Multiprotocol or unified storage
- June 17, 2020
Dell EMC PowerScale combines a modified version of the Isilon OneFS software tuned for Dell PowerEdge servers. The systems provide unified access to files and unstructured data.
- 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.
- October 30, 2019
Storage professionals should feel 'unleashed' and empowered in the age of cloud to avoid the tedious admin work and hit the reset button by modernizing data center 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.
- March 08, 2018
Nexsan Unity disk arrays are based on a dual-controller NST platform. Argonne National Lab uses the storage for continuous operations in inhospitable environments.
- July 17, 2017
The TrueNAS X10 entry-level hybrid array from iXsystems provides a low-cost alternative to legacy arrays. The unified array scales to 360 TB in 6U for $55,000.
- July 06, 2017
Data-aware specialist DataGravity apparently is the latest casualty in a suddenly rough market for storage startups. Industry sources say the vendor has shuttered operations and sold its storage ...
- June 20, 2017
Virtual Instruments tools that help organizations monitor storage gain deeper integration in the new family of Load DynamiX 32 Gb FC and 40 GbE Workload Generation Appliances.
- May 09, 2017
Nexsan eliminated the need to run its E-Series arrays as Unity back-end storage. JBODs with RAID allow FASTier flash cache SSDs to run on 12 Gbps storage shelves.
- March 28, 2017
New Brocade SAN switch turns Fibre Channel into NVMe fabric for all-flash storage. The G610 device is targeted at converged infrastructure, small SANs and rack-based flash servers.
- March 20, 2017
The Tegile CEO talks about how the all-flash market is shaping up with the advent of NVM express, and how his company is battling against the major data storage vendors.
- February 23, 2017
Nexsan Unity arrays integrate optional secure compliance archive for petabytes of unstructured data. Data files written to primary storage are immediately copied to the archive.
- February 09, 2017
Zadara Storage Cloud provides block, file and object storage-as-a-service either on-premises hardware managed by Zadara, in the cloud, or both.
- December 02, 2016
Nexsan storage technology is the only moneymaking asset for publicly traded Imation. The vendor is going private with help from a Louisiana hedge fund.
- April 25, 2016
Unity software supports Nexsan with NST block devices, Assureon object storage and Transporter cloud sync functionality that it picked up from Connected Data.
- November 17, 2015
HPE joined the 3D NAND bandwagon for 3PAR StoreServ flash arrays, added flash acceleration for Oracle databases with EMC VMAX and added a new StoreOnce lineup.
- September 21, 2015
After starting with a system aimed at high-end enterprises, startup Infinidat adds a midrange InfiniBox F2000 SAN array, plus NAS support for unified storage.
- September 03, 2015
It's not the end of the world for Fibre Channel storage; market research from a variety of industry analysts indicates widespread use and a slow decline.
- June 30, 2015
Red Hat's roadmap for Ceph and Gluster products includes a unified management console, support for containers and protocol/interface expansion.
- June 25, 2015
Red Hat storage boosts performance and scalability with a new version of Ceph and adds erasure coding and automatic tiering with an update to Gluster.
- June 05, 2015
While the concept of data lakes appeals to business today, IT administrators must exercise caution prior to a full-scale implementation.
- May 26, 2015
Hyperscale systems and high-performance computing environments can gain performance boosts from Avago's PEX9700 PCI Express switch chips.
- May 21, 2015
A new 96-port FC switch and greater 40 gigabit converged Ethernet support for Nexus switches expands Cisco's support for all storage protocols.
- March 18, 2015
Promise Technology's VSky object storage can handle petabytes of data and is aimed at rich media and video surveillance.
- November 10, 2014
Highlights of Overland's RAINcloud 4.1 include rolling updates, high-performance snapshots, and support for SMB 2.0, NFS 4 and LDAP.
- May 13, 2014
IBM incorporates its General Parallel File System and Watson technology into Elastic Storage, a unified software-defined storage package.
- April 30, 2014
EMC brings out the newest entry-level VNX unified storage array and reveals its next software-defined storage initiative, code-named 'Project Liberty'.
- February 19, 2014
NetApp delivers FlexArray, its answer to EMC ViPR, along with a new FAS8000 enterprise array and high-availability upgrades to clustered Data Ontap.
- September 04, 2013
EMC ships the VNX2 with redesigned controllers and software to take better advantage of flash; EMC also adds block-level primary data dedupe.
- September 25, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems rolls out Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM), taking its multiprotocol storage array to the enterprise.
- April 24, 2012
Hitachi Data Systems combines BlueArc’s SiliconFS with block storage for its first unified storage architecture.
- November 08, 2011
NetApp upgrades its entry-level storage platform with the FAS2240 to compete with unified EMC VNX and VNXe platforms and iSCSI SANs from HP and Dell.
- October 11, 2011
With the Storwize V7000 Unified array, IBM enters the multiprotocol storage market; Big Blue also improves its auto-tiering software capabilities across arrays and data centers.
- June 07, 2011
Dell adds Exanet file system into EqualLogic iSCSI SAN through new FS7500 appliance that turns EqualLogic into multiprotocol storage but requires adding a separate box.
- January 17, 2011
EMC VNX is the result of the long-awaited consolidation of its Clariion SAN and Celerra NAS platforms into a unified storage system that will sharpen the competition with NetApp.
- May 01, 2009
QLogic acquires startup NetXen for $21 million to acquire 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) iSCSI offload for its converged network adapter (CNA) strategy.
- April 07, 2009
After taking a conservative approach to FCoE, Brocade gets into the game with its long-anticipated switch and adapters for converged networks.