Storage news

Storage news ticker – August 17

Codenotary has announced widespread adoption of immudb, its open-source enterprise-class database with data immutability at scale, by multiple organizations and cloud service providers. Following the release of...

Gartner releases 2022 storage hype cycle

Gartner’s latest storage and data protection hype cycle is an amazingly long report and, this being Gartner, the basic idea is treated to exhaustive analysis by a...

Cohesity: The Poonen and Aron double act – part 2

The first part of our interview with Mohit Aron and Sanjay Poonen, Cohesity's new CEO, focussed on Aron. Now we turn to Poonen.

Cohesity: The Poonen and Aron double act – part 1

Eight months after filing for its IPO, data protection and management company Cohesity has hired its first external CEO: Sanjay Poonen, with founding CEO Mohit Aron transitioning...

Crossing the streams: ONTAP to inhale Kafka data

NetApp has said its ONTAP storage software can now support streaming data ingest from Apache Kafka. A post by Arindam Banerjee, chief Data ONTAP...

StorONE drops capacity-based pricing and boosts software efficiency

StorONE has introduced a per-drive pricing model and updated its Storage Engine software to deliver more IOPS from fewer drives, automatically tier from SSDs to disk drives...

PowerMore: Dell gives hardware, networking and software boost to PowerStore

Dell EMC is updating its mid-range unified file and block PowerStore array with new and faster hardware and software. PowerStore was launched in 2020...

Dell releases PowerMaxOS 10 array software

Dell has delivered PowerMaxOS 10 software which is needed to run the two new PowerMax arrays, 2500 and 8500, announced in May. This is...
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NetApp adds Porsche race team to client list

NetApp and the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E race car team are forming a "multi-year partnership" in which "NetApp will provide the sportscar maker with innovative hybrid...

StorCentric has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is looking for a sale

Mini-storage conglomerate StorCentric has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is looking for a buyer. StorCentric-owned Drobo has also made its own Chapter 11 filing.

Qumulo CEO speaks out on layoffs, growth and more: ‘Supply chain challenges are real’

Scale-out and parallel file services supplier Qumulo laid off around 80 people last week, attributing this to growth not meeting expectations among other factors. We asked CEO...

Storage news ticker – July 1

HPC and enterprise storage supplier DDN has received its third consecutive “AI Hardware Innovation Award” in the annual AI Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AI Breakthrough, a...

Qumulo lays off 80 staff amid lackluster growth

Scale-out parallel file system supplier Qumulo has laid off 80 employees as it tightens its belt after failing to meet growth expectations. The cuts...

Storage news ticker – June 29

Arcserve’s  annual independent global research study on experiences and attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDMs) around data protection and recovery show that ransomware attacks continue to impact organizations...

Nasuni buys Storage Made Easy

Cloud file data services supplier Nasuni has made its second acquisition in two months, buying UK-based Storage Made Easy (SME) for an undisclosed amount

Nutanix Files 4.1 anti-ransomware: Through the Data Lens

We were very interested in understanding more about how Nutanix Files v4.1 ransomware product works so we sent a few questions over and Lee Caswell, SVP of...

iXsystems adds enterprise features to scale-out NAS

iXsystems' TrueNAS, the popular storage software, is getting high availability and SMB clustering for the enterprise. TrueNAS says it has more than 1 million...

Object and file-storing Scality battling climate change

File storage software supplier Scality has planted more than 14,000 trees in France and the US via a collaboration with Reforest’Actio, as it continues efforts first revealed...