All flash arrays
- July 15, 2020
Hitachi Content Platform G-11 object storage nodes get refreshed with startup WekaIO's parallel file system. The WekaFS is optimized for Hitachi VSP all-flash arrays.
- July 02, 2020
Pure Storage CEO Charles Giancarlo said it took him a month to recover from an extended bout with coronavirus. Meanwhile, Pure's revenue grew by 12% last quarter despite the pandemic.
- June 15, 2020
Hewlett Packard Enterprise automates storage optimizations for HPE Primera SANs. Customers now may replicate HPE storage snapshots to a third Nimble Storage array or the cloud.
- June 11, 2020
Pure Storage Purity FA 6.0 OS continuously replicates production data between FlashArray nodes. Pure FlashArray File services allow file and block storage to share flash.
- June 01, 2020
The global pandemic accelerated some shifts in the data storage market and brought about new trends that storage CEOs predict will stick around for the long term.
- May 26, 2020
Enterprise storage pricing is often shrouded in mystery, but Nimbus Data and StorOne are attempting to shake up the status quo with new tools that give buyers discounted prices on the spot.
- May 13, 2020
Customers can size and order Nimbus Data ExaFlash One arrays online for flat $10,000 one-time cost. Nimbus Tectonic license costs $10,000 annually and includes controller upgrades and all software licenses.
- May 12, 2020
Pure Storage Purity v3 adds snapshots for file and object data between FlashBlade arrays and Amazon S3 buckets. Replication matches functionality in Pure FlashArray block storage.
- May 05, 2020
All-NVMe PowerStore array supports any workloads across any environment. It is the vendor's first jointly engineered product since Dell and EMC merger.
- April 30, 2020
Vast Data engineers improve storage services for cloud backup and encryption as the all-flash startup moves to target mainstream Windows and MacOS shops.
- April 17, 2020
In the throes of economic uncertainty caused by a global pandemic, investors pour $100 million into startup that sells a million-dollar storage system, Vast Data Universal Storage.
- March 31, 2020
Dell Tech World 2020 rescheduled to October, as Dell and VMware withdraw FY2021 guidance. Dell joins growing list of tech vendors to shuffle user events in wake of the coronavirus.
- March 04, 2020
Layoffs at Pure Storage dampen the flash array vendor's better-than-expected quarterly revenue. Pure is the latest tech vendor to eliminate jobs amid fears of a global slowdown.
- March 03, 2020
Dell COO Jeff Clarke says he's to blame for delays in shipping the Dell EMC midrange storage array, claiming he pushed the launch so the vendor's sales force can get up to speed.
- February 28, 2020
The third generation of Pure FlashArray//X includes a new 1 TB capacity DirectFlash module. Pure said the rollout completes its integration of NVMe flash on all arrays.
- February 10, 2020
Top technologists and analysts predict 2020 storage hardware trends will center on NVMe-based flash, Optane persistent memory and MRAM memory.
- December 26, 2019
Enterprise flash memory technologies are evolving with NVMe fabrics, QLC drives and storage class memory. The new options will enable data centers to expand flash use cases.
- November 25, 2019
Although its pedigree is all-flash storage hardware, Pure Storage cloud products and services are a strong growth engine. But the vendor said global demand is starting to slacken.
- November 22, 2019
DataDirect adds reference architecture that packages NVMe all-flash storage in Nvidia DGX SuperPod, scalable to 64 GPUs and 10 DDN AI400 arrays with NVMe SSDs.
- November 15, 2019
NetApp's decision to aggressively market storage systems for building hybrid and multi-clouds is put to the test in the face of declining sales in 2019.
- November 13, 2019
The 'virtual studio' DreamWorks cloud relies on various components of NetApp Data Fabric, including All Flash FAS storage, NetApp HCI and OnTap cloud-based data management.
- November 01, 2019
At last year's event, NetApp made it clear that a cloud push wasn't going to eliminate on-premises options. Where does the legacy vendor stand in 2019?
- October 29, 2019
NetApp Keystone allows customers to choose a service level and type of storage. NetApp then uses its analytics to tailor storage to meet performance and capacity needs.
- October 24, 2019
IBM introduces new NVMe-based flash storage system bundled with Spectrum Scale, enables Spectrum Discover to access backup date, and updates pay-as-you-grow pricing.
- October 24, 2019
EMC veteran Jeff Boudreau takes control of Dell Infrastructure Solutions Group, with plans to 'out-innovate' hyper-converged and software-defined storage competitors.
