Storage news ticker – December 1

… AWS has announced four new storage offerings: S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a storage class that provides retrieval access in...

Komprise explains the mess: files, objects, silo sprawl and abstraction layers

As if in a dream, I thought: suppose we didn’t have file and object storage? Would we invent them? Now that we do have them, should they...

Street-beater NetApp’s fifth growth quarter in a row

NetApp had a knock-out second fiscal 2022 quarter, selling more flash arrays and object storage, and with a good pipeline for further sales. Its public cloud business...

22dot6 adds extra cloudiness to its Valence software

All-singing, all-dancing TASS (Transcendent Abstracted Storage System) supplier 22dot6 has updated its Valence software — making it easier to set up and operate private, hybrid, and public...

NexuStorage says blocks and files can come from object storage

NexuStorage’s Nexfs software serves block and file data from an object-backing store using sub-file chunking to reduce data movement and help data tiering, and claims great tier-one...

Dell has record quarter, but flattish storage lets the side down

Dell’s quarterly revenues rose 21 per cent year-on-year to a record $28.4 billion, but storage revenues were anaemic with a mere 0.9 per cent rise to $3.89...

Fog busters! Data and storage category clarification

My mental data and storage classification landscape has been getting confused and briefings with suppliers made it obvious a refresh was needed. Going back...
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Boom! DataCore arrives in Kubernetes storage space by buying MayaData

Block, file and object storage software supplier DataCore has bought MayaData and its Kubernetes storage business for an undisclosed sum. DataCore’s Caringo object storage software has notched...

Storage news ticker – November 17

… Commvault has appointed a new Area VP & GM of UK & Ireland: Stuart Abbott. It says he brings extensive experience to his new role,...

Hammerspace Global Data Environment’s anti-gravity field for data is ready for the big...

Take a deep breath. Hammerspace, the unstructured data silo-busting supplier, has raised its game to provide a Global Data Environment (GDE) across file, block and object storage...

Storage news ticker – November 16

…  Backblaze raised $100 million from its November 11 IPO in which it aimed to sell 6.2 million shares in a range set at...

StrongBox pivots to enterprise unstructured data management market, and a new name

StrongBox is looking likely to change its name to StrongLink as it pivots away from the high-end cross-silo file and object management market to pursue the broader...

Storage News Ticker – November 11

… Cloud backup service supplier Datto reported $157.9 million revenues for calendar Q3 2021, up 20 per cent year-on year, with profits of $13.5...

Critical capabilities: Gartner rates Scality top of the heap in distributed file and object...

Scality’s RING product has been awarded the highest and most consistent rankings in a Gartner report looking at distributed files systems and object storage.

HPE storage strategy: edge-to-cloud implies fewer software partnerships

HPE’s GreenLake edge-to-cloud and service-led strategy includes more HP-owned intellectual storage property and that implies limiting its software partnerships. HPE ran a virtual Security...

VAST brags of 7x third quarter revenue growth

VAST Data’s revenues grew seven-fold in its third fiscal 2022 quarter, ended October 31. This was revealed by President Michael Wing through a tweet...

Storage news ticker – October 29

… Hammerspace recruit. Molly Presley – who left the storage industry in January this year when she resigned as Qumulo’s...

iXsystems’ open-sorcery – scale-out file/block/object HCI software

TrueNAS SCALE is an open-source and scale-out hyperconverged infrastructure software system announced by iXsystems, which has more than a million software deployments and more than 10EB managed...