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...

Seagate pipelining test car data to IBM/Nvidia AI smart car modelling systems

Moving 100TB per car of data a day from test cars to GPU-driven automated driver assistance (ADAS) AI modelling systems needs a multi-stage data pipeline. Seagate, IBM...

NetApp adding NVMe over TCP to ONTAP — iSCSI upgrade path

NetApp is adding fast NVMe-over-TCP access to ONTAP, providing an upgrade to accelerated storage access for its iSCSI-using FAS and AFF array customers and for iSCI users...

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...

Inspur goes world record SPC-1 benchmarking in the Optanical garden

A clustered 16-controller Inspur storage array system using Optane and NVMe SSDs has set an SPC-1 performance world record, overtaking Huawei. The Storage Performance...

Intel sees CXL as rack-level disaggregator with Optane connectivity

Intel foresees the CXL bus enabling rack-level disaggregation of compute, memory, accelerators storage and network processors, with persistent memory on the CXL bus as well.

Pensando goes to Monterey to compete with NVIDIA’s BlueField-2 SmartNIC

Data processing unit/server offload card startup Pensando is offering competition to NVIDIA’s BlueField-2 SmartNIC and preventing it walking all over VMware-using data centres. Pensando’s...

Qumulo follows Silk and VAST Data — exits hardware business

Scale-out filer supplier Qumulo is exiting the hardware business, adding Supermicro to its hardware supply partners, and betting its SW will lift its business to success.

Your occasional storage digest with Ahana, Egnyte, FalconStor and Netlist, Varada and a tad...

A data lake analytics startup springs on to the stage with a fast funding round following its founding (nice alliteration — Ed). Ransomware attackers love architecture, engineering...

Lenovo unveils new NetApp entry-level all-flash arrays

Lenovo has announced two entry-level all-flash arrays, one with NVMe drives and the other SAS, with a sub-$15,000 starting price. Update: 6 Aug 20321....

Nuke checker Los Alamos Labs investigating NGD computational storage

US nuclear weapon stockpile health checker Los Alamos Labs is looking to see if computational storage can speed up simulation modelling runs on its supercomputers.

Your weekly storage digest with Dell and VAST Data, IBM’s mainframe, Microsoft and more

Some big names in the storage digest this week, with Dell (sort of) formally recognising VAST by producing what’s known as a sales knock-off card, IBM adding...

Pliops XDP hits the streets to rescue X86 servers from data-handling overload

Israel-based startup Pliops has unveiled its Extreme Data Processor (XDP) storage processor product to offload server X86 CPUs and accelerate data-intensive apps with better-designed processor resources.

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...

GRAID uses SmartNIC approach to RAID Card for NVMe SSDs

Startup GRAID has designed a RAID card using a massively multi-core processor designed for AI, and says it can keep up with NVMe SSDs without sucking up...

Your occasional storage digest with AWS HealthLake, Delphix, Infrascale, XenData and much more

This week we have AWS doing a neat health sector vertical market data lake offering with partners, Delphix bragging about its growth and diversity hiring credentials, and...

The plot thickens — compute-in-storage maker NGD jumps into Chia farming niche

Compute-in-storage developer NGD Systems says Chia farmers can use its drive-level CPU and DRAM to compute plots faster than with a host CPU on its own.

Your occasional storage digest with Backblaze, Infinidat, Robin.io and Windocks

This week’s digest features new cloud backup software and a Chia note from Backblaze, Infinidat suggesting it’s an AIOps supplier, and Robin.io notching up another server deal...