Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Commvault, Nutanix, HYCU, MariaDB and more

Companies in this week's enterprise storage news roundup, cover encryption, replication, tiering, object support, snapshots, the public cloud and more. Let's start alphabetically. Commvault...

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

HCI shop Pivot3 makes ‘significant’ layoffs

Pivot3, the hyperconverged startup, said the covid-19 pandemic has affected business and is axing staff in a cost-cutting drive. There are no details of...
Shipping container

Diamanti: K8s workloads run so much faster on our bare metal HCI system

Profile: Diamanti has built a bare metal Kubernetes container platform with persistent all-flash storage. The California startup was founded in 2014 by three...

NetApp cans Kubernetes and Cloud Volumes services on HCI. But what is waiting in...

NetApp is shuttering NKS on HCI and Cloud Volumes on HCI, with effect from April 20. In their place, the storage giant is readying "some very cool...

Dell strengthens HCI market lead over… everyone

Dell Technologies has consolidated its hyperconverged infrastructure market share lead over second-placed Nutanix in IDC's latest quarterly storage tracker. Nutanix's growth rate did not...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Infinidat, Retrospect, Toshiba and more

In this week's data storage roundup, Infinidat has put things in place to support vSphere disaster recovery failover across metro distances while Retrospect make it simple and...

HPE gives SimpliVity HCI a speed boost

HPE has given SimpliVity HCI a speed boost by using more flash drives or faster spinning disks. The company has not publicised the...

HPE storage sales remain flat despite adding SimpliVity HCI to the numbers

HPE storage revenues fell in Q12020, but the company was pleased even to maintain "flat sequential revenues competitive backdrop", CFO Tarek Robbiati said.

Dell merges server and storage sales teams to combat enterprise slowdown

Dell has combined its server and storage teams in response to a slowdown in enterprise sales in North America and China. Speaking in the...

Nutanix revenue rise fails to impress Wall St

Nutanix shares dropped 20 per cent in after market trading yesterday in response to worse than expected losses for Q2 fy2020 and a disappointing outlook for the...

HPE Primera gains Veeam V10 support

HPE has announced Veeam support for its Primera high-end storage array and for disaster recovery data copies made by its StoreOnce software.

Your occasional storage digest, featuring mainframes, HAMR and a data protection deluge

Your occasional storage digest this week features boatloads of data protection news from Atempo, Clumio, Cobalt Iron, Datrium, Druva, Infrascale and Overland-Tandberg.  Also...

Nutanix to run Karbon 2.0 Kubernetes clusters in no-network isolation zone

V.2 of Nutanix’s Karbon front end wrapper for Kubernetes will enable Kubernetes clusters to run in a network-free isolation zone. At time of writing,...

Is it breakout time for Rubrik and Cohesity? Wikibon suggests it might be

Wikibon’s Cube Insights has looked at large customer spending pattern forecasts in a Data Storage 2020: Icebergs Ahead report. Rubrik and Cohesity are looking good with Nutanix...

Cloudian goes Splunk and Hitachi buys ML metadata firm

This week in storage, we have an acquisition, three momentum releases, Cloudian going Splunk, Emmy awards for Isilon and Quantum, plus some funding news, people moves, two...

HyperFlex becomes mates with K8s: No need to go through vSphere first

Cisco’s hyperconverged HyperFlex system has been re-engineered to support containerisation with native Kubernetes and Intersight cloud-based management. The rationale is that users need to...

Scale Computing takes HCI to the thin edge

Last week Scale Computing launched a cigarette box-sized HCI edge appliance, the HE 150. You can read our story on HE 150 specs and availability here. In...