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Dell EMC diverges HCI into networking and storage units

Dell EMC has shunted its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products from the server business unit and divided them between the storage and networking units. Last...

Nutanix integrates with ServiceNow, dives into HPE’s GreenLake, wins HPE OEM deal

Nutanix opened its .NEXT conference in Copenhagen today, announcing an HPE GreenLake deal, its software pre-installed on HPE servers, and integration with ServiceNow for automated incident...

Your occasional storage digest, including Dell, IDC on HCI, Intel Optane, Nebulon and more

There are several news items about Intel Optane in this week’s roundup, as Intel’s Optane software ecosystem building efforts pick up. But Cloudera, first.

Dell strengthens HCI lead, Nutanix sees Cisco in side mirrors

Nutanix is a more distant number two to hyperconverged infrastructure leader Dell Technologies while Cisco has overtaken HPE to become the number three player. Cisco’s 46.8 per...

Boudreau replaces Clarke as head of Dell ISG, in the tale of two Jeffs

Jeff Clarke, Dell Technologies’s vice chairman and overall product and operations boss, has stepped away from day-to-day control of the server-to-storage-to-networking-to-protection ISG Group. He passes the baton...

Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to merge

Hitachi is merging the Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting businesses under the Hitachi Vantara brand, with effect from January 2020. Hitachi Vantara supplies VSP...

Scale adds Acronis backup to HCI set-up

Scale Computing, the hyperconverged systems vendor, is OEMing Acronis Backup to add archiving and disaster recovery to its systems. Scale’s HC3 includes a data...

VMware’s Project Magna applies machine learning to automate the data centre

VMware is developing a cloud service to monitor software in customer deployments and tune it automatically to improve performance. This is Project Magna and its first target...

Dell earnings show it pulling away from the competition

Dell Technologies pulled in £23.4bn revenues in the second fiscal 2020 quarter, up 2 per cent, and eked a massive $4.5bn profit, thanks to an income tax...

Nutanix reduces cash burn – but when will it turn a profit?

Nutanix delivered poor topline results for its fourth fiscal 2019 quarter and full year, with quarterly revenue down and deeper losses. A good outlook, a smaller loss...