Seagate ships 18TB Exos disk drive

Seagate has begun shipping the 18TB nearline Exos X18 disk drive and is quoting an MSRP of $561.75. The nearline disk drive capacity race is...
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Western Digital speeds up shingled disk write performance

Western Digital has found a software partner called Kalista.IO that makes host-managed shingled magnetic recording drives appear like normal drives to applications. Shingled...

ObjectScale: Dell EMC bets on another horse in the object storage race

Dell EMC is developing a cloud-native object storage called ObjectScale that will work with Tanzu and provision object storage via Kubernetes. The company...

VMware adds files, objects and more in vSAN two-step

VMware is extending Kubernetes capabilities by offering third party integration hooks to vSAN. The company today also announced the next vSAN update will add file services and...

Scality adds all-flash support to RING object and file storage

Scality has added all-flash support for RING8 object storage software. The tweak takes Scality RING8 into new performance-sensitive file and object  workloads. Scality...

Actifio pushes cloud DR that accelerates slow object storage to near SSD speed

ESG has validated Actifio’s claim it can provide public cloud disaster recovery at near SSD speed using slower, low-cost object storage in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Optane in the membrane: Cloudian’s HyperStore flashes its SSD, Intel memory credentials

Cloudian has added SSD support and Optane-readiness to its HyperStore object storage product, aiming it at performance-intensive workloads such as analytics and ultra-rapid data restore.

This week in storage, featuring Liqid, Snowflake Computing, Ceph and a sausage factory and...

This roundup discusses the seemingly outlandish Ceph and a sausage factory, as well as comparability startup Liqid getting a brace of supercomputer contracts and Panasas giving Spectrum...

MinIO tilts at AWS with object storage subscription service

Cloud-native object storage supplier MinIO has launched a subscription service - like Amazon but for private clouds. Jonathan Symonds “The...

Quobyte storage software takes a bite at HPC and machine learning

Profile Quobyte produces unified block, file and object storage for high-performance computing (HPC) and machine learning. Its software runs on-premises and in the...

IBM adds cloud tiering to boosted memory mainframe storage array

IBM has improved performance and functionality for the mainframe focused storage array and virtual tape library (VTL) products. The DS8900F flash array gets...

How does HPE Storage see the world? Let’s find out

We asked HPE to summarise its data storage product positioning to help us prep a recent interview with HPE Storage boss Tom Black. In...

SoDA data mover keeps cloud storage cost under control

Integrated Media Technology (IMT), a tech systems integrator based in Hollywood CA, has launched its first software product. Called SoDA, the enterprise app can be thought of...

OVHcloud acquires OpenIO, aims to build best object storage service

European cloud service provider OVHcloud has bought OpenIO, a French provider of fast object storage. OpenIO was started up in 2015 and has bagged...

Hitachi Vantara joins WekaIO fast filer OEM fan club

Hitachi Vantara has signed up with WekaIO to OEM the startup's distributed file system and management software. Update: Two HCP tables and HCP upgrade...

IBM details storage portfolio for AI infrastructure

IBM has launched the Elastic Storage System (ESS) 5000 and updated Cloud Object Storage (COS) and Spectrum Discover as part of a new AI storage portfolio.

Pure Storage ObjectEngine backup is toast

Pure Storage has canned its ObjectEngine backup. We learnt of this via the cancellation of an archived joint Pure and AWS webinar about...

This week in storage: Teradata in the cloud, WD Zoned SSDs and more

Teradata has become much more serious about working in the public clouds and Western Digital has an NVMe Express-bolstering present for its zoned QLC SSD initiative....