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Radian’s Co-operative Zones make SSDs last longer

Radian Memory Systems can make SSDS last longer and perform more predictably and consistently. The company has released its branded Symphonic Cooperative Zones technology...

Dell EMC adds compression to Isilon all-flash filer

Dell EMC’s Isilon group has added compression to the F810 all-flash filer, guaranteeing logical capacity at twice raw capacity. There is also ClarityNow software...

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s going on apart from the...

Intel top semiconductor revenue dog again as Samsung slumps

Intel has regained the semiconductor revenue lead, re-overtaking Samsung. Fourth quarter Intel revenues were $18.66bn while Samsung’s semiconductor revenues were KRW18.5 trillion, which converts...

Who are the Blocks & Filers?

Most Blocks & Files readers live in the USA and half read content on cell phones. Three months after the site formally opened an...

Virtuozzo Storage is “like Ceph, only faster”

If you want to have file block and object storage in one product then Ceph does just that. And so does Virtuozzo Storage - but five times...

Look to the visible Horizon and witness the future of HDD vs SSD

Disk drive capacity shipped and NVMe SSD sales will both boom over the next few years because more data needs to be stored and accessed faster when...

Samsung squeezes notebook-scale storage into mobile phones

Samsung has announced terabyte-size mobile phone flash memory. Mobile phones with this 1TB drive should be able to shoot video at 960 frames/sec, turning...

Pliops gets funding to build GPU-like Storage Processing Unit

Pliops has secured a $30m investment to bring its Storage Processing Unit into production and is targeting a launch in mid-2019. The Israeli company...

Macronix: we can build 3D NAND cheaper than all the rest

Macronix, a Taiwanese semiconductor firm, is to build 48- and 96-layer 3D NAND - and it thinks it can cut industry prices by up to a third.