Kioxia NVMe SSDs use PCie 4.0 for big speed increase

Kioxia has launched two much faster than average NVMe SSDs - the CD6 and CM6, - which use the PCIe 4.0 bus to reach 1 million IOPS...

sk Hynix sends 800 workers home to self-quarantine against coronavirus

sk Hynix, the Korean flash and DRAM maker, has sent home 800 workers from its Incheon campus in South Korea as a self-quarantine precaution against the COVID-19...

WD touts lower-capacity flash drive for smartphone makers

Western Digital is releasing a lower capacity embedded flash drive for smartphone makers. We infer this is a response to low demand for the company's 512GB...

Google hybridises six storage vendors for the Anthos Kubernetes cloud

Google has announced the Anthos Ready Storage program for third-party on-premises storage suppliers. Six vendors have qualified for the initial line-up: Dell EMC,...

The flash revolution will be delayed – due to an unexpected strong demand for...

The tech storage industry consensus is that enterprise hard drives sales will fall at the expense of solid state drives (SSDs) in all areas except for hyperscale...

Chinese NAND and DRAM fabs escape coronavirus damage

Chinese DRAM and NAND foundries have so far escaped the impact of coronavirus, which has disrupted the supply chains of many global industries. Trendforce,...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring mainframes, HAMR and a data protection deluge

Your occasional storage digest this week features boatloads of data protection news from Atempo, Clumio, Cobalt Iron, Datrium, Druva, Infrascale and Overland-Tandberg.  Also...

NetApp Q3 earnings fall short of Wall Street expectations

NetApp shares fell 13 per cent last night on the back of disappointing third quarter results and lower guidance for the next quarter. The...

So long, farewell, Storwize. IBM melds storage array line under FlashSystems brand

IBM has launched faster FlashSystem arrays, in a move that also sees it simplify its block access storage array line-up. The company now goes...

Why fast object storage is poised for the mainstream

Four years ago, Pure Storage pioneered fast object storage with the launch of its FlashBlade system. Today fast object storage is ready to go mainstream, with six vendors...

‘Reverse CDN’ is huge storage vendor opportunity for self-driving cars

Autonomous and near-autonomous vehicles will need black box facilities to help with accident cause analysis in the case of a crash. They may also need a 'reverse'...

Your occasional storage digest, (mostly) featuring Couchbase DBaaS service

Slim pickings for this week's enterprise storage round-up. But let's kick off Couchbase making its NoSQL database available as a cloud-based service. DBaaS...

Hard disk drives will disappear from your data centre – unless you work for...

The flash assault is progressing to the point where disk drives could will disappear from most data centres in a few years. That's because flash affordability and...

Nexsan adds QLC flash to storage array line-up

Nexsan today announced a dense flash addition to its mid-range E-Series array and also added fast RoCE access and blockchain security to the Assureon archive line.

Compute-in-storage startup NGD raises $20m

Compute-in-storage pioneer NGD has raised $20m in a C-series round to develop production of its technology and invest in sales and marketing. The investment...

Who’s that walking across the green? It’s Dell EMC, preparing to take its midrange...

Dell EMC is not yet publicly talking about the launch of its much anticipated mid-range storage system, MidRange.next, but planning is very much underway.

Samsung-backed key:value crew Stellus drops veil on new tech, will have to work...

Newly emerged Stellus Technologies has developed a new and different high-performance data storage and processing system involving arrays of compute-in-storage SSDs providing real-time access across a key:value...

Autonomous vehicle data storage: We grill self-driving car experts about sensors, clouds … and...

In Internet of Things terms, an autonomous or near-autonomous vehicle (AV, NAV) is a mobile edge computing device that generates data needing to be processed for it...