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...

NetApp building moat around ONTAP base

NetApp says flash and cloud integration enables it to build a moat around its core ONTAP business base, despite revenues becoming temporarily becalmed.  

How to get a self-castrated bull: Dave Hitz retires from NetApp

It’s the end of an era; NetApp co-founder and EVP Dave Hitz is retiring. The news came in a blog and signals the end...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Crossbar, CTERA, Snowflake and Pavilion Data

Some bits and bobs for your perusal. Let's go. Short items ReRAM developer Crossbar Inc. is setting up a consortium...

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...

Arcserve goes head-on against Commvault, Rubrik, Unitrends and Veritas

Watch out Commvault, Rubrik, Unitrends and Veritas; Arcserve is coming right at you. It has updated its UDP appliance with 9000 series models that...

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...

Look to the visible Horizon and witness the future of HDD vs SSD

Disk drive capacity shipped and NVMe SSD sales will both boom over the next few years because more data needs to be stored and accessed faster when...

Pliops gets funding to build GPU-like Storage Processing Unit

Pliops has secured a $30m investment to bring its Storage Processing Unit into production and is targeting a launch in mid-2019. The Israeli company...

Your occasional Storage Digest, featuring Asigra, Coraid, Fujitsu, BackBlaze, Toshiba and…

Asigra, Coraid, Gartner and Toshiba supply a clutch of storage news to start the week, with better backup pricing, block and mobile phone storage and a supplier-ranking...

Cohesity throws kitchen sink at ransomware

Cohesity hopes the latest version of Cohesity Data Platform (CDP) will help to transform ransomware attacks from a devastating existential threat to a manageable nuisance.