What’s up with computational storage

Computational storage is an emerging trend that sees some data processing carried out at the storage layer, rather than moving the data into a computer’s main memory for processing...

Western Digital joins US freeze-out: Huawei with the hard drives

Western Digital has stopped supplying Huawei, one of its biggest customers, to comply with the US ban on American companies trading with the Chinese tech giant.

Oracle uses machine learning to boost Exadata X8 performance

Oracle has pushed out Exadata X8, the latest iteration of its engineered system optimised for the Oracle database. The launch marks the tenth anniversary...

Western Digital zones in to zettabyte storage

Western Digital wants to help cloud and hyperscale data centres store data more efficiently in the Zettabyte Era. In an initiative launched yesterday, the...

NGD ships 8TB M.2 SSD with in-situ data processing

NGD Systems has squeezed its computational storage platform into the miniature M.2 form factor, making it possible to embed in a wider variety of hardware.

Dell EMC updates VxBlock 1000, hints at NVMe-oF

Dell has updated its VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure system, with the emphasis on pushing end-to-end NVMe over fabrics (NVMe-oF) infrastructure. Dell EMC introduced the...

Enterprise storage budgets soar like leaping dachshund

There are signs that the enterprise storage market may be cooling off as new figures show growth in spending slowing for both external storage and all-flash external storage.

Kaminario extends pay-as-you-go storage model to array hardware

Kaminario is taking the consumption-based software subscription model and extending this to hardware, offering customers the option to acquire storage arrays on a pay-as-you-go basis as well.

WekaIO touts record STAC-M3 benchmark performance

WekaIO is making yet another record-breaking performance claim, this time for the STAC-M3 analytics benchmarks. The STAC-M3 Antuco and Kanaga benchmark suites are regarded...

Eighty one million dollars follows the Yellowbrick Data road

Startup Yellowbrick Data has secured $81 million in Series C funding to help speed adoption of its high-performance data warehouse appliance. Yellowbrick came...

VAST Data guarantees no downtime, no data loss

VAST Data is making potential customers an offer it hopes they can’t refuse: guarantees on uptime and data loss, fixed price maintenance for a decade, and free...

Violin asks Phison: can you NVMe?

All-flash array pioneer Violin Systems is teaming up with Phison Electronics to add NVMe support to its storage systems, as it looks to deliver high performance while...

Baffled by block storage choices? Read this!

A new report from research outfit Gigaom aims to help enterprises focus on the key factors in order to make the right decision when investing in storage...

SSD revenue down but shipments up for the first quarter

The latest SSD market figures from IDC show that Samsung continues to be the leading supplier, but that revenue is down sharply against last year while shipments...

Dell Q1 revenues up but servers and storage sales are down

Dell posted $21.9bn revenues for the first fiscal 2020 quarter up three per cent on last year, and net income $329m (-$538m). However storage revenues fell a...

Gigabyte’s furiously fast PCIe 4 SSD blows Optane away

Gigabyte has announced an Aorus PCIe v4 SSD that streams data at 5GB/sec, faster than an Optane gumstick drive. The gumstick card M.2 2280...

Toshiba crams 2TB into XG6 gumstick flash card

Toshiba has announced the -P version of its XG6 M.2 gumstick flash drive with doubled capacity and faster streaming write performance than its XG5-P predecessor.

Toshiba Memory Corp to buy out Apple, Dell, Kingston and Seagate

Flash chip builder Toshiba Memory Corp. is buying out its US corporate shareholders, all customers who helped the company out last year. In June...