- 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 30, 2020
A new wave of bandwidth-doubling enterprise SSDs are on the way from major drive manufacturers to support PCIe Gen 4 and 24 Gbps SAS in enterprise storage arrays and servers.
- June 29, 2020
Western Digital is prepping a new NVMe over Fabrics-based JBOF storage device that will bundle its highest-performance Ultrastar SN840 NVMe SSDs and RapidFlex network adapters.
- 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.
- May 18, 2020
MemVerge claims its Memory Machine software layered on Intel Optane DIMMs and DRAM creates petabyte-sized logical pool to power all applications in main memory.
- 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 22, 2020
After retreating in recent years, Hitachi Vantara steps back into enterprise data center market NVMe storage aimed at the low range of the high-end systems market.
- 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
StorOne wants to go beyond software-defined storage by handling all types of data across any type of performance or capacity media; adds S3 support to block and file storage.
- March 31, 2020
Containers on bare-metal flash and souped-up processing highlight innovations in storage, aiming for seamless data movement between local and cloud arrays.
- 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.
- February 25, 2020
Kioxia's new performance-boosting PCIe 4.0 enterprise SSDs add support for NVMe 1.4 and U.3 universal backplane specs, join Samsung models offering a maximum capacity of 30.72 TB.
- February 13, 2020
IBM merges Storwize and FlashSystem platforms to simplify its storage portfolio on updated Spectrum Virtualize software; adds Optane and Samsung Z-SSD options.
- February 13, 2020
VAST Data CEO has immense plans for storing big data on all-flash systems and predicts his startup's combination of storage class memory and consumer-grade QLC drives will make disk go the way of the dodo.
- February 10, 2020
Top technologists and analysts predict 2020 storage hardware trends will center on NVMe-based flash, Optane persistent memory and MRAM memory.
- February 05, 2020
Samsung created Stellus to develop new-fangled file system built on key-value storage and optimized for NVMe flash drives, scalability and high throughput.
- January 23, 2020
Six data storage vendors closed six-figure funding rounds in 2019. Backup, data protection and newer flash technologies generated the most attention from investors.
- January 15, 2020
New Quantum F-Series model is aimed at media customers who need NVMe in a smaller footprint. F-1000 server scales to 77 TB of useable capacity with Quantum StorNext file system.
- January 09, 2020
Enhanced data management across clouds is a common theme for storage vendors heading into 2020. Vendors also plan to boost AI and predictive analytics to storage hardware.
- January 02, 2020
Containers, cloud, flash memory and SaaS dominated data storage news in 2019. We take a look ahead at how these and other developments will play out in 2020.
- December 31, 2019
2019 enterprise data storage mergers and acquisitions often included a cloud angle, followed by data protection, NVMe flash and scale-out file storage.
- 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.
- December 16, 2019
Even as cloud and flash flourish, it is tougher than ever for data storage newcomers to take root. We've highlighted six startups trying to crack the enterprise market.
- 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 07, 2019
Infinidat CTO Brian Carmody says NVMe protocol is a 'perfect match' for hybrid InfiniBox disk arrays. Customers are beta testing Infinidat NVMe drivers, starting with RoCE 4.
- 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.
- September 12, 2019
New IBM DS8900F all-flash storage arrays conform to industry-standard rack size, boost performance and enhance security over DS8880 predecessors for mainframe and high-end systems.
- September 10, 2019
The Dell EMC PowerMax flagship is a high-performance SAN designed for NVMe over Fabrics. The latest product update injects Intel Optane SSDs to improve bandwidth and IOPS response.
- 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 26, 2019
SaaS material requirements planning provider Plex set up a private cloud that uses high-performance NVMe storage and a redundant four-data-center setup to maintain availability.
- August 21, 2019
NetApp's new EF600 series delivers 2 million sustained IOPS, response times under 100 microseconds and 44 GBps of throughput designed to give enterprises faster insights.
