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Your occasional enterprise storage roundup, featuring Backblaze, Quantum, Storj, the QUIC protocol and more

Data growth provides the fuel for our main items in this week's data storage news digest. Let's get cracking. Backblaze cloud storage reaches exabyte...

VMware vSphere 7 adds NVMe-oF support to speed storage access

Earlier this week we covered the main details of VMware's blockbuster vSphere 7 launch. In this article we zoom in on VMware’s vSphere 7 support for NVMe...

Nvidia GPU uncorks storage bottleneck with Magnum IO, claims 20x speed up

The ceaseless quest for avoiding storage IO delays has alighted on GPUs and Nvidia has devised a way to bypass the host server CPU and memory and...

Pensando’s AWS Nitro-killer network card does storage too

Q&A How does Pensando Systems work its server speed-enhancing magic? The venture-back startup came out of stealth in late October and NetApp was revealed...

Pensando recruits NetApp as acceleration chip customer

Accelerator card startup Pensando Systems emerged from stealth this month, announcing it had raised $278m in three rounds since its inception in 2017. What has gotten investors...

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...

IBM touts super-fast storage array for z15 mainframe

IBM launched its latest z15 mainframe today and gave it a new high-end all-flash array to play with. This is the DS8900F and it holds more...

Cisco gets ready for 64Gbit Fibre Channel

Cisco today announced MDS 9000 storage network director support for the coming 64Gbit/s Fibre Channel interface and NVMe-FC,. It has also added Ansible automation and end-to-end analytics...

HPE to make and supply Apeiron kit

A couple of weeks ago Apeiron and its VC backer trumpeted a global OEM deal with HPE. There is less to this than meets the eye.