Gartner promotes VMware to HCI magic quadrant ‘visionary’ leader

Gartner’s latest hyperconverged infrastructure magic quadrant (MQ) ranks VMware alongside Nutanix as the two leading suppliers. In the November 2018 edition VMware lagged Nutanix...

HYCU digs into the Nutanix Mine

HYCU has announced general availability of Nutanix Mine with HYCU, a product that enables Nutanix customers to back up their secondary storage using a single console.

Dell pumps up storage revs in Q3

Storage is the bright star in Dell’s Infrastructure Solutions Group’s revenues for its third fiscal 2020 quarter, growing while server revenues fall. Both VxRail hyperconverged systems and...

Nutanix loves HPE (and Wall Street loves Nutanix)

Nutanix posted the biggest loss in its short history yesterday - and was rewarded with shares jumping 20 per cent in overnight trading. The...

NetApp makes its files services generally available on Google cloud

NetApp has announced general availability of Cloud Volumes Service and Cloud Volumes ONTAP for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It has also added support for Google Anthos...

Nutanix hires ex-Nexenta CEO as chief commercial officer

Nexenta's former boss Tarkan Maner has joined Nutanix as chief commercial officer. In effect he is replacing Sunil Potti, former chief product and development officer, who left...

Datrium offers instant vSphere recovery in AWS

Datrium has upgraded its DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering, claiming to provide the industry’s first instant restarts from backup data stored in Amazon’s S3 store. It’s also extended its...

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on...

Scale Computing: Idea that customers should run multiple edge compute platforms is ‘absurd’

Hyperconverged system vendor Scale Computing has an edge computing  system to sell and wants to define edge computing in its own way. ...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HPE, Swiftstack and more

HPE has updated its two composable systems offerings while Swiftstack has upped the scale and performance of its object storage software. There's host of other announcements to...

Nutanix kicks the Buckets into object storage

Nutanix launched Objects, its renamed Buckets object storage service, earlier this year. Let's take a look. In essence, Nutanix Objects is software designed for...

Dell EMC debuts NVMe VxRail HCI appliances

Dell EMC has rolled out two NVMe appliances for the VxRail hyperconverged range. It has also added better management and is automating network fabric setup in multi-rack...

NetApp steers MAX Data towards Elements HCI

Las Vegas NetApp has plunked MAX Data server data access speed-up technology on to the development road map for the company's Elements HCI.

NetApp revenue dip means it has to raise its game

NetApp's annual Insight opens in at Las Vegas today, and sees the company having had two quarters of declining revenues and facing a third. The business faces...

HPE adds Infosight to SimpliVity HCI arsenal

HPE has added the SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure platform to the list of things that Infosight monitors.  InfoSight is HPE's predictive analytics service, delivered...

Dell EMC diverges HCI into networking and storage units

Dell EMC has shunted its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products from the server business unit and divided them between the storage and networking units. Last...

Nutanix integrates with ServiceNow, dives into HPE’s GreenLake, wins HPE OEM deal

Nutanix opened its .NEXT conference in Copenhagen today, announcing an HPE GreenLake deal, its software pre-installed on HPE servers, and integration with ServiceNow for automated incident...

Your occasional storage digest, including Dell, IDC on HCI, Intel Optane, Nebulon and more

There are several news items about Intel Optane in this week’s roundup, as Intel’s Optane software ecosystem building efforts pick up. But Cloudera, first.