- October 10, 2019
New Violin CEO talks up plans for newly architected, NVMe-based flash array that will focus on enterprise software capabilities such as low RPO and deduplication.
- October 09, 2019
Large commercial consumers have been the primary target for Hitachi storage systems of late, but new Hitachi Vantara VSP 5000 targets Dell EMC PowerMax enterprise storage.
- October 03, 2019
Pioneering all-flash array vendor Violin changes CEOs and eliminates San Jose headquarters and executive staff to cut spending, but plans new NVMe-based storage products in 2020.
- October 02, 2019
Major enterprise customers say Pure Storage all-flash storage arrays have matured to automate cloud-based application development. Other Pure users take a more cautious approach.
- September 30, 2019
The vendor said HPE Primera is being shipped this week to BlueShore Financial. HPE looks to Primera to jolt revenues and take share in high-end storage.
- September 24, 2019
Western Digital makes an abrupt exit from the storage systems business, while DataDirect Networks continues its storage portfolio growth with IntelliFlash platform.
- September 20, 2019
Pure Storage created the FlashBlade all-flash NAS mainly for dense unstructured workloads, but customers like Domino's Pizza and ServiceNow are among Pure customers that use it as a backup target.
- September 18, 2019
All-flash vendor Pure Storage moves to bolster its software and cloud features with upgraded analytics, block storage in AWS and a Data Hub for AI workflows.
- September 17, 2019
Pure Storage flash splash scales FlashBlade to 150 blades and 8 PB in one namespace, with Intel Optane storage class memory. Pure FlashArray//C is a new block array.
- September 05, 2019
Weighing global supply and demand trends, industry analysts disagree on the direction of NAND flash prices and their impact on storage systems over the next few years.
- August 27, 2019
Despite selling fewer systems of late, CEO Charles Giancarlo said Pure all-flash arrays remain in demand; FlashBlade AI adoption includes use cases such as life sciences and self-driving cars.
- August 22, 2019
Pure Storage earnings were a mixed bag this week. The flash storage vendor said revenues grew 28% last quarter, but it cut revenue guidance for the second consecutive call, blaming imbalanced NAND ...
- August 20, 2019
Oracle laid off much of the division that built and maintained its FS1 All Flash Storage Array this week. Analysts expect the company’s storage focus will be on Exadata and cloud options.
- August 16, 2019
NetApp flash storage revenue takes a nosedive amid fears of global slowdown, U.S. tariffs and civil unrest across Europe. Is it a symptom of a looming problem for vendors?
- August 07, 2019
Competitive pressures, speed and data reduction features, and a storage system's architecture figure into all-flash storage arrays, regardless of the price of raw NAND.
- July 31, 2019
S1 as a service is software-defined storage and combines StorONE's storage services with hardware to provide on-premises storage with a cloudlike subscription service.
- July 18, 2019
Infinidat storage takes direct aim at IBM with Data Rescue Program. IBM users can trade in IBM XIV and FlashSystem A9000 gear for Infinidat InfiniBox disk arrays.
- July 16, 2019
The expanded Western Digital IntelliFlash models include low-end N5100 NVMe and high-density HD2160 SAS arrays. IntelliFlash OS now supports live migration to an S3-compatible cloud.
- July 02, 2019
Roll-up company StorCentric expands its storage holdings with Vexata storage arrays for NVMe flash. The Vexata deal follows the June acquisition of backup software vendor Retrospect.
- June 05, 2019
Skyview Networks counts on HPE with 3PAR storage and Synergy compute to support regional sports radio broadcasts for Major League Baseball and other networks.
- May 28, 2019
NetApp said 'execution challenges' cut into earnings last quarter due, in part, to changing data center buying patterns. All-flash vendor Pure Storage's losses grew to $100 million.
- May 09, 2019
NetApp expands All-Flash FAS flagship array with NVMe-connected A320 building block. The vendor claims a 24-node cluster scales to 35 PB of usable storage.
- April 30, 2019
Even as it plans to winnow away overlapping midrange SANs, Dell EMC adds four capacity models to its Unity XT series designed to broaden support for VMware Cloud.
- April 02, 2019
IBM brings NVMe to the midrange with the latest Storwize SAN array, which includes Spectrum Virtualize software bundle for storage management, data protection and security.
- April 02, 2019
Pure Storage's second acquisition builds on its unstructured data focus, as Compuverde's file system software runs in virtual NAS or hyper-converged modes.
- March 21, 2019
Pure Storage teams with Nvidia and Cisco to bring out FlashBlade with Hyperscale AIRI, extending its AIRI partnership with Nvidia, while introducing Pure-Cisco FlashStack for AI.
