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Your occasional storage digest with Backblaze and more

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...

Seagate: HAMR time will help us make big HDD capacity jumps

Seagate CEO Dave Mosley told an investment conference this week that he wants to make bigger capacity jumps on hard disk drive developments - and HAMR technology...

Infinidat hires chief product officer. Organogram looks sketchy

Infinidat has appointed a head of product who reports direct to the executive chairman. What does it mean for Kariel Sandler, co-CEO who runs R&D and Operations?...

Qumulo hybrid filers offer NVMe performance ‘at the price of disk’

Qumulo has added NVMe SSD caching speed to its hybrid scale-out filers.. Customers are also getting new systems that will 'end forklift upgrades'. They support automatic encryption,...

Your occasional storage digest with Toshiba drives, Excelero and more

There’s life in the mid-range capacity disk drive yet as Toshiba introduces a line of sub 10TB drives that don’t use sealed enclosures full of helium gas....

Western Digital looks to Cloud Titans for growth

Western Digital’s fiscal Q1 ended 30 September show a pandemic-induced decline. But the company is optimistic that hyperscalers will drive growth from next year onwards.

Infinidat sued by employees for ‘secretly’ diluting shares

Infinidat, the high-end Israeli storage startup, is being sued by 29 current and former employees for wrongfully diluting their shares in the company. The...
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Seagate calls the bottom of (its) pandemic trough

Seagate's first fiscal 2021 quarter revenues were depressed by the pandemic but the disk drive maker thinks things will start to pick up. In the earnings call,...

DDN hauls NVMe storage chassis to Tintri products

DDN has injected its all-NVMe flash storage chassis into its Tintri product line to start the cost-cutting process of unifying product hardware across its two divisions.

Array with you: StorONE claims failed SSD rebuild in minutes, 16TB disk in under...

New York storage firm StorONE has emitted a new release of its S1 array software that it claims rebuilds failed SSDs in three minutes and can...