineered for sustainability  

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SPONSORED FEATURE: Highly sustainable IT systems are better for the long term health of our planet because they contribute less to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. They have...

Analyst forecasts continued HDD sales beyond 2028

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Analyst Coughlin Associates' latest Digital Storage Technology Newsletter sees no signs that SSDs are going to stop new hard disk drive (HDD) sales after 2028. All-flash array vendor Pure Storage...

Panasas pivots to SaaS under VDURA brand

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Legacy parallel file system supplier Panasas is exiting the hardware biz and embracing the public cloud as it rebrands itself VDURA. Currently, Panasas supplies scale-out PanFS software with DirectFlow, NFS...

HPE launches cost-effective storage system for HPC and AI

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HPE has built a downsized ClusterStor supercomputer storage array for entry-level and mid-range HPC and AI compute clusters. Update. C500 does support Nvidia's GPU Direct protocol. 7 May 2024. The ClusterStor...