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...

Your occasional storage digest with ransomware, sustainability, InfiniBand spec update, and lots of shorter...

Ransomware rules the waves in this digest. Prepare to be numerically amazed by the number of ransomware attacks and then read good news about Active Directory recovery...

It’s taken two years but Nutanix has added Commvault to Mine portfolio

Two years and three months after saying it would happen, Nutanix has added Commvault Backup and Recovery to its turnkey Mine backup appliance. We’re still waiting for...

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.