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Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Red Hat, Nexsan, and Scality

Nexsan has started up the RoCE road giving faster access to its Assureon archive arrays. IBM-owned Red Hat has added multi-cloud support to its container storage and...

WekaIO replaces Dell EMC Isilon at Genomics England

WekaIO is replacing Dell EMC Isilon at a genome sequencing installation where Isilon ran out of gas. In 2015 Genomics England deployed 7PB of...

MinIO earns Cisco validation for Data Intelligence Platform

Cisco has validated Minio as an object store for its scale-out Data Intelligence Platform. Minio joins Cloudian, Scality, Ceph and SwiftStack as approved suppliers.

Hitachi Vantara targets solution sales with new army of consultants

Hitachi has completed the merger of Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting, first announced in September. The company has grand plans for the enlarged Hitachi...

Samsung’s Stellus Technologies emerges from stealth. Soon…

Samsung's Stellus Technologies is preparing to step out of stealth. Its LinkedIn entry states: "We are officially one month away from unveiling our revolutionary Native File System...

Let’s start the New Year storage round-up with NAND passing the 3-digit layer count

Best wishes for the New Year, storage people. Let's kick it off with our first storage roundup in 2020. Short items

VMware to use MinIO object storage in Kubernetes embrace

VMware looks likely to provision storage to Kubernetes Pods using MinIO open source object storage, if its own slide is to be believed. But...

Hitachi Vantara tops IDC Object Storage Marketscape

NetApp and Cloudian were promoted, IBM demoted, Cohesity ejected and OpenIO brought indoors from the cold in IDC's 2019 Object Marketscape report. NetApp has...

Petabytes ahoy! SwiftStack leaves crowded cheap-and-deep object storage field

Object storage supplier SwiftStack has laid off an undisclosed number of employees and is steering from commodity object storage to high-performance, petabyte scale applications.

The three Cs of Actifio 10c: Clouds, containers and copy data

Actifio has released a major update of its eponymous copy data manager software. Actifio 10c focuses on three 'Cs': cloud, containers and copy...