Together we can build a better SSD controller – CNEX bags $23m funding

CNEX Labs, a startup that enables big cloud computing vendors to customise SSDs, has picked up $23m in Series D funding. Typically, SSD controllers...

Regarding Violin Systems and its race for All-Flash Array glory

Violin Systems has launched its latest VXS 8 all-flash array into what it calls the extreme performance all-flash array market. Its a hot box...

Two-horse HCI race with graphical clarity

Dell Technologies and Nutanix, the leaders of the hyperconverged infrastructure  (HCI) appliance market, are  increasing their dominance, while their competitors in  the following pack look to be...

A quick run through Axellio’s iWARP all-flash Hyper-V HCI box

Axellio has jumped onto the hyperconverged  train with the FabrixXpress edge-computing appliance, a software-defined "datacenter in a box" for enterprises and service providers...

Micron becomes $30 billion company

With nine straight quarters of revenue and profits growth under its belt, Micron has become a $30bn revenue company and is on fire. Fourth...

Intel bumps up client Optane SSD capacities

Intel has added SSD 905P products to its Optanical garden, with capacities up to 1.5TB. These client device SSDs more than triple the 480GB...

Pavilion compares RoCE and TCP NVMe over Fabrics performance

Pavilion Data says NVMe over Fabrics using TCP adds less than 100µs latency to RDMA RoCE and is usable at data centre scale. It is an NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF) flash array...

Kaminario supports WD’s composable infrastructure gear

All-flash array supplier Kaminario is supporting Western Digital’s composable infrastructure products, announced last week. These are: NVMe-over-Fabrics-connected OpenFlex hardware: F3000 proprietary flash drives in quasi 3.5-inch form factor. E3000 3U...

NGD adds Newport computational storage drives

NGD NGD has announced a Newport platform for computational storage, built on the Catalina-2 product base. The 16 flash channel ASIC-based product runs 64-bit Linux in a variety of form factors...