PowerStore, PowerMax, PowerFlex, PowerScale, Object Scale; Dell storage has many flavours
"Data is the new gold" is a somewhat hollow statement that you still hear regularly. The message did reach many companies. They realise that if they store and analyse their data correctly, they can achieve more turnover and higher customer satisfaction. But how do you store all your data? At Dell t... Read more
Hitachi Vantara shows off new SAS, software-defined storage offerings
Hitachi Vantara seems to have been operating in the background for a while now. On Tuesday, however, the company introduced several new midrange and enterprise packages for its storage portfolio.
The Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 Series models, Hitachi Content Platform, and VSP E-Series of... Read more
IBM delivers high-density tape drives with the latest LTO-9 specs
IBM has announced the general availability of the industry’s first magnetic tapes and drives based on the LTO-9 Ultrium specification. The design allows the drives to offer higher data capacity and resilience.
The Linear Tape-Open (LTO) 9 comes with a 50% improvement in capacity over LT0-8, me... Read more
Samsung introduces first SSD with ZNS technology
Samsung announced on Wednesday a new SSD that comes with features Zoned Namespace technology, aimed for enterprise server use. The new PM1731a comes in a 2.5-inch form factor, with dual ports, and will be available in 2TB and 4TB options. The company used its sixth-generation V-NAND to build the SS... Read more
SUSE shuts down Ceph-based SES, transitions to Rancher’s Longhorn
SUSE is done with its Ceph-based SUSE Enterprise Storage product. The German Linux shop did not officially announce the decision but it informed some of its partners and customers in December.
The Register was alerted to the impending end of SES, via a post in the Ceph-users list by Adam Boyhan ... Read more
Pure Storage offers block storage on Azure
Pure Storage has announced that its Pure Cloud Block Store is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This makes maintaining a multi-cloud environment for block storage a lot easier.
The Pure Cloud Block Store runs on the same data plane as Pure Storage's own FlashArray systems. This m... Read more
Dell EMC PowerStore: new intelligent storage system for all data
Dell Technologies thought it was time to rethink and innovate the way we store data. A new all-embracing system that takes the work out of our hands by automation or running autonomously. The Dell EMC PowerStore is what they call a mid-market enterprise system, making it available to SMEs with larg... Read more
NetApp focuses on simpler storage and data services for multi-cloud
NetApp originally specialises in storage, but the image of the IT vendor is changing. It offers more and more services focused on storage and business data. For this purpose, they can set up a complete architecture, which is also called Data Fabric. The idea is to provide a consistent experience be... Read more
Red Hat updates Ceph Storage platform for cloud-native workloads
Red Hat has made Ceph Storage 4 generally available. The new release makes the platform for object, block and file storage suitable for cloud-native application development.
Ceph Storage can run on the most commonly used hardware. It uses an algorithm called Controlled Replication Under Scalable... Read more
Nvidia buys object storage startup SwiftStack
Nvidia has acquired SwiftStack for an unknown amount. The startup specialises in object storage and should help Nvidia expand its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
SwiftStack provides cloud-based software that allows enterprises to manage their cloud storage. The on-premise infrastructu... Read more