Your occasional storage digest featuring Dell EMC, Cloudera, InfiniteIO, Cloudian and more

Here are some storage news stories to round off the week. Dell EMC storage comes closer to Cloudera Dell EMC and...

Quantum emerges from accounting hell

Quantum has finally filed corrected financial statements along with its latest quarterly results, and is set to focus on the video and image storage market.

LucidLink gains Cloudian back end

LucidLink, has combined its technology with Cloudian to provide a high performance object storage system for enterprises. Customers can replace all but the most...

NetApp warns of big revenue miss as US-China woes bite

NetApp expects a big revenue miss in the first 2020 quarter due to large global accounts spending less in response to the US-China trade dispute and other...

Western Digital tunes up ActiveScale object storage arrays

Western Digital has updated its ActiveScale object storage arrays, adding larger disks and a faster operating system. WD sells two ActiveScale systems, the entry-level...

Google Cloud serverless function object access is four times faster than AWS

AWS S3 is four times slower than Google Cloud Services when serverless functions access object storage. So says LightStep Research in a report seen...

Traditional file and block storage vendors are toast – Minio

Storage software supplier Minio reckons that the public cloud and fast object storage will 'squeeze the life out of traditional file and block storage suppliers'.

IBM storage hardware revenues fall in latest quarter

IBM storage hardware revenues fell substantially in its second 2019 quarter - but new high-end storage is coming later this year. Overall Big Blue’s...

Big US business thinks object storage is big business

More US enterprises intend to buy object storage than unified file/block, SAN and NAS. Almost half are increasing cloud storage and a quarter are bulking upon-premises storage...

IBM improves file cataloguing, object storage, protects databases in the cloud

IBM has updated Spectrum Discover, object storage and Spectrum Protect Plus products and added the FlashSystem 9100 array to its VersaStack converged infrastructure. The...

IBM puts on its Red Hat and bags some more storage software

IBM closed its massive $34bn Red Hat acquisition yesterday. The Red Hat portfolio includes five open source storage software products. Let's take a closer look.

And now we are 10. Scality RINGs the changes

At a press briefing yesterday to mark the company's tenth birthday, Scality co-founder and CEO Jérôme Lecat talked about competition, its roadmap, and a new version of...

StorONE’s Seagate SSD demo is fast for a virtual appliance

Startup StorONE claims record performance from its TRU S1 storage software running in a virtual appliance with 24 Seagate SSDs. Is software ran...

Cloudian pushes Xtreme performance with Seagate backing

Cloudian has increased HyperStore storage capacity by 80 per cent, courtesy of a strategic deal with Seagate. The object storage software company today launched...

HPE’s Primera is Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy

HPE's newly-launched Primera array is a performance beast - and that’s before it gets NVMe over Fabrics and storage class memory. HPE staffers told...

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...