Storage Networking

Cock of the X86 systems walk, Dell is killing it

Dell has cemented its position as the world's biggest IT hardware vendor, chalking up significant gains in market share for Q2 and growing revenues 18 per cent on...

NetApp finds its new strategy chief

NetApp has filled its Chief Strategy Officer slot after an 11-month search. Atish Gude joins the storage giant from Verizon, where he was SVP...
Antonio Neri, HPE CEO

Lacklustre HPE storage sales to rebound

Updated HPE storage products products and more sales heads should bring in the dollars and end the storage growth doldrums. Its third fiscal 2018...
Solar flare.

Solarflare demos NVMe over TCP at warp speed

Who needs RoCE or iWARP if NVMe over TCP is this fast? Dell has validated superfast Ethernet NIC-maker Solarflare’s NVMe over TCP technology, as...

Datera’s virtualised data services platform sees fast growth

Business is looking good for Datera which says it experienced a 240 per cent growth in revenues in the first half of 2018.

Newcomer StorCentric biz buys Nexsan and Drobo

StorCentric is the brand new home for the Nexsan array and Drobo prosumer storage businesses, having bought them from their current owners. Behind this apparently simple transaction is a tight...

NetApp swaggers over competitors with rampaging flash array results

NetApp is growing revenues solidly with a booming flash array business, competitors in perceived disarray, and its Data Fabric concept resonating with customers looking to the public cloud. Its first...

Pavilion compares RoCE and TCP NVMe over Fabrics performance

Pavilion Data says NVMe over Fabrics using TCP adds less than 100µs latency to RDMA RoCE and is usable at data centre scale. It is an NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) flash array...

SoftRoCEr Attala provides NVMe over standard Ethernet

NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) provides direct-attach SSD access latencies for external, shared flash storage, side stepping Fibre Channel and iSCSI network delays. RoCE provides remote memory access-like speeds across...

You can use cheaper ethernet components for NVMe-oF – and here’s how, says Toshiba

There's no need to use expensive RoCE-class Ethernet for NVMe-over Fabrics, according to Toshiba. Toshiba’s Kumoscale software delivers an aggregated multi-SSD block storage pool across an NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) connection...