Your occasional storage digest, including Cohesity, SIOS and SAP

Cohesity grows nicely, SAP heads for the cloud and SIOS can save SAP in the cloud from disaster. Read on. Cohesity has cracking fy...

Hitachi Vantara: our VSP 5000 is the world’s fastest storage array

Hitachi Vantara has beefed up its high-end storage line-up with the VSP 5000 series, which it claims is the world's fastest enterprise array. The...

Your occasional storage digest, including Violin, Lenovo and more

It' s time to listen to some Violin practice and find out about Lenovo file tiering plus a host of news snippets from the storage industry. Read...

FileCloud plugs data leaks with Smart DLP

FileCloud has added data loss prevention via the release of Smart DLP. FileCloud is an enterprise file synchronisation and sharing system (EFSS) supplier...

Dell EMC loses vision but still leads 2019 files and object Magic Quadrant

Gartner has published the 2019 Magic Quadrant for distributed files and object storage, which places Dell EMC, IBM, Scality and Qumulo in the leaders’ box.

Cohesity debuts file-tiering storage space saver

Cohesity has announced a way of migrating files directly to its secondary data storage platform. The company's SmartFiles product extracts files from NAS systems...

Your occasional storage digest, including Dell, IDC on HCI, Intel Optane, Nebulon and more

There are several news items about Intel Optane in this week’s roundup, as Intel’s Optane software ecosystem building efforts pick up. But Cloudera, first.

Hammerspace builds ransomware bunker in universal data services extension

Hammerspace has introduced ransomware protection and other security services to its data-as-a-service platform. The new features span hybrid and multi-cloud environments and are as...

Western Digital exits data centre systems – sells IntelliFlash to DDN, puts ActiveScale...

Western Digital is abandoning the storage systems business and is selling the IntelliFlash array unit to DDN. It has also put its ActiveScale archival storage array...

Data ingest and backup vendors flock to Pure Storage platform

Pure Storage has teamed up with Cloudian, Komprise and Veritas to offer customers ways of protecting FlashArray data and migrating data to/from FlashBlade. FlashArray...

NetApp takes top billing in Gartner primary array magic quadrant

Gartner’s first combined hybrid and all flash primary array magic quadrant gives higher then expected rankings to NetApp, Pure and Infinidat, including them alongside traditional leaders Dell EMC,...

Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to merge

Hitachi is merging the Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting businesses under the Hitachi Vantara brand, with effect from January 2020. Hitachi Vantara supplies VSP...

Your occasional Storage Digest featuring Qumulo, Seagate, StorageCraft and more

Start reading already 🙂 Qumulo updates software Scale-out filer supplier Qumulo has streamed out a set of software updates over the...

VAST Data gets faster and safer

VAST Data, the storage startup that wants to kill hard drives has released a software update for its Universal Storage platform that increases performance and system resiliency....

Nasuni buddies up with Cloudtenna to speed global file search

Nasuni has teamed up with Cloudtenna to improve the search function of Cloud File Services. The pitch is that Nasuni’s Cloud File...

Spectra Logic’s StorCycle HSM shunts old data to lower cost storage

Spectra Logic, the tape systems vendor, is entering the storage management market, claiming it solves the problem that most data is stored on the wrong media i.e. expensive...

CTERA’s Media Filer adds cloud scale and sharing

Distributed creative content teams need to share content files from a multiplicity of devices and locations. CTERA’s Media Filer enables that, adding cloud-scale and security to the...

Amazon drops infrequent access file storage prices

Amazon has cut prices by 44 per cent for Elastic File System (EFS) when using Infrequent Access (IA) with Lifecycle Management. Amazon EFS customers...