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Storage news ticker – September 18

Cigent Technology, which supplies zero trust data protection, is partnering with encrypted storage drive supplier Kanguru to bring full disk encryption to global customers. Kanguru Defender SED300 Secure SSDs,...
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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...
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Nutanix’s looming profitability helped by Cisco deal, Broadcom-VMware concerns and NVidia support

Interview. Hyper-converged infrastructure supplier Nutanix has good prospects with a newly minted Cisco partnership, current Nvidia relationship, and looming profitability.  Update: Nutanix confirmed it doesn't support GPUDirect but is considering...
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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...

Nutanix scents profitability after bumper Q4

Nutanix reported revenue growth in excess of guidance for the fourth fiscal 2023 quarter with its lowest annual loss for seven years, bringing profitability within reach. Revenues in the quarter...

HPE storage biz holds its own against rivals

HPE showed its storage business doing proportionally better in the third quarter than its main competitors who all saw worse revenue declines. Update: Pure results on Aug 30 showed 6...

Cisco partnership with Nutanix raises questions over HyperFlex

Cisco and Nutanix have set up a global strategic partnership to produce the Cisco Compute Hyperconverged with Nutanix product, which is to be sold through Cisco's channel. It comprises Nutanix...

VMware separates out HCI storage in vSAN Max

VMware has enabled external storage clusters for its vSAN hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) product, three years after buying Datrium, which focused on the same technology. The essence of HCI is that...

Nutanix puts ChatGPT in a turnkey box

Nutanix has launched a turnkey GPT-in-a-box for customers to run large language model AI workloads on its hyperconverged software platform. Update: Nutanix does not support Nvidia's GPU Direct protocol. 5...

Storage news roundup – 3 August

Zivan Ori, founder of NVMe flash array company E8, is leaving AWS for a to-be-revealed destination. AWS bought E8 in 2019. Ori said in a LinkedIn post: “The last...