Your occasional storage digest featuring Nvidia, InfiniteIO, Memverge, Nutanix and Sony’s PS5 SSD

It’s all about more and more speed and faster disaster recovery in this week’s roundup. Read on, Nvidia DGX A100 GPU server

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...

Intel lets us have a sneaky peek at 144-layer flash and gen 2 Optane...

Intel’s Non-volatile Memory Solutions Group briefed the press today on its NAND and Optane plans and status. The TL;DR version is that Intel SSDs are all going...

Dell EMC launches PowerStore into converged storage array seas

Dell EMC today launched PowerStore, the much anticipated storage array line that unifies its formerly overlapping midrange products. This is the most important development in data storage...

VAST Data adds SMB support with Universal Storage upgrade

VAST Data has added SMB support and replication in the V3 release of its Universal Storage array software. Jeff Denworth, VP of products at...

Micron reinvents storage IO stack for the solid state age

Micron has devised a modified storage IO stack for Linux that delivers lower latency, faster performance and longer life. The US chipmaker said the 'heterogeneous-memory storage...

Hitachi Vantara launches all-NVMe E990 flash array

Hitachi Vantara has added a high performance, all-flash E990 array to the VSP storage line, filling a gap between the high-end 5000 Series and the mid-range F...

VAST Data scores $100m and transforms into a data storage unicorn

VAST Data has completed a $100m funding round during the covid-19 pandemic which values the all-flash array storage startup at $1.2bn. The company...

Infinidat: Our speedy storage arrays do not run any faster with Optane

Infinidat has no immediate plans to add Optane support because its memory-caching technology is already faster than Intel’s 3D XPoint. In a press briefing...

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...

Panasas assesses six new data storage technologies for HPC use case

Modern data storage technologies may deliver high speed data access but not all make the cut for the exacting demands of high performance computing (HPC) applications.

Intel secures new Optane supply deal from Micron – at a price

Intel will likely have to pay more to Micron for Optane memory chips, under a new supply deal that kicked in on March 7.

Intel thinks own-brand NAND is not absolutely fab

Intel is exploring its options on self-manufacturing NAND flash memory and may buy in from third party suppliers. The revelation came from CFO George...

Pure’s FlashArray//X R3 is an Optane cacher

The third generation Pure Storage all-NVMe FlashArray//X with optional Optane caching is now generally available.  FlashArray//X R3 is a go-faster piece of kit and...

So long, farewell, Storwize. IBM melds storage array line under FlashSystems brand

IBM has launched faster FlashSystem arrays, in a move that also sees it simplify its block access storage array line-up. The company now goes...

Intel flags up delay for Optane 3D, gen 2 delivery slowdown

Intel’s latest annual report signposted a delay in bringing second generation Optane SSD and DIMM products to full availability. The report states: "With our...

Universal memory candidate technology

University of Lancaster researchers have devised a universal memory candidate technology. By using a structure based on members of the III-V chemical compounds family,...

Intel adds PCIe 4.0 support to Optane SSDs

Intel is adding PCIe 4.0 support to its gen 2 Optane SSDs. This was revealed in a tweet by Frank Ober, a data centre...