OpenIO ‘solves’ the problem with object storage hyperscalability

OpenIO, a French startup, is claimed the speed record for serving object data - blasting past one terabits-per-second to match high end SAN array performance.

HPE inserts Datera into integrated server SAN

HPE has assembled a server SAN for resellers that integrates its servers and networking with Datera scale-out storage software. Startup Datera develops enterprise-class clustered...

Your occasional storage digest, including Violin, Lenovo and more

It' s time to listen to some Violin practice and find out about Lenovo file tiering plus a host of news snippets from the storage industry. Read...

Dell EMC loses vision but still leads 2019 files and object Magic Quadrant

Gartner has published the 2019 Magic Quadrant for distributed files and object storage, which places Dell EMC, IBM, Scality and Qumulo in the leaders’ box.

Dell EMC’s ECS object store gains mid-range companion

Dell EMC has announced a mid-range ECS object store plus additional security software features to suit US DoD needs. Effectively it has added higher-capacity drives...

Your occasional storage digest, including Dell, IDC on HCI, Intel Optane, Nebulon and more

There are several news items about Intel Optane in this week’s roundup, as Intel’s Optane software ecosystem building efforts pick up. But Cloudera, first.

Hammerspace builds ransomware bunker in universal data services extension

Hammerspace has introduced ransomware protection and other security services to its data-as-a-service platform. The new features span hybrid and multi-cloud environments and are as...

Western Digital exits data centre systems – sells IntelliFlash to DDN, puts ActiveScale...

Western Digital is abandoning the storage systems business and is selling the IntelliFlash array unit to DDN. It has also put its ActiveScale archival storage array...

Boudreau replaces Clarke as head of Dell ISG, in the tale of two Jeffs

Jeff Clarke, Dell Technologies’s vice chairman and overall product and operations boss, has stepped away from day-to-day control of the server-to-storage-to-networking-to-protection ISG Group. He passes the baton...

Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting to merge

Hitachi is merging the Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting businesses under the Hitachi Vantara brand, with effect from January 2020. Hitachi Vantara supplies VSP...

Cloudian gets edgy with IT

Cloudian is building ruggedised object storage devices for the IoT edge market in Japan via its EDGEMATRIX subsidiary. The idea edge device sensors such...

NetApp to speed object data with all-flash StorageGRID appliance – sources

NetApp will launch an all-flash StorageGRID object storage system in coming weeks, according to industry insiders. Object storage holds unstructured data that can scale...

Your occasional Storage Digest featuring Qumulo, Seagate, StorageCraft and more

Start reading already 🙂 Qumulo updates software Scale-out filer supplier Qumulo has streamed out a set of software updates over the...

IBM touts super-fast storage array for z15 mainframe

IBM launched its latest z15 mainframe today and gave it a new high-end all-flash array to play with. This is the DS8900F and it holds more...

Caringo releases Swarm 11

Caringo is speeding up large video transfers with Swarm 11, an update for its video-centric object storage platform. Swarm 11 integrates with on-demand workflows...

Spectra Logic’s StorCycle HSM shunts old data to lower cost storage

Spectra Logic, the tape systems vendor, is entering the storage management market, claiming it solves the problem that most data is stored on the wrong media i.e. expensive...

Your occasional Storage Digest featuring Dell EMC, Seagate, SwiftStack and more

Shall we begin? Yes, do let's do that. Dell EMC Isilon software update The Isilon ONeFS filer OS has been updated...

Samsung’s open source key:value SSD is a game-changer for unstructured apps

Samsung has developed an open standard prototype key:value SSD and is working with Datrium, Minio, DDN’s Nexenta and others to productise it. A key:value...