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...

VMware adds files, objects and more in vSAN two-step

VMware is extending Kubernetes capabilities by offering third party integration hooks to vSAN. The company today also announced the next vSAN update will add file services and...

Scality adds all-flash support to RING object and file storage

Scality has added all-flash support for RING8 object storage software. The tweak takes Scality RING8 into new performance-sensitive file and object  workloads. Scality...

Optane in the membrane: Cloudian’s HyperStore flashes its SSD, Intel memory credentials

Cloudian has added SSD support and Optane-readiness to its HyperStore object storage product, aiming it at performance-intensive workloads such as analytics and ultra-rapid data restore.

Nutanix Blockstore nips through Stargate to speed AOS storage

Nutanix will be bypassing Linux kernel context switches to accelerate AOS storage processing in its latest release. That makes AOS faster, which is good news for its...

Biohackers and the glass bead DNA storage game

Netflix has engineered a topical tech twist to rev up interest in the Biohackers TV series - using DNA storage, claimed to last for a thousand years...

Panasas CEO Faye Pairman makes way for COO Tom Shea

HPC storage supplier Panasas is changing its CEO and President, as 10-year incumbent Faye Pairman hands over the reins to COO Tom Shea. Panasas...

In this week in storage, SK hynix review ploy does not go well, and...

Who doesn't love a benchmark? Lenovo, for starters, when it thinks it is open to manipulation. And who doesn't love a geek who refuses to play to...

Fujitsu resells Qumulo to mine, manage and refine data

Fujitsu is reselling Qumulo’s parallel access filesystem products, giving its enterprise customers the option to manage petabyte-scale unstructured file data. Olivier Delachapelle, Head...

Seagate’s IronWolf howls out three NASty drives

Seagate has launched three IronWolf NAS drives - an 18TB range-topping disk and two SATA interface SSDs. Update: IronWolf Pro and Pro 125 sequential...

This week in storage, featuring Liqid, Snowflake Computing, Ceph and a sausage factory and...

This roundup discusses the seemingly outlandish Ceph and a sausage factory, as well as comparability startup Liqid getting a brace of supercomputer contracts and Panasas giving Spectrum...

Weak economy clips Dell’s server and storage wings

Dell Technologies storage revenues slid four per cent in Q2 2020, as Pure and NetApp posted revenue rises for the same period. Dell's...

NetApp posts strong Q1, plots big re-organisation

NetApp has pulled off a strong first quarter, posting revenues up five per cent y/y to $1.3bn and net income of $77m. CEO George...

Cohesity speeds up flash performance, hangs out with more hardware vendors

Cohesity has accelerated its software with 'I/O Boost', a flash technology that, it says, improves backup and access performance by two-to-eight times compared with disk drives.

iXsystems supercharges OpenZFS storage

iXsystems claims it has the world’s fastest OpenZFS storage systems with the new M60 array and TrueNAS v12 software. With this week's upgrade, TrueNAS users get twice...