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ESG says Commvault + ExaGrid gets up to 15:1 dedupe ratio

Analysis house ESG says users can get a fifteenfold reduction in backup size by using an ExaGrid array as a backup target for Commvault.

Billion-dollar startup Solidigm is working on enterprise penta-level cell SSDs

Solidigm is not an SSD design and manufacturing weakling cast off by parent Intel because it was failing. It went because Intel needed the capital invested in...

Storage news ticker – January 21

... Managed infrastructure network systems provider 11:11 Systems has completed the acquisition of iland, a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting...

Cloudian provides object back end to WEKA’s file-munching front end

Cloudian and WEKA have partnered to add exabyte-scalable backend HyperStore object storage to WEKA's scale-out, parallel Data Platform for AI filesystem software. The two...

Two new Optane drives surface in New Hampshire

Intel has two new Optane 3D XPoint drives coming, if tests at a New Hampshire Interoperability Lab are anything to go by. As reported...

Kioxia announces detail-free speedy QLC phone flash card

Flash fabber Kioxia is sampling a thinner and denser phone flash drive, saying it has faster read and write speeds — but with no details about that,...

Storage news ticker – January 14

… A Backblaze blog claims public cloud service provider data retention minimum periods are like a data deletion tax. “Let’s call retention minimums what...

Fewer disk units shipped in Q4 ’21 as nearline rises

There were fewer disk drives shipped in 2021’s last quarter than a year ago, but the nearline segment saw a 38 per cent unit ship rise.

Storage news ticker – January 12

... IBM Cloud Pak for Data is a unified data and AI platform that runs on any cloud. It’s now available on the Azure...

Storage News ticker – January 11

… Cobalt Iron, which provides SaaS-based enterprise data protection, has received US Patent 11206306 on its technology for analytics-based cloud brokering of data protection...