Coldago survey: users love cloud, cloud-native and flash arrays; secondary storage surprises

An end-user survey by research firm Coldago finds users highly positive about the public cloud, cloud-native development, and all-flash arrays, with some surprising vendor rankings concerning Infinidat,...

Model9 massacres Stone Age mainframe VTL

Sometimes you get reminded how decidedly old tech some tech is, and Model9’s ability to move data destined for long-term storage at 550MB/sec versus a mainframe Virtual...

Your occasional storage digest with AWS HealthLake, Delphix, Infrascale, XenData and much more

This week we have AWS doing a neat health sector vertical market data lake offering with partners, Delphix bragging about its growth and diversity hiring credentials, and...

Cloudian’s ransomware report surprisingly recommends organisations buy Cloudian products

Object storage supplier Cloudian has issued a commissioned ransomware report saying more ransomware attacks are happening and potential victims should buy quick data recovery systems – like...

Profile: Flexify.IO puts multiple cloud storage providers into single bucket

Flexify.IO provides cloud storage virtualisation and migration software that offers customers cloud-agnostic object-based data storage. It enables and simplifies migration, and avoids dependency on a single cloud...

Sapphire Rapids Xeons with HBM could let DAOS reign

Coming gen-4 Xeon processors will use high-bandwidth memory (HBM) to speed processing, with Intel also announcing Ponte Vecchio GPU validation, Ethernet HPC use, and commercial support for...

Your occasional storage digest with Storj and Tesla, Komprise, OVH Cloud and more

A cloudy theme this week, with Tesla camera footage stored in a cloud and cloud service provider OVH offering a Kubernetes service. We also have Komprise enabling...

Your occasional storage digest with DNA storage, a new IDC Tracker and more

New things are the theme of this week’s roundup, with DNA storage prospects explained in a white paper, and IDC setting up a software-defined infrastructure tracking report....

Quantum gives ActiveScale a sizable upgrade

Quantum has taken the ActiveScale object storage business it bought from Western Digital and given it a significant upgrade with new hardware and software.

NetApp goes all-in on hybrid cloud

NetApp appears to making hybrid cloud a core focus, having recently made a slew of product announcements including core storage products, Flexpod converged infrastructure,...

I object: Cloudian hooks up Hyperstore to AWS Outposts

Cloudian’s HyperStore system been validated by Amazon to run with its on-premises AWS Outposts systems, providing fast and local object storage. Outposts is Amazon's...

Startup emerges from stealth, reveals all-singing, all-dancing ‘transcendent’ storage

A startup called 22dot6 has exited stealth mode, and revealed some ambitious details on Valence, which the biz has dubbed a Transcendent Abstracted Storage System (TASS). The...

Cloud file streaming startup LucidLink grabs $12m in latest fund raising

LucidLink, whose FileSpaces software presents public cloud object storage as a local filer, has impressed venture capitalists enough to get a $12m A-round of funding.

Another storage-as-a-service competitor enters the ring: Dell launches APEX

Dell today unveiled its APEX Data Storage Services at its virtual Dell Technologies World event, claiming to offer a consistent service across edge locations, private and public...

Objectively good for lockdown? GigaOm updates object storage survey, puts out new high-performance object...

Analyst house GigaOm has updated its Radar screen survey of the object storage vendors with many suppliers grouped as they chase use cases where object storage is...

VAST Data valued at $3.7bn after $83m cash round

VAST Data has had a fourth funding round, raising $83m to hit a valuation of $3.7bn, a year after raising $100m at a $1.2bn valuation. It...

Your occasional storage digest with StorONE, Qumulo, WekaIO and Egnyte

Today’s digest features a lot of storage suppliers adding public cloud presence and support to their offerings, such as Actian, DataStax, Qumulo, Rubrik, ScaleOut Software, StorONE, and...

Contain yourselves: Scality object storage gets cloud-native Artesca cousin

Scality has popped the lid on ARTESCA, its new cloud-native object storage, co-designed with HPE, that is available alongside its existing RING object storage product.