Storage news ticker – November 26

… An Arcserve announcement appears to have had an embargo breakdown or similar event, as SecurityBrief Asia has put out a story — “Arcserve...

Short and sweet – DDN opens up about rulers, subscriptions and SCM

DDN is looking favourably at supporting ruler-format flash drives and a subscription business model, but doesn’t think storage-class memory is needed quite yet. These...

Irony central: disaggregated infrastructure supplier Liqid tries aggregating switches

Composable disaggregated systems supplier Liqid is making life easier for customers by integrating a PCIe fabric switch inside its new EX-4400 expansion chassis so customers don’t need...

Impossible becomes possible: MemVerge supporting distributed HPC app checkpointing

Memory virtualizer MemVerge is supporting the checkpointing of distributed, multi-threaded high-performance computing jobs by allying with the DMTCP Project. Checkpointing is the saving of...

Nyriad gets new funding dollars for CPU+GPU storage array

GPU-influenced storage controller startup Nyriad has pulled in $28 million in new funding from existing investors. Nyriad’s startup idea was to have a combined...

Happy memories: MemVerge CEO visits Capitola, says hi to VMware

Startup MemVerge’s Big Memory software converges different types of memory into a single pool for applications.  Two much larger companies made recent software announcements...

Hitachi Vantara tries to catch up, with VSP arrays, hybrid cloud and containerisation support

Hitachi Vantara has added new top-end storage arrays along with support for hybrid clouds and containerisation, faster object storage and S3 object ingest, plus improved Ops Center...

Your occasional storage digest with IBM, Catalogic, Oracle, Symply, AWS, patents, people and DNA-based...

This week we have have panned more nuggets and fragments of gold from the storage news stream. It features automated driving systems, Kubernetes container data protection, media...

Full speed ahead — VMware adds support for NVMe/TCP and Optane persistent memory snapshots

VMware has updated vSphere and vSAN to provide faster storage networking, better Optane support, more cloud-native features, simplified operations and better vSAN resilience and security in an...

Kioxia announces Optane-class SSD

Kioxia has announced it’s sample shipping an FL6 storage-class memory SSD built with its XL-Flash NAND technology. Update: Kioxia supplied FL6 performance data. 15...

Weebit makes whopping big stride towards ReRAM production

ReRAM developer Weebit Nano has signed a deal with US-based Skywater to bring its technology into volume production. Weebit’s ReRAM is a silicon-oxide material...

XPoint capacity to surpass DRAM by 2030

Analysts are predicting Intel’s Optane 3D XPoint memory capacity ships could exceed those of DRAM in 2028. Update: Jim Handy points added. 7 September...

VAST picks up another $10M-plus customer: a US car-maker

High-end all-flash file storage startup VAST Data has picked up a second $10 million-plus sale in the same month it announced $10 million in US DoD orders,...

Samsung answers questions on DRAM, HBM and Storage-class Memory

We ran an email Q&A with Young-Soo Sohn, Corporate VP/Head of DRAM Memory Planning & Enabling Group, Samsung Electronics, concerning DRAM, High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) and Storage-class Memory...

Inspur goes world record SPC-1 benchmarking in the Optanical garden

A clustered 16-controller Inspur storage array system using Optane and NVMe SSDs has set an SPC-1 performance world record, overtaking Huawei. The Storage Performance...

Intel sees CXL as rack-level disaggregator with Optane connectivity

Intel foresees the CXL bus enabling rack-level disaggregation of compute, memory, accelerators storage and network processors, with persistent memory on the CXL bus as well.

HPE GreenLake Lightning Xeon core on/off switcheroo

HPE announced Silicon on-demand last week — the switching on and off of Xeon cores and Optane Persistent memory to make scaling up CPU power and Optane...

Your occasional storage digest with Veritas, Nasuni, NetApp, ArcServe and SUSE

There's a whole lot of data protection goodness this week, with new moves at Veritas, Arcserve and HYCU. We also have a NetApp ONTAP array telemetry...