Liqid unleashes the Honey Badger PCIe 4 SSD. It’s fast.Very fast

Liqid has added the LQD4500, its first PCIe 4.0 SSD to its composable systems line-up. This is possibly the world's fastest SSD. Internally, Liqid calls...

Western Digital upgrades NVMe SSDs, recruits composable allies

Western Digital has refreshed its NVMe SSD, composability and storage server products. The company has added 96-layer 3D NAND data centre drives, almost quadrupling...

Torrid end to torrid year for Western Digital

It's been a hard year for Western Digital but things look like getting better. Western Digital’s fourth fiscal 2019 quarter saw depressed revenues and...

DriveScale gives Toshiba SSDs fungible seal of approval

Toshiba’s CD5 and CM5 NVMe data centre SSDs are certified for use with DriveScale composable infrastructure. This infrastructure composes servers on demand from pools...

Read this! The composable infrastructure evaluation guide

The Evaluator Group has published an evaluation guide to composable infrastructure and its suppliers. The guide defines composable infrastructure as a "comprehensive, rack-scale...

What’s up with HCI: The divergence of convergence

The world of hyperconverged (HCI) and converged infrastructure has become utterly confusing with marketing droids causing hyperactive uncontrolled growth of marketing terminology.

Hello from the other side. Mangstor completes EXTEN reboot

Mangstor, a pioneer in NVMe-over-Fabrics array technology which crashed and nearly burned, has escaped the undead. The company, now known as EXTEN Technologies, has launched HyperDynamic, a...

HPE doubles up on HCI and hugs the hybrid cloud

HPE Discover HPE yesterday unveiled two hyperconverged systems, a composability extension and much hybrid cloud activity at at its Discover jamboree in Las Vegas. Let's take...

Dell EMC updates VxBlock 1000, hints at NVMe-oF

Dell has updated its VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure system, with the emphasis on pushing end-to-end NVMe over fabrics (NVMe-oF) infrastructure. Dell EMC introduced the...

Your Bumper Fun book of storage, featuring DDN, Exagrid, Kaseya, Mimecast, Softiron and...

Your occasional storage digest today features DDN, Exagrid, Faction, Kaseya, Mimecast and Softiron and more. DDN buys Nexenta HPC storage...

Liqid goes fabric-happy for composability

Liqid, the composable systems maker, is extending connectivity fabric support to enable customers to dynamically compose servers from pools of CPU, GPU, FPGA, NVMe, and NICs regardless...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Azure, Pure Storage, Datrium, Hitachi Vantura and more

Today has been a blockbuster blizzard for enterprise storage news. Blocks & Files will guide you through the day's events with this handy round-up. Let's start with...

Dell and Cisco renew VxBlock wedding vows

Dell Technologies and Cisco have signed a multi-year extension to their VBlock partnership. This is the converged infrastructure combo that integrates Dell EMC storage...

The irresistible rise of NVMe means SATA SSD days are numbered

SATA interfaces for SSDS are on their way out and the NVMe SSD interface will take over in 2020, according to Eyal Shani, Western Digital's director, technical...

HPE improves storage revenues, seven quarters straight. But how is 3Par doing?

HPE grew storage revenues three per cent year-on-year in the first 2019 quarter - the seventh quarter  in a row that the company has increased revenues in this segment.

Kaminario CEO completes Epic Israel bikeathon

Once upon a time Kaminario CEO Dani Golan streaked above the Israel landscape in fighter jets. Now he uses self-propelled wheeled transport and has just completed an...

Liqid composes new NVMe SSDs

Composable systems supplier Liqid has intro’d a fast access Element NVMe SSD with up to 32TB capacity and two form factors. The  88NR2241 HH-HL...

Composable system startup DriveScale sets up EMEA office

Henk Jan Spanjaard has been hired to be a VP and general manager of EMEA for DriveScale as it enters Europe. DriveScale is a composable...