The need for speed: Seagate’s 20TB drives take on WD with a performance edge

Following Western Digital’s September launch of two 20TB drives, Seagate has introduced two 20TB drives of its own: an Exos X20 and an IronWolf Pro, both transferring...

Infinidat: we’re boosting our channel, even as others retreat

Infinidat, the memory-cached high-end array shipper, says it has been — and is — building up its channel partners and program while competitors are reducing their channel...

Street-beater NetApp’s fifth growth quarter in a row

NetApp had a knock-out second fiscal 2022 quarter, selling more flash arrays and object storage, and with a good pipeline for further sales. Its public cloud business...

DNA storage and science: archiving unreality

DNA storage researchers have devised a neat way to record events inside cells down to a one-minute granularity, but are wildly off-beam when predicting this could become useful...

NexuStorage says blocks and files can come from object storage

NexuStorage’s Nexfs software serves block and file data from an object-backing store using sub-file chunking to reduce data movement and help data tiering, and claims great tier-one...

Storage news ticker – November 18

… Acronis announced that 2021 was the best year in its history. Ronan McCurtin, VP sales Europe, Israel and Turkey, said: “This has been...

DDN turbo-charges SFA arrays with massive bandwidth expansion

DDN has accelerated its SFA200 and SFA400 NVX arrays by up to 156 per cent by adding more and faster PCIe lanes and upgrading the controllers to...

StorONE jumps on ransomware protection train with fast-recovering backup system

Storage startup StorONE has developed a fast-recovering, ransomware-protecting, flash-to-disk auto-tiering version of its software called S1:Backup. S1:Backup is a backup target for Commvault, HYCU,...

Storage news ticker – November 17

… Commvault has appointed a new Area VP & GM of UK & Ireland: Stuart Abbott. It says he brings extensive experience to his new role,...

Nyriad gets new funding dollars for CPU+GPU storage array

GPU-influenced storage controller startup Nyriad has pulled in $28 million in new funding from existing investors. Nyriad’s startup idea was to have a combined...

Storage News Ticker – November 12

… A DCIG blog by Lead Analyst Ken Clipperton claims “The DRAM era of memory — volatile, scarce, and expensive — is drawing to...

Hooking up a faucet to Niagara Falls: Seagate demos NVMe-accessed disk drives at Open...

Seagate has produced an NVMe-accessed bunch of disk drives at the Open Compute Summit, with a 2U JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) enclosure housing 12x 3.5-inch...

Storage News Ticker – November 9

… Nvidia has announced a zero-trust cybersecurity platform based around its BlueField DPUs, DOCA (Data Center-on-a-Chip Architecture) BlueField programming environment and the Morpheus cybersecurity...

Quantum grows revenue again – despite ongoing impact of supply chain issues

File management and tape system vendor Quantum recorded its second consecutive growth quarter with $93.2 million revenues for Q2 2022 ended September 30. Revenues would have been higher...

Backblaze finds Seagate disk drives fail most often

Cloud storage provider Backblaze has found that Seagate disk drives failed more often in the last quarter than those from other suppliers. It accumulates failure statistics every...

Western Digital growth accelerates but supply chain issues look bad

Revenues in Western Digital’s latest quarter grew 29 per cent – more than the previous quarter’s 15 per cent as demand held up at a high level...

Storage news ticker – October 28

… The Wall Street Journal says email protector Mimecast is exploring a sale. It reckons Mimecast has a market value of about $4.5 billion...

Minority Report: Seagate violated anti-Huawei trade sanctions

A US Senate Republicans’ reports says Seagate broke trade rules supplying disk drives to Huawei. Huawei was first put on a US trade blacklist...