Toshiba nudges direct-to-Ethernet SSD towards the light

Toshiba and Samsung are pushing the idea of SSDs directly accessed over Ethernet as a way of simplifying the storage access stack. This idea...

Pavilion Data Systems bags $25m investment

Storage startup Pavilion Data Systems has completed a $25m C-round of funding. CEO Gurpreet Singh Singh said in a statement: “We are pleased with...

Azure IoT Edge runs inside an NGD SSD

Computational storage supplier NGD has embedded the Azure IoT Edge service within its SSDs. NGD has announced the 32TB Newport SSD in the U.2...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Exagrid, Broadcom, Lite-On, Toshiba and more

A sprinkling of storage news briefs to start the week. Exagrid refresh deduplicates deduplicated files Target deduplicating backup appliance supplier...

Liqid unleashes the Honey Badger PCIe 4 SSD. It’s fast.Very fast

Liqid has added the LQD4500, its first PCIe 4.0 SSD to its composable systems line-up. This is possibly the world's fastest SSD. Internally, Liqid calls...

Quantum emerges from accounting hell

Quantum has finally filed corrected financial statements along with its latest quarterly results, and is set to focus on the video and image storage market.

Nvidia GPUs gain direct access to NVMe storage

Nvidia has crafted a direct link between its GPUs and NVMe-connected storage to speed data transfer and processing. Until now a GPU was fed...

Xilinx claims 10x CPU performance for Alveo FPGA

Xilinx has launched a FPGA that supports PCIe v4 and uses high-bandwidth memory to munch data manipulations faster and firehose the results. Field-programable Gate...

Excelero adds scale-up NVEdge to scale-out NVMESH

Excelero, the NVMe-over-Fabrics flash array software startup, has announced a scale-up NVEdge product to complement its scale-out NVMESH offering. NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) extends the PCIe/NVMe...

Toshiba flash memory is thinner, fatter, faster

Toshiba has come out with three flash news announcements detailing a range of smaller, denser and speedier drives. 96-layer TLC (3bits/cell) NAND RD500 and...

Your enterprise storage news round-up

Take a quick dip into our weekly collection of enterprise storage news briefs Toshiba on the Rocks Toshiba Memory America has...

Western Digital upgrades NVMe SSDs, recruits composable allies

Western Digital has refreshed its NVMe SSD, composability and storage server products. The company has added 96-layer 3D NAND data centre drives, almost quadrupling...

StorCentric CEO: ‘My mission is to build the next world-class storage company’

Newcomer StorCentric has acquired four storage companies and aspires to become a world-class storage company. What's the score? The company emerged in August last...

Here’s a way to optimise your SSDs for different workloads

Flash storage software startup Burlywood has introduced an analysis service for SSDs that profiles their production workload in order to tune operations. Customer workloads...

Amazon buys NVMe startup E8

Amazon is buying the NVMe-over-Fabrics startup E8 Storage for $50m-$60m. The news is reported in the Israeli Globes IT news website and the acquisition...

Formulus Black consciously uncouples from Ubuntu

Formulus Black has issued a major release of Forsa that sees the software unbundled from Ubuntu OS and adding support for Optane memory and more...

Introducing Enmotus, micro-tiering and server speed-up

Two-tier hierarchical sub-file management can accelerate slow capacity storage to fast performance storage speeds and speed up servers on the cheap. This is what...

DriveScale gives Toshiba SSDs fungible seal of approval

Toshiba’s CD5 and CM5 NVMe data centre SSDs are certified for use with DriveScale composable infrastructure. This infrastructure composes servers on demand from pools...