Kaleao gets fresh CEO

Hyperconverged startup Kaleao has appointed Komprise sales boss sales Tony Craythorne as its new CEO. Kaleao’s KMAX technology uses ARM servers with FPGAs...

E8 practises scales for BeeGFS singalong

E8, the NVMe-oF array supplier, is backing up ThinkParQ’s clustered parallel file system to deliver files faster to high performance computing customers. ThinkParQ's product...

StorPool inches past Optane DIMM-fuelled Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

StorPool, a Bulgarian storage startup, has matched an Optane DIMM-accelerated Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct 12-node cluster and its 13.7 million IOPS record for a hyperconverged system, by...

Lenovo gets into fast virtual SAN array business with Excelero

Lenovo is buddying up with Excelero to provide NVMe over Fabrics access speed to data for its ThinkSystem servers. The Data Centre Group at...

Quantum jumps onto all-flash NVM Express drive and fabric train

File manager Quantum has jumped aboard the NVM Express drive and fabric access train with a 2U, 24-slotter box and new software to accelerate users' access to...

IBM refreshes Storwize V5000 array line-up

IBM has replaced its five Storwize V5000 arrays with four faster, bigger and cheaper models. V5000E The V5000 and V7000...

Intel announces Optane DIMM support with Gen 2 Xeon SP processors and QLC ruler

As expected Intel has updated its Xeon processor line and shone a bright light on Optane DIMM (DC Persistent Memory) general availability. It’s also...

AMD gets Western Digital Memory Extension tech for EPYC Optane battle

AMD has announced it’s using Western Digital’s Memory Extension technology to provide servers with greater effective memory capacity and so take on Optane DRAM extension technology.

A potted history of all-flash arrays

Fourteen years ago Violin Memory began life as an all-flash array vendor, aiming to kick slower-performing disk drive arrays up their laggardly disk latency butt. Since then...

Vexata dredges new channels as storm clouds gather

Vexata, the extreme high-performance storage array startup, has laid off several staff and imposed pay cuts, according to industry sources. The company declined to comment on pay...

Zoned SSDs live fast, die old, Western Digital claims

Western Digital is developing zoned SSDs that can be managed by host systems to speed data access and prolong the life of the drives.

Dell EMC refreshes Unity arrays with splash of Skylake and NVMe

Dell next month will refresh the Unity mid-range storage array line with Skylake Xeon processors and NVMe – the latter as expected after I revealed the firm's...

Micron offers NVMe SSDs for laptops

Micron Technology has introduced a portfolio of SSD drives with NVMe support in the space-saving M.2 form factor, aimed at delivering accelerated read/write performance with lower latency...

Dell blabs mid-range storage box details – but not to us

Earlier this month we asked Dell EMC to discuss the features of its upcoming unified mid-range storage server. The company declined our request, saying it was...

Lightbits unveils NVMe/TCP product. Toshiba adds NVMe/TCP support to Kumoscale

You wait for a bus for ages and then two come along at once. So it is with NVMe/TCP - Toshiba and Lightbits Labs have introduced NVMe/TCP...

Vexata hives off software for partners to build 20 million IOPS arrays

Targeting cloud providers, Vexata has separated its software and hardware, to offering file and block access software on commodity servers. in October 2017...

NGD Systems heralds in-situ processing for NVMe SSDs

NGD Systems has announced general availability of the first product in the Newport platform of high capacity NVMe SSDs. The Irvine, Calif. startup makes big claims for the...

Western Digital tag teams with WekaIO for HPC+ML workloads

Western Digital Capital has made a strategic investment in WekaIO. The amount is undisclosed. WD aims to increase penetration of NVMe flash and object...