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...

WD: Storage class memory will not replace DRAM or NAND

In our recent interview with Siva Sivaram, the Western Digital's president for technology and strategy discussed upcoming solid state storage technology. Let's begin with his thoughts on...

Redis Labs bypasses the NoSQL storage bottleneck

The NoSQL database ocean has some 300 different databases sailing across it. Redis is a super-tanker in the key-value sector, with one million public cloud instances and...

Liqid composes Western Digital OpenFlex storage within and across racks

At the SC19 event Composable systems startup Liqid announced it can compose servers with Western Digital’s OpenFlex storage both within and across racks in a data centre,...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HPE, Swiftstack and more

HPE has updated its two composable systems offerings while Swiftstack has upped the scale and performance of its object storage software. There's host of other announcements to...

NetApp revenue dip means it has to raise its game

NetApp's annual Insight opens in at Las Vegas today, and sees the company having had two quarters of declining revenues and facing a third. The business faces...

Micron debuts wicked fast 3D XPoint SSD, goes toe-toe with Intel Optane

Micron today introduced the X100 - the world's fastest SSD, it claims. Oh and it's the company's first 3D XPoint product, which makes the X100 the world's...

Why Micron fears Optane will eat its server DRAM lunch

The pricing of Optane memory, also called 3D XPoint, will cannibalise some DRAM sales and this could give Micron a big headache.  “The revenues...

Micron results suffers Huawei-sized hangover

Micron’s fourth quarter revenues were affected by the US trade dispute with China - and Huawei in particular. Quarterly revenues fell 42 per cent to $4.87bn, down...

Intel Gen 2 Optane DC SSDs are at least 50 per cent faster...

Intel showed off some performance figures for upcoming Alder Stream second generation Optane SSDs today at its Seoul Memory and Storage Day The info is a...