Decentralised storage provider Filebase reveals its roadmap

CEO and co-founder of Filebase, Joshua Noble, told attendees at a virtual IT press tour about items on the Filebase roadmap. We first learnt...

Cloudian provides object back end to WEKA’s file-munching front end

Cloudian and WEKA have partnered to add exabyte-scalable backend HyperStore object storage to WEKA's scale-out, parallel Data Platform for AI filesystem software. The two...

Dell amps up its APEX hybrid multi-cloud portfolio – with more to come

Dell Technologies is announcing storage and data protection services across the on-premises and multiple public cloud environments, along with enhanced Kubernetes support for enterprises adopting hybrid multi-cloud...

Hyve: busy hyperscaler bees buy hardware, not software

Hyve Solutions sells storage hardware to its hyperscaler customers, but not software — because they don’t want it. What, then, do hyperscalers want? Hyve...

Strategic move: NetApp’s top legal eagle becomes Chief Strategy Officer

In a seemingly unusual move, NetApp has appointed Matt Fawcett, its now ex-General Counsel, as Chief Strategy Officer. Matt Fawcett

Exec advisors to guide Hammerspace on strategy and tactics

Global data access software startup Hammerspace has set up an Executive Advisory Board to help ensure its products and messages respond to the right business problems –...

Brrr – Coldago goes on its annual file and object mapping exercise

Research analyst Philippe Nicolas, otherwise known as monsieur Coldago, has issued its 2021 editions of its file and object storage maps, which list and ranks vendors. Surprisingly...

Panzura sets up white glove migration service to its cloud

Cloud-based file collaborator Panzura has launched Managed Migrations — a service to move customers’ on-premises and hybrid NAS and object data to its cloud.

NetApp’s all-flash range-topping A900: new stuff in an old box

NetApp has a new high-end all-flash array, the A900, more than doubling the capacity of the previous top end A800 system and a performance upgrade for the...

NetApp appoints chief product officer who doesn’t look after all products

NetApp has appointed its first chief product officer, Harvinder (Harv) Bhela, who will look after most — but not all — of NetApp’s products.

Storage news ticker – December 3

… An AWS blog contains a great summary of re:Invent 2021 announcements. … Amazon DevOps Guru for RDS...

Update adds four ways to make WekaIO slicker, smoother and safer

Superfast scale-out parallel file system supplier WekaIO has updated its software to better integrate flash, S3 object storage, cloud and on-premises file accesses in a single, slicker...

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...