Self-driving cars! The Quantum of some solace for ailing tape vendor

CEO Jamie Lerner is taking Quantum into vertical markets with a front and central focus on StorNext, its scale out filesystem manager. The first example is a...

Flash and trash. What’s the big idea about two-tier storage?

The storage analyst Enrico Signoretti popularised the term 'flash and trash' in 2015, to "describe a trend of  two-tier storage built on latency-sensitive, flash-based arrays on one...

Memory prices are on their way down

Trendforce forecasts a five per cent or greater decline in DRAM contract prices in 2018’s fourth quarter following a 1 to 2 per cent rise in the...

Akonia Holographics gets bitten by Apple and moves into paradise

Apple has bought a holographic glassware company, Akonia Holographics, to gain technology it can use in augmented reality products. Akonia...

Tosh platters spinning a 14TB helium SAS dance

Toshiba has added a high-capacity helium-filled 3.5-inch form factor SAS disk drive alongside its equivalent SATA product. Like the SATA-using MG07 ACA, the MG07...

Buy Pavilion Data array and lease drive slots

NVMe-ver-Fabrics array supplier Pavilion Data has a new business model; buy the array and controller and lease drive slots. Customer choose the level of...

NGD computational flash wins best-of-show award at FMS 2018

NGD, a maker of computational processing storage drives, has won a best-of-show award at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. With its Newport product, the company aims to solve the...

SSD storage rulers of the world, unite!

The EDSFF organisation has standardised short and long and 3-inch ruler form factors for SSDs, with specs available from the Storage Networking Industry Alliance.  EDSFF stands for Enterprise and Data...