Taejin Infotech gets up to speed in SPC-1 league table

Taejin Infotech has established the best price/performance for million-plus IOPS arrays in the SPC-1 benchmark. Earlier this week we noted the emergence of a...

Measure for Measure: SPC-1 benchmark yields new class of storage price-performer

Korea’s Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) has filed an SPC-1 benchmark ranking seventh in the performance list, and cementing a new performance and price-performance grouping within the SPC-1 rankings.

Samsung parades 4TB SSD in the consumer quad

Samsung has started shipping the 860 QVO, a 4TB QLC consumer SSD.  QLC means quad-level cell flash and 4bits per cell - one more...

B&Ffled by the storage news flood? Get unbaffled here

Here is a snapshot of press and conference announcements to go with your morning's coffee, tea, smoothie or some other beverage. Cohesity goes...

NetApp blows filer benchmark to smithereens

All-flash NetApp filers have blown the SPEC SFS 2014 SW Build benchmark record to hell and gone. A 4-node system scored 2,200 and an...

Escaping the DRAM price trap: Storage Class Memory, what it is and why it...

In this article we explore Storage-Class-Memory (SCM) and explain why it is ready for enterprise IT big time in 2019.  Setting the scene

Fujitsu gets cosy with Vexata

Vexata has plugged into a big enterprise sales channel in the USA and Canada via a deal with Fujitsu to resell its bleeding edge NVMe storage arrays.

Lightbits Labs and its quest to run NVMe over cheaper networks

Profile Lightbits Labs claims to have invented NVMe/TCP. This is a big claim but the early-stage startup has demonstrable product technology for running fast access NVMe-over-fabrics (NVMe-oF) across standard data...

VAST Data claims one flash drive to rule all storage things

VAST Data quietly boasts it will change the enterprise storage game. We say 'quietly', because the venture backed start-up is in stealth mode. But if...

Flash and trash. What’s the big idea about two-tier storage?

The storage analyst Enrico Signoretti popularised the term 'flash and trash' in 2015, to "describe a trend of  two-tier storage built on latency-sensitive, flash-based arrays on one...
Intel Optane

Intel Optane-boosted cluster is giant whale in tiny benchmark puddle

Intel has chosen a small and under-populated benchmark performance pond in which to be a large price/performance fish. The company has achieved a record...

Regarding NetApp’s strong second quarter

Analysis NetApp turned in a good second fiscal quarter 2019, though its all-flash array revenue growth rate slowed. It spent a lot of earnings call...

All the storage news that’s fit to print! And then some…

Storage news is our stock-in-trade, but it is hard to keep up with the barrage directed at our inbox. We simply don't have the...

Infinidat: We own the high-end storage array market

Infinidat claims it has a 60 per cent plus share of multi-petabyte storage array shipments. But we have only its word to go on.

Western Digital aims to boost NVMe SSD share with this one cunning virtualization trick

Western Digital today introduced its ME200 memory extension NVMe SSD. This uses a hypervisor to implement a software memory management unit which adds SSD capacity into the...

Faster, cheaper: Pavilion packs massive monolithic features into mini-NVMe array

Pavilion Data Systems, an NVMe array startup, has added encryption at rest to its RF100 series appliance. Pavilion's array is a radical architectural change...

Lenovo sets SPC-1 price performance record

Lenovo has set a price performance record of $91.76 per 1,000 SPC-1 IOPS (KIOPS), breaking its previous record of $93.29 by 1.6 per cent.

Qumulo co-founder Peter Godman quits the company

Peter Godman, a co-founder and CTO of scale-out filer startup Qumulo has quit. It was confirmed to industry commentator and event organiser Philippe Nicolas...