Get the DataCore vFiLO facts here

DataCore has added file and object storage to its software-defined storage portfolio. vFiLO inherits block-oriented SANsymphony’s scale-out, tiering and parallel IO architecture, and the ability to virtualize...

NetApp’s third quarterly revenue dip

NetApp's ongoing revenue decline continues with its latest set of results. Second fiscal 2020 quarter revenues of $1.37bn were almost 10 per cent down...

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on...

Infinidat: All-flash arrays don’t do hyperscale – use disk drives instead

Infinidat has no plans to move from disk to quad-level flash for its capacity storage, arguing that all-flash arrays at scale are prohibitively expensive.

Fujitsu upgrades DX storage arrays with Xeon SP, better management software

Fujitsu went into launch-frenzy mode today, pumping out two new storage arrays, upgrading older models with faster processors, rolling out new management software and announcing three...

16TB drive is ‘fastest nearline product ramp in Seagate’s history’

Seagate met Wall Street's anaemic expectations in the first quarter. But the company expects a revenue uptick for the rest of the fiscal year, with 16TB enterprise...

Western Digital CEO to retire

Stephen Milligan, Western Digital CEO, will retire when the disk drive giant finds a successor. He will then take an advisory role until September 2020 to help...

Cray ClusterStor gets faster and fatter

HPE-owned Cray claims the new ClusterStor E1000 parallel storage system delivers up to 1.6 terabytes per second and 50 million IOPS/rack. According to supercomputer maker this is more...

Western Digital goes purple in 14TB range rampage

Western Digital has introduced a 14TB video surveillance drive, accompanied by a 512GB microSD card, to the Purple line. for WD, 'Purple' signifies video...

Western Digital gets NASty with disk capacity bump and sees Red with first NAS...

Western Digital has uprated the Red line of NAS drives to 14TB capacity, included a 1TB 2.5-inch mini Red and added a Red SSD as a NAS...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Commvault, Excelero, Mellanox and Pavilion and more

We have news on backup systems, NVMe-oF bundles and benchmarks, NVMe/TCP, Commvault data management, disk ships and fast access object store migration. Read on.

OpenIO ‘solves’ the problem with object storage hyperscalability

OpenIO, a French startup, is claimed the speed record for serving object data - blasting past one terabits-per-second to match high end SAN array performance.

Hitachi Vantara: our VSP 5000 is the world’s fastest storage array

Hitachi Vantara has beefed up its high-end storage line-up with the VSP 5000 series, which it claims is the world's fastest enterprise array. The...

Micron: HPC users should drop disk drives for ‘faster, more reliable’ QLC SSDs

QLC NAND memory is more reliable than HDDs and organisations that need storage for read-intensive applications should switch to these next generation SSDs. So says Micron.

Hyperscalers will save disk drive makers from death by SSD

Will SSDs kill the enterprise disk drive business? Hyperscalers will continue to use disks out to 2035, if Seagate's revenue forecasts are accurate, but enterprises will switch...

WD and Seagate mull 10-platter HDDs: Stopgap or BFF?

HAMR and MAMR disk drives could be delayed until 2022 with 10-platter, 20TB conventionally recorded drives coming in 2021. Trendfocus, a research...

Data Domain joins Dell’s Power gang, debuts bigger faster backup arrays

Dell EMC has changed the name of its Data Domain product line to PowerProtect, to coincide with the launch of bigger, faster systems.

Seagate: our disk drives are safe from SSDs for at least 15 years

A Seagate analysts’ day last week showed the company thinks the $/TB cost advantage of disk over SSDs will last for 15 years. As...