Storage news ticker – April 20

… An updated all-flash array history chart includes newer entrants like VAST Data and StoreOne, older ones like Fusion-io, Violin and Vexata, and more...

Storage news ticker – April 6

… Data protector Arcserve announced the availability of Arcserve Backup 19, an enhanced version of its tape air-gapping product. It delivers improved performance, security,...

Quantum starts selling its custom hyperscaler tape library rigs

All those who said tape would soon be history can eat their words. Back in October Quantum revealed custom massive capacity modular scale-out tape libraries for hyperscaler...

Storage news ticker – 1 March

… Ahana has added new security features to its Ahana Cloud for Presto managed service. These include multi-user support for Presto and Ahana, fine-grained...

Quantum’s revenues fall as savage supply chain issues ravage costs

Quantum saw a 2.8 per cent decline in revenues in its latest quarter as severe supply chain issues – some suppliers "holding it to ransom" – cost...

Infinidat strengthens InfiniGuard with automated network fencing and more throughput

Infinidat has added automated fenced-in networks to its InfiniGuard data protection array to safeguard forensic analysis of malware attacks, and doubled throughput with new B4300 hardware. The...

Storage news ticker – January 20

… Datto intends to acquire Infocyte, a threat detection and response company, for an undisclosed amount. Datto will thus add endpoint detection and response...

Amazon migrates offline tape data to Glacier with Snowball Edge VTL-in-a-box

Amazon Web Services suitcase-sized Snowball Edge box can now collect ingest data from tape cartridges and be shipped to an AWS centre for file import into Glacier...

DNA storage and science: archiving unreality

DNA storage researchers have devised a neat way to record events inside cells down to a one-minute granularity, but are wildly off-beam when predicting this could become useful...

StrongBox pivots to enterprise unstructured data management market, and a new name

StrongBox is looking likely to change its name to StrongLink as it pivots away from the high-end cross-silo file and object management market to pursue the broader...

Quantum grows revenue again – despite ongoing impact of supply chain issues

File management and tape system vendor Quantum recorded its second consecutive growth quarter with $93.2 million revenues for Q2 2022 ended September 30. Revenues would have been higher...

Quantum tape library: Partially eject, eject, eject to block ransomware

Quantum has come up with an ingenious low-tech remedy for ransomware getting into its Scalar tape libraries: partially ejecting the tape magazines so the robot can’t move...

Storage news ticker – October 29

… Hammerspace recruit. Molly Presley – who left the storage industry in January this year when she resigned as Qumulo’s...

Quantum’s exabyte-munching scale-out modular tape library

Oh, it turns out Quantum’s success in selling tape libraries to three of the top hyperscalers is due to specially developed scale-out and modular tape libraries and...

Quantum writes old and cold objects to tape for archiving

Quantum is introducing an object-storage-on-tape tier to its ActiveScale object storage system, providing an on-premises Amazon S3 Glacier-like managed service offering. The idea is...

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...

Your occasional storage digest with Rewind, Satori, a Snowflake quadfecta, benchmark bifecta and more

There’s a mini-blizzard of Snowflake news — a quadfecta in fact — plus two startups raising cash, Rewind for SaaS application service backup, and Satori for its...

Your occasional storage buffet, with Commvault, NetApp, Lenovo and SingleStore plus accompanying tidbits

Commvault is offering anti-ransomware services to its customers. NetApp wants a billion dollars a year in recurring revenue from the public cloud. Lenovo wants to offer all...