IDC SWD Infrastructure Tracker favours Nutanix over VMware

Courtesy of IDC, Nutanix has been named number one in the software-defined storage controller market, beating VMware into second place. IDC recently redesigned its...

Dell’s CloudIQ storage health and performance checker adds security status monitoring

Dell EMC has introduced cybersecurity features into CloudIQ, its AIOps application for Dell EMC IT infrastructure products. CloudIQ supports PowerMAX, PowerStore, PowerScale, PowerProtect, VxBLock,...

Your occasional storage digest with DNA storage, a new IDC Tracker and more

New things are the theme of this week’s roundup, with DNA storage prospects explained in a white paper, and IDC setting up a software-defined infrastructure tracking report....

HPE ushers in Nutanix Era: Fancy a swim in our everything-as-a-service GreenLake?

HPE has made a pitch to database admin staffers by bundling Nutanix’s Era multi-database management tool with ProLiant servers as a fully managed cloud service through its...

Dell goes on Epyc Azure Stack HCI excursion

Dell has added second-generation AMD Epyc processors to its Azure Stack HCI systems and made them easier to deploy and manage. Azure Stack is...

Dell eyes up HCI rivals, adds compute, disaggregated storage, tools to VxRail hyperconverged systems

Dell Technologies has given its VxRail hyperconverged (HCI) systems faster processors to beef up compute performance. It has also added compute-only nodes and enhanced storage capacity...

HPE lifts earnings outlook: Storage finally returns to growth as overall revenues lift

HPE has reported earnings showing a Y/Y increase in overall revenues, as the edge, compute, HPC and storage segments all reported business increases. For the storage segment,...

Your occasional storage digest with TrendForce NAND figures and more than 25 other announcements

At opposite ends of the storage speed spectrum, IBM is withdrawing LT06 tape products and Phison has a fast PCIe Gen 4 SSD controller. Meanwhile, NAND revenues...

A revenue tale of four storage cities: Pure, Nutanix, Dell and Snowflake

Four storage suppliers reported quarterly results, providing a return-to-growth or decline-stopping snapshot across the industry. They were all-flash array supplier Pure Storage, hyperconverged systems vendor Nutanix, broad-based...

Your occasional storage digest with Veritas, Nasuni, NetApp, ArcServe and SUSE

There's a whole lot of data protection goodness this week, with new moves at Veritas, Arcserve and HYCU. We also have a NetApp ONTAP array telemetry...

Another storage-as-a-service competitor enters the ring: Dell launches APEX

Dell today unveiled its APEX Data Storage Services at its virtual Dell Technologies World event, claiming to offer a consistent service across edge locations, private and public...

IBM builds containerised version of Spectrum Scale

IBM is launching a containerised derivative of its Spectrum Scale parallel file system called Spectrum Fusion, as well as delivering new ESS 3200 Elastic Storage System storage...

OK, SANshine, how do you position Nebulon against external arrays, HCI, SmartNIC and DPU...

Analysis: Would-be SAN array and HCI rival Nebulon’s SPU (Storage Processing Unit) is a fresh way of delivering shared storage and other services by using what looks...

Nebulon expands from storage focus to overall HCI infrastructure

Nebulon, which launched its hardware-assisted cloud-defined storage in June last year, has broadened its scope to become a smart infrastructure SaaS supplier providing a better hyper-converged infrastructure...
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Wish HCI could do more?Maybe it’s time for some disaggregation

Sponsored Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) ticks a lot of boxes for a lot of organizations. Recent figures from IDC showed growth in the overall converged systems market was...

Your occasional storage digest with Intel Ice Lake, composable systems and HCI

The big enterprise hardware event this week centres on Intel's Ice Lake Xeon processors, with HPE saying its Synergy composable system will support Ice Lake compute nodes....

Your occasional storage digest with Lightbits Labs, Western Digital and Samsung

In this week's roundup Lightbits Labs strengthesm the enterprise credentials of its NVMe/TCP array; Western Digital says it needs fewer layers with its 3D NAND than others...

Dell extends HCI+hardware lead in Q4, and HPE is growing fast. But what about...

Dell extended its lead over Nutanix in branded hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) sales in the fourth 2020 quarter. Nutanix also fell back compared with VMware when measured by...