VAST and Nvidia show how to push data to GPUs fast – over...

VAST Data and Nvidia today published a reference architecture for jointly configured systems built to handle heavy duty workloads such as conversational AI models, petabyte-scale data analytics...

It’s (quick) payback time for Cisco UCS and Cohesity

In this week's storage news roundup, Cohesity and Cisco say users can save bundles of cash compared to using other servers and unstructured data management software. We've...

Scality secures $20m to smooth the way to profitability

Scality today announced it has bagged $20m in new financing - and said this is enough to fund it to profitability. The object...

Huawei is the big beast of 2020’s IO500

An Intel DAOS file system has leapfrogged WekaIO on the IO500 list, an annual league table of the fastest HPC file systems. This reverses Weka’s win over...

Infinidat picks Western Digital exec to be its new CEO

Infinidat, the enterprise large array supplier, has appointed a new CEO and CFO, replacing its co-CEO structure and completing the leadership transition from founder Moshe Yanai's era.

SPEC replaces SPECsfs 2014 benchmark with AI and genomics workouts

One of the more complicated file storage performance benchmarks is being replaced - by a successor that is even more complicated. The SPECsfs 2014...

What does AWS Outposts mean for on-premises storage vendors?

Amazon late last year launched AWS Outposts, a fully managed service based on a converged infrastructure rack, including server, storage, networking, and AWS cloud software services. The...

IDC finds another way to count HCI revenues – and Nutanix comes out of...

IDC has devised yet another way to classify HCI revenues, this time by counting sales of the software running the heterogeneous storage controller that supplies block,...

Rubrik picks up Igneous pieces, gains Petabyte scale

Rubrik has bought "key technology and IP assets of Igneous", the Seattle-based data management startup which hit the buffers this year. Terms are undisclosed.

Quantum gains media asset management chops with tuck-in acquisition

Quantum has acquired Square Box Systems, a small UK software developer of media asset management software. Terms are undisclosed. The Warwickshire company is “a...

Lustre and S3 join Atempo’s Miria data moving party

Atempo has added support for Lustre and S3 in a major update for Miria, its enterprise data backup, archive and migration suite. Update. Datadobi...

DDN reveals VMstore and Intelliflash updates for 2021

High performance computing and enterprise needs are converging, according to DDN, which is developing technology in response. In a press briefing this week, the...

Hitachi Vantara plots aggressive price setting for new midrange storage arrays

Hitachi Vantara has plumped up the VSP E series arrays with two midrange additions at "aggressive price points", plus a NAS gateway and a managed service.

Azure Purview plugs black holes in a data universe

Microsoft has released Azure Purview, a tool to uncover hidden data silos wherever they live - on-premises, across multiple public clouds or within SaaS applications.

NetApp’s high-end AFA sales lead it out of pandemic recession

NetApp has posted its second successive quarter of revenue growth, thanks to an unexpected boost in high-end all-flash storage array sales. The company recorded...

Your occasional storage digest with Backblaze and more

A quiet week for data storage news, what with Thanksgiving and all. Which means that for the first time in many moons there is no Kubernetes or...

Tuxera makes SMB compression available for Linux

Tuxera, a Finnish software firm, has introduced Microsoft SMB file compression to Linux. "We can open up entirely new use cases for enterprise customers - especially for...

Pure Storage is glad to be as-a-service for you

Pure Storage has updated Pure-as-a-Service with service catalogs, transparent pricing, a cheaper entry price for block storage and a subscription version of the FlashStack reference architecture.