Data Storage Solutions for a Virtual Environment
- November 19, 2019
Hewlett Packard Enterprise showcases Container Platform for bare metal Kubernetes deployments, helping data centers make on-premises legacy apps extensible to the cloud.
- February 11, 2019
IBM offers up blueprints for blockchain storage, with NVMe arrays and software for scale-out.
- December 18, 2018
HYCU, which sells data protection specifically designed for Nutanix hyper-converged systems, today enhanced features for backing up the platform it has hitched its wagon to. Comtrade Software ...
- December 11, 2018
It’s official: Dell Technologies once again will become a public company, after gaining hard-won approval to buy back VMware tracking stock from shareholders in a transaction approaching $24 ...
- November 28, 2018
While Amazon holds court at re:Invent in Las Vegas this week, hyper-converged pioneer Nutanix launched services that it hopes can eventually challenge the public cloud giant. Nutanix used its ...
- November 21, 2018
Points International's storage revamp for Kubernetes includes Dell EMC servers running solid-state drives and a distributed file system from startup Quobyte.
- November 06, 2018
Maxta is bringing predictive analytics into hyper-convergence. Maxta Hyperconvergence software runs on x86 hardware using VMware or Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization hypervisors to create ...
- November 01, 2018
Nutanix is extending the Beam capability it launched six months ago for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure into private clouds running on Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure. Nutanix Beam ...
- October 31, 2018
If Pivot3 is a valid indicator, the hyper-converged market is not only adding customers rapidly, it’s also moving into far bigger deals. Pivot3 was among the first hyper-converged vendors, and the ...
- October 25, 2018
Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready said the hyper-converged vendor was on the edge of profitability before it decided to expand its edge computing sales. Scale today said it has secured $21.2 million ...
- September 26, 2018
Dell EMC extended its lead over Nutanix in hyper-converged systems sales in the second quarter, although Nutanix crept ahead of Dell-owned VMware into first when the market is measured by HCI ...
- September 13, 2018
Besides proving there is plenty of growth still going on in the hyper-converged infrastructure market, Nutanix’s last earnings report showed HCI has moved well beyond VDI and niche applications. ...
- July 20, 2018
Like the other major server vendors, Lenovo proclaims it is “all in” on hyper-convergence and software-defined storage. It just goes about it in a different way. Unlike the Dell EMC VxRail, Cisco ...
- July 10, 2018
Data Direct Networks Inc. (DDN) is seeking a bargain from Tintri's fire sale. The DDN storage portfolio is poised to add the storage assets of failing hybrid vendor Tintri, which filed for Chapter ...
- June 27, 2018
Dell, VMware and Nutanix continued to dominate the hyper-converged infrastructure market in the first quarter, combining for most of the fast-growing segment. According to IDC’s first quarter ...
- June 08, 2018
While IDC probably won’t release its hyper-converged market share numbers for the first quarter until late June, it appears Dell will stay No. 1 on the HCI revenue hardware and software charts. IDC ...
- May 29, 2018
Hyper-converged pioneer Nutanix has a history of rapid revenue growth and wide losses. For last quarter, both of those were larger than expected. Nutanix revenue grew 41% year-over-year to $289 ...
- May 15, 2018
Nutanix .NEXT 2017 focused on the hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer’s move to the public cloud with Xi Cloud Services. Nutanix .NEXT 2018 last week was a showcase for Nutanix Beam, the ...
- April 26, 2018
Pivot3, one of the last small independent hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) vendors left, is on a growth path that its CEO said could lead it to going public within two years. The vendor report ...
- April 23, 2018
Kaleao hit an obstacle when trying to convince its ARM-based hyper-converged systems fit well with traditional enterprises. While its features and services might fit enterprises, the original ...
- April 05, 2018
Dell won the trifecta in the latest IDC Quarterly Converged Tracker report. Dell Technologies-owned technology led market share across the board in converged and hyper-converged systems, according ...
- March 14, 2018
Tintri wasted little time finding a CEO to try and boost its sagging fortunes. On Tuesday, the hybrid flash vendor named IT veteran Thomas Barton as successor to Tintri CEO Ken Klein, who announced ...
- March 02, 2018
Nutanix, recently recognized by Gartner as the hyper-convergence leader in the data center, wants to hyper-converge clouds over the next few years. Nutanix continued its strong growth with a 44% ...
- February 07, 2018
Gartner now gives hyper-convergence a Magic Quadrant of its own, and places Nutanix as the leader in the upper right-hand corner. Dell EMC, VMware and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise also sit in the ...
