Nutanix Karbon copies Kubernetes

Nutanix has built a simplified Kubernetes distribution - called Karbon - for its cloud-native stack. The company said today its customers will be...

Google plants Anthos hybrid cloud with storage mulch

Google has launched its Anthos hybrid cloud with its Google Kubernetes Engine enabling application container movement between on-premises and the AWS, Azure and GCP clouds.

StorPool inches past Optane DIMM-fuelled Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

StorPool, a Bulgarian storage startup, has matched an Optane DIMM-accelerated Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct 12-node cluster and its 13.7 million IOPS record for a hyperconverged system, by...

Portworx nabs $27m investment, updates container storage platform

Portworx, which specialises in storage for container deployments, has secured an extra $27m from investors as it seeks to expand into new global markets. The firm has...

Hammerspace adds Kubernetes support

Hammerspace has added data management facilities to deploy stateful apps across multiple Kubernetes clusters, on premises or in the cloud. Kubernetes is the popular...

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s going on apart from the...

Virtuozzo Storage is “like Ceph, only faster”

If you want to have file block and object storage in one product then Ceph does just that. And so does Virtuozzo Storage - but five times...

Happy Hedvig gets helping hand from HPE

Profile: Hedvig sells multi-protocol, scale-out, software-defined storage and says it is getting a strong helping hand from HPE to seed its technology in big companies.

IBM makes Spectrum Scale play nicely with software containers

IBM has announced Spectrum Scale file system support for containers. The release means that companies building containerised IT environments can use their existing Spectrum Scale storage systems...

Datera goes Churchward

Startup Datera has a new CEO - exec chairman Guy Churchward who joined the board just four months ago. Guy Churchward

18 storage news bites pack very pleasant crunch

Eighteen storage news bites today for your delectation. four are light bites and 14 are snacks. Cloudiness, containerisation, data backup and predictions feature in the light bites...

StorPool speeds up and joins the Arm army

StorPool, the Virtual SAN software vendor, has added IBM POWER and Arm64 server support in a software update. New features in V18.02 include more...

Hurrah! Single container orchestrator plugin interface for storage

Storage suppliers wanting to provide storage to containers can heave a sigh of relief; the Container Storage Interface (CSI) v1.0.0 has been released and is available on...

NetApp acqui-hires Kubernetes shop StackPointCloud

NetApp has bought StackPointCloud, a Kubernetes-as-a-Service provider, gaining instant Kubernetes creds and enhancing its multi-cloud capabilities.   StackPoint was founded in 2014 and is based...

Three startups get cash in their held-out hands

Coincidence? We think not. Sysdig, a container software intelligence startup, followed up its new CEO hire with a $68.5m D-round of funding, taking total cash raised to...