Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Red Hat, Nexsan, and Scality

Nexsan has started up the RoCE road giving faster access to its Assureon archive arrays. IBM-owned Red Hat has added multi-cloud support to its container storage and...

WekaIO replaces Dell EMC Isilon at Genomics England

WekaIO is replacing Dell EMC Isilon at a genome sequencing installation where Isilon ran out of gas. In 2015 Genomics England deployed 7PB of...

MinIO earns Cisco validation for Data Intelligence Platform

Cisco has validated Minio as an object store for its scale-out Data Intelligence Platform. Minio joins Cloudian, Scality, Ceph and SwiftStack as approved suppliers.

Hitachi Vantara targets solution sales with new army of consultants

Hitachi has completed the merger of Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting, first announced in September. The company has grand plans for the enlarged Hitachi...

Samsung’s Stellus Technologies emerges from stealth. Soon…

Samsung's Stellus Technologies is preparing to step out of stealth. Its LinkedIn entry states: "We are officially one month away from unveiling our revolutionary Native File System...

Let’s start the New Year storage round-up with NAND passing the 3-digit layer count

Best wishes for the New Year, storage people. Let's kick it off with our first storage roundup in 2020. Short items

VMware to use MinIO object storage in Kubernetes embrace

VMware looks likely to provision storage to Kubernetes Pods using MinIO open source object storage, if its own slide is to be believed. But...

Hitachi Vantara tops IDC Object Storage Marketscape

NetApp and Cloudian were promoted, IBM demoted, Cohesity ejected and OpenIO brought indoors from the cold in IDC's 2019 Object Marketscape report. NetApp has...

Petabytes ahoy! SwiftStack leaves crowded cheap-and-deep object storage field

Object storage supplier SwiftStack has laid off an undisclosed number of employees and is steering from commodity object storage to high-performance, petabyte scale applications.

The three Cs of Actifio 10c: Clouds, containers and copy data

Actifio has released a major update of its eponymous copy data manager software. Actifio 10c focuses on three 'Cs': cloud, containers and copy...

DDN Enterprise adds AIOps twist to Tintri roadmap

DDN is organising itself into two divisions: DDN At Scale is its traditional high performance storage business; and DDN Enterprise is home to three recent acquisitions -...

Komprise preps on-premises object storage tiering

Komprise cloud analytics can move objects between cloud object classes and the company is adding this capability to on-premises object stores. Speaking to Blocks...

StorCentric’s Retrospect joins backup to cloud crowd

StorCentric looks to move ahead with QLC flash and add cross-product backup to the cloud as it integrates its four acquisitions. These were our takeaways from an...

A brief overview of Intel DAOS high performance storage

Intel’s DAOS came second in the 2019 IO500 supercomputing file speed list, behind WekaIO but beating the more familiar faces of Lustre, Spectrum Scale and BeeGFS. Let's...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Amazon, DDN, Intel and more

It’s all about speed this week; Amazon is announcing new stuff before its December Re: Invent conference. DDN has spruced up its arrays and Intel is launching...

Get the DataCore vFiLO facts here

DataCore has added file and object storage to its software-defined storage portfolio. vFiLO inherits block-oriented SANsymphony’s scale-out, tiering and parallel IO architecture, and the ability to virtualize...

MinIO fires fresh salvo in object storage speed wars

Object storage has a well-deserved reputation for slowness but two high performance startups are on a mission to change this. They are California startup...

S3, file access and high performance… this is not your old object storage

GigaOm analyst Enrico Signoretti has published Key Criteria for Evaluating Enterprise Object Storage, a report covering 12 vendors in the context of a market that needs...