Amazon makes AWS EFS file read ops 5x faster

Amazon Web Services has upped the read operations per second for default Elastic File Systems users from 7,000 to 35,000 - at no charge.

Pavilion Data unfurls NVMe-oF array roadmap

Pavilion Data is developing a NVMe-oF flash array that is double the speed and capacity of its current line-up. The storage vendor also plans to release several...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Commvault, Nutanix, HYCU, MariaDB and more

Companies in this week's enterprise storage news roundup, cover encryption, replication, tiering, object support, snapshots, the public cloud and more. Let's start alphabetically. Commvault...

Komprise KEDM migrates file data ‘6 times faster than the status quo – and...

Komprise today released a file migration utility incorporating parallelisation, which runs 27 times faster than Linux Rsync, according to its internal benchmarks. Komprise Elastic...

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

Hyperscalers keep server sales afloat. Enterprise storage vendors are less fortunate

Covid-19 has depressed demand for servers and data storage from transportation, hospitality and physical retail operation. At the same the pandemic has increased demand for video streaming,...

Dell debuts oven-ready AI platforms to ease researchers’ setup pain

Dell EMC announced yesterday a bunch of reference architectures and pre-defined workstation, server and Isilon scale-out filer bundles for data scientists and researchers working in artificial intelligence.

SoftIron, the Ceph storage startup, raises $34m

SoftIron, the UK developer of Ceph storage hardware and software, has raised $34m in venture capital. Some of the cash will be used to...

Panasas assesses six new data storage technologies for HPC use case

Modern data storage technologies may deliver high speed data access but not all make the cut for the exacting demands of high performance computing (HPC) applications.

Catalog claims DNA data storage is economically feasible for the first time

A DNA-based data storage system can store millions of times more data in the same volume as a conventional system, lasts for thousands of years at room...

Seagate turns to NVMe to amp up IronWolf 510 SSD speed

Slow SATA no longer cuts it for SSDs in Seagate's IronWolf NAS systems, with the company announcing the much faster NVMe IronWolf 510 SSD.

Qumulo makes cloud filer software free to COVID-19 researchers

Qumulo is making its cloud filesystem software available at no charge to researchers that are working to minimise the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus.

WD My Passport: 5TB of shingled disk capacity in my shirt pocket

I can store five terabytes in my shirt pocket with Western Digital’s My Passport portable drive. The latest iteration of My Passport as released...

NetApp sinks claws into Talon Storage

NetApp has bought Talon Storage, a supplier of caching software that connects branch offices to file servers in the public cloud. Terms were undisclosed.

StorONE buys Storage Switzerland

StorONE, an all-flash array startup, has bought in a ready-made marketing department with the acquisition of Storage Switzerland. George Crump, founder of...

Qumulo adds encryption to Hybrid File Software

Qumulo has added end-to-end encryption to Hybrid File Software in an upgrade that also adds role-based access control and integrated backup. The scale out...

Scality preps scale-out file system on Azure Blob Storage

Scality is developing a scale-out file system (SOFS) for Microsoft Azure Blob storage. The company is building a cloud-native scale-out file system in the...

HPE Primera gains Veeam V10 support

HPE has announced Veeam support for its Primera high-end storage array and for disaster recovery data copies made by its StoreOnce software.