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Solid-State Storage

  • Pure Storage backup data replicates to Cohesity disk

    Garry Kranz - Staff Writer 13 Mar 2017
  • All-flash vendor Pure Storage is teaming with converged data protection startup Cohesity to enable tiered storage of array-based snapshots. Customers can replicate primary storage snapshots between ...

  • Enterprise HDDs launch from Seagate, Toshiba

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 13 Mar 2017
  • Flash may dominate the storage headlines, but there are still signs of life with HDDs. Seagate showed off 12 TB helium-based enterprise HDDs at last week's Open Compute Project Summit in Santa ...

  • Pure Storage revenue results rosy, guidance thorny

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 02 Mar 2017
  • Pure Storage revealed two surprises during its fourth quarter earnings call. One the plus side, the all-flash vendor exceeded its forecast and expectations for revenue during the quarter and all of ...

  • HPE storage sales slipped sharply in late 2016

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 24 Feb 2017
  • Storage is among the casualties of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's struggles following the break-up of Hewlett-Packard. The vendor reported HPE storage revenue declined 12% year-over-year to $730 ...

  • Kaminario secures $75 million funding round

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 11 Jan 2017
  • All-flash array pioneer Kaminario kicked off 2017 with a cash infusion of $75 million to accelerate global expansion and fuel product support for non-volatile memory express (NVMe) technologies. ...

  • Violin Memory's sad song leads to bankruptcy

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 14 Dec 2016
  • Cash-bleeding all-flash array vendor Violin Memory today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and will seek to sell off its assets at an auction next month. After years of financial problems, Violin ...

  • Western Digital shows gains from acquisitions

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 08 Dec 2016
  • Western Digital told financial analysts its business will be better than expected this quarter, and added solid-state drives (SSDs), hard-disk drives (HDDs) and an all-flash array platform to its ...

  • Pure Storage: We’re NVMe-ready

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 16 Nov 2016
  • Pure Storage isn’t riding the NVMe bandwagon yet, but it has reserved a seat. Pure promises its customers they can upgrade all new FlashArray//M systems to NVMe by the end of 2017 through the ...

  • WD claims strong demand for HDDs, flash with cloud customers

    Carol Sliwa - Senior Writer 31 Oct 2016
  • Western Digital reported revenue of $4.7 billion in the first full quarter after its SanDisk acquisition closed, claiming demand was strong for hard drives and flash-based products with cloud and ...

  • NetApp carries Toshiba's self-encrypting SSDs

    Sonia Lelii - Senior News Writer 27 Oct 2016
  • NetApp is the first storage vendor to sell Toshiba’s new highly secure solid-state drives (SSDs). NetApp hybrid FAS and E-Series arrays will include Toshiba PXO4S 12 Gb per second SAS SSDs, built ...

  • HPE launches new XP7 based on Hitachi technology

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 25 Oct 2016
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise launched its high-end enterprise storage array upgade today at the same time as Hitachi Data Systems. The HPE XP7 and HDS Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) use the same ...

  • Dell EMC's making XtremIO multi-protocol

    Dave Raffo - Senior News Director 20 Oct 2016
  • EMC’s XtremIO all-flash SAN is getting a file-system injection thanks to Dell Fluid File System (FluidFS). Dell EMC previewed the NAS capabilities for XtremIO at Dell EMC World, saying they would ...