Storage news ticker – January 21

... Managed infrastructure network systems provider 11:11 Systems has completed the acquisition of iland, a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting...

Diamanti’s CEO is on a hiring rush

Diamanti, led by CEO Chris Hickey who was appointed seven months ago, has hired 36 sales and engineering people since he took up the post.

Storage news ticker – December 22

… iXsystems has introduced TrueCharts, a first app catalog for TrueNAS SCALE, its scale-out storage and hyperconverged infrastructure offering. It includes Kubernetes for deploying...

Predictions for 2022

’Tis the season for predictions — usually vendor predictions — and they always seem to predict, astoundingly, that demand for the vendor’s products will rise because the...

Storage news ticker – December 1

… AWS has announced four new storage offerings: S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a storage class that provides retrieval access in...

Dell has record quarter, but flattish storage lets the side down

Dell’s quarterly revenues rose 21 per cent year-on-year to a record $28.4 billion, but storage revenues were anaemic with a mere 0.9 per cent rise to $3.89...

Nutanix spent more money than it earned in latest quarter, but no one’s worried

Nutanix reached a negative landmark, with losses exceeding revenues in its latest quarter, but financial analysts are happy with its progress.  Revenues were $378.52...

Gartner’s 2021 Hyperconverged Magic Quadrant: Leaders unchanged, bye-bye DataCore, hello Visionary StorMagic

All the action is centred down on the bottom-left in Gartner’s latest hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software magic quadrant (MQ). This annual MQ rates HCI...

iXsystems’ open-sorcery – scale-out file/block/object HCI software

TrueNAS SCALE is an open-source and scale-out hyperconverged infrastructure software system announced by iXsystems, which has more than a million software deployments and more than 10EB managed...

Storage news ticker – October 26

… Robin.io and AirHop Communications today announced a strategic partnership to provide solutions that deliver automated improvements in the performance of Open Radio Access...

Storage news ticker tape — 14 October 2021

… Rambus has announced the industry’s first 5600 MT/s DDR5 Registering Clock Driver (RCD) — a 17 per cent increase in data rate over...

Nutanix sales head departs for startup fun and games

Just seven months into his role as Nutanix Chief Revenue Officer, Chris Kaddaras has quit to join a pre-IPO security tech startup. Rajiv Ramaswami,...

Your occasional storage digest with Elastic, MemVerge, an amazing funding round, and more

There’s a strong focus on data querying and analysis in this week’s digest. Data querying has been improved by Elastic enhancing its search products. A US research...

Two ’ixers combining HCI and VDI: Nutanix and Citrix partner

Nutanix and Citrix are partnering so customers can get Citrix VDI running on Nutanix HCI in hybrid and multiple public clouds, raising doubt about Nutanix’s Frame VDI...

Virtual private clouds arrive with Flow Networking at silo-busting Nutanix as part of mega...

Nutanix customers received a great raft of incremental improvements at the company’s .NEXT event, with virtual private clouds in AOS, better disaster recovery and security. Nutanix’s Cloud...

PowerNIC picnic? Dell preparing SmartNIC’d VxRail

We should soon see VxRail hyperconverged systems fitted with CPU-offloading SmartNICs, according to a blog by a Dell exec. Ihab Tarazi.

Your occasional storage buffet, with Commvault, NetApp, Lenovo and SingleStore plus accompanying tidbits

Commvault is offering anti-ransomware services to its customers. NetApp wants a billion dollars a year in recurring revenue from the public cloud. Lenovo wants to offer all...

Same old, same old — IDC Q2 2021 Storage Tracker

IDC’s latest quarterly external storage market tracker shows a great year-on-year advance by Huawei, and a tremendous fall by IBM — but, really, nothing much has changed...