Infinidat: Our speedy storage arrays do not run any faster with Optane

Infinidat has no immediate plans to add Optane support because its memory-caching technology is already faster than Intel’s 3D XPoint. In a press briefing...

Lightbits Labs: HCI systems needlessly chew up SSD budgets

Lightbits Labs, an all-flash array startup, claims VMware vSAN HCI systems need external SANs to use flash memory properly. Users may only get only get 15 to...

Pavilion Data unfurls NVMe-oF array roadmap

Pavilion Data is developing a NVMe-oF flash array that is double the speed and capacity of its current line-up. The storage vendor also plans to release several...

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

Panasas assesses six new data storage technologies for HPC use case

Modern data storage technologies may deliver high speed data access but not all make the cut for the exacting demands of high performance computing (HPC) applications.

VMware vSphere 7 adds NVMe-oF support to speed storage access

Earlier this week we covered the main details of VMware's blockbuster vSphere 7 launch. In this article we zoom in on VMware’s vSphere 7 support for NVMe...

WD adds enterprise SSDs to Gold brand

Western Digital has taken the covers off Gold brand data centre SSDs that are similar in performance to its existing SN640 solid state drives.

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Supermicro going to the poles, Kioxia flash provisioning and...

5G and edge computing are opening up fresh horizons for servers and storage to provide real time processing with machine learning attributes. Supermicro is on the...

Pure’s FlashArray//X R3 is an Optane cacher

The third generation Pure Storage all-NVMe FlashArray//X with optional Optane caching is now generally available.  FlashArray//X R3 is a go-faster piece of kit and...

Qumulo adds encryption to Hybrid File Software

Qumulo has added end-to-end encryption to Hybrid File Software in an upgrade that also adds role-based access control and integrated backup. The scale out...

Compute Express Link triumphs in the post-PCIe bus war

The Compute Express Link (CXL) bus has won the post-PCIe war and will enable disaggregated systems technology. Alex McDonald, EMEA Chair of the SNIA,...

So long, farewell, Storwize. IBM melds storage array line under FlashSystems brand

IBM has launched faster FlashSystem arrays, in a move that also sees it simplify its block access storage array line-up. The company now goes...

Why fast object storage is poised for the mainstream

Four years ago, Pure Storage pioneered fast object storage with the launch of its FlashBlade system. Today fast object storage is ready to go mainstream, with six vendors...

Your occasional storage digest, (mostly) featuring Couchbase DBaaS service

Slim pickings for this week's enterprise storage round-up. But let's kick off Couchbase making its NoSQL database available as a cloud-based service. DBaaS...

Nexsan adds QLC flash to storage array line-up

Nexsan today announced a dense flash addition to its mid-range E-Series array and also added fast RoCE access and blockchain security to the Assureon archive line.

Compute-in-storage startup NGD raises $20m

Compute-in-storage pioneer NGD has raised $20m in a C-series round to develop production of its technology and invest in sales and marketing. The investment...

Who’s that walking across the green? It’s Dell EMC, preparing to take its midrange...

Dell EMC is not yet publicly talking about the launch of its much anticipated mid-range storage system, MidRange.next, but planning is very much underway.

Samsung-backed key:value crew Stellus drops veil on new tech, will have to work...

Newly emerged Stellus Technologies has developed a new and different high-performance data storage and processing system involving arrays of compute-in-storage SSDs providing real-time access across a key:value...