Your Easter enterprise storage getaway

We have picked out four themes for you in our Easter enterprise storage roundup: flash arrays are taking over from disk arrays; backup to the cloud...

More storage river pointers to Cloud and Flash growth

Scanning the turbulent river that’s the storage market we can see four waves criss-crossing it this week that point to the strength of the cloud storage, flash...

No corners cut in our cheap hybrid storage box, Qumulo claims

Qumulo has launched an entry-level system that adds 80 per cent more capacity and 200 per cent faster read speed. There has been a...

SoftIron builds out storage line for Ceph-alitics

SoftIron has announced three Ceph-based storage systems - an upgraded performance storage node, an enhanced management system and a front-end access or storage router box

AWS debuts cheap and slow Glacier Deep Archive

Amazon Web Services has announced its Glacier Deep Archive is available at about $1/TB/month, the lowest data storage cost in the cloud. AWS claims...

Igneous Systems raises $25m

Igneous Systems has slurped in $25m investment to fund sales efforts and technology development. Total Igneous funding is now $66.7m. Seattle-based Igneous was founded...

Western Digital tag teams with WekaIO for HPC+ML workloads

Western Digital Capital has made a strategic investment in WekaIO. The amount is undisclosed. WD aims to increase penetration of NVMe flash and object...

Nutanix kicks Buckets into life

Nutanix is within a month of launching Buckets, a hyperconverged infrastructure, S3-compatible object service, according to our sources. The technology gives the company a...

Pure Storage builds ObjectEngine for multi-cloud, data serving future

Yesterday's ObjectEngine launch is notable for what it brings to Pure’s future data management table. This is Pure’s third hardware platform, joining FlashArray for primary data...

There’s a Veeam in Western Digital’s ActiveScale eye

Veeam’s backup Cloud Tier can use Western Digital’s object-storing ActiveScale box as a target data store. The idea is to make longer-term backup storage...

Storage news sprinkles to start the week

The amount of data to be stored, processed and protected grows incessantly. That's fuelling product growth and partnerships between suppliers as they jostle to taker advantage of...

Model9’s mission to murder mainframe VTLs

"We love mainframe and we want to make it better," says Model9 co-founder and CEO Gil Peleg. He wants to demonstrate his love by...

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s going on apart from the...

Virtuozzo Storage is “like Ceph, only faster”

If you want to have file block and object storage in one product then Ceph does just that. And so does Virtuozzo Storage - but five times...

Feeble hybrid cloud capabilities for Dell and IBM in Gartner object storage report

Lack of Hybrid Cloud object storage capability sends Dell EMC, IBM, Red Hat and SUSE down to the bottom ranks in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Object Storage...

Seven Pillars of IBM Storage wisdom

You would think IBM was a storage chemist; there are that many IBM Storage Solutions floating around. And now we have three more with another four point...

Enterprise Storage in 2019: Keep those industry predictions rolling

Updated on January 21, 2019 with more predictions from Pure Storage, IBM and Maxta following the addition of Archive 360, Arcserve, NetApp and StorPool predictions earlier in January.

Datera gets helpful halfway OEM hug from HPE

HPE this week added Datera, a software-defined and scale-out storage supplier, to its HPE Complete program. Hang on, HPE already works with Hedvig,...