- August 14, 2019
Shakeout and consolidation is taking place among NVMe flash startups. New investment gives Pavilion Data Systems a longer runway to add data features, expand sales.
- 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.
- August 06, 2019
Flash is front and center as Western Digital launches 96-layer 3D NAND enterprise SSDs, and Toshiba unveils new SSD form factor and ultrafast XL-Flash chips.
- August 01, 2019
The E8 Storage portfolio includes D-24 appliances that pack 24 NVMe SSDs in 2U, plus software-defined storage software for reference hardware with major server vendors.
- July 18, 2019
"Their rationale must have been that they wanted to keep the washing machines and the hard drives with the same company because they both spin around."
- July 11, 2019
IBM Spectrum storage sharpens its focus on AWS backup and metadata across heterogeneous storage. IBM increases the density of object storage and previews the VersaStack model with NVMe.
- 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 28, 2019
Product revamp includes new BigTwin SuperServer and launch of 1U Petascale line. Super Micro storage servers are optimized for EDSFF NVMe SSDs and Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.
- June 26, 2019
The Qumulo all-flash P-184T packs 184 TB of NVMe storage in 2U. The vendor also launched the C-168T hybrid and K-168 Active Archive arrays that use disk storage with SAS SSDs as a write cache.
- 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
Excelero's low-latency NVMe flash storage helps Technicolor project teams work on blockbuster films with greater efficiency through concurrent access to data.
- 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 25, 2019
Startup Lightbits Labs prepares for an NVMe-over-TCP push, with a storage array designed for AI and cloud applications that uses its LightOS software and proprietary accelerator cards.
- April 24, 2019
The new series is the third generation of the non-volatile memory express solid-state drives from Micron, and offers capacities up to 15.36 TB.
- April 11, 2019
NVMe all-flash startup E8 Storage forms 'symbiotic' relationship to support BeeGFS scale-out parallel file system on its NVMe block arrays. Vendors plan to attack the HPC market.
- April 10, 2019
Startup Excelero snared Lenovo as its first major server partner to resell its software that can pool ultra-fast NVMe-based storage resources across a network. Lenovo has added Excelero's NVMesh ...
- April 09, 2019
Quantum claims the F-Series, its NVMe storage array, will simplify and speed up workflow and improve end-to-end storage capabilities for media production environments.
- 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.
- 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 14, 2019
As it waits to get acquired by Nvidia, Mellanox brings out an NVMe SNAP device that lets storage vendors place code directly on BlueField SmartNIC network cards.
- March 12, 2019
The NVM Express consortium finalized the specs for NVMe-over-TCP fabrics in November. Lightbits Labs' launch features software-defined storage, an appliance and an accelerator card.
- March 07, 2019
See how startup NGD Systems' 16 TB NVMe-based SSD can run applications inside the SSD controller to eliminate the need to move data between storage and host.
- 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 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 11, 2019
IBM offers up blueprints for blockchain storage, with NVMe arrays and software for scale-out.
- February 07, 2019
Podcast: Dell EMC technologists discuss their 2019 expectations for the growth of storage class memory, NVMe-oF, multi-cloud, container and smart storage technologies.
- January 31, 2019
Fujitsu North America agrees to sell Vexata arrays. The vendors plan demos in the Fujitsu Solutions Lab and are preparing reference architecture SKUs for Oracle, SAP and VMware.
- January 30, 2019
Flash storage buyers will find lower NAND prices and more enterprise options in 2019, according to the crystal balls of industry executives and analysts.
- 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.
- December 20, 2018
Virtual Instruments product update adds support for NVMe over Fibre Channel workload modeling and improves testing capabilities in large-scale environments.
- December 18, 2018
Hyperscale data centers are the early adopters of non-volatile memory express flash, as vendors lay out plans to further flash devices and NVMe fabrics in coming years.
- December 10, 2018
Broadcom releases new Emulex Gen 7 Fibre Channel host bus adapter designed for high-performance NVMe-based flash storage systems with support for 32GFC and 64GFC and PCIe 4.0.
