More bang for your enterprise storage buck with parsimonious StorONE and Seagate

StorONE’s software and Seagate’s 84-slot drive chassis make a low-cost, high-capacity storage array with enterprise features which is available as a bundle. The chassis is...

Seagate pipelining test car data to IBM/Nvidia AI smart car modelling systems

Moving 100TB per car of data a day from test cars to GPU-driven automated driver assistance (ADAS) AI modelling systems needs a multi-stage data pipeline. Seagate, IBM...

Tintri products refreshed with DDN controllers

DDN-owned Tintri has updated its IntelliFlash all-flash N-Series and hybrid flash/disk H-Series arrays, adding DDN fault-tolerant controllers while reducing the effective capacity levels of the H-Series. This...

Dell EMC Isilon PowerScalisation — new models, ransomware protection and faster backup

Dell EMC has added new hybrid and archive nodes to its PowerScale filer range, provided ransomware protection services and accelerated PowerScale backup and restores. There are four...

Nasuni file sync accelerates ransomware recovery

Nasuni has invented Global File Acceleration (GFA) — a way to sync shared files up to 5x faster — and enabled faster ransomware recovery as a by-product,...

Your occasional storage buffet, with Commvault, NetApp, Lenovo and SingleStore plus accompanying tidbits

Commvault is offering anti-ransomware services to its customers. NetApp wants a billion dollars a year in recurring revenue from the public cloud. Lenovo wants to offer all...

Same old, same old — IDC Q2 2021 Storage Tracker

IDC’s latest quarterly external storage market tracker shows a great year-on-year advance by Huawei, and a tremendous fall by IBM — but, really, nothing much has changed...
Radar Antenna

See CTERA summiting GigaOm’s distributed cloud file storage Radar screen

GigaOM has taken an evaluative look at six distributed cloud file storage suppliers and judged CTERA as sitting atop the heap. Distributed cloud file...

Pure Storage tantalises with reinvention possibilities

Pure Storage has flagged a major announcement on September 28th. A financial analysts’ briefing is scheduled to follow the announcement, suggesting news that will affect investors’ views...

AWS’s bumper fun Storage Day

Amazon held a Storage Day on September 2 and announced a whole raft of new features for files, objects, blocks, file/object transfer, and backup.

HPE’s revenues rise at lethargic rate but demand and order rate impress

HPE revenues rose just one per cent in its third fiscal 2021 quarter, ended July 31, with supply constraints hitting server ships, but underlying overall order growth...

Cloud-native NetApp ONTAP available in AWS

NetApp and AWS have a strategic deal which has put the ONTAP file system natively into AWS as a managed service with FSx for ONTAP.

Quobyte: AI supports sustainable logging – saving owls’ trees from the axe

Case Study. Northern Spotted Owls, a federally protected species, live in the Oregon forests — forests impacted by human activity such as loggers wanting to cut down...

VAST picks up another $10M-plus customer: a US car-maker

High-end all-flash file storage startup VAST Data has picked up a second $10 million-plus sale in the same month it announced $10 million in US DoD orders,...

Public cloud hits the spot for NetApp’s Q122 results

NetApp grew its revenues 12 per cent year-on-year to $1.46 billion in its first fiscal 2022 quarter, ended July 30, and near the high end of its...

Panasas adds security and tweaks performance in PanFS 9

HPC storage supplier Panasas has made available PanFS 9, the latest version of its parallel file system, introducing security features that it promises will not impact performance....

Worried ransomware merchants know more about file storage than you do? You should be…...

PROMO If you’re still not convinced of the need to re-examine your whole approach to file management, perhaps a ransomware attack will change your mind.

Inspur goes world record SPC-1 benchmarking in the Optanical garden

A clustered 16-controller Inspur storage array system using Optane and NVMe SSDs has set an SPC-1 performance world record, overtaking Huawei. The Storage Performance...