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...

Contain yourselves: new Diamanti CEO faces exec hiring opportunity

Executing a hyperconverged software to hyperconverged Kubernetes software pivot, startup Diamanti has changed its CEO — with a raft of consequent exec changes following the hiring.

HPE’s revenues rise at lethargic rate but demand and order rate impress

HPE revenues rose just one per cent in its third fiscal 2021 quarter, ended July 31, with supply constraints hitting server ships, but underlying overall order growth...

Nutanix’s results better than expected, as it waits for low-cost renewals to bring profitability...

Hyper-converged and platform SW vendor Nutanix announced beat-and-raise revenues and subscription growth in its fourth fiscal 2021 quarter and made a thumping loss — equivalent to 92...

Dell touts VxRail and GPU combo for Nvidia’s AI Enterprise suite

Dell has announced that its VxRail hyperconverged systems are certified for Nvidia’s newly available AI Enterprise software suite, making it simpler for organisations to deploy GPU-accelerated infrastructure...