Let the blind see: Datadobi opens up vast file system window to customers

Datadobi has opened up its petabyte-scale file mapping technology to customers with a Dobi Query Language. Datadobi is a data migration technology supplier, with...

NetApp previews high-end array and adds automatic anti-ransomware weapons to ONTAP

At a virtual Insight 2021 event, NetApp has unveiled planned automated ransomware defences in the latest release of its ONTAP array operating system, along with enhanced data...

Spectra Logic takes the Vail – raises attack defences to repel malware boarders

Spectra Logic has made managing petabytes and exabytes of distributed data easier by placing it in a single virtual pool, making its BlackPearl and StorCycle systems more...

SoftIron becomes storage manufacturing Wizard of Oz

Ceph-based integrated HW/SW array manufacturer SoftIron is setting up a manufacturing base in Australia. The plant is based in Sydney and building will begin...

This ship is for turning: Pavilion Data is regaining its lost ground

Pavilion Data, provider of the claimed fastest storage array in the universe, appointed a new CEO in July as its VC backers are trying to a grip...

3-2-1 — Portworx PX-Backup supports golden rule

Pure’s Portworx business unit has updated its container PX-Backup software to add support for file shares, object storage targets, inter-cloud portability and encryption. PX-Backup...

Hitachi Vantara tries to catch up, with VSP arrays, hybrid cloud and containerisation support

Hitachi Vantara has added new top-end storage arrays along with support for hybrid clouds and containerisation, faster object storage and S3 object ingest, plus improved Ops Center...

Komprise adds global unstructured data search and subset move

Komprise has introduced Deep Analytics Actions (KDAA), a product which provides a systematic way to find specific data across hybrid cloud storage silos and can move a...

Coldago pours cold water on Gartner Distributed Files and Object Storage MQ

An interview with Coldago research analyst Philippe Nicolas has revealed what he sees as vendor and product selection choices that in his view weaken Gartner’s Distributed File...

Gartner 2021 files and objects MQ gets Purified, Nutanixed and Wekanated

Pure Storage has become a leader in Gartner’s latest Distributed File Systems and Object Storage magic quadrant, and both Nutanix and Weka enter this MQ for the...

HPE aims to drown Snowflake, Databricks and SaaS backuppers in its GreenLake

HPE announced additions to its GreenLake subscription offerings, marking the company’s shift into direct competition with public cloud data warehouses like Snowflake and SaaS-based data protectors such...

Pure scales out with availability zones, automated and active storage management, and database deployment

Pure Storage has added greatly increased scale-out for its arrays with clusters in availability zones, and added cloud-like storage resource consumption and management, as well as automated database deployment services for containerised apps.

Your occasional storage digest with Elastic, MemVerge, an amazing funding round, and more

There’s a strong focus on data querying and analysis in this week’s digest. Data querying has been improved by Elastic enhancing its search products. A US research...

Scality’s hyper-scale data protection and ransomware recovery

Scality has patented software to capture billions of files in multi-petabyte environments in a single snapshot, orders of magnitude faster than traditional filers, and enabling better recovery...

More bang for your enterprise storage buck with parsimonious StorONE and Seagate

StorONE’s software and Seagate’s 84-slot drive chassis make a low-cost, high-capacity storage array with enterprise features which is available as a bundle. The chassis is...

Seagate pipelining test car data to IBM/Nvidia AI smart car modelling systems

Moving 100TB per car of data a day from test cars to GPU-driven automated driver assistance (ADAS) AI modelling systems needs a multi-stage data pipeline. Seagate, IBM...

Your occasional storage digest with Rewind, Satori, a Snowflake quadfecta, benchmark bifecta and more

There’s a mini-blizzard of Snowflake news — a quadfecta in fact — plus two startups raising cash, Rewind for SaaS application service backup, and Satori for its...

Nasuni file sync accelerates ransomware recovery

Nasuni has invented Global File Acceleration (GFA) — a way to sync shared files up to 5x faster — and enabled faster ransomware recovery as a by-product,...