Pavilion Data unfurls NVMe-oF array roadmap

Pavilion Data is developing a NVMe-oF flash array that is double the speed and capacity of its current line-up. The storage vendor also plans to release several...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Commvault, Nutanix, HYCU, MariaDB and more

Companies in this week's enterprise storage news roundup, cover encryption, replication, tiering, object support, snapshots, the public cloud and more. Let's start alphabetically. Commvault...

Komprise KEDM migrates file data ‘6 times faster than the status quo – and...

Komprise today released a file migration utility incorporating parallelisation, which runs 27 times faster than Linux Rsync, according to its internal benchmarks. Komprise Elastic...

NetApp tops customer survey for block and file storage

NetApp is ranked the top supplier for block and file storage by end users in a survey of European and US companies. Coldago, a...

Hyperscalers keep server sales afloat. Enterprise storage vendors are less fortunate

Covid-19 has depressed demand for servers and data storage from transportation, hospitality and physical retail operation. At the same the pandemic has increased demand for video streaming,...

SoftIron, the Ceph storage startup, raises $34m

SoftIron, the UK developer of Ceph storage hardware and software, has raised $34m in venture capital. Some of the cash will be used to...

Nutanix Objects 2.0 sinks hooks deeper into Splunk for some big data loving

Nutanix has enlarged the capacity of its object store, deepened Splunk integration and improved inviolable archiving to give users more control of the unstructured data fire hose.

Red Hat speeds and scales Ceph object storage

Red Hat has made Ceph faster, scale out to a billion-plus objects, and added more automation for admins. Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 provides...

Hitachi Vantara ranks highest on GigaOM enterprise object storage radar screen

GigaOm has published supplier comparisons for object storage and Kubernetes storage, using its Radar marketscape methodology. The top object storage suppliers in the leaders’...

Nvidia secures SwiftStack technology -by buying the company

Nvidia is buying SwiftStack, an object storage software company. Terms were undisclosed but the takeover looks like a white knight move by Nvidia. The company uses SwiftStack...

Scality preps scale-out file system on Azure Blob Storage

Scality is developing a scale-out file system (SOFS) for Microsoft Azure Blob storage. The company is building a cloud-native scale-out file system in the...

Cloudian and Veeam build ransomware data recovery service atop Amazon S3 Object Lock

Cloudian and Veeam have introduced Amazon’s S3 cloud Object Lock on-premises to combat ransomware attacks. In the event of an attack, ransomware-locked files can...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring mainframes, HAMR and a data protection deluge

Your occasional storage digest this week features boatloads of data protection news from Atempo, Clumio, Cobalt Iron, Datrium, Druva, Infrascale and Overland-Tandberg.  Also...

Why fast object storage is poised for the mainstream

Four years ago, Pure Storage pioneered fast object storage with the launch of its FlashBlade system. Today fast object storage is ready to go mainstream, with six vendors...

Samsung-backed key:value crew Stellus drops veil on new tech, will have to work...

Newly emerged Stellus Technologies has developed a new and different high-performance data storage and processing system involving arrays of compute-in-storage SSDs providing real-time access across a key:value...

We object: Quantum snaps up Western Digital’s ActiveScale business

What a week for Quantum. It made its first quarterly profit in more than four years. It qualified to get listed on Nasdaq and now it is...

Cohesity loses cohesion: Rapidly diversifying firm has an identity problem

You though you understood Cohesity well enough. It supplies hyperconverged secondary storage. It is basically "doing a Nutanix" on the secondary storage...

Cloudian goes Splunk and Hitachi buys ML metadata firm

This week in storage, we have an acquisition, three momentum releases, Cloudian going Splunk, Emmy awards for Isilon and Quantum, plus some funding news, people moves, two...