DDN adds software-defined data services

Interview DDN bought software-defined storage player Nexenta this month. We conducted a short email interview with Kurt Kuckein, DDN senior director, to find out more.

IBM tackles ‘NAS limitations’ with Panzura software

IBM is to resell Panzura’s Freedom Cloud NAS together with IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS), as a subscription license. In a blog...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Violin, NEC, Scale Computing, Formulus Black and Hitachi Vantara

Today's storage briefs include Violin arrays adopting NVMe, NEC using Scale Computing to build a hyperconverged offering, Formulus Black getting its software added to HPE servers but...

Pure Storage moves Evergreen subscriptions around the blocks

Pure Storage is rounding out its Evergreen Storage Service with movable block capacity and a backup offering. It is developing a block storage offering on AWS and...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Huawei, InfiniteIO, Seagate, Spectrum Scale, StorONE and Tintri

Today is the opening day of the Dell Technologies World event in Las Vegas with wall-to-wall-and-back-again announcements. Before we dive in and get ‘Dell-ified’ here are a...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Azure, Pure Storage, Datrium, Hitachi Vantura and more

Today has been a blockbuster blizzard for enterprise storage news. Blocks & Files will guide you through the day's events with this handy round-up. Let's start with...

Your Easter enterprise storage getaway

We have picked out four themes for you in our Easter enterprise storage roundup: flash arrays are taking over from disk arrays; backup to the cloud...

More storage river pointers to Cloud and Flash growth

Scanning the turbulent river that’s the storage market we can see four waves criss-crossing it this week that point to the strength of the cloud storage, flash...

No corners cut in our cheap hybrid storage box, Qumulo claims

Qumulo has launched an entry-level system that adds 80 per cent more capacity and 200 per cent faster read speed. There has been a...

SoftIron builds out storage line for Ceph-alitics

SoftIron has announced three Ceph-based storage systems - an upgraded performance storage node, an enhanced management system and a front-end access or storage router box

AWS debuts cheap and slow Glacier Deep Archive

Amazon Web Services has announced its Glacier Deep Archive is available at about $1/TB/month, the lowest data storage cost in the cloud. AWS claims...

Igneous Systems raises $25m

Igneous Systems has slurped in $25m investment to fund sales efforts and technology development. Total Igneous funding is now $66.7m. Seattle-based Igneous was founded...

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...

Nutanix kicks Buckets into life

Nutanix is within a month of launching Buckets, a hyperconverged infrastructure, S3-compatible object service, according to our sources. The technology gives the company a...

Pure Storage builds ObjectEngine for multi-cloud, data serving future

Yesterday's ObjectEngine launch is notable for what it brings to Pure’s future data management table. This is Pure’s third hardware platform, joining FlashArray for primary data...

There’s a Veeam in Western Digital’s ActiveScale eye

Veeam’s backup Cloud Tier can use Western Digital’s object-storing ActiveScale box as a target data store. The idea is to make longer-term backup storage...

Storage news sprinkles to start the week

The amount of data to be stored, processed and protected grows incessantly. That's fuelling product growth and partnerships between suppliers as they jostle to taker advantage of...

Model9’s mission to murder mainframe VTLs

"We love mainframe and we want to make it better," says Model9 co-founder and CEO Gil Peleg. He wants to demonstrate his love by...