Scale Computing takes HCI to the edge

Scale Computing has unveiled a line of hyperconverged systems aimed at edge computing applications where reliable and easy to deploy solutions are required. Available...

Dell Q1 revenues up but servers and storage sales are down

Dell posted $21.9bn revenues for the first fiscal 2020 quarter up three per cent on last year, and net income $329m (-$538m). However storage revenues fell a...

Nutanix chief product officer walks

Sunil Potti, Nutanix chief product and development officer, has resigned to go somewhere else. On top of disappointing Q3 fy19 results due to customers...

Nutanix built success ‘on great engineers’

Nutanix grew faster than other HCI startups because it employed a core of '10 eXer' engineers and surrounded them with good people. This was...

Thank you, .NEXT: Nutanix notches up news nuggets

.NEXT 2019 Nutanix's annual conference was in full swing at Anaheim, California this week, and the news announcements from company and partners came thick and fast.

Nutanix ushers its software onto AWS

.NEXT 2019 Nutanix is moving into the hybrid cloud world in a big way by making its software available on AWS. Customers can launch...

Nutanix ‘leads HCI software market’

Nutanix leads the hyperconverged infrastructure software market, according to Gartner research seen by Blocks & Files. This contrasts with IDC numbers, released last month,...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Violin, NEC, Scale Computing, Formulus Black and Hitachi Vantara

Today's storage briefs include Violin arrays adopting NVMe, NEC using Scale Computing to build a hyperconverged offering, Formulus Black getting its software added to HPE servers but...

VxRail gets a new dimension – VMware Cloud

Dell Technologies World Dell Technologies Cloud - the much signalled Project Dimension that puts VMware Cloud on on-premises kit, has landed at Dell Technologies World.

Regarding Nutanix and its quest to build a full stack for the hybrid, multi-cloud...

Jason Ader, analyst at the investment bank William Blair, has produced a useful Nutanix review for subscribers. He delivers a coherent and useful deep dive into Nutanix’s...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Azure, Pure Storage, Datrium, Hitachi Vantura and more

Today has been a blockbuster blizzard for enterprise storage news. Blocks & Files will guide you through the day's events with this handy round-up. Let's start with...

Dell adds StorMagic virtual SAN to reseller roster

Dell is to resell SvSAN, the virtual SAN and edge computing appliance software made by the UK company StorMagic. Dell, of course, has its...

VMware accelerates HCI growth, Nutanix stumbles, Cisco declines

Hyperconverged infrastructure supplier revenue tracking by Wells Fargo analyst shows VMware VSAN Ready Nodes pulling away from Nutanix. Aaron Rakers, a senior analyst at...

Cannabis farmer-pharma firm pots Pivot3 to store videocam footage

The Wayland Group, a Canadian cannabis grower, is using Pivot3’s hyperconverged system to ensure compliance with regulations in its home country. Health Canada regulations...

Kaleao gets fresh CEO

Hyperconverged startup Kaleao has appointed Komprise sales boss sales Tony Craythorne as its new CEO. Kaleao’s KMAX technology uses ARM servers with FPGAs...

HyperGrid CEO takes a hike

HyperGrid CEO Nariman Teymorian has been replaced by co-founder Manoj Nair. The firm was founded as GridStore in 2009 by Nair, COO Mark Mitchell,...

HPE teams up with Nutanix for GreenLake managed service

HPE has reversed its no partnership stance with Nutanix to work together on the GreenLake Nutanix managed service. Let's roll the clock back to...

StorPool inches past Optane DIMM-fuelled Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

StorPool, a Bulgarian storage startup, has matched an Optane DIMM-accelerated Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct 12-node cluster and its 13.7 million IOPS record for a hyperconverged system, by...