When will the HDD finally go extinct?
HDD sales have been in decline for years. Pure Storage stated earlier this year that the end of this ancient storage medium is near, after which many parties made the case for the continued survival of the hard disk drive. Can we ever say goodbye to the HDD, and if so, when?
Pure Storage's messa... Read more
Companies do not prepare for increasing energy and data consumption for AI
Most companies are not prepared for the growing energy and data demands of using AI solutions and applications. This is stated by storage specialist Pure Storage in a recent study.
According to Pure Storage's recent research, most companies are currently ill-prepared for the energy demand and da... Read more
Pure Storage now pays for customers’ power and rack space
It also announces a new Disaster Recovery as-a-Service (DRaaS) offering and a host of smaller but no less important updates to its portfolio. We list these in this article.
By now we know what Pure Storage's objective is in the market. We've written quite a few articles about that this year alon... Read more
Pure Storage brings Cloud Block Store to Azure VMware Solution
The expanding partnership between Microsoft and Pure Storage brings benefits of Pure Block Store to VMware environments on Azure.
Pure has long offered Cloud Block Store with both Azure and AWS. This allows customers to reduce their block storage costs considerably, according to Pure. In additio... Read more
Pure Storage supports Azure Premium SSD v2 instances for AVS
Pure Storage is expanding its partnership with Microsoft and now supports Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage instances. It is currently still in preview, which users can apply for by going to Azure VMware Solution (AVS). The new support should provide cost savings.
Pure Cloud Block Store (CBS) fr... Read more
Pure Storage wants to make hard drives permanently obsolete
"Disk is done", we hear very often during Pure Accelerate 2023. Pure Storage has a clear vision how it plans to achieve this, and claims it will make good on this promise. We outline this vision for you here.
Pure Storage is an unusual player in the storage market. From its founding nearly 15 ye... Read more
Pure Storage adds FlashArray//E to offerings, with 75TB DFM
With FlashArray//E, Pure is making flash even more widely available to organisations.
During Pure Accelerate, Pure Storage's annual event, we often hear the prediction that the days of HDDs are over. Earlier this year, we took note of a prediction from Pure that HDDs will not be sold beyond 2028... Read more
‘Nearly all IT teams buy tech their infrastructure cannot support’
A new study shows that IT teams are under severe pressure to modernise faster than they should.
A new report, “IT Leader Insights: The State of IT Modernization Priorities and Challenges Amid Economic Headwinds,” reveals the challenges facing IT purchasers and decision makers as they seek to... Read more
‘No hard drives will be sold after 2028’
Shawn Rosemarin of Pure Storage thinks hard disk drives will remain on the market for only a few more years. The storage company's VP of R&D predicts to Blocks & Files that rising electricity costs will spell the end of HDDs in the enterprise market.
Rosemarin is clear about the state of... Read more
Pure Storage unifies block and file storage in FlashArray for lower management burden and TCO
FlashArray Unified Block and File Platform allows block storage and file storage to be deployed simultaneously on the same FlashArray.
File storage is growing rapidly right now, mainly because of the increase in unstructured data. This is growing much faster than structured data found in databas... Read more