Universal memory candidate technology

University of Lancaster researchers have devised a universal memory candidate technology. By using a structure based on members of the III-V chemical compounds family,...

Mainframe cycle drives IBM storage revenues upwards

High-end DS8900 storage sales were boosted by IBM z15 mainframe demand and pushed IBM storage sales up three per cent in Big Blue’s fourth 2019 quarter.

The Ghost in the self-driving storage machine (OK, it’s a car)

Interview: Blocks & Files aims to get a sense of the market for data storage in autonomous and near-autonomous vehicles (AVs). Seagate and Renovo have suggested an...

Nebulon gets less nebulous, aims to replace SAN and hyperconverged storage

Nebulon, a "cloud-defined storage startup" founded by four 3PAR veterans, is opening the stealth curtain a little. On its website, the California company has...

Data storage estimates for intelligent vehicles vary widely

Car-borne data storage is becoming a vital aspect of cars, trucks and lorries as they get smarter. Intelligent vehicles will use and generate a...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Red Hat, Nexsan, and Scality

Nexsan has started up the RoCE road giving faster access to its Assureon archive arrays. IBM-owned Red Hat has added multi-cloud support to its container storage and...

Forsa taps into Optane direct mode to turbocharge apps. No code change required

Formulus Black's Forsa software gives applications an Optane persistent memory boost with no app software changes needed. Intel’s Optane 3D XPoint media drives are...

WekaIO replaces Dell EMC Isilon at Genomics England

WekaIO is replacing Dell EMC Isilon at a genome sequencing installation where Isilon ran out of gas. In 2015 Genomics England deployed 7PB of...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Pavilion Data, HPE, Supermicro and more

This week's enterprise storage round-up starts with NVMe-over-Fabric startup Pavilion Data is readying a big sales and marketing push, spending August 2019 VC money. And there are...

Kioxia fab fire update – two week hit to NAND flash production

Yesterday’s fire at Kioxia’s Fab 6 foundry in Japan could cause a two-week halt in production of NAND flash memory at the plant. The...

Kioxia suffers flash fab fire – foundry makes 3-4% of world’s NAND memory

A fire at a Kioxia flash foundry in Japan on January 7 could affect output for the company and Western Digital, Kioxia's NAND chip partner.

Hitachi Vantara targets solution sales with new army of consultants

Hitachi has completed the merger of Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting, first announced in September. The company has grand plans for the enlarged Hitachi...

Seagate touts Lyve Drive Mobile System for business

Seagate unveiled the Lyve Drive Mobile System series of integrated and modular data storage drives, carriers and receivers for multi-stage workflow processes at CES 2020.

Samsung’s Stellus Technologies emerges from stealth. Soon…

Samsung's Stellus Technologies is preparing to step out of stealth. Its LinkedIn entry states: "We are officially one month away from unveiling our revolutionary Native File System...

Let’s start the New Year storage round-up with NAND passing the 3-digit layer count

Best wishes for the New Year, storage people. Let's kick it off with our first storage roundup in 2020. Short items

WD: Storage class memory will not replace DRAM or NAND

In our recent interview with Siva Sivaram, the Western Digital's president for technology and strategy discussed upcoming solid state storage technology. Let's begin with his thoughts on...

Micron calls the bottom of the memory market

Micron thinks it has reached the bottom of the trough of over-supply affecting the industry and revenues will grow in coming quarters. The memory...

Inspur spurs storage to go faster and store more

Inspur, the Chinese computer systems maker, has announced a dozen storage products - eight updated AS5000 hybrid and all-flash unified block and file arrays, three distributed systems...