NetApp’s flash upgrade for its AFF and FAS arrays

NetApp has bumped up performance for FAS and AFF arrays at the entry level, with end-to-end NVMe flash drive support, to "leave rivals in the dust".

NASicide; CTERA V7 continues on local filer-killing path

CTERA has announced v7 of its cloud-based file storage and sharing software, saying it can replace local NAS with fast and secure access to files in the...

STaaSification; Dell APEX project includes Storage-as-a-Service

Dell is going to offer on-premises managed file and block storage services next year. Customers will rent storage instead of buying it. This is...

It’s that time of year again: Gartner flings distributed files systems and objects...

It’s all change at Gartner’s distributed files systems and objects Magic Quadrant, with three suppliers leaving, one arriving, and major and minor movements across the board.

NetApp adds S3 to ONTAP, SW-only SolidFire and pay-as-you-grow pricing

NetApp has added a dose of cloudification to its product lines with a series of announcements covering its core ONTAP software, SolidFire all-flash array software, and Keystone...

DDN hauls NVMe storage chassis to Tintri products

DDN has injected its all-NVMe flash storage chassis into its Tintri product line to start the cost-cutting process of unifying product hardware across its two divisions.

ESG validates WekaIO’s file system with benchmark trio: NetApp and Intel have individual wins

Analyst and consultancy firm ESG has validated WekaIO’s scale-out, parallel file system performance in three benchmarks - SPEC SFS 2014, IO-500, and STAC-M3 - finding it generally...

Lose the 36-year-old: Quobyte pushes folks to ditch NFS for its ‘secure’ scale-out, self-service,...

Quobyte has dropped the veil on v3.0 of its Data Centre File System (DCFS) software, saying customers need scale-out, self-service, automated, secure, run anywhere, multi-tenant file services,...

Array with you: StorONE claims failed SSD rebuild in minutes, 16TB disk in under...

New York storage firm StorONE has emitted a new release of its S1 array software that it claims rebuilds failed SSDs in three minutes and can...

Your occasional storage digest: Backblaze anti-ransomware, Fibre Channel speed clarifications, OpenDrives NAS clusters, K8s...

This week has been busy with storage news, like last week and the one before that. Ransomware protection has become a top-of-mind CIO concern and - among...

Druva adds NAS filer backup and archive to the cloud

Druva has launched a cloud-backup and archive service for network attached storage (NAS). It says this is an industry first - and the cost-saving pitch is that...

Komprise identifies cold Azure data and sends it to Blobs

Starting today, Komprise users can migrate file data to Azure Files and Azure NetApp Files. Cold file data is movable to cheaper Azure Blob storage classes transparently,...
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Five Ways Dell EMC PowerStore Doesn’t Measure Up to HPE Nimble Storage

Sponsored Dell EMC recently announced PowerStore, their new mid-range storage platform intended to replace Unity, SC Series and XtremIO. They spotlighted features including multi-array clustering, data-in-place upgrades...

GigaOm: Qumulo tops Scale Out File Systems leader group

GigaOm lists 20 scale-out file system (SOFS) suppliers in a hotly-contested market, and a dozen, led by Qumulo, are duking it out in a leaders’ category.

WANdisco launches LiveData Migrator on AWS

WANdisco launched LiveData Migrator on AWS today. This is automated, self-service software for moving unstructured data while the source dataset is in active use. WANdisco said customers...
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Western Digital speeds up shingled disk write performance

Western Digital has found a software partner called Kalista.IO that makes host-managed shingled magnetic recording drives appear like normal drives to applications. Shingled...

VAST Data tackles AI workloads at LightSpeed

VAST Data is enabling customers to tackle bigger AI and HPC workloads courtesy of a new storage architecture that works hand in glove with Nvidia GPU...

Seven storage suppliers settle on AWS Outposts

Seven storage suppliers have announced AWS Outposts support, in a co-ordinated PR move by AWS. AWS Outposts is a fully managed service based on...