Storage Networking

Your occasional storage digest with IBM, Catalogic, Oracle, Symply, AWS, patents, people and DNA-based...

This week we have have panned more nuggets and fragments of gold from the storage news stream. It features automated driving systems, Kubernetes container data protection, media...

Lightbits gets NVMe/TCP certification, enters enterprise software-defined storage ring

Startup Lightbits has gained NVMe/TCP certification from VMware with vSphere 7 Update 3 for its LightOS software and is now competing head-on with other NVMe/TCP storage suppliers.

Fungible joins the NVMe/TCP party with a go-faster card

Data processing unit (DPU) startup Fungible has launched a Storage Initiator card supporting NVMe/TCP and says it makes deploying NVMe/TCP effortless in existing datacentres.

More power for PowerStore: Dell adds NVMe/TCP networking to unified file+block array

Taking advantage of VMware’s NVMe/TCP support Dell is adding it to the PowerStore array product line via a SmartFabric Storage Software (SFSS) feature. Dell...

Full speed ahead — VMware adds support for NVMe/TCP and Optane persistent memory snapshots

VMware has updated vSphere and vSAN to provide faster storage networking, better Optane support, more cloud-native features, simplified operations and better vSAN resilience and security in an...

A slow burn: SmartNIC sales to grow to over $1.5 billion in 2026

The SmartNIC revolution is going to be a slow-burn one, with Gartner predicting there will only be $1.6 billion of sales in 2026, up from $50 million...

Broadcom server-storage connectivity sales down but recovery coming

Although Broadcom saw an overall rise in revenues and profit in its latest quarter, sales in the server-to-storage connectivity area were down. It expects a recovery and...

Fire hoser Vcinity creates global LAN from WAN using RDMA over IP

Vcinity’s Data Access Platform (VDAP) defeats remote data gravity, providing local disk access speed to data at inter-continental distances. It goes against the perceived...

Your occasional storage digest with Broadcom, DRAM, Datto and Veeam

It's time to visit with old friends this week as Fibre Channel lives on at higher speeds, DRAM demand increases, and backup revenues rise nicely. That's true...

Fancy a decongestant? Cisco intros ‘slow drain’ tech for 64gig Fibre Channel

Cisco has launched its 64Gbit/s Fibre Channel offering with a slow drain technology that should prevent overwhelmed devices congesting the network. Fibre Channel (FC)...