This week in storage, featuring a mucky International Space Station NAS system

This week the International Space Station's NAS gives vent, Nebulon pumps out a survey, Pliops talks about its storage processor, we see how Pivot3's video HCI is...

Who are the top HCI vendors (and why do tech analysts disagree)?

HCI is a fairly mature market and we think it should be simple enough for tech analysts to agree on what vendors to classify as HCI vendors....

How does HPE Storage see the world? Let’s find out

We asked HPE to summarise its data storage product positioning to help us prep a recent interview with HPE Storage boss Tom Black. In...

HPE lays off engineers in SimpliVity and Nimble HCI R&D merger

Tom Black, HPE's new storage boss, is unifying the SimpliVity and Nimble dHCI engineering R&D and laying off an undisclosed number of engineering staff.

Omdia identifies HCI leaders. But where is Nutanix?

Omdia, a tech analyst firm, forecasts the global hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market will grow from $11bn in 2019 to more than $60bn in 2023.

Liqid and Broadcom deliver PCIe 4.0 CI developer kit

Composable infrastructure firm Liqid has produce a reference design kit with Broadcom for solutions that use PCIe 4.0 fabric for connectivity. Liqid’s composable infrastructure...

Software-defined storage: It’s a Thing

The global software-defined storage market is expected to grow by $42.79 billion over the next four years, according to Technavio. The UK market...

VMware fleshes out DRaaS with Datrium acquisition

VMware is buying Datrium, an HCI startup that pivoted to disaster recovery in the cloud, for an undisclosed amount. But the fact that the...

This week in storage: Teradata in the cloud, WD Zoned SSDs and more

Teradata has become much more serious about working in the public clouds and Western Digital has an NVMe Express-bolstering present for its zoned QLC SSD initiative....

Dell EMC rebrands VxFlex to PowerFlex, adds async rep, DR and safe snapshots

Dell EMC has confirmed PowerFlex as the new name for its scale-out, multi-hypervisor, virtual SAN and HCI VxFlex product set, and added data safety features to the...

It’s harsh at the edge: Dell gives VxRail a boost with PCIe 4, K8S,...

Dell has extended its VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure systems with support for AMD EPYC processors, PCIe Gen 4.0, Kubernetes, Optane, more GPUs and ruggedised deployments, making it more...

Converged systems fare well in the first quarter 2020

IDC's converged systems tracker for Q1 2020 shows resilient demand despite the early effects of the pandemic. The status quo remained the status quo,...

Mission-critical computing and HCI: the time has come

Sponsored Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been around for at least a decade, but adoption continues to grow apace, as shown by figures from research firm IDC which...

AIMES ‘normalises’ healthcare AI with Pivot 3- controlled GPUs

Specialist GPU servers could be overkill when crunching relatively small amounts of data for analytics purposes. So why not use ordinary servers boosted with GPU accelerator cards...
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Your occasional storage digest featuring Druva, WekaIO with STACs of benchmarks, and more

This week, Druva helps notebook and desktop users defeat ransomware, and WekaIO feasts on more STAC benchmarks. Druva gets fiery-eyed Druva,...

Datera bags OEM deal with Fujitsu

Datera, the high-end software-defined storage vendor, has signed an OEM deal with Fujitsu, initially covering Europe and Japan. Datera’s Data Services Platform is a...

NetApp revenue decline accelerated by pandemic

NetApp's fourth quarter ended April 24 deteriorated as the pandemic struck and exacerbated product and cloud sales weaknesses. NetApp’s final 2020 quarter revenues were...

Nutanix new customer growth and subscription push rebuffs pandemic

Nutanix latest results show it adding new customers and growing subscription revenues in the face of the Covid19 pandemic. Sister publication The Register covered...