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Killer but unverified performance from StorONE software and flash drives

StorONe says its TRU storage technology and S1 storage software ran at 1.7 million IOPS in a 2-node ESXi server system. There was no...

Did NetApp over-pay buying SolidFire for $870 million?

Did NetApp pay too much for all-flash array vendor SolidFire? Its latest results prompted financial analysts to update their clients on NetApp’s finances and one* included SolidFire revenues for the...

NetApp swaggers over competitors with rampaging flash array results

NetApp is growing revenues solidly with a booming flash array business, competitors in perceived disarray, and its Data Fabric concept resonating with customers looking to the public cloud. Its first...

Pavilion compares RoCE and TCP NVMe over Fabrics performance

Pavilion Data says NVMe over Fabrics using TCP adds less than 100µs latency to RDMA RoCE and is usable at data centre scale. It is an NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) flash array...

Flash price crashing leading to disk drive trashing

A flash price crash is coming and should increase disk cannibalisation rates as SSDs become more affordable. Objective Analysis’ Jim Handy, presenting at last week’s Flash Memory Summit,  thinks flash...

Kaminario supports WD’s composable infrastructure gear

All-flash array supplier Kaminario is supporting Western Digital’s composable infrastructure products, announced last week. These are: NVMe-over-Fabrics-connected OpenFlex hardware: F3000 proprietary flash drives in quasi 3.5-inch form factor. E3000 3U...

Intel changes data centre SSD naming scheme

Intel is tidying up its naming scheme for data centre solid state drives, ranging from slow, entry-level drives to high-speed Optane near-memory speed products. Data Centre drives from Intel are...

NGD adds Newport computational storage drives

NGD NGD has announced a Newport platform for computational storage, built on the Catalina-2 product base. The 16 flash channel ASIC-based product runs 64-bit Linux in a variety of form factors...