Quantum beats WekaIO in SPEC video benchmark

Quantum StorNext is faster than WekaIO in the SPEC SFS video workload benchmark, recording the top numbers for video stream processing, response time and bandwidth.

Dell PowerStore positions company for return to storage growth

Dell reported strong results for its fourth fiscal 2021 quarter and full year, with VMware and its PCs and laptops all doing very well, more core debt...

Nutanix increases ransomware resistance

Nutanix has hardened ransomware defences cross its hybrid multicloud software stack. The company has made Flow, Files, Objects and Mine more resistant to ransomware, signed up for...

Google Cloud and Nasuni co-sell file services

Google has expanded its relationship with Nasuni, integrating company's the object-based file system with Google Cloud Platform, and agreeing to co-sell/ co-market the company's software.

VAST Data is ‘cashflow positive’

VAST Data was cash flow-positive "going out of 2020" and finished the fourth quarter on a $150m run rate. The high-end all-flash array startup's revenues in FY2021...

Your occasional storage digest with a ZB of shipped disk capacity, petabyte flash Dell...

A zettabyte of disk capacity shipped in 2020. A 2U Dell server can have over a petabyte of Nimbus Data flash. And GigaSpaces in-memory apps can use...

Do your NFS filers handle ten of millions of files? Bottlenecks? Our P2P cloud...

Analysis: For 17 years, a small California firm called IC Manage quietly toiled away as it built up a business catering to the specialist requirements of integrated...

Pure Storage FlashBlade goes to work with Azure Stack

Gridpro, a Swedish cloud management software vendor, has integrated Pure Storage’s unified file and object FlashBlade array with Azure stack. Gridpro is the developer...
Top Secret

Intel sues ex-employee for USB stick Xeon files theft

An Intel staffer who left the company to join Microsoft walked out the door with a USB stick holding 3,900 confidential files about the Xeon processor, his...

WekaIO Limitless Data Platform: Old news in new package

WekaIO, the very fast file access startup, this week released the Limitless Data Platform. As far as we can see this packages old news under...
Quantum i6000 Scalar tape library

Hyperscalers demand tape, Quantum happy to oblige

Quantum’s third fiscal 2021 quarter revenues ended December 31 were $98m, down 5.1 per cent and net income was -$2.7m, down from $4.7m. But Chairman and CEO...

This week in storage with HPE, Qumulo, and another K8s data protection startup

This week, HPE announced it has sold a neat Qumulo system on its Apollo server for image processing, and Replix emerged from stealth as a containerised app...

Qumulo goes big on AWS Marketplace

Qumulo has increased the number of configurations for its scale-out File Data Platform on AWS Market place from seven to 27. The company says it has reduced...

Qumulo helps drive Covid-19 pandemic modelling scenarios

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is using scale-out Qumulo filers and 18TB Western Digital drives, to aid Covid-19 research.

DataCore snaps up Caringo for object storage

Datacore has bought the object storage supplier Caringo for an undisclosed amount and will now offer software-defined block, file and object storage. Caringo...

Pavilion Data takes pole position in GPUDirect race

Pavilion Data, the high-end storage array maker, sends data to an Nvidia DGX-A100 GPU server faster than DDN, VAST Data and WekaIO, according to a Nvidia-validated test...

This week in storage climbs aboard Europe’s climate-neutral data centre pact

In this week's data storage news roundup, Dell EMC adds sync replication-based high availability to PowerStore arrays; Delphix adds ransomware protection; and Europe data centre firms aim...

VAST and Nvidia show how to push data to GPUs fast – over...

VAST Data and Nvidia today published a reference architecture for jointly configured systems built to handle heavy duty workloads such as conversational AI models, petabyte-scale data analytics...