- February 06, 2018
Enterprise storage stalwart EMC was majority owner of VMware and now may wind up a subsidiary if Dell merges with the virtualization giant. Dell said no decision has been reached.
- December 28, 2017
Recent IDC research shows hyper-converged platforms are quickly catching up to the converged systems market. For the third quarter of 2017, global revenue on converged systems increased nearly 11% ...
- December 19, 2017
HyTrust has revived DataGravity’s data-aware storage technology, six months after scooping up the startup’s assets. Cloud infrastructure specialist HyTrust today launched the CloudAdvisor automated ...
- December 11, 2017
Virtual Instrument integrates technology acquired from Xangati into its VirtualWisdom platform for automated application performance management to improve visibility into the cloud.
- December 04, 2017
Nutanix is hard selling the value of its software. While the hyper-converged vendor stopped short of re-naming itself Nutanix Software, CEO Dheeraj Pandey used its earnings call last week to ...
- November 13, 2017
Options for Nutanix backup are growing for customers using the hyper-converged vendor’s AHV hypervisor. At Nutanix’s European .NEXT user conference last week, backup software market leader Veritas ...
- November 08, 2017
Like many storage and data center vendors, hyper-converged vendor Nutanix is taking the next steps to give its platform multi-cloud capabilities. Nutanix today laid out its plans to add services ...
- November 07, 2017
Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 said its Acuity appliance is significantly expanding its enterprise footprint, with one-third of its revenue coming from deals of $500,000 or more last quarter. The ...
- October 03, 2017
LAS VEGAS – NetApp welcomed more than 4,000 attendees to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino this week to formally introduce its hyper-converged infrastructure based on SolidFire all-flash storage. ...
- September 27, 2017
Software-only hyper-converged vendor Maxta said it can enable customers to migrate virtual machines from VMware ESXi to Red Hat Virtualization, and run both hypervisors on Maxta hyper-converged ...
- September 27, 2017
Dell EMC today enhanced its Nutanix-powered XC hyper-converged platform by adding data protection features for Microsoft Windows Hyper-V. The news, made during Microsoft Ignite, shows Dell EMC is ...
- September 18, 2017
Former Cisco exec Charles Giancarlo takes over as CEO of Pure Storage from Scott Dietzen with the all-flash pioneer set to become a billion-dollar baby. Will profits follow?
- February 09, 2017
VMware's vSAN 6.2 upgrade -- featuring dedupe/compression, QoS and erasure coding -- wins 2016 Storage Products of the Year gold in the server-based storage category.
- February 09, 2017
Formation Data Systems' FormationOne scores in value, innovation and functionality to take silver in server-based storage in the 2016 Products of the Year competition.
- January 09, 2017
If a dimensionally compressed storage medium was a reality, all data could be stored forever. Until then, how parallelism can improve workload performance remains elusive.
- March 16, 2016
SIOS upgraded its analytics software which now offers an enhanced capacity planning tool and root cause analysis capability that are viewed via a simple graphical interface.
- November 11, 2015
Virtual Volumes architect talks about their benefits and limitations, how they will help admins with virtual machine management and why they aren't yet commonly implemented.
- November 11, 2015
SIOS iQ analytics software for VMware shared storage discovers interdependencies between applications, compute nodes, networking and storage.
- August 12, 2015
Virtual Instruments has moved beyond its storage focus, enhancing VirtualWisdom to support Microsoft Hyper-V servers and VMware workloads.
- June 08, 2015
VMware is giving its hardware partners more options for building EVO:RAIL hyper-converged appliances. Dell, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, and Supermicro are among the hardware vendors ...
- April 06, 2015
VMware has been shaking up data storage for years, and its VVOLs technology just might revolutionize it. The newly introduced VMware VVOLs have vendors scrambling to support it or risk becoming irrelevant in the virtual machine storage market. VVOLs...
- March 31, 2015
Jon Toigo explores the renewed interest in software-defined and hyper-converged storage, and an important partnership between Huawei and DataCore Software.
- October 23, 2013
With SMB 3.0 included in Windows Server 2012, using Windows file sharing for virtual environments is much faster, safer and easier.
- December 04, 2012
Silver Peak moves ahead with its strategy to make its WAN optimization software accessible to storage administrators.
- March 03, 2009
Measuring and tuning storage performance has grown more challenging with the proliferation of virtual servers. Learn how RiskMetrics Group has adapted to its changing environment, and best practices for managing storage in virtual server ...
- August 15, 2008
After my article the other day about storage pros hoping for a VMware performance boost from pNFS, part of the new NFS 4.1 standard currently being ratified by IETF, I came across a response from ...