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February 18, 2021
StorCentric's data storage technologies added Violin Systems in a bargain pickup last year. Zadara this week snagged the remnants of Stratoscale's HCI software.
October 20, 2020
DDN launches IntelliFlash