Google hybridises six storage vendors for the Anthos Kubernetes cloud

Google has announced the Anthos Ready Storage program for third-party on-premises storage suppliers. Six vendors have qualified for the initial line-up: Dell EMC,...

The flash revolution will be delayed – due to an unexpected strong demand for...

The tech storage industry consensus is that enterprise hard drives sales will fall at the expense of solid state drives (SSDs) in all areas except for hyperscale...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring mainframes, HAMR and a data protection deluge

Your occasional storage digest this week features boatloads of data protection news from Atempo, Clumio, Cobalt Iron, Datrium, Druva, Infrascale and Overland-Tandberg.  Also...

BackBlaze reports unexpectedly high failure rate for one of Seagate’s 12TB drives

BackBlaze has reported "a higher-than-typical failure rate among some of our 12TB Seagate drives" at its cloud storage facility. In a recent hard drive...

Hard disk drives will disappear from your data centre – unless you work for...

The flash assault is progressing to the point where disk drives could will disappear from most data centres in a few years. That's because flash affordability and...

Nexsan adds QLC flash to storage array line-up

Nexsan today announced a dense flash addition to its mid-range E-Series array and also added fast RoCE access and blockchain security to the Assureon archive line.

Seagate reports quarterly earnings – and revenues are as flat as a spinning...

Disk drive maker Seagate has announced flat revenues and lower profits in its second fiscal 2020 quarter ended 3 January 2020, but as a bright spot, 3.5-inch...

We object: Quantum snaps up Western Digital’s ActiveScale business

What a week for Quantum. It made its first quarterly profit in more than four years. It qualified to get listed on Nasdaq and now it is...

Flash flood is over, says WD as it reveals flatlined revenues

Western Digital reported flat results for its  second fiscal quarter ended January 3, 2020 today, with a small uptick in data centre segment and a large dip in...

Coronavirus outbreak: Which NAND and disk suppliers are at risk?

NAND and disk drive supplies could be reduced after China put entire cities into lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. So far some...

Come to MAMR! Western Digital unfurls HDD tech roadmap

Western Digital clarified its hard disk drive (HDD) technology road map at a Storage Tech Field Day session on January 22, 2020, but managed to avoid revealing...

Hard disk drive shipments fell 50% between 2012 and 2019

Disk drive shipments fell by half in the seven years to the end of 2019 according to TrendForce, a market research firm. Enterprise...

WekaIO pulls alongside Dell EMC Isilon at Genomics England

WekaIO is being used for a genome sequencing installation's new project where an existing project's temporary Isilon performance problem, due to near 100 per cent capacity...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Pavilion Data, HPE, Supermicro and more

This week's enterprise storage round-up starts with NVMe-over-Fabric startup Pavilion Data is readying a big sales and marketing push, spending August 2019 VC money. And there are...

Hitachi Vantara targets solution sales with new army of consultants

Hitachi has completed the merger of Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting, first announced in September. The company has grand plans for the enlarged Hitachi...

Seagate touts Lyve Drive Mobile System for business

Seagate unveiled the Lyve Drive Mobile System series of integrated and modular data storage drives, carriers and receivers for multi-stage workflow processes at CES 2020.

Seagate lights up gamer SSDs

Seagate has launched a brace of external SSDs for gamers at CES. The accent is on speed and lighting effects. The FireCuda Gaming...

HAMR or MAMR? Western Digital’s disk drive roadmap could go either way

Blocks & Files met Siva Sivaram, President for Technology and Strategy at Western Digital, in San Jose. We discussed various aspects of disk drive technology, NAND and...