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Iridia looks to DNA for archival storage solutions

Startup Iridia is combining semiconductor, enzymology, and microfluidic biochemical techniques with the aim of producing a read-write DNA microchip with archival storage capacity. The company reckons that DNA storage is...

Cerabyte demos ceramic-coated glass storage system

Startup Cerabyte, which specializes in ceramic-coated glass storage, has built a demo workflow system and is looking for funding and partners to take the concept further. The German company has...

Dell infrastructure embraces Hugging Face, pair have deal on open-source GenAI models

Generative AI large language model supplier Hugging Face has a deal with Dell whereby its customized GenAI models can be deployed on Dell server and storage products. Hugging Face provides...

SK hynix talks up AI demand as memory market recovers

SK hynix revenues for the third 2023 quarter ended September 30 were $6.9 billion, down 16.4 percent annually, with a net loss of $1.66 billion as the memory market...

Cloudian does a fast object storage speedrun with AMD CPUs and Micron flash

Object storage supplier Cloudian has managed to wring 17.7GBps writes and 25GBps reads from a six node all-flash cluster in a recent benchmark.Cloudian said these are real-world results, generated...

Nasuni hires new chief marketeer in go-for-more-growth push

Nasuni has hired a CMO to to push its cloud file services offering deeper into the market. The company hired Pete Agresta from Pure to be CRO in January and...

Huawei number 2 in all-flash array market, say analysts

Gartner's latest external storage market numbers show the total all-flash array market is down 7 percent annually to $2.635 billion, with Huawei up 33 percent – placing it second...
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Storage news ticker – 29 Sep 2023

Backblaze, which uses SSDs as boot drives for its disk-based storage servers, has produced its latest SSD annualized failure rate (AFR) report. Restricting its stats to drives with more...
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Storage news ticker – September 27

CDN supplier Akamai has confirmed six new core compute regions across Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. The new locations in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Jakarta, Osaka, Japan, and São Paulo expand Akamai’s cloud computing network todata-intensive connection points that will ultimately allow enterprise customers to provide improved connectivity and experience to end...

NetApp names new chief commercial officer

Maxwell Long is the new chief commercial officer at NetApp, replacing Rick Scurfield who is departing two years after taking on the post. Since joining NetApp in March 2021, Long...