Pure Storage unveils FlashBlade//E for unstructured data storage
The new offering promises to "makes the all-flash data center a reality"
This week Pure Storage announced the availability of FlashBlade//E, which the company touts as "a scale-out unstructured data repository built to handle exponential data growth with industry-leading energy efficiency".
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Pure Storage adds energy efficiency guarantee to storage-as-a-service
Pure Storage introduced an energy efficiency guarantee for Evergreen//One, one of the company's storage-as-a-service (STaaS) solutions.
The energy-efficiency guarantee can be thought of as a service-level agreement (SLA) for energy consumption. According to Pure Storage, the SLA ensures that cu... Read more
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
Pure Storage’s as-a-service portfolio just got bigger
Pure Storage announced it is expanding its as-a-service portfolio. The new offerings include FlashStack, as well as Portworx Cloud Consumption as a service. FlashStack is a converged infrastructure, which is delivered jointly by Cisco and Pure.
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Google details what its exabyte-scale Colossus file system can do
Google published a blog post giving technical details of Colossus. It is an internal file system that powers Google Cloud and many consumer services, including the search engine. The software platform manages the storage hardware running in Alphabet’s subsidiaries’ data centres.
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Kasten by Veeam releases open-source Kubernetes storage optimization tool
Kasten by Veeam announced the launch of its open-source project around a tool that can be used to evaluate Kubernetes cluster storage configurations and performance. Michael Cade, the senior technologist for Kasten by Veeam, says that the tool will be named Kubestr.
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Dropbox bolsters Spaces for businesses with remote workers
The company announced changes concerning Dropbox Spaces, a product it introduced last year. It is a collaboration and project management tool designed with the work requirements of a pandemic in mind.
Timothy Young, the president of Dropbox, says that the company has always focused on making it ... Read more
Dell simplifies its “as-a-service” offering with Project Apex
Main goal is to simplify the company's relationship with its cloud customers.
Today at Dell Tech World, Dell Technologies unveiled Project APEX. The project represents a renewed commitment to Dell's Cloud-based offering. The aim of Project APEX is to simplify how customers and partners access De... Read more
Samsung begins making faster DRAM chips for next-generation handsets
Samsung announced on August 30th that they had begun mass producing their most advanced Dynamic Random-Access Memory chips yet. The 16 GB LPDDR5 DRAM chips are designed for mobile devices and are manufactured at the company's South Korean Pyeongtaek plant.
They are using a process that incorpora... Read more
Cloudian and Seagate introduce exabyte-level object storage
With Cloudian HyperStore Extreme, Cloudian and Seagate are introducing a cost-effective solution for exabyte-level storage, writes ITProToday. This storage as a service solution is compatible with Amazon S3 and, according to Cloudian, provides 83 percent more storage density than competing systems.
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