- November 13, 2018
Western Digital extends its Ultrastar SSD line, adding a software-defined layer for fast in-memory computing. An onboard hypervisor mounts the storage capacity as usable memory.
- October 31, 2018
Excelero's software-defined storage extends NVMe over fabrics support to TCP/IP and Fibre Channel, but the startup isn't abandoning NVMe over RDMA with its NVMesh 2.
- October 25, 2018
IBM bolstered support for NVMe technologies across its storage portfolio with its latest round of product updates, which also adds new Spectrum Discover data management software.
- 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.
- October 03, 2018
Violin, an 'emerging company that's been around a while,' adds new all-flash system that will support NVMe over Fabrics next year and promises extreme performance.
- September 19, 2018
Quantum upgrades its StorNext file system to bolster file sharing and replication on Xcellis NVMe flash appliances. It's the first product release under new CEO Jamie Lerner.
- August 29, 2018
Startup Attala said it can scale NVMe over RoCE across composable bare-metal racks. It has also partnered with Super Micro on NVMe JBOF and has data lake software in preview.
- 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 07, 2018
Sanmina-owned Newisys is known as a white-label server OEM to array vendors. The NSS-2560 NVMe flash provides storage density with hot-pluggable SSDs and Intel Broadwell servers.
- 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 29, 2018
High-performance computing specialist DataDirect Networks spruced up its ExaScaler SFA-based flagship with nonvolatile memory express flash, and it bought Lustre from Intel.
- June 28, 2018
Since its 2012 acquisition of hard disk drive rival HGST, Western Digital Corp. has bought more storage companies than any other vendor. Some of the deals were whoppers, such as the $19 billion ...
- June 01, 2018
Crossbar recently chalked up another milestone in its quest to get on-chip non-volatile resistive RAM (ReRAM) technology to market. The Santa Clara, California-based startup licensed its core ReRAM ...
- 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.
- April 26, 2018
Networking giant Cisco adds two MDS FC Director switches for small and medium-sized businesses. The vendor said it wants to speed transition to 32 Gbps FC for NVMe flash.
- 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 21, 2018
Toshiba bolsters NVMe support with new 2.5-inch U.2 and small-form-factor M.2 solid-state drives and KumoScale storage software to pool NVMe SSDs over a network fabric.
- January 22, 2018
Storage executives and industry analysts predict NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics and new memory technologies will disrupt the storage industry this year and into the future.
- January 17, 2018
Violin flash customers can consume FSP hardware as a service with three-year subscription at guaranteed cost of 1 cent per GB per month, based on 140 TB and data deduplication.
- January 11, 2018
Enterprise IT pros who have seen the benefits of conventional flash storage are looking ahead to potential use cases for faster NVMe-based technologies.
- December 18, 2017
Disruption in the enterprise storage market appears unlikely to subside anytime soon. AI analytics, cloud, HCI, mergers and NVMe flash highlight key themes heading into 2018.
- October 31, 2017
All-flash pioneer Violin emerges from bankruptcy; 2018 plans call for profits, acquisition, NVMe deployments and software-defined scalability.
- October 19, 2017
The 4U Pavilion Memory NVMe flash array comes with 20 controllers and 40 Ethernet ports. Vexata markets VX-100 appliances running Active Data Fabric distributed storage.
- June 26, 2017
Panzura's enhancements to its cloud NAS include support for NVMe flash and increased capacity limit on VMware deployments. The cloud file system works with object storage.
- June 15, 2017
Pure Storage and Cisco Systems showcase NVM Express over Fabrics storage based on FlashArray//X all-flash and Cisco next-gen NVMe fabric protocol at Accelerate conference.
- June 12, 2017
In the run-up to Pure Accelerate, CEO Scott Dietzen assesses the trajectory of the NVMe flash market, vendor consolidation and how customers are using Pure's FlashArray.
- 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.