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Dell: What next?

Michael Dell is the king of US computer hardware-based system companies, brushing past Cisco, HPE, IBM and everyone else to assume the throne. But what next for...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Azure, Pure Storage, Datrium, Hitachi Vantura and more

Today has been a blockbuster blizzard for enterprise storage news. Blocks & Files will guide you through the day's events with this handy round-up. Let's start with...

Read This! The Bottomless Cloud is abundantly clear

Book review Customers should store all their data in a bottomless cloud because that data can be used to generate new business with a value exceeding its...

Your Easter enterprise storage getaway

We have picked out four themes for you in our Easter enterprise storage roundup: flash arrays are taking over from disk arrays; backup to the cloud...

ChaosSearch makes AWS S3 data searchable

Freshly-minted startup ChaosSearch has devised a way to analyse, index and search log data in the S3 part of Amazon's cloud. It calls itself...

IBM storage hardware revenues fall for third quarter in a row

IBM’s storage hardware business fell in the first quarter, with poor DS8000 sales and weak mid-range performance to blame. Within IBM's overall Q1, FY2019...

Zerto melds backup and disaster recovery for time-saving loveliness

Zerto has released Zerto 7.0, an update of its eponymous software that converges backup and disaster recovery using hypervisor-based replication and journalling for short- and long-term retention....

More storage river pointers to Cloud and Flash growth

Scanning the turbulent river that’s the storage market we can see four waves criss-crossing it this week that point to the strength of the cloud storage, flash...

Google readies rapid-thawing, ice-cold archive. How much and when?

Google is prepping a deep cloud archive service to replace tape storage and says users can anticipate fast access. By contrast Amazon quotes up to retrieval time...

Google plants Anthos hybrid cloud with storage mulch

Google has launched its Anthos hybrid cloud with its Google Kubernetes Engine enabling application container movement between on-premises and the AWS, Azure and GCP clouds.