- July 29, 2020
The year hasn't gone as expected in enterprise storage, with the pandemic affecting conferences, sales results, use cases, funding and even CEO health.
- June 23, 2020
Nebulon Cloud-Defined Storage is on-premises-based, using controllers on PCI cards inside servers and AI-driven cloud management for application owners.
- June 12, 2020
Edge storage, as-a-service technology and AI will be among the topics covered during HPE's Discover conference. Like many other 2020 conferences, the event will be held virtually.
- 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 08, 2020
Chicago venture capital firm buys Panzura, plans heavy investments to boost cloud file storage specialist's market expansion into multi-cloud and data analytics services.
- April 21, 2020
Commvault accused startups Rubrik and Cohesity of copying its inventions. Its lawsuit seeks judgment to stop the sales of products such as Cohesity DataPlatform and Rubrik CDM.
- April 09, 2020
Revised IDC market forecast predicts a rise in cloud and infrastructure as a service, as organizations reallocate budgets from physical servers and storage hardware.
- 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 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 19, 2020
The pickup of Hedvig helps diversify Commvault beyond backup to address growing customer demand for scalable object storage that traverses across public and private clouds.
- March 05, 2020
Months after saying it would change its focus to AI, SwiftStack has changed hands. Nvidia will acquire the object storage vendor to bolster its internal AI stack.
- February 28, 2020
Storage vendors with operations and suppliers in Asia are keeping close tabs on the coronavirus outbreak and possible impact on supply chains. Some vendors expect sales to suffer.
- January 31, 2020
Quantum StorNext storage will be available as a software-only license for any server hardware this year, targeted at companies that create large volumes of rich media.
- January 29, 2020
Dell Technologies storage president and GM offers exclusive glimpse into CTO Council's yearlong research project with predictions for 2020 and beyond.
- 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 23, 2020
Q&A: SwiftStack's founder and president Joe Arnold says disk-based object storage can deliver the concurrency and throughput that AI, machine learning and analytics workloads need.
- 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.
- 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 27, 2019
Object storage vendor SwiftStack hands out layoff notices for the holidays -- cuts sales, marketing, partner team members, while shifting focus to analytics, AI, machine learning.
- December 18, 2019
Data protection vendor Acronis acquires cybersecurity and cloud management startup 5nine, and plans integration of 5nine technology into Acronis Cyber Cloud.
- 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.
- December 02, 2019
Portworx's storage product tacks on PX-Backup and PX-Autopilot for Capacity Management modules for enterprises building stateful containerized applications.
- 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 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 22, 2019
Virtual Instruments' focus expands to hybrid IT infrastructure management, as company changes name to Virtana and adds CloudWisdom monitoring and cost optimization.
- October 18, 2019
Age-old hard disk drives get a new twist as energy-assisted technologies fuel Western Digital's upcoming new 20 TB HDDs and rivals Seagate and Toshiba work on product plans.
- 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 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.
- September 23, 2019
Get the latest Pure Accelerate 2019 industry analysis and updates following a year of developments, acquisitions and partnerships from the all-flash storage vendor.
- September 19, 2019
Do you have a great data storage product that first shipped or was significantly enhanced this year? If yes, we want to hear about it. There's just one week left to enter your outstanding product ...
- September 18, 2019
There's a new unicorn in town. Cyber protection provider Acronis today closed a $147 million funding round, led by Goldman Sachs, at a valuation of more than $1 billion. Founder and CEO Serguei ...
- September 17, 2019
Dell’s evolution has led the company from PCs to servers, storage and virtualization. Here, Dell’s storage CTO describes what could come next.
- September 17, 2019
Dell packages servers, storage for EMC and virtualization from VMware into an end-to-end IT stack; how will it expand and deliver those pieces over the coming decades?
- 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 29, 2019
Much like Uber doesn't own its own cars, Storj Labs relies on a network of storage node operators to power its decentralized cloud storage platform.
- 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 15, 2019
The world of fast flash storage evolves slowly; NVMe has emerged, but other types of SCM and persistent memory still have a ways to go before appearing in the data center.
- August 12, 2019
New Formulus Black CEO's past work at Oracle cued him into the need for performance-boosting memory technology to address CPU and I/O constraints in data-heavy workloads.
- August 07, 2019
Quantum Corp. reached a milestone this week on its quest to regain its listing on New York Stock Exchange. The file and tape storage vendor restated several years of improperly reported earnings, ...
