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Tape is low cost and a low carbon storage winner

Consultant Brad Johns thinks moving archive data from disk to a 60:40 tape:disk situation could cut its ten-year CO2 emissions by almost 60 percent and its total...

Zettabyte era brings archiving front and center

Veteran storage analyst Fred Moore  told a Fujifilm event audience that we're entering a zettabyte era of data storage and archival storage will be the dominant technology...
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Nearline disk drive shipments stall in calendar Q2

A report from research house TrendFocus shows growth in nearline disk unit shipments is essentially flat year-on-year while capacity shipped is growing only slightly.
Chris Gladwin, Ocient

Ocient discusses hyperscale data analysis problem

Ocient reckons it has solved a niche but hyperscale data analysis problem. Blocks & Files met Ocient founder Chris Gladwin. His company has built...

Nutanix ups ransomware shields with Files 4.1

Nutanix says its Files v4.1 release provides a large spectrum of ransomware protection capabilities for Unified Storage customers, claiming it's a turnkey anti-ransomware product that will...

Jupiter supercomputer’s storage innards

Jupiter, Europe’s first exascale supercomputer, looks like it could be using NVMe SSDs, disk, IBM's Spectrum Scale parallel file system, TSM backup, and LTO tape for its...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – June 15

Backup provider Backblaze is partnering with US public sector supplier Carahsoft Technology Corp to sell its cloud storage to US state and local government, federal, healthcare, and...
Jamie Lerner

Quantum’s slow growth needs rights issue to shore up balance sheet and pay off...

Quantum's final fiscal 2022 quarter and full year results, hit by supply chain issues, saw its cash balance drop necessitating a rights issue to strengthen the balance...

Western Digital open to splitting disk and NAND/SSD businesses

Investors' reactions to Elliott Management taking a stake in Western Digital and Elliott's public letter advising a separation of WD's Flash and disk drive businesses have prompted...

StorONE adds NVMe-attached disk tier to its array

StorONE had enabled indirect NVMe-oF access to disk drives through an NVMe flash tier with its latest array software update. This development has come in...