Isilon supports containers, larger files, faster Azure compute access and cloud-based management

Dell EMC has delivered a powerful update to its OneFS operating system which runs its scale-out out Isilon filers, adding support for containers, larger files and effective...

NAS to NAS storage migration is nasty… but there’s a better way, claims...

Replacing an old filer or object store entails migrating data to the new system - and that can lead to a world of hurt.

Quantum launches halfling NVMe video production array

Quantum has produced a cheaper NVMe all-flash array by shrinking the F2000. The new F1000 is a 10-drive array housed in a 1U...

VAST Data quick-fills Kubernetes containers with file data

VAST Data has announced Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) support for its storage array operating system. This enables automated provisioning of storage to containers and will also...

WekaIO replaces Dell EMC Isilon at Genomics England

WekaIO is replacing Dell EMC Isilon at a genome sequencing installation where Isilon ran out of gas. In 2015 Genomics England deployed 7PB of...

WekaIO trims sales force

WekaIO, the fast parallel file system storage startup, has laid off some of its sales team. We don't have exact numbers but contacts in two tech storage...

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...

Samsung’s Stellus Technologies emerges from stealth. Soon…

Samsung's Stellus Technologies is preparing to step out of stealth. Its LinkedIn entry states: "We are officially one month away from unveiling our revolutionary Native File System...

Acronis and Qumulo join the storage unicorn herd

Research outfit Coldago has updated its Storage Unicorn list, adding data protector Acronis and scale-out filer Qumulo for the first time. A storage...

NetApp tops IDC’s inaugural scale-out file storage Marketscape

NetApp has topped IDC’s new Marketscape, the Worldwide Scale-Out File-Based Storage 2019 Vendor Assessment. Dell EMC and IBM are also awarded leader status. Qumulo...

Inspur spurs storage to go faster and store more

Inspur, the Chinese computer systems maker, has announced a dozen storage products - eight updated AS5000 hybrid and all-flash unified block and file arrays, three distributed systems...

Panasas mulls ‘Ludicrous Mode’ latency-killer for PanFS

GPU-using workloads such as artificial intelligence and machine learning require faster access to data and metadata to keep them busy. And this presents a challenge for...

DDN Enterprise adds AIOps twist to Tintri roadmap

DDN is organising itself into two divisions: DDN At Scale is its traditional high performance storage business; and DDN Enterprise is home to three recent acquisitions -...

NetApp’s channel to resell Data Dynamics Storage X software

Data Dynamics is expected to announce NetApp will resell its StorageX file lifecycle management software. The New Jersey company, founded in 2012, sells StorageX...

StorCentric’s Retrospect joins backup to cloud crowd

StorCentric looks to move ahead with QLC flash and add cross-product backup to the cloud as it integrates its four acquisitions. These were our takeaways from an...

Meatier MemSQL database munches more data in memory and goes faster on disk

Version 7 of MemSQL’s relational database, out today, does space-saving in memory and adds hash indexing on disk to speed access.  This is phase...

Komprise attacks AWS cloud file storage fog with cut-through software service

Komprise has extended its file storage usage and cost tracker to the cloud. It is showcasing Cloud Data Growth Analytics (CDGA) this week at AWS re:Invent in...