Quantum developing AI-based media tagging

Quantum is developing AI software that can inspect unstructured data stored in its StorNext file system and ActiveScale object storage to identify content in videos, images and...
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Web3 storage needs to ditch cryptocurrency

Analysis: Decentralized storage – the Web3 concept – will fail unless it deals with seven issues that are stopping its growth. Web3 storage or...

OVH, IBM promoting Cold Archive in France

French public cloud supplier OVH is setting up an Amazon Glacier-type service in France, working with IBM tape systems. OVH is promoting a December...

Scality adds dynamic data tiering to RING

Scality has added NVMe flash and tiering support to its RING object storage product and extended its integrations at API level with Veeam backup, VMware Cloud Director,...
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EIDF: Where tape storage meets artificial intelligence

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) has combined Spectra Logic tape storage with Cerebras wafer-scale AI so that archived datasets can be mined for insights.

Panasas ups Atempo with Miria, a data-mover suite for HPC and AI

Panasas is known for shipping PanFS ActiveStor storage systems for high-performance computing shops. Now it’s branching out by partnering with Atempo and its Miria data-moving product.

IBM builds Diamondback tape library for enterprise and cloud hyperscalers

Big Blue is active afresh in the archive-storing tape library business, with its Diamondback product for web-scale enterprises and hyperscalers, claimed to be the industry's densest library.

Quantum enters reseller deal for Atempo backup

Quantum is to resell Atempo’s Tina backup software combined with its backup appliances and other hardware in product bundles. Atempo’s Tina (Time Navigator) provides...
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Spectra Logic partners with iRODS Consortium

Data preservers need a data store and Spectra Logic plans to provide it, with movement from on-premises tape to disk and cloud object stores a benefit.
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PoINT object archive combines disk and tape

Germany's PoINT Software and Systems has devised a combined disk plus tape archive product with disk random access speed and tape capacity. Its Point...

Storage news ticker – September 16

The AI Summit showed that architectural / resource disaggregation is an increasing focus in the AI industry – both at the chip and system level, says Wells Fargo...
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LTO tape to keep rolling for 5 more generations

The overlords behind the LTO Program have laid out the future of the tape technology, with plans to take the format to at least 1.4PB of compressed...

XenData kit takes tape copies of cloud archives

Archiving system supplier XenData has launched an appliance which makes a local tape copy of a public cloud archive to save on geo-replication and egress fees.

Tape (and DNA?) needed to meet archive demand by 2030

A report has claimed that there could be a huge gap in archive data storage needs by 2030, with tape and possibly DNA storage the only viable...

MAID and WORM PLC flash archive

Seeing a 128TB Samsung SSD using QLC (4bits/cell) flash got me thinking abut a PLC (5bits/cell) version which could have a 150TB or so capacity. Imagine 32...
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Tape is low cost and a low carbon storage winner

Consultant Brad Johns thinks moving archive data from disk to a 60:40 tape:disk situation could cut its ten-year CO2 emissions by almost 60 percent and its total...

Zettabyte era brings archiving front and center

Veteran storage analyst Fred Moore  told a Fujifilm event audience that we're entering a zettabyte era of data storage and archival storage will be the dominant technology...
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Spectra Logic: A niche storage empire

Over 43 years Spectra Logic has built a niche tape, archive, nearline, object, on-premises, and multi-cloud data management empire. Quantum is the only other...