Dell’s packed performant PowerStore update

Dell has release version 2.1 of its PowerStore software with performance improvements, NVMe/TCP functionality, automated IP SAN setup and management improvements. It's also released XtremIO v6.4 software,...

Cloudian provides object back end to WEKA’s file-munching front end

Cloudian and WEKA have partnered to add exabyte-scalable backend HyperStore object storage to WEKA's scale-out, parallel Data Platform for AI filesystem software. The two...

Zamarian’s Pavilion gets $45 million funding boost

Pavilion Data, supplying very fast storage hardware based on network switch architecture, has gained renewed funding — $45 million of it — after recently-appointed CEO Dario Zamarian...

Two new Optane drives surface in New Hampshire

Intel has two new Optane 3D XPoint drives coming, if tests at a New Hampshire Interoperability Lab are anything to go by. As reported...

Storage news ticker – January 17

… UK-based digital archiver Arkivium has been selected to take its petabyte-scale and SaaS-based ARCHIVER offering through to the final, pilot stage, in preparation...

Hyve: busy hyperscaler bees buy hardware, not software

Hyve Solutions sells storage hardware to its hyperscaler customers, but not software — because they don’t want it. What, then, do hyperscalers want? Hyve...

Faster data access coming – PCIe generation 6 spec unveiled

The PCIe SIG has released the official PCIe gen 6 specification, which doubles PCIe 5 speed to256GB/sec across 16 lanes. PCIe system designers can...

Micron’s incredibly dense gumstick SSD

Micron has announced the 2400 — a 2TB gumstick-sized PCIe 4 SSD using 176 layer 3D NAND formatted with QLC (4bits/cell), doubling the performance of the prior...

Strategic move: NetApp’s top legal eagle becomes Chief Strategy Officer

In a seemingly unusual move, NetApp has appointed Matt Fawcett, its now ex-General Counsel, as Chief Strategy Officer. Matt Fawcett

Storage news ticker tape – January 4

…  Floyd Christofferson Hammerspace has hired Floyd Christofferson from StrongBox to be its VPO Of Product Marketing. Christofferson’s availability occurred...

Speed demon: Samsung and Intel demo PCIe gen 5 SSD setup

PCIe gen 5, quadruple PCIe 3.1's interface speed, looks set to near revolutionise database, AI and analytics performance. PCIe generation speeds.

Storage news ticker – December 16

… Data migrator and manager Datadobi announced the appointment of Charlie Collins as the company’s new channel sales director for the Americas. He’ll be...

NetApp’s all-flash range-topping A900: new stuff in an old box

NetApp has a new high-end all-flash array, the A900, more than doubling the capacity of the previous top end A800 system and a performance upgrade for the...

Storage news ticker – December 13

…. Cloud-native data linking platform Confluent announced the availability of Confluent Data Streaming Service on Alibaba Cloud. That means customers in mainland China now...

Ocient’s massively parallel relational database speed machine

A brief news note yesterday said startup Ocient (pronounced oh-see-ent) enabled SS8 Networks to harness petabytes of data in interactive time. Ocient is focussed on ingesting billions of...

Pure takes the high road with throughput-optimised FlashArray models

Pure Storage has added Ice Lake Xeon grunt to two new high-end FlashArray models built with TLC (3bits/cell) NAND and the PCIe 4 bus, overall delivering up...

Update adds four ways to make WekaIO slicker, smoother and safer

Superfast scale-out parallel file system supplier WekaIO has updated its software to better integrate flash, S3 object storage, cloud and on-premises file accesses in a single, slicker...

Kioxia adds sophisticated admin tools and wider support to KumoScale

Kioxia has made its KumoScale box-of-flash admin easier and supports the latest version of OpenStack in its latest software release as it plans to build out its...