Intel has Optane chip hoard with no plans to develop tech

Intel has no 3D XPoint manufacturing capability, no plans to start XPoint manufacturing, and made no public commitment to develop third or fourth-generation XPoint media. SK hynix...

CrossBar tries to secure embedded ReRAM IoT market

ReRAM developer CrossBar is separating itself from other ReRAM pioneers by concentrating on the near invincibility of its chips against external content-detection threats. Update;...

Seagate object storage used in exascale computing projects

Seagate’s CORTX object storage was used for high-performance research projects in the European Union’s SAGE Exascale computing initiative. SAGE, started in 2015,  is one...
Intel Stratix FPGA

Intel FPGA used to hook non-x86 processors to Optane PMem

SMART Modular’s Kestral Optane Memory card connects to non-x86 processors with an Intel Stratix FPGA, which contains Optane controller functions. Kestral is an add-in...

SMART brings Optane memory to AMD and Arm

SMART brings Optane memory to AMD and Arm

Intel’s not updating XPoint media for gen 3 Optane products

Intel will use existing gen 2 3D XPoint media in its third generation Optane SSDs and Persistent Memory products, and gen 4 Optane devices will likely be...
Storage news

Storage news ticker – April 5

… Unstructured data manager Aparavi and cloud storage supplier Wasabi Technologies announced a partnership agreement and validated interoperability of the Aparavi Platform with Wasabi...

How VAST Data could realize Thinking Machines’ vision

Comments by VAST Data co-founders CEO Renen Hallak and CMO Jeff Denworth suggest the company is going to develop data infrastructure software that can help fulfill the...

Storage news ticker – March 28

Wasabi has announced the opening of its new storage region in Toronto to provide closer proximity to customers and partners in North America. The Toronto location is...
Liqid

Liqid composes MemVerge DRAM and Optane memory pools

Composable systems supplier Liqid has added MemVerge’s BigMemory technology to its disaggregated resources list, enabling it to compose memory plus storage-class memory, like Optane, into its servers.

Intel: Third-gen Optane to be announced in the coming weeks

Intel will soon announce its third-generation Optane products and is working on another iteration in the series. This was stated by Intel veep Kristie Mann during a...

Brains behind Intrinsic Semiconductor Technology on ramifications of ReRAM

Intrinsic Semiconductor Technology is raising money to fund a foundry for its ReRAM chip and to build a memory compiler so microcontroller makers can replace SRAM with...

Nutanix paints go faster stripes on AOS 6.01 software, announces General Availability

A new version of Nutanix AOS software runs applications faster because of developments with vDisk multi-threading, Optane SSD tiering and retrieving stranded DRAM, the company says.

Intel still has plans for 3D XPoint

Contrary to the implications of recent news and presentations, Intel says it is not backing away from 3D XPoint, confirming to B&F that it plans to enable...

VAST Data grows to $300m bookings run rate in 3 years

VAST Data has sold enough of its all-flash array software to reach a $300m bookings run rate just three years after it first launched its product.

Evidence for Intel’s gen-4 Optane program emerges

While checking out 3D XPoint's manufacturing location – Intel's Rio Rancho fab in New Mexico – we came across evidence that Intel had a gen-4 Optane development...

Cool it: Optane needs a DRAM fix, but legal restrictions may have hindered partner...

A claim that Optane cells can't be immediately read because they need to cool after being written has been rebuffed by Intel, but it declined to comment on...
Intel Optane

Optane’s 2020 half billion dollar operating loss

Intel made a greater than half-billion dollar loss on its Optane 3D XPoint business in 2020. Update. Intel's Optane head leaves and $500 million...