Flash KumoScale hops onto OpenStack Wallaby and adds IP routing for network resiliency

Kioxia has added up-to-date OpenStack access control and open source integrations to its NVMe-oF KumoScale flash array software and increased its network access availability and bandwidth with...

Your occasional storage digest with Storj and Tesla, Komprise, OVH Cloud and more

A cloudy theme this week, with Tesla camera footage stored in a cloud and cloud service provider OVH offering a Kubernetes service. We also have Komprise enabling...

Kalray launches NVMe storage access acceleration SmartNIC

French supplier Kalray has launched a K200-LP acceleration card for accessing NVMe storage. The card uses fabless semi-conductor company Kalray’s in-house-developed VLIW (Very Long...

Disky business: DRAM array cacher Infinidat adds faster solid state array to extend Infinibox...

High-end array supplier Infinidat has announced its first all flash array as a higher-performance  extension to its existing disk-based Infinibox line, using the same DRAM-cached architecture and...

Your occasional storage digest with DNA storage, a new IDC Tracker and more

New things are the theme of this week’s roundup, with DNA storage prospects explained in a white paper, and IDC setting up a software-defined infrastructure tracking report....

Quantum gives ActiveScale a sizable upgrade

Quantum has taken the ActiveScale object storage business it bought from Western Digital and given it a significant upgrade with new hardware and software.

StorONE’s SSD supply crisis survival guide

StorONE has announced there is a current and growing SSD supply crisis, caused by the pandemic and cryptocurrency mining and farming. It has a user survival strategy:...

Weka beats DDN, Supermicro Optane and Dell EMC PowerScale in stacks of STAC benchmarks

STAC benchmarks show WekaIO filesystem software running on Amazon cloud EC2 instances can deliver record-breaking tick analytics performance for the financial services industry, beating on-premises DDN EXAScaler,...

Your occasional storage digest with TrendForce, NVM Express and Datto

Enterprise SSD prices are rising, the NVMe spec extends to SSD zones, key-value stores and disk drives, and Datto has pushed out software-only data protection security to...

Your occasional storage digest with TrendForce NAND figures and more than 25 other announcements

At opposite ends of the storage speed spectrum, IBM is withdrawing LT06 tape products and Phison has a fast PCIe Gen 4 SSD controller. Meanwhile, NAND revenues...

Western Digital flashes fresh Black gamer SSDs, faster flash cards

WD unveiled a SanDisk Professional brand, new BLACK SSDs, an alliance with Percona for Zoned Name Space (ZNS) storage to support MySQL Server, and a new Universal...

Western Digital and computational storage: ‘We believe it will happen’

Disk drive and SSD supplier Western Digital has spoken about computational storage use cases using SSDs and the need for a standard drive-host interface for computational storage...

More details on HPE’s new storage array, the Alletra 9000

Analysis: We have more HPE Alletra's features and performance details, after analysing a post by Dimitris Krekoukias. The Nimble exec provided a more informed comparison with the...

Glory Days are over: The storage hardware startup era has ended

Opinion: The golden age of storage hardware startups is over and storage software rules the world. B&F is including hyper-converged infrastructure appliance vendors amongst...

Your occasional storage digest with SoftIron, StorageOS, NAKIVO and more

The common factors in this week’s storage news round-up are the two mainstays: Kubernetes and the public cloud. Kubernetes storage and protection products are getting enhanced and...

Fancy a decongestant? Cisco intros ‘slow drain’ tech for 64gig Fibre Channel

Cisco has launched its 64Gbit/s Fibre Channel offering with a slow drain technology that should prevent overwhelmed devices congesting the network. Fibre Channel (FC)...

Alletra: First details on what’s in HPE’s new arrays

Analysis: Datasheet details have emerged about HPE's brand spanking new Alletra arrays, casting some light on the boxes and their contents but not shining it into every...

VAST Data valued at $3.7bn after $83m cash round

VAST Data has had a fourth funding round, raising $83m to hit a valuation of $3.7bn, a year after raising $100m at a $1.2bn valuation. It...