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Catching up with Hitachi Vantara after strategic overhaul

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Five months ago Hitachi Vantara was reorganized with a spun-off services unit, new direction, and new CEO. What has happened since then? Hitachi Vantara was the US-based storage and IT...
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Professor Onur Mutlu and team win Huawei OlympusMons award for storage research

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Computer science Professor Onur Mutlu has won a Huawei OlympusMons award for far-reaching research on data placement tech and NAND chips. The OlympusMons awards started in 2019 to recognize and...

Storage news ticker – February 9

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Acronis released its “Acronis Cyberthreats Report, H2 2023: Alarming rise in cyberattacks, SMBs and MSPs in the crosshairs,” which says that AI-enhanced phishing affected more than 90 percent of...

NetApp, SpectraLogic link up for on-prem archival storage

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SpectraLogic is providing validated on-premises object archival storage on tape for NetApp StorageGRID systems as an affordable alternative to S3-based public cloud long-term retention. StorageGRID is NetApp’s S3-based object storage...

Data steward Rimage pivoting from optical disk publishing to data lifecycle management

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Established optical disc-based archiver Rimage is pivoting to data management with an AI-powered digital asset metadata extraction and search product announced, and advanced optical storage in its roadmap. Rimage describes...

Storage news ticker – February 4

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Data protector Acronis has become a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISV) and managed security service providers (MSSP). MISA members have...

Storage news ticker – January 29, 2024

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Data protector Acronis announced the integration of its Advanced Security and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions. Its users gain access to mission-critical EDR capabilities at no additional cost....

Western Digital roller coaster continues as Seagate brings down the HAMR

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The disk/SSD downcycle low point has been reached for Western Digital with its second successive sequential revenue growth quarter. Revenues in the second quarter of its fiscal 2024, ended December...

GPU-fueled Nyriad is up for sale

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Nyriad, the company offering GPU-powered storage controller technology, is up for sale.  A memo from CEO Derek Dicker reads: “After thoroughly considering and exploring various options, the Nyriad board has...

Seagate spins up a revenue recovery

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Spinning-disk slinger Seagate this week signaled its revenue recovery has begun with a sequential revenue upturn in its second fiscal 2024 quarter. It reported revenues of $1.56 billion, down...
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Storage news ticker – January 24

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Apple's Vision Pro virtual reality headset can be fitted with up to a terabyte of flash storage to store the content its wearers will no doubt want to engage...

30TB HAMR disk drives get less shingled capacity increase than you’d think

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Shingled HAMR disk drives get a lower capacity increase than existing conventional drives. Is this due to HAMR technology itself or higher capacity drive tracks being narrower with less...