Pure Storage is glad to be as-a-service for you

Pure Storage has updated Pure-as-a-Service with service catalogs, transparent pricing, a cheaper entry price for block storage and a subscription version of the FlashStack reference architecture.

Look at S3 through a Storage Lens

Amazon has made it easier for customers to figure out how to reduce their S3 cloud object storage costs, with a new analytics dashboard.

Pavilion Data: Our unified storage array is the fastest in the universe

Pavilion Data, the high-end array vendor, has released a speedy parallel file system that brings it into direct competition with major HPC storage players for the first...

Seek and ye shall find (unstructured data), with Quantum ATFS

Quantum has displayed the first fruits of its April 2020 acquisition of Atavium in April - a general file storage product called ATFS. The company has...

Your occasional storage digest with MRAM, Commvault, Elbencho and more

Let's start with GPUDirect. GPUDirect storage benchmark Elbencho, a new open-source benchmark for blocks and files, is the first tool to...
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WekaIO plugs into Amazon S3 object storage

WekaIO is the latest vendor plugging the Amazon S3 API into its filesystem. The idea is to combine fast file access through WekaFS...

Your occasional storage digest with Toshiba drives, Excelero and more

There’s life in the mid-range capacity disk drive yet as Toshiba introduces a line of sub 10TB drives that don’t use sealed enclosures full of helium gas....

It’s that time of year again: Gartner flings distributed files systems and objects...

It’s all change at Gartner’s distributed files systems and objects Magic Quadrant, with three suppliers leaving, one arriving, and major and minor movements across the board.

NetApp adds S3 to ONTAP, SW-only SolidFire and pay-as-you-grow pricing

NetApp has added a dose of cloudification to its product lines with a series of announcements covering its core ONTAP software, SolidFire all-flash array software, and Keystone...

Scality replanting 10,000 trees lost in California fires

RING object and file storage supplier Scality has said it is working with Reforest’Action to plant 10,000 trees in California by spring 2021. CEO...

Lose the 36-year-old: Quobyte pushes folks to ditch NFS for its ‘secure’ scale-out, self-service,...

Quobyte has dropped the veil on v3.0 of its Data Centre File System (DCFS) software, saying customers need scale-out, self-service, automated, secure, run anywhere, multi-tenant file services,...

Your occasional storage digest: Backblaze anti-ransomware, Fibre Channel speed clarifications, OpenDrives NAS clusters, K8s...

This week has been busy with storage news, like last week and the one before that. Ransomware protection has become a top-of-mind CIO concern and - among...

Komprise identifies cold Azure data and sends it to Blobs

Starting today, Komprise users can migrate file data to Azure Files and Azure NetApp Files. Cold file data is movable to cheaper Azure Blob storage classes transparently,...

Commvault hooks up Metallic with Azure Blobs

Commvault has integrated Metallic SaaS data protection with Azure Blob Storage, enabling customers to save on-premises storage capacity. Commvault's cloud-native Metallic service receives backup...

This week in storage with Fujitsu, HPE, Intel and more

This week's data storage standouts include Intel spinning out a fast interconnect business; HPE and Marvell's high-availability NVMe boot drive kit for ProLiant servers; and Fujitsu...

AWS Outposts racks up S3 support

Amazon has added S3 support to the on-premises AWS Outposts cloud-in-a-rack. Using the Outposts converged infrastructure rack, customers deploy an all-AWS hybrid cloud within...

Scality’s SOFS in Azure makes Blobs blindingly fast

Scality has reached 1Tbit/sec in technical previews of its SOFS (scale-out file system) software on Azure. According to a Scality FAQ, SOFS in Azure...

PowerMax maxes more with vVOL replication, better DR and cloud tiering

Dell EMC today updated the high-end PowerMax storage array to run more VMware Virtual Volumes (vVOLs), migrate data to the public cloud and improve disaster recovery capability.