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Mr Backup’s Modern Data Protection is a great reference book

W. Curtis Preston, or “Mr Backup” as he is sometimes known because he has encyclopaedic knowledge of data protection matters, has written “Modern Data Protection — Ensuring...

Pensando integrates with HPE servers, adds partners to deal cards

Server offload card startup Pensando has its product available as a factory-installed option on HPE servers and is partnering with Elastic, Guardicore, ServiceNow, and Splunk to extend...

CloudCasa adds features in sprint for cloud-native app backup

Newbie containerised app backup supplier Catalogic is adding a slew of new features, including virtual air-gapped ransomware protection in AWS and Azure to its CloudCasa BaaS offering.

Azure Stack HCI and SQL Server set sail on HPE’s GreenLake

HPE has added on-premises Azure Stack HCI and Microsoft SQL Server availability to its GreenLake offer, complementing existing SimpliVity and Nimble dHCI hyperconverged systems support in GreenLake,...

OpenDrives goes on post-funding round hiring spree

Since raising $20m in January, NAS supplier OpenDrives has increased its headcount by 70 per cent and now expects to grow its 2021 revenues 200 per cent...

It’s HAMR time. Seagate hooks up with Showa Denko to develop heat-assisted magnetic recording...

Heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) needs new recording media on disk platter surfaces. One solution is in the works from Seagate, which has partnered with platter and media...

Analyst IDC: Is that a blip? Nope, it’s some actual external storage growth after...

IDC’s beancounters reported a small 1.7 per cent rise in enterprise external OEM storage systems revenues in 2021’s first quarter, to $6.7bn from $6.57bn the year before....

HPE ushers in Nutanix Era: Fancy a swim in our everything-as-a-service GreenLake?

HPE has made a pitch to database admin staffers by bundling Nutanix’s Era multi-database management tool with ProLiant servers as a fully managed cloud service through its...

Snowflake builds partnerships for data ingestion, masking, and integrity

Cloud data warehouse supremo Snowflake is setting up partnerships with Hammerspace, Talend, and BiGID to broaden its ecosystem and spread its data ingesting and analysing tentacles further...

Weka beats DDN, Supermicro Optane and Dell EMC PowerScale in stacks of STAC benchmarks

STAC benchmarks show WekaIO filesystem software running on Amazon cloud EC2 instances can deliver record-breaking tick analytics performance for the financial services industry, beating on-premises DDN EXAScaler,...