Scality claims big savings for hospital data storage

Object storage supplier Scality says five healthcare customers each save an average $270,000 per PB over three years compared to their previous storage, and get data 52...

Fujifilm creates software framework for object storage on tape

Fujifilm is paving the way for tape cartridges and libraries to become object storage archives. Traditionally files from backup software are stored sequentially on...

IBM AI storage supports Nvidia’s A100 GPU powerhouse

IBM's Storage for Data and AI portfolio now supports the recently announced Nvidia DGX A100, which is designed for analytics and AI workloads. David...

Datadobi gives object lesson in migrating S3 data

Datadobi, the file data migration specialist, has added S3 object transfer to its capabilities. The company has supported S3 since 2017 via Dobisync, a...

Cloudian object storage gains observability and analytics tool

Cloudian has released HyperIQ, a monitoring and observability system for its HyperStore object storage platform. The analytics software gives a single view of the Cloudian object storage...

Huawei plans 20TB SMR drive for OceanStor Pacific storage array

Huawei is planning to use 20TB SMR drives in its OceanStor Pacific, a mass data storage "array for the 5G era". Launched last month,...

Fujitsu launches scale-out block and object storage

Fujitsu has announced a server-based, scale-out storage system, the first in a new line branded ETERNUS DSP. ETERNUS is Fujitsu's overall storage brand and...

Datera bags OEM deal with Fujitsu

Datera, the high-end software-defined storage vendor, has signed an OEM deal with Fujitsu, initially covering Europe and Japan. Datera’s Data Services Platform is a...

NetApp revenue decline accelerated by pandemic

NetApp's fourth quarter ended April 24 deteriorated as the pandemic struck and exacerbated product and cloud sales weaknesses. NetApp’s final 2020 quarter revenues were...

Pavilion Data adds S3 object storage to parallel all-flash array

Pavilion Data has fulfilled a road map promise to add S3-protocol object storage to the RF100 multi-controller all-flash array At launch last month...

Datera completes defensive funding round and lays off staff

Update: May 19. Two more exited execs listed. Datera is cutting staff and reducing some salaries to reduce cash burn. The storage software startup...

Nimbus Data touts ExaFlash One array for ‘dense enterprise workload consolidation’

Update: May 18 - TouchSupport customer review of ExaFlash One. Nimbus Data, a data storage vendor based in Los Angeles, has announced the...

StorONE challenges storage array makers to stop hiding prices

StorONE CEO Gal Naor today challenged storage array vendors to reveal their prices in public. "Buying an enterprise storage system shouldn’t be as hard as buying a...

Critical thinking: NetApp builds Scale-out Data Protection with Commvault

NetApp has launched a backup / disaster recovery system based on Commvault software that runs NetApp HCI and stores backup data on its all-flash FAS arrays and...

Caringo claims cost advantage for object storage appliances

Caringo, an object storage software supplier, has launched a set of appliances that run a new version of its Swarm software. Swarm 11.1 includes...

Quantum, a $400m t/o data storage vendor, nabs $10m small business PPP loan

Updated; 17.22 BST, April 22. Quantum statements added. NAICS classification corrected. Quantum, the veteran data storage vendor, has received a $10m loan from the...

Datera co-founder heads off to pastures new

Datera co-founder Marc Fleischmann has announced his departure from the data storage startup via a LinkedIn posting. In his statement he said he...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest featuring CTERA, Nutanix, OpenIO, StorONE and Veritas

This week's digest covers file-sharing, flash, hyperconverged infrastructure, all-in-one storage, object storage, data protection and supplier responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dive straight in with Nutanix.