Storage news ticker – December 2

AWS-palooza AWS Lake Formation is a service to set up a secure data lake and has three new capabilities: Lake...

Komprise explains the mess: files, objects, silo sprawl and abstraction layers

As if in a dream, I thought: suppose we didn’t have file and object storage? Would we invent them? Now that we do have them, should they...

Street-beater NetApp’s fifth growth quarter in a row

NetApp had a knock-out second fiscal 2022 quarter, selling more flash arrays and object storage, and with a good pipeline for further sales. Its public cloud business...

22dot6 adds extra cloudiness to its Valence software

All-singing, all-dancing TASS (Transcendent Abstracted Storage System) supplier 22dot6 has updated its Valence software — making it easier to set up and operate private, hybrid, and public...

NexuStorage says blocks and files can come from object storage

NexuStorage’s Nexfs software serves block and file data from an object-backing store using sub-file chunking to reduce data movement and help data tiering, and claims great tier-one...

Short and sweet – DDN opens up about rulers, subscriptions and SCM

DDN is looking favourably at supporting ruler-format flash drives and a subscription business model, but doesn’t think storage-class memory is needed quite yet. These...

Dell has record quarter, but flattish storage lets the side down

Dell’s quarterly revenues rose 21 per cent year-on-year to a record $28.4 billion, but storage revenues were anaemic with a mere 0.9 per cent rise to $3.89...

AuriStor breathes life into Andrew File System

Andrew File System developer AuriStor updated attendees at an IT Press Tour briefing about its work on the file system with an HPC and large enterprise customer...

Panzura update brings array of power-user features

The second generation of Panzura’ CloudFS SaaS filesystem software, also known as Data Services, introduces two-tier licensing with complementary basic and per-user tiers, functional licensing, high-availability nodes...

Fog busters! Data and storage category clarification

My mental data and storage classification landscape has been getting confused and briefings with suppliers made it obvious a refresh was needed. Going back...
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Boom! DataCore arrives in Kubernetes storage space by buying MayaData

Block, file and object storage software supplier DataCore has bought MayaData and its Kubernetes storage business for an undisclosed sum. DataCore’s Caringo object storage software has notched...

DDN turbo-charges SFA arrays with massive bandwidth expansion

DDN has accelerated its SFA200 and SFA400 NVX arrays by up to 156 per cent by adding more and faster PCIe lanes and upgrading the controllers to...

Storage news ticker – November 17

… Commvault has appointed a new Area VP & GM of UK & Ireland: Stuart Abbott. It says he brings extensive experience to his new role,...

Hammerspace Global Data Environment’s anti-gravity field for data is ready for the big...

Take a deep breath. Hammerspace, the unstructured data silo-busting supplier, has raised its game to provide a Global Data Environment (GDE) across file, block and object storage...

StrongBox pivots to enterprise unstructured data management market, and a new name

StrongBox is looking likely to change its name to StrongLink as it pivots away from the high-end cross-silo file and object management market to pursue the broader...

Storage News Ticker – November 12

… A DCIG blog by Lead Analyst Ken Clipperton claims “The DRAM era of memory — volatile, scarce, and expensive — is drawing to...

VAST Data goes after FlashBlade

High-end, all-flash, enterprise filer supplier VAST Data has appointed George Axberg, a 16-year Dell EMC veteran, as its VP of the Data Protection division. 

STAC benchmarks: DDN outpaces WekaIO/AWS and Dell EMC PowerScale

DDN’s latest Lustre-based AI400X2 array is faster than a WekaIO system running in Amazon’s cloud. The STAC benchmark council tests audited system stacks running...