Storage Networking

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Storage news ticker – 25 February

… The Backblaze S3 Compatible API implements the most commonly used S3 operations, allowing applications to integrate with Backblaze B2 in exactly the same...

Storage news ticker – February 11

… The CXL (Computer Express Link) Consortium announced the acceptance of Gen-Z Consortium's assets and the Gen-Z specification, and will post the Gen-Z specification as...

Dell’s packed performant PowerStore update

Dell has release version 2.1 of its PowerStore software with performance improvements, NVMe/TCP functionality, automated IP SAN setup and management improvements. It's also released XtremIO v6.4 software,...

DPU wars: NVIDIA claims BlueField-2 faster than Fungible – and test details show it

NVIDIA says its BlueField-2 smartNIC/DPU can link a storage system to a server and run four times as fast as Fungible’s competing hardware and software. But it...

Rockport gets co-CEOs and $48 million extra funding

Datacentre networking upstart Rockport Networks has taken in $48 million in new but non-VC funding, and recruited a second CEO to work alongside existing CEO and co-founder...

Intel building tri-partner SmartNIC/IPU ecosystem around Oak Springs Canyon

Intel is partnering a Chinese server vendor, a Chinese network system supplier and an Israeli server NIC supplier to push its Oak Springs Canyon IPU server offload technology...

Storage news ticker – November 22

… Datto management believes it is currently the largest pure-play backup software supplier to the MSP market and growing faster than competitors ConnectWise, Kaseya,...

It’s a RoCE road: Kioxia’s Ethernet JBOF SSDs

Kioxia has launched EM6 SSDs accessed over RoCE NVMe-over-Fabric links and installed in a 24-slot EBOF — an Ethernet Bunch of Flash box — capable of pumping...

Storage News Ticker – November 10

… Public cloud SaaS data protector Clumio announced availability of Clumio Protect for Microsoft SQL Server on Amazon Elastic Compute Cluster (EC2). Its air-gapped SQL...

Bare-faced metal-weaving cheek — Dell pachyderm moves into RobinIO’s 5G telco room

A great big Dell elephant has invaded Robin.io’s telco market for Kubernetes-based orchestration with its Bare Metal Orchestrator. Robin.io has grown its Kubernetes storage...