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Quantum: LTO tape roadmap falls short

Quantum CEO and president Jamie Lerner has suggested that the Linear Tape Open (LTO) consortium was not ambitious enough for tape and its standards were insufficient for...
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Quantum’s slow growth needs rights issue to shore up balance sheet and pay off...

Quantum's final fiscal 2022 quarter and full year results, hit by supply chain issues, saw its cash balance drop necessitating a rights issue to strengthen the balance...

Folio Photonics joins Active Archive Alliance

Archive optical disk developer Folio Photonics has joined the Active Archive Alliance, bringing it a step closer to delivering product into an archive ecosystem.

Quantum positions ActiveScale as HPC secondary storage

Interview: Quantum, known best for its flash, disk and tape storage, also sells into the data-intensive world of HPC storage. We spoke to Quantum's Eric Bassier, senior...

Will tape play a ‘critical role’ in the zettabyte era as its supporters hope?

The Tape Storage Council has put out a report saying tape will play an even broader role in the IT ecosystem as data storage growth continues. 

Rockport flat network boosts UK supercomputer

Rockport Network’s flat, switchless network is interconnecting compute nodes and storage systems in ExCALIBUR, the UK’s DiRAC exascale supercomputer test environment. Rockport believes that...

Storage news ticker – April 20

… An updated all-flash array history chart includes newer entrants like VAST Data and StoreOne, older ones like Fusion-io, Violin and Vexata, and more...

Storage news ticker – April 6

… Data protector Arcserve announced the availability of Arcserve Backup 19, an enhanced version of its tape air-gapping product. It delivers improved performance, security,...

Quantum starts selling its custom hyperscaler tape library rigs

All those who said tape would soon be history can eat their words. Back in October Quantum revealed custom massive capacity modular scale-out tape libraries for hyperscaler...

Storage news ticker – 1 March

… Ahana has added new security features to its Ahana Cloud for Presto managed service. These include multi-user support for Presto and Ahana, fine-grained...