- March 11, 2019
Violin engineers all-flash storage systems for data centers that require ultrafast performance. The vendor also added ISE G4 arrays from X-IO for secondary storage.
- March 01, 2019
Rackspace data centers have the option to buy Pure Storage FlashArray//X as a consumable service on a dedicated array to facilitate running block storage in clouds.
- February 27, 2019
With $80 million in funding, the all-flash startup unveils its exabyte-scale Universal Storage system that it claims will make disk storage unnecessary in the data center.
- February 20, 2019
All-flash vendor Pure Storage provides ObjectEngine inline deduplication appliance to reduce data locally and shuttle it to S3-based object storage for analytics, DR and reuse.
- February 15, 2019
Retiring founder of NetApp Dave Hitz says the vendor is well-positioned for industrywide storage transitions, but recent sales results show challenges remain.
- February 13, 2019
Dell EMC Isilon F810 all-flash NAS array and ClarityNow software tackle unstructured file data through increased performance and data reduction over previous versions.
- January 21, 2019
A startup claims it has pilots and production deployments in place for its petabyte-scale appliance that provides continuous availability without a cache.
- January 14, 2019
Eleven storage vendors, including legacy brands and some startups, entered arrays for consideration in the Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2018 Products of the Year competition.
- January 09, 2019
Storbyte Eco-Flash drive technology situates Hydra ASIC chips on drives to prolong endurance in write-heavy environments. Eco-Flash stripes data on multiple M.2 modules.
- January 08, 2019
Data management -- on premises and in the cloud -- appears on the rise as a 2019 spending priority for storage pros, while flash arrays and converged infrastructure may have peaked.
- November 15, 2018
NetApp beat its guidance and analysts’ expectations for last quarter’s revenue and income, and also exceeded expectations for technology buzzwords used during its earnings call. “Our opportunity is ...
- October 31, 2018
NetApp appends services to Data Fabric that aim to help enterprises flexibly manage their data between local storage and public clouds, including AWS, Azure and Google.
- October 30, 2018
At the end of the final keynote at NetApp Insight last week, founder Dave Hitz decided to add some sanity lest people get the wrong idea about the vendor’s strategy. Hitz summed up the message at ...
- October 29, 2018
NetApp CEO George Kurian says data center customers are adopting more all-flash file and block storage to manage data across multiple public and private clouds.
- October 24, 2018
At the NetApp Insight user show, the vendor advocates for flash to replace disk for backup, cloud and object storage. NetApp HCI expands, and StorageGrid gets flash.
- October 16, 2018
Two storage companies on the comeback trail make moves -- Violin Systems buys X-IO's ISE platform, and X-IO rebrands as Axellio. Both have been in transition over the past few years.
- September 21, 2018
NetApp launched its Data Fabric architecture to adapt its storage to manage applications built for the cloud. Container orchestration had largely been a missing aspect in Data Fabric, but the ...
- September 20, 2018
Riverside Healthcare dedicates its all-flash 3PAR StoreServ array to revamp its PACS. New images are stored in HPE's onboard cache for quicker retrieval by radiologists.
- September 13, 2018
Lenovo and NetApp go after Dell and Hewlett Packard Enterprise with a multiyear partnership to bolster enterprise storage offerings and create a joint venture company in China.
- August 15, 2018
Qumulo scale-out NAS software can now run on Dell EMC's PowerEdge servers. That means Dell EMC server customers can choose between Qumulo software and Dell EMC's Isilon.
- August 14, 2018
Pure Storage is finding a use case for its FlashBlade array that no one expected when the all-flash system for unstructured data launched in 2016. Brian Schwarz, VP of product management for ...
- August 14, 2018
IBM skinny mainframes add a few pounds with the DS8882F all-flash array screwed into the IBM Z ZR1 and LinuxOne Rockhopper II 19-inch racks.
- August 13, 2018
Violin Systems will make its first platform launch since its resurrection when it brings out a flash array with NVMe support on the front end for host connectivity in September. Violin CEO Mark ...
- August 02, 2018
NetApp follows Pure Storage's lead, adds Nvidia GPUs to its all-flash arrays to build a storage product designed for data scientists and others dabbling in artificial intelligence.
- July 24, 2018
Dell EMC keeps its Unity and SC midrange storage arrays on separate tracks, but shows early signs of eventually merging the platforms. Both get OS upgrades.
