All-you-can-eat storage buffet with Napatech, Scale/IBM, Inspur, Viking/Kalray and platefuls of other good stuff

This week’s edition of our all-you-can-eat storage buffet has main plates featuring flavoursome Napatech SmartNICs, Scale Computing getting edgy in bed with IBM, Inspur knocking off another...

Storage VAR sentiment tracker: VMware mojo lost, Commvault mojo gained?

A June survey of storage VARs’ views of the market shows growing demand with core infrastructure refreshes as the US economy re-opens and ransomware becomes a top-of-mind...

Pivot3 gives up ghost as Quantum buys its assets to go deeper into video...

Hyperconverged and video surveillance systems startup Pivot3 has sold its assets to Quantum for just $8.9M in cash and stock after raising $274M in total funding —...

StorMagic virtual SAN meets Hivecell stackable edge HCI

Virtual SAN supplier StorMagic has launched Hivecell HCI with StorMagic SvSAN, claiming it delivers edge computing on an enterprise scale for remote sites with no IT tech...

HPE adds faster/bigger Plus-size model to Apollo storage server line

HPE has added a Plus variant to its Apollo 4200 Gen10 server, adding updated Xeon CPUs, more memory and more storage capacity to make it more attractive...

PowerFlex, Dell EMC’s other HCI system, supports more Nvidia GPUs and Oracle KVM hypervisor

Dell EMC has updated its PowerFlex software, widening GPU and hypervisor support and improving resiliency and manageability. PowerFlex is Dell EMC’s scale-out virtual SAN...

Nutanix changing from new customer hunter to old customer farmer

Profile. Nutanix, that aggressive hunting leopard of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) new customer sales is changing its spots, becoming a farmer of hybrid multi-cloud software renewals.

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...