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Pure gets into mainframe backups with Model9

Pure Storage's FlashBlade has gained the ability to store mainframe backups – and make the data available for use in AI/ML and analytics applications – thanks to...

StorONE drops capacity-based pricing and boosts software efficiency

StorONE has introduced a per-drive pricing model and updated its Storage Engine software to deliver more IOPS from fewer drives, automatically tier from SSDs to disk drives...

Kioxia’s PCIe 5 enterprise SSD doubles PCIe 4 drive’s performance

Kioxia is shipping a CM7 enterprise SSD - using the PCIe 5 bus - to select customers, and it’s twice as fast as the previous CM6 drive...

First out of the gate: Micron wins the 200-plus layer NAND production race

Micron is starting production shipments of its 232-layer NAND chips, making it the first flash chip maker to cross the 200+ layer 3D NAND barrier.

Wafers and layers: Fab advancements at China’s YMTC

China’s Yangtze Memory Technology Corp is reportedly developing 196 and 232 layer NAND, building a second fab and talking to Apple as it devises a way to...

Fungible testing computational storage on DPUs

Fungible, a developer of Data Processing Unit (DPU) chips for offloading east-west networking operations including storage array access from server X86 CPUs, is testing computational storage applications...
Downturn

Pandemic, inflation and supply chain issues hurt Seagate revenues

Disk drive maker Seagate saw its revenues drop almost ten percent year-on-year as inflationary pressures, COVID lockdowns in Asia, and non-HDD component shortages impacted sales outside the...

PowerMore: Dell gives hardware, networking and software boost to PowerStore

Dell EMC is updating its mid-range unified file and block PowerStore array with new and faster hardware and software. PowerStore was launched in 2020...
Storage

Storage news ticker – July 21

There is a report published by the Active Archive Alliance: "The Active Archiving Ecosystem: Building a Flexible Archival Repository Your Way," which...

2nd generation Samsung SmartSSD gets smarter

Samsung has announced a second and more powerful generation of its SmartSSD Computational Storage Drive (CSD) that it says cuts scan-heavy database query processing time by more...