Pure Storage sees no enterprise sales slowdown – yet

Pure Storage made a net loss of $66m on fiscal Q2 revenues up 28 per cent to $396.3m from a year ago. The results were better than...

Western Digital makes fast and fat portable hard drives for gamers

Western Digital today announced five external drives for gamers. The new WD_Black brand comprises four disk drives, including two Xbox-specific offerings, and one SSD.

Innodisk embeds Azure Sphere into industrial SSD

Innodisk, the Taiwainese storage vendor, has built an industrial SSD with Microsoft’s Azure Sphere providing software updates, device-level analytics, data security, remote monitoring and control through the...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Dell EMC, Cloudera, InfiniteIO, Cloudian and more

Here are some storage news stories to round off the week. Dell EMC storage comes closer to Cloudera Dell EMC and...

Oracle demolishes hardware Pillar, lays off 300 flash storage staff

Oracle is shuttering its flash storage division and laying off at least 300 employees, according to various sources. Employees were told of the layoffs...

NetApp squeezes ONTAP into teeny weeny device

NetApp is working on running ONTAP, an operating system for storage arrays, on IOT edge devices and other small things The game was given...

NetApp confirms revenue miss as enterprises reduce AFA purchases

A sharp slowdown in enterprise customers' all-flash array purchases has sucker-punched NetApp, and though it is hiring more sales heads to fix this worry, things aren't forecast...

Toshiba nudges direct-to-Ethernet SSD towards the light

Toshiba and Samsung are pushing the idea of SSDs directly accessed over Ethernet as a way of simplifying the storage access stack. This idea...

Pavilion Data Systems bags $25m investment

Storage startup Pavilion Data Systems has completed a $25m C-round of funding. CEO Gurpreet Singh Singh said in a statement: “We are pleased with...

Azure IoT Edge runs inside an NGD SSD

Computational storage supplier NGD has embedded the Azure IoT Edge service within its SSDs. NGD has announced the 32TB Newport SSD in the U.2...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Exagrid, Broadcom, Lite-On, Toshiba and more

A sprinkling of storage news briefs to start the week. Exagrid refresh deduplicates deduplicated files Target deduplicating backup appliance supplier...

Samsung readies launch of 256GB 136-layer SATA SSD

Samsung has made a 100+ layer SSD using sixth generation V-NAND technology, although this is not available for sale just yet. V-NAND is Samsung’s...

Liqid unleashes the Honey Badger PCIe 4 SSD. It’s fast.Very fast

Liqid has added the LQD4500, its first PCIe 4.0 SSD to its composable systems line-up. This is possibly the world's fastest SSD. Internally, Liqid calls...

800-layer 3D NAND? It can be yours in 2030, SK Hynix says

Western Digital and SK hynix both talked about 128-layer 3D NAND at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara this week, with SK hynix outlining a roadmap...

WD and Tosh talk up penta-level cell flash

The Flash Memory Summit lived up to its major flash technology revelation status with news of penta-level cell flash. Toshiba Memory and...

Nvidia GPUs gain direct access to NVMe storage

Nvidia has crafted a direct link between its GPUs and NVMe-connected storage to speed data transfer and processing. Until now a GPU was fed...

Excelero adds scale-up NVEdge to scale-out NVMESH

Excelero, the NVMe-over-Fabrics flash array software startup, has announced a scale-up NVEdge product to complement its scale-out NVMESH offering. NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) extends the PCIe/NVMe...

Toshiba flash memory is thinner, fatter, faster

Toshiba has come out with three flash news announcements detailing a range of smaller, denser and speedier drives. 96-layer TLC (3bits/cell) NAND RD500 and...