Egnyte thinks global with $75m injection from Goldman Sachs

Egnyte has secured $75m in a new funding round - five years after its last round and 18 months after its CEO said he didn’t need more...

Show me the money! SPEC SFS 2014 benchmark is not fit for purpose

Opinion: The SPEC SFS 2014 benchmark shows which system vendor are fastest at a set of file system performance tasks, but there are no price/performance numbers. This...

Superfast filer WekaIO recruits filer tech guru

Andy Watson has left Minio, an object storage software company where he was one of three CTOs, to take up the same role at WekaIO. His new...

Three cloud storage gateway startups are running neck and neck

Three cloud storage gateway startups are running neck and neck with near-equivalent funding and no sign of a breakaway by either CTERA,  Nasuni or Panzura.

Nasuni reduces price fears from archival storage tiers

Nasuni’s latest Cloud File Services (CFS) update takes care of tiering primary NAS files to secondary/archival storage in the cloud by presenting a single file namespace resource...

Quantum teams up with Excelero for StorNext speed bump

Quantum is near-doubling StorNext speed by using Excelero’s NVMESH to provide faster data access than it can deliver on its own.

Qumulo debuts machine learning-driven caching for faster data access

Improvements in Qumulo’s QF2 software means its products run faster -  20 per cent quicker than Dell EMC Isilon boxes, by one measure.

Cock of the X86 systems walk, Dell is killing it

Dell has cemented its position as the world's biggest IT hardware vendor, chalking up significant gains in market share for Q2 and growing revenues 18 per cent on...

Zadara gets ze funding for ze growth

Zadara, the virtual private storage array startup, has pulled in $25 million in a C-round of funding, to take its total raised past $60 million.

NAS metadata accelerator startup Infinite IO gets $10.3m funding

Infinite IO, a startup building a metadata accelerator for NAS arrays, has received $10.3 million B-round funding. It brings total funding to $13.7 million...

Snowflake gets closer to an IPO with CFO hire

Date warehousing in the cloud startup Snowflake has hired a CFO. Thomas Tuchscherer starts at once and his CV is interesting; before Prior to...

Panzura’s SaaSy global on-prem and public cloud file indexer

Cohesity has Helios, Rubrik it’s Polaris, Druva its DCP, and now Panzura has Vizion.ai, a SaaS-delivered file data management service. File sync’ and sharer...

Newcomer StorCentric biz buys Nexsan and Drobo

StorCentric is the brand new home for the Nexsan array and Drobo prosumer storage businesses, having bought them from their current owners. Behind this apparently simple transaction is a tight...

Igneous: Bye-bye proprietary HW; hello data management services and closer filer integrations

Igneous has seen the light and is becoming a data management supplier using commodity hardware. Data protection vendors, especially ones like Igneous with proprietary hardware, are facing stronger and stronger...

Did NetApp over-pay buying SolidFire for $870 million?

Did NetApp pay too much for all-flash array vendor SolidFire? Its latest results prompted financial analysts to update their clients on NetApp’s finances and one* included SolidFire revenues for the...

What the Dell? Qumulo gets on to PowerEdge servers

Qumulo’s QF2 (Qumulo File Fabric) software is now available on Dell’s PowerEdge R740xd storage server, a 2U 2-socket Xeon Skylake, all-NVMe flash drive system. The QF2 SW is also available...

Latticeworks reinvents personal NAS

Latticeworks claims to have reinvented personal NAS with its WiFi-connected Amber product. The company was founded in 2014 by Dr Pantas Sutarjdada, a co-founder of Marvell and an ex-CTO of...