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Storage news ticker – May 20

Scale-out file system supplier Qumulo is giving away a free petabyte of storage as part of its Cloud Now program. It offers the rapid deployment of up...

SK hynix lays claim to fastest PCIe 4.0 SSD

SK hynix has released the Platinum P41 PCIe 4.0 SSD amid claims of unmatched speeds and reliability. The M.2 gumstick format device was first announced in...
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Storage news ticker – May 18

Cloud and backup storage service provider Backblaze has announced an improved channel program. It will drive joint marketing activities, provide co-branded collateral, and establish market development funds...

IBM launches ESS Spectrum Scale box optimized for AI

IBM has introduced a 3500 model to its Spectrum Scale Enterprise Storage Server (ESS) portfolio with a faster controller CPU and more throughput – up to 91GB/sec...
CSD 3000 U.2 form factor

Dell lifts lid on computational storage work

Dell says it is working with industry standards groups and partners to evolve computational storage technologies and deliver “integrated solutions for customers.”  Gaurav Chawla of...

Veritas chases public cloud and IoT edge with retooled NetBackup

Veritas thinks the public cloud and growing IoT edge are where it can increase its data protection market share using re-engineered software and AI-enhanced operations.

Gartner: Enterprise SSDs will hit 35% of HDD/SSD exabytes shipped by 2026

In four years' time over 95 percent of shipped hard disk drives will be high-capacity nearline 3.5-inch drives, and SSDs will outstrip the "other disk drive" categories, ...

Micron reveals flash roadmap to 500+ layer 3D NAND

Micron has 232-layer 3D NAND in development and a roadmap out to 500-plus layers. 3D NAND is manufactured by layering groups of cells atop...

Western Digital: The flash roadmap

Western Digital execs revealed its disk and flash/SSD roadmaps at a May 10 Investor Day event. We covered the disk part of this in a previous article....
Pure Storage CTO Rob Lee

Pure uses Snowflake to get FlashBlade up close and cloud-adjacent with customers’ co-los

Pure Storage and Snowflake are arranging for Snowflake compute to access and analyze data stored in FlashBlade file+object boxes based in fast access, cloud-adjacent co-los like Equinix...

Storage news ticker – 11 May

Aerospike has announced GA of Aerospike Database 6 (AD6), a fresh release of the core engine that powers Aerospike’s Real-time Data Platform. It has native support for...

NetApp E-Series storage certified for Nvidia SuperPod

NetApp has organized its E-Series hardware with BeeGFS software to be certified with Nvidia’s SuperPod AI powerhouse. The all-flash EF600/BeeGFS combo has been...

Samsung releases camera card designed to live long and prosper

Samsung has launched a long-life PRO Endurance microSD card for surveillance cameras, dashboard cameras, doorbell cameras, and body cameras, claiming it won't wear out during its warranted...
Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, Western Digital

Western Digital spins out 10-platter drives

Western Digital is sampling conventional 22TB and shingled 26TB 10-platter disk drives to cloud service providers with mass availability scheduled for the summer. It is also introducing...

A glimpse at Dell’s future

Dell Technologies World 2022 attendees this week saw and heard from Dell's probable next CEO: Chuck Whitten, He arrived at Dell as its co-COO in August last year,...
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Storage news ticker – May 5

Bacula is announcing the availability of its Nutanix AHV backup module which includes agentless deployment, snapshot-based backup/restore, support for any kind of guest VM, and hot copy...

Storage news ticker – May the 4th be with you

… Seagate celebrates Star Wars Day with the introduction of three collectible disk drives inspired by Boba Fett, Grogu, and The Mandalorian. Seagate's marketeers have gone...

Panasas updates flash-in-a-box HPC system plus high-capacity hybrid box

Panasas has revved its high-performance scale-out hybrid ActiveStor Ultra 100 storage with an all-flash version and an expanded capacity hybrid flash/disk Ultra XL system.