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Pliops raises $65m. Nvidia alliance in the works?

Pliops, the Israeli storage processing unit startup, has secured $65m in C-round funding to help ready the company for product launch this year.

Xilinx makes smarter, faster SmartNIC

Xilinx has announced a smarter and faster SN1000 SmartNIC that offloads more work from a host server CPU and can be programmed for specific functions.

HPE heralds move to speedier SANS with faster Fibre Channel

HPE has introduced built-in telemetry and self-healing SAN features in the seventh generation of B-series Fibre Channel SAN directors, switches and HBAs. It has also doubled their...
Eyal Waldman

Life after Nvidia: Mellanox founder and CEO quits

Eyal Waldman, Mellanox CEO, is leaving the networking equipment company he founded, six months after its $7bn acquisition by Nvidia. Waldman, who pocketed an...

VMware wants to play nice with Nvidia DPUs

VMware and Nvidia announced yesterday they are working to make VMware software work better with Nvidia chips. They say the joint initiative, dubbed Project Monterey, will “introduce...

Broadcom launches first Gen 7 Fibre Channel switches

Broadcom’s first seventh generation 64Gbit/s Fibre Channel switching gear has hit the streets. Fibre Channel (FC) is a high speed networking technology that...

HPE’s Tom Black: Why storage and networking are different dialects of the same...

We had a quick interview with Tom Black, HPE Storage's inaugural boss, earlier this month. Black took on the job in January and is a 20-year networking...

Nutanix hooks Calico into Karbon 2.1 Kubernetes management tool

Nutanix's goal for Karbon, a management app for Kubernetes, is to provide an integrated all-in-one framework to build and run containerised apps. That way, customers can go...

Rival post-PCIe bus standards groups sign peace treaty

Two rival groups developing CPU-peripheral bus standards have agreed to work together. The CXL and Gen-Z groups announced yesterday a memorandum of understanding, which...

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...