Pliops spreads wings with RAID supercharger

Pliops has added three data services to its XDP x86 CPU offload card to give applications more NVMe SSD performance, endurance and better, faster drive failure protection.

Quobyte storage used for primary genomics data

Case Study. Quobyte unified block, file and object storage is being used by the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to store primary life sciences and genomics data in...

Unifabrix CXL memory node boosts core use

Israeli startup Unifabrix demonstrated its Smart Memory Node at SC22 and we wrote an initial account of its technology here. The intent was to demonstrate remote memory pooling...
VAST Data

VAST may embrace GPU processing nodes

VAST Data has been promising a move up the stack from storage to better support AI/ML workloads for some time now. Nothing has been revealed but clues...

NetApp appoints new CMO

NetApp has appointed software and cloud-focused Gabrielle Boko as its new CMO to replace the departing James Whitemore. Whitemore, NetApp EVP and CMO from...

HPE Apollo 4000 servers rebranded with Sapphire Rapids CPUs

HPE has rebranded its Apollo 4000 data storage server line as the Alletra 4000, with two new products: the Alletra 4110 and 4120, both with Gen 4...

Micron launches faster U.3 datacenter SSD

Micron has launched a 9400 datacenter NVMe SSD using the PCIe gen 4 interface with great performance and a 30.7TB maximum capacity. Update: 7450...

Storage titans face Turkish competitor inspired by VAST Data’s architecture

NGX Storage, a Turkish storage outfit, is developing a scale-out NVMe block storage array with a top-level hardware architecture similar to VAST Data's Universal Storage scale-out filer...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – December 15

Apache Cassandra v4.1 is a milestone release that's mainly a feature update geared toward preparing for the major changes for developers in 5.0. Significant core services changes...

VMware’s Cloud Flex Storage in AWS squares up to FSx for ONTAP

VMware has created a scalable cloud file service for its VMware Cloud on AWS, taking on NetApp’s FSx for ONTAP in provisioning storage for its VMs and...

Fungible sold to Microsoft for $190 million, say multiple sources

DPU startup Fungible has been sold to Microsoft for $190 million despite raising more than $300 million in funding since its incorporation in 2015, according to multiple...

Qumulo extends scaleout clusters , hardware support

Qumulo has updated to its scaleout filer software to support 265 nodes in a cluster, added support for new third-party hybrid NVMe platforms and will add SMB...

Xinnor CEO on its high-speed RAID software and disks, DPUs, ZFS, ZNS, SMR and...

Blocks & Files wanted to look more deeply into Xinnor’s claims about its faster-than-RAID-hardware software for NVMe SSDs, xiRAID, particularly in light of its performance tests results. We...

Cirrus Data and the next frontier: Moving SAN blocks to the cloud

Cirrus Data believes that the new challenge for storage in the public cloud, up to now largely built on object and file data, is moving block...

Pure continues growth with strong quarter

Pure Storage shrugged off emerging macroeconomic woes with a sound growth quarter and positive outlook for its all-flash arrays. Revenues for Q3 fiscal...

HPE sees no recession as revenues rise

HPE recorded strong quarterly revenues with little sign of any slowdown affecting the next quarter’s business, unlike NetApp. Storage did moderately well but there was a 70...
Web3

Web3 storage needs to ditch cryptocurrency

Analysis: Decentralized storage – the Web3 concept – will fail unless it deals with seven issues that are stopping its growth. Web3 storage or...

VAST Data fifth fastest growing US tech company

VAST Data has been named the fifth fastest growing US technology company in the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 listing. This is based on revenue...