Storage news ticker – May 12

Cloudflare has announced D1, the first cloud storage database for the Workers serverless platform, pitched as enabling developers to build fast, database-backed applications with just a few clicks. It...

Storage news ticker – May the 4th be with you

… Seagate celebrates Star Wars Day with the introduction of three collectible disk drives inspired by Boba Fett, Grogu, and The Mandalorian. Seagate's marketeers have gone...

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 – 12 April

…. In-cloud Saas data protector Clumio announced news of its Clumio Protect for Amazon DynamoDB, with granular recovery, improved audit readiness and reduced TCO...

It’s graphic – Fungible composes GPU-as-a-service offering

Fungible has announced GPU-Connect with its DPU dynamically composing GPU resources across an Ethernet network, enabling cloud and managed service providers to offer GPUs-as-a-service.
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Storage news ticker – March 30

Data storage management software biz Open-E has certified Kioxia’s FL6 NVMe SSD series with its flagship ZFS-based Open-E JovianDSS data storage software. A solution document has details.
Liqid

Liqid composes MemVerge DRAM and Optane memory pools

Composable systems supplier Liqid has added MemVerge’s BigMemory technology to its disaggregated resources list, enabling it to compose memory plus storage-class memory, like Optane, into its servers.
Storage

Storage news ticker – March 23

Storage powerhouse DDN is working on a reference architecture with Nvidia to have its A3I A1400X2 EXAScaler array, announced last November, integrated with Nvidia's DGX A100 GPU...
Liqid

Liqid pours GPUs, NVMe storage into ThinkTank

Liqid has announced general availability of its ThinkTank composable disaggregated infrastructure platform, which it says will restore the balance between expensive storage and even more expensive GPUs.
Storage

Storage news ticker – 11 March

… DCIG president and founder Jerome Wendt has blogged about the Five Challenges of Managing Air-gapped Technologies Using Backup Software. We’ve not seen this...

Lightbits Labs heading towards the public cloud and MSPs

Now in its seventh year, Lightbits Labs is broadening its scope from being an NVMe/TCP-focused storage vendor to becoming a data services supplier which happens to use...

Compose yourself: Liqid gets unicorn-class funding boost

Composable systems startup Liqid has had a massive $100 million funding round to take its datacentre do-more-with-less message mainstream. The company sells composable systems...

Analyse this: storage startup funding in 2021

$5.74 billion was invested in 36 storage startups this year, with the vast majority of it – $4.55 billion – going into data lake/warehouse and analytics companies. 

Fungible ups its hero DPU storage bandwidth stats by half – now claims...

Fungible has increased its NVMe/TCP storage-to-server bandwidth from 6.55 million to 10 million IOPS by replacing Mellanox NICS with its own Storage Initiator cards, and claimed a...

Element invisibility in composable systems: PCIe vs Ethernet

There are granularity consequences of the network fabric choices made by composable systems suppliers. Go the PCIe route and you can compose elements inside a server as...

Liqid composability flows into VMware through vCenter plugin

VMware vCenter users can now dynamically compose servers on which to run virtual machine (VM) workloads with a Liqid software plug-in. Traditionally vCenter users...

Go go GigaIO as it composes a funding raise

Data centre network fabric startup GigaIO has raised $14.7 million in a B-round, following its $4.5 million A-round in 2018. That came six years after its 2012...

Pensando pulls in more DPU development cash

Data Processing Unit chip startup Pensando has had another $35 million invested in it, completing a C-round fund raise which had previously attracted $145 million in October...