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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.
June 06, 2019
Seagate has introduced a collection of 16 TB HDDs to its Exos, IronWolf and IronWolf Pro lines that can store massive amounts of data, while maintaining a small footprint.
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.
March 06, 2019
All-flash arrays command most of the attention, but Infinidat claims its InfiniBox arrays deliver the performance of flash on commodity-priced spinning disk.
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