- 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 05, 2019
Following a quarter with 26% year-over-year growth in annual recurring revenue, Veeam is charging forward with major product enhancements expected by the end of 2019. Updates to Veeam backup ...
- August 04, 2019
Are storage vendors starting to feel the pinch of macroeconomic pressures? If the most recent NetApp storage sales are a barometer, the answer seems to be a worrisome "yes." In advance of its full ...
- July 31, 2019
Commvault is 0-for-2 so far under new CEO Sanjay Mirchandani. The data protection vendor reported earnings this week, falling below expectations for the second quarter since Mirchandani replaced ...
- July 10, 2019
DataCore adds an HCI appliance based on Dell hardware, a cloud-based predictive analytics engine for proactive maintenance and new pricing options for its software-defined storage.
- July 03, 2019
Scality Ring8 file and object storage adds Zenko cloud data orchestration -- called Extended Data Management (XDM) -- but for now that feature is a separate software installation.
- June 27, 2019
Cloudian's latest partnerships will give customers options to use the object storage in new high-density Seagate appliances and VMware-based cloud environments.
- June 24, 2019
Hewlett Packard Enterprise storage customers say they like many of the Primera storage array's new capabilities, but will miss some 3PAR features that are going away.
- June 18, 2019
While HPE Primera, which includes HPE InfoSight AI and machine learning tech, will be available to order in August, the company says 3PAR will continue to be enhanced and updated.
- June 12, 2019
To expand its capabilities as a storage-as-a-service platform, Kaminario has added metered usage payments, disaster recovery and the ability to use services on the public cloud.
- June 07, 2019
Despite a recent earnings miss, Pure Storage has cracked the IDC enterprise storage tracker for the first time to grab a share of fifth place in external storage systems revenue to tie IBM Storage. ...
- June 04, 2019
Nasuni CEO Paul Flanagan says his cloud NAS company competes with the large public clouds by offering a global file system, managing data across clouds and avoiding lock-in.
- May 31, 2019
SUSE will ship its Ceph-based Enterprise Storage update next month, with management, data protection and cloud integration improvements. Its product roadmap includes containerized Ceph and HCI.
- May 30, 2019
As the software-as-a-service market expands, SaaS backup provider OwnBackup secured its largest funding round today and will use the money to expand its Salesforce data protection. The OwnBackup ...
- May 29, 2019
A Red Hat GM discusses the impact of a shift in storage focus from stand-alone products to OpenShift containers, hybrid cloud and hyper-convergence. He says value lies more with innovation than commoditization.
- May 22, 2019
The Portworx PX-Enterprise 2.2 storage software update adds single-command backup of container-based data and Kubernetes resources to S3-based object storage.
- May 20, 2019
Red Hat changes focus from selling stand-alone Ceph and Gluster products to promoting storage technologies designed for OpenShift, hybrid cloud and hyper-convergence deployments.
- May 15, 2019
Storage practitioners say they expect Red Hat's 'new overlords' at IBM to tread lightly on Red Hat storage, despite potential product overlaps after the $34 billion deal closes.
- May 07, 2019
DataDirect Networks keeps expanding by acquisition. The high-performance computing storage specialist this week made its third acquisition in the past year, picking up software-defined storage ...
- April 23, 2019
Cisco and Dell Technologies may be rivals in the server business, but when it comes to converged infrastructure, the two vendors remain strong partners. Cisco, EMC and VMware in 2009 formed VCE, a ...
- April 04, 2019
Dell Tech World 2019 promises plenty of news, from hyper-convergence to the ever-present cloud. Vendor news, such as product consolidation and overlap, will also be discussed.
- March 22, 2019
We'd like to know where Dell EMC stands on midrange storage, NVMe over fabrics, data protection, hyper-convergence, cloud and containers, among other things.
- March 22, 2019
Dell EMC storage has taken on more of a 'Dell' feel over the past year, thanks in part to reliance on PowerEdge Servers and spinning out Pivotal Software into a public company.
- March 08, 2019
Axcient's new CEO started this week at a company that has the same name as it did at its beginning but looks quite different after a recent merger. David Bennett, formerly the chief revenue officer ...
- February 18, 2019
Veeam Software narrowly missed its goal to become a $1 billion revenue company in 2018, falling $37 million shy and probably six months short. Veeam founder and executive vice president Ratmir ...
