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William Blair downgrades NetApp, but storage firm remains ‘confident’

NetApp has been downgraded by a financial analyst for what it claimed was underpar cloud business growth and falling on-prem storage product sales. The company sells ONTAP file and block...

European server and storage sales through the channel plummet

Growing business caution has hit European server and storage sales, according to analysts, leaving the industry in negative growth territory. Analyst house Context has revised down its overall 2023 forecast...

Uber takes the fast lane with Alluxio

Uber is using Alluxio’s virtual distributed file system to speed its Hadoop-based analytics processing by caching hot read data. Alluxio has developed open source data store virtualization software, a virtual distributed...

Gartner unveils hottest storage trends for 2023

Gartner reckons the top enterprise storage trends for 2023 include cloud operating models, new SSD technologies, cyber security against ransomware, and better use of unstructured data for analytical insights. We...
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Storage news ticker – September 7

Airbyte has announced an integration with Datadog, the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. It gives customers the ability to monitor and analyze data pipelines with reporting of...

Lenovo storage man talks market share, all-flash and more

B&F caught up with Marco Pozzoni, EMEA Storage Sales Director for Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group, about Lenovo’s moves in the storage sector. He was hired from NetApp, where he...

Huawei adds 5-in-1 scale-out all-flash array to portfolio

Huawei has launched a new all-flash OceanStor Pacific array, the 9920, and revealed some details of its compression and ransomware recovery. The China-based megacorp competes with the big guns of...

Storage news ticker – September 4

MediaFlux supplier Arcitecta has announced Scale-Out ZFS with Mediaflux, which it reckons "overcomes the scalability limitations of traditional scale-up ZFS systems and empowers customers to handle exponential data growth...
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Dell Q2 revenues better than expected, sees AI everywhere

Dell reported revenues in the second quarter ended August 4 of $22.9 billion, 13 percent less than a year ago, with a net income of $455 million, 10 percent...

Infinidat data protection box bumps up restore speed with Veeam

Infinidat is claiming its data protection system can restore data at 28TB a second, yes, terabytes a second, which would far outpace competing systems. Update: ExaGrid points added. 4 Sep...