Panasas pumps up PanFS speed

Panasas today claimed the latest iteration of PanFS parallel file system software is "the fastest parallel file system at any price point". With the...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HYCU and more

HYCU makes backing up to the Google cloud cheaper by not using GCP compute facilities. Other news includes 40km InfiniBand links, PCIe 4.0 SSDs, PCIe 5.0 interface...

Get the DataCore vFiLO facts here

DataCore has added file and object storage to its software-defined storage portfolio. vFiLO inherits block-oriented SANsymphony’s scale-out, tiering and parallel IO architecture, and the ability to virtualize...

NetApp’s third quarterly revenue dip

NetApp's ongoing revenue decline continues with its latest set of results. Second fiscal 2020 quarter revenues of $1.37bn were almost 10 per cent down...

Datrium offers instant vSphere recovery in AWS

Datrium has upgraded its DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering, claiming to provide the industry’s first instant restarts from backup data stored in Amazon’s S3 store. It’s also extended its...

Seagate’s go-much-faster-FireCuda 520 gaming SSD uses PCIe Gen 4

Seagate has upgraded the bus on its FireCuda 510 gaming SSD to make the FireCuda 520 drive. It is up to 45 per cent faster.

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on...

Micron’s 1TB video cam microSD card is a relaxed performer

Micron has released the i300 industrial microSD card with 1TB of quad-level flash for the video surveillance market. According to the flash fabber, the...

Infinidat: All-flash arrays don’t do hyperscale – use disk drives instead

Infinidat has no plans to move from disk to quad-level flash for its capacity storage, arguing that all-flash arrays at scale are prohibitively expensive.

NVMe v1.4 resolves data centre SSD noisy neighbour problems

At the risk of ruining the ending … Data centre SSDs have their own domain of stubborn problems and they are not remotely like client SSDs. Remedies...

WD samples Ultrastar DC SS540, cites robust demand for SAS SSDs

The NVMe interface is taking over for data centre SSD drives - but it is not wiping out the SAS protocol just yet. Western Digital has...

Fujitsu upgrades DX storage arrays with Xeon SP, better management software

Fujitsu went into launch-frenzy mode today, pumping out two new storage arrays, upgrading older models with faster processors, rolling out new management software and announcing three...

16TB drive is ‘fastest nearline product ramp in Seagate’s history’

Seagate met Wall Street's anaemic expectations in the first quarter. But the company expects a revenue uptick for the rest of the fiscal year, with 16TB enterprise...

Western Digital CEO to retire

Stephen Milligan, Western Digital CEO, will retire when the disk drive giant finds a successor. He will then take an advisory role until September 2020 to help...

Cray ClusterStor gets faster and fatter

HPE-owned Cray claims the new ClusterStor E1000 parallel storage system delivers up to 1.6 terabytes per second and 50 million IOPS/rack. According to supercomputer maker this is more...

NetApp will adopt QLC flash in 2020

Las Vegas "NetApp will be integrating QLC enterprise NVMe SSDs across their product portfolio through 2020." So says Wells Fargo senior analyst Aaron...

Pensando recruits NetApp as acceleration chip customer

Accelerator card startup Pensando Systems emerged from stealth this month, announcing it had raised $278m in three rounds since its inception in 2017. What has gotten investors...

Western Digital goes purple in 14TB range rampage

Western Digital has introduced a 14TB video surveillance drive, accompanied by a 512GB microSD card, to the Purple line. for WD, 'Purple' signifies video...