- 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 01, 2019
IBM storage hit another blue period last quarter. After pulling out of a revenue slump to start 2018, IBM last week closed an uneven year with declining sales of storage hardware, mirroring flat ...
- January 31, 2019
Zerto is set to launch the latest incarnation of its flagship product that converges backup and recovery, and will enable users to recover to a point in time going back years. Zerto 7, the new ...
- January 16, 2019
One day after Rubrik pulled in more than a quarter of a billion dollars in fresh funding, rival Veeam Software picked up nearly twice as much. Veeam today said Insight Venture Partners has invested ...
- January 15, 2019
Rubrik, which helped change the role of backup in data management, is shopping for new technologies for its Cloud Data Management platform. Rubrik today said it completed a whopping $261 million ...
- January 14, 2019
The field of entrants in our 17th annual Products of Year contest has been winnowed down to 51 contenders vying for gold, silver and bronze glory in five data storage categories.
- January 14, 2019
Storage management tools candidates for the 2018 Storage Products of the Year competition skew heavily toward simpler interfaces and greater access to real-time data.
- 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 14, 2019
Multi-cloud data management and container support are themes among the 2018 software-defined and cloud storage finalists of TechTarget's Storage Products of the Year competition.
- January 09, 2019
Toshiba will try to get a jump on rivals Seagate and Western Digital with a new 16 TB hard disk drive that targets cloud-scale users in need of low-cost, high-density storage.
- January 02, 2019
No billion-dollar blockbusters in 2018 storage M&A activity as vendors stayed away from big deals and concentrated on filling gaps in their flash, cloud and backup portfolios.
- December 26, 2018
Major storage and server vendors are angling for position in hyper-converged systems. But as has been the case for a while, the jockeying really is for who finishes in third place. The battle for ...
- December 13, 2018
External storage systems are all-but-obsolete in the software-defined era. At least that’s the fable shared repeatedly across the industry. But cloud and enterprise customers are collaborating to ...
- 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 29, 2018
Actifio is looking to ride a DevOps wave to an initial public offering, but for now the data management vendor is concentrating on bolstering support of its customers and channel partners. Actifio, ...
- November 19, 2018
The Kaseya backup line is growing, following the company's acquisitions of two data protection vendors. Now Kaseya is adding a program that guarantees customers to managed service providers. In ...
- 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
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 31, 2018
While going through a transition period, data protection vendor Commvault’s sales are still taking a hit. Commvault’s revenue for last quarter of $169.1 million fell $10 million below Wall Street ...
- October 30, 2018
Veeam Software has reshuffled its executive team, promoting co-founder Andrei Baronov to CEO, while Peter McKay is no longer with the data protection company after 2 ½ years as an executive, ...
- 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 ...
- October 22, 2018
Jamie Lerner’s first 90 days as Quantum CEO confirmed the idea he had about the company when he took over. Discussions with customers convinced Lerner that Quantum’s greatest strength and greatest ...
- 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 27, 2018
Datrium's latest $60 million funding will fuel its hybrid cloud computing and data management product line and business expansion into Europe. The Series D funding round boosted the Sunnyvale, ...
- 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 19, 2018
Newcomer Wasabi Technologies will try to build up its brand recognition and take on the Big Three public cloud providers after raising $68 million in Series B funding. “You don’t go up against ...
- 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. ...
- 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.
- September 12, 2018
Enterprise-class 14 TB HDDs from Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital target cloud-scale users in need of economical, high-density storage to cope with exponential data growth.
- September 06, 2018
The long-awaited convergence of the Dell EMC midrange storage into one platform will happen in 2019, according to Dell Technologies’ chief storage honcho. Jeff Clarke, VP chairman of products and ...
- August 29, 2018
The record $94 million funding round that Cloudian trumpeted today suggests investors have plenty of interest in highly scalable object storage and distributed file systems. Cloudian sells turnkey ...
- August 29, 2018
What does a vendor do when storage sales lag projections? If you’re Hewlett Packard Enterprise, you blame it on potential vagaries in currency. On Tuesday, the Palo Alto, Calif, hardware maker ...
- August 28, 2018
LAS VEGAS -- Unlike many of its data protection software rivals, Veeam Software has resisted putting its applications on a branded integrated appliance. Instead, it partners with large and small ...
- August 23, 2018
A year ago at VMworld, Rubrik introduced 6-foot-11 Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant as an investor and board advisor. The converged secondary storage vendor’s newest money man and advisor ...