Coronavirus

Kioxia and LITE-ON delay SSD business transfer

LITE-ON has deferred the transfer of its SSD business to Kioxia due to the pandemic, but still expects it to go ahead. Kioxia, the...

Pavilion Data unfurls NVMe-oF array roadmap

Pavilion Data is developing a NVMe-oF flash array that is double the speed and capacity of its current line-up. The storage vendor also plans to release several...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Commvault, Nutanix, HYCU, MariaDB and more

Companies in this week's enterprise storage news roundup, cover encryption, replication, tiering, object support, snapshots, the public cloud and more. Let's start alphabetically. Commvault...

Your occasional enterprise storage roundup, featuring Backblaze, Quantum, Storj, the QUIC protocol and more

Data growth provides the fuel for our main items in this week's data storage news digest. Let's get cracking. Backblaze cloud storage reaches exabyte...

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

Hyperscalers keep server sales afloat. Enterprise storage vendors are less fortunate

Covid-19 has depressed demand for servers and data storage from transportation, hospitality and physical retail operation. At the same the pandemic has increased demand for video streaming,...

Micron gives insight (kinda) into 3D XPoint revenues for the first time

Micron sold at least $118.8m worth of 3D XPoint media and drives in its second fy2020 quarter, ended February 27. This is the first time the US...
Shipping container

Diamanti: K8s workloads run so much faster on our bare metal HCI system

Profile: Diamanti has built a bare metal Kubernetes container platform with persistent all-flash storage. The California startup was founded in 2014 by three...

HPE releases urgent fix to stop enterprise SSDs conking out at 40K hours

Updated 28 March 2020. HPE has told customers that four kinds of SSDs in its servers and storage systems may experience failure and data...

Inspur leapfrogs Huawei to take second place in SPC-1 benchmark

Inspur has claimed the second spot in the SPC-1 benchmark, behind Fujitsu. Prior to the latest results, the Chinese systems vendor's best SPC1 performance was 15th place.

Pure Storage loses third CMO in three years

Robson Grieve, Pure Storage chief marketing officer, has left the company after 14 months in post. He was the company's third CMO in three years.

Samsung opens fifth gen flash memory plant in China – on time despite pandemic

Samsung has begun making NAND wafers at its new flash foundry in X'ian, China - on schedule despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The new plant...

Panasas assesses six new data storage technologies for HPC use case

Modern data storage technologies may deliver high speed data access but not all make the cut for the exacting demands of high performance computing (HPC) applications.

Seagate turns to NVMe to amp up IronWolf 510 SSD speed

Slow SATA no longer cuts it for SSDs in Seagate's IronWolf NAS systems, with the company announcing the much faster NVMe IronWolf 510 SSD.

Dell’s external storage crown slips – just a little

Dell continues to dominate IDC's external OEM storage market numbers for 2019’s fourth quarter. But the company experienced a 6.4 per cent fall in revenue in a...

VMware vSphere 7 adds NVMe-oF support to speed storage access

Earlier this week we covered the main details of VMware's blockbuster vSphere 7 launch. In this article we zoom in on VMware’s vSphere 7 support for NVMe...

Intel thinks own-brand NAND is not absolutely fab

Intel is exploring its options on self-manufacturing NAND flash memory and may buy in from third party suppliers. The revelation came from CFO George...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Infinidat, Retrospect, Toshiba and more

In this week's data storage roundup, Infinidat has put things in place to support vSphere disaster recovery failover across metro distances while Retrospect make it simple and...