- July 24, 2018
HPE increases the ability of its InfoSight cloud-based predictive analytics to help manage 3PAR storage arrays; HPE picked up InfoSight in its 2017 acquisition of Nimble.
- July 10, 2018
IBM FlashSystem 9100 scales to 32 PB of all-flash storage in a standard rack. IBM guarantees consistent latency of 350 microseconds and 100 million IOPS per four-way cluster.
- June 11, 2018
New Violin Systems CEO Mark Lewis' strategy for saving the flash vendor focuses on its core high-performance technology and a rebuilt channel partner-oriented sales team.
- May 30, 2018
Pure Storage made new FlashArray and FlashBlade all-flash systems generally available this week, emphasizing their role in moving data seamlessly between local and cloud storage.
- May 29, 2018
Pure Storage adds software for building, managing and protecting data in containers, clouds, VMs and on premises. Pure ES2 subscription offers a managed on-premises cloud.
- May 24, 2018
NetApp CEO George Kurian says things have never been better for the storage vendor since he joined the company in 2011. Kurian maintains NetApp’s all-flash platform is a hit, it’s the first major ...
- May 23, 2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise extended its impressive storage turnaround last quarter. For the second straight quarter, HPE storage revenue increased 24% year-over-year – jumping to $912 million for ...
- May 23, 2018
The Pure Accelerate conference kicks off with an NVMe-enabled FlashArray refresh and upgrades to all-flash Pure AIRI and FlashStack-Cisco UCS converged infrastructure for Oracle.
- May 22, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – Pure Storage will push the theme of a “data-centric architecture” at its annual Accelerate user conference that begins Wednesday. Data-centric architecture is Pure’s description for ...
- May 21, 2018
As all-flash array pioneer Pure Storage celebrates its $1 billion in annual revenues, two of its former executives are planning the next big thing in flash. Pavilion Data, whose CEO Gurpreet Singh ...
- May 10, 2018
Hitachi Vantara outfits new Virtual Storage Platform models with more and faster processors and memory, adds midrange arrays, but makes no NVMe promises yet.
- May 08, 2018
NetApp pumps out an NVMe-ready All Flash FAS array with 30 TB Samsung drives and 700 TB of usable storage. SAN users can upgrade to FC over NVMe on select OnTap systems.
- May 07, 2018
HPE enhances its Nimble all-flash arrays with support for NVMe and storage-class memory. Additionally, the vendor collapses its hybrid systems into one product line featuring deduplication.
- May 03, 2018
Dell EMC plans to keep overlapping midrange storage for now. Dell Technologies World 2018 rollouts included CloudIQ analytics and Isilon SaaS beta with Google Cloud Platform.
- May 01, 2018
Dell EMC rebrands its high-end, all-flash VMAX system as PowerMax, which is packed with NVMe flash and inline data reduction. A single system scales to 4 PB, with an onboard AI tiering engine.
- April 25, 2018
Dell EMC World is no more. The combined vendor has renamed its annual user summit Dell Tech World, where data storage product upgrades will touch flash, HCI and software-defined.
- April 18, 2018
Four months after the release of Veeam's Universal Storage API, Veeam and Pure Storage have teamed up to streamline data protection and storage, and speed recovery. The integration -- initiated ...
- April 02, 2018
Pure Storage AIRI is AI-ready infrastructure that integrates Pure's all-flash FlashBlade NAND storage blades and four Nvidia DGX-1 artificial intelligence supercomputers.
- March 26, 2018
The new Pure Storage CEO sees NVMe as the immediate future for flash storage; he's also considering hyper-convergence and 'looking at some things' on the M&A front.
- March 19, 2018
Nimbus Data claims the new ExaDrive DC100 will draw less power, improve endurance and provide balanced read and write performance compared with other enterprise SSDs.
- March 06, 2018
Popularity of Tintri E6000 flash storage helped the vendor beat quarterly revenue and earnings estimates on Monday, but muting the upbeat tone was news of layoffs and CEO Ken Klein’s decision to ...
- March 02, 2018
Pure Storage has joined the billion-dollar club. On Thursday, the all-flash provider completed two long-sought goals by posting fiscal-year revenue of $1.023 billion, up 41%, en route to achieving ...
- February 08, 2018
George Kurian became CEO of NetApp in 2015 to jump-start a push into cloud and flash storage. The vendor has bucked scant revenue growth with four straight solid quarters.
- January 22, 2018
Food waste recycler Valley Proteins chose Pure Storage's all-flash converged infrastructure to replace Dell EMC VNX-Cisco UCS for 24 TB of usable storage with Cohesity backup.