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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...

NAND prices fall on oversupply, poor data centre demand

NAND market revenues held steady in Q3, inching up 0.3 per cent to $14.5bn in Q3. However, average selling prices fell nine per cent due to...

Covid-19 dents Dell storage sales and midrange weakness persists

Dell Technologies has posted a strong quarter, with remote work driving up client systems and VMware revenues but servers and storage experienced declines. But it’s impatient for...

Pure makes big loss in Q3

“It's been a wild year and it's not over yet,” Pure Storage CEO Charlie Giancarlo said on the Q3 earnings call yesterday. 2022...

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.

Storage suppliers go Kubernetes crazy in this week’s roundup

Multiple data storage vendors surfed on this week's Kubecon conference to push out Kubernetes announcements.   But first, let's kick off with a little acquisition.

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...

Kioxia completes transition to PCIe 4 with new client SSDs

Kioxia has launched its first PCIe 4 SSDs for PCs, completing a "portfolio transition to PCIe 4.0, enabling the future of gaming, mobile computing and workstation...

Xilinx takes Samsung computational storage drive to market

Samsung has announced the SmartSSD CSD flash drive, a compute-on-storage device that uses a Xilinx FPGA to offload a host server’s CPU. Xilinx will sell the drive.

Micron steals a march on rivals with 176L 3D NAND shipments

Micron today revealed it has begun volume shipments of 176-layer 3D NAND, to set a new layer count benchmark. The 176L tech means...