Western Digital aims to make OpenFlex Data24 more flexible for datacenters
Western Digital is coming out with enhancements to its OpenFlex platform for data centers. The company says customers are increasingly leaning toward NVMe over fabric (NVMe-oF) as a fast storage solution, for example, to accelerate AI workloads.
The storage company is enhancing data center offer... Read more
Microsoft promises extra speed with NVMe-enabled Azure VMs
Microsoft has announced the general availability of NVMe-supported Ebsv5 virtual machines (VMs) on Azure. The company promises up to three times faster IOPS (input/output operations per second) for remote storage. In addition, Microsoft claims up to six times more throughput.
The tech giant says... Read more
QNAP introduces QM2 PCIe expansion cards for additional SSD storage
QNAP launched two new PCIe expansion units. The QM2 cards allow users to add M.2 NVMe SSD storage to their NAS or PC devices.
The QM2-2P-344A and QM2-2P-384A expand system performance, including storage capacity, bandwidth and throughput. SSDs are not included.
The cards featur... Read more
Supermicro partners with GRAID and Qumulo
Supermicro announced new collaborations to enhance the storage functionality in its servers. Supermicro servers can now be equipped with GRAID's RAID cards and run Qumulo's expandable file system software.
GRAID's GPU-powered RAID cards offload RAID and NVMe storage data from the server processo... Read more
DataCore unveils DataCore Bolt, storage service for Kubernetes
DataCore Bolt brings NVMe storage to Kubernetes. DataCore unveiled the service at KubeCon EU 2022, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation's annual conference.
According to DataCore, legacy storage systems don't meet Kubernetes' requirements. Storage is expected to quickly respond to changes in cl... Read more
The NVMe SSD performance in Windows 11 has users complaining
Windows 11 update has users regretting their decision to upgrade from Windows 10 due to the performance issue.
The windows 11 update was thought to be a massive upgrade from windows 10, but that wasn’t exactly the case.
People have complained about their systems underperforming ever since t... Read more
Pure Storage launches 5.8 PB NVMe FlashArray//XL for data centers
Pure Storage introduces the FlashArray//XL, a rack with 40 NVMe flash modules (drives) and a total capacity of 5.8 petabytes.
The launch entails the most powerful array in Pure Storage's offering. The capacity of the most comparable model, the FlashArray//X, peaks at 3.3 petabytes. A single Flas... Read more
Dell adds NVMe-over-Fabric to its PowerStore array product line
The company will add NVMe/TCP via a SmartFabric Storage Software (SFSS) feature.
This week Dell announced its support for a new connectivity standard that will be implemented across its storage, networking and compute platforms.
The company claims that the new NVMe/TCP protocol will deliver f... Read more
IBM launches FlashSystem 5200
Big Blue aims to bring high-end storage to smaller enterprises.
IBM this week augmented its storage portfolio with the launch of FlashSystem 5200. This new product aims to support hybrid cloud, remote offices and edge compute.
The launch is part of IBM's plan to simplify its storage portfolio... Read more
AWS launches new series of EC2 instances with Graviton 2 processors
AWS has released a new series of EC2 instances based on its proprietary Graviton2 Arm-compatible processors. The three new instances distinguish themselves mainly by their storage capacity.
There are three versions of the previously released EC2 C6g, M6g and R6g instances. These EC2 instances ca... Read more