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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...

Tuxera makes SMB compression available for Linux

Tuxera, a Finnish software firm, has introduced Microsoft SMB file compression to Linux. "We can open up entirely new use cases for enterprise customers - especially for...

Pure Storage is glad to be as-a-service for you

Pure Storage has updated Pure-as-a-Service with service catalogs, transparent pricing, a cheaper entry price for block storage and a subscription version of the FlashStack reference architecture.

Pavilion Data: Our unified storage array is the fastest in the universe

Pavilion Data, the high-end array vendor, has released a speedy parallel file system that brings it into direct competition with major HPC storage players for the first...

DDN adds extra shine to Lustre-using EXAScaler array

DDN this week spruced up its enterprise portfolio with EXAScaler and DataFlow upgrades, and a new midrange storage array line-up. The enhancements are intended to establish the...

Exclusive: Igneous lays off staff, blames economy

Igneous, the Seattle-based data management startup, has laid off an unspecified number of staff, citing a "difficult economic environment". A company spokesperson confirmed the...

New broom at Hitachi Vantara sweeps away two top execs

Two senior Hitachi Vantara execs have left the company without fanfare, signalling a shakeup by new CEO Gajen Kandiah. A Hitachi Vantara spokesperson confirmed...

Seek and ye shall find (unstructured data), with Quantum ATFS

Quantum has displayed the first fruits of its April 2020 acquisition of Atavium in April - a general file storage product called ATFS. The company has...

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,...