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A Western Digital, Kioxia merger? There would be pain points

Comment Against reports of a nearing merger of Western Digital and Kioxia, B&F is reviewing the implications and some of the difficulties that could lie ahead in such...

Pure’s full portfolio-selling sales force

Pure Storage reckons that its sales org should sell the entire product portfolio in its fiscal 2024 and thereby increase their reach. Update: Email...

Dell OneFS 9.5 is a streamer screamer

OneFS 9.5, the latest PowerScale OS version, provides a claimed 55 percent in streaming data access speed plus cyber resiliency improvements. PowerScale and the...

Pure Storage unifies global go-to-market team

Pure Storage has confirmed to B&F that it has broken up its specialist regional FlashBlade sales teams amid the creation of a single global go-to-market organization.

Storage news ticker – January 23

Arcserve launched Unified Data Protection (UDP) 9.0 – a single platform, centrally managed backup and disaster recovery product for every type of workload. It combines data protection,...

Iron Mountain on getting rid of storage junk

Given that customers need to dispose of old disk, tape and solid state drives, what problems might they face? We were briefed by Chris Greene, VP and...

Pliops spreads wings with RAID supercharger

Pliops has added three data services to its XDP x86 CPU offload card to give applications more NVMe SSD performance, endurance and better, faster drive failure protection.
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Toshiba exec says SSDs can never replace HDDs

A Toshiba exec has argued that hard disk drives are essential to store data in several market areas because SSDs are ill-suited to the job, costing more...

Cloudian pulls in $60m funding to chase growth

Cloudian has raised $60 million in fresh funding - its first round since 2018 - and appointed its first board chairman in a bid to accelerate growth.

Data management is still human labor for most Register readers

A Blocks & Files report, based on Register and B&F reader responses to an online questionnaire, shows that automated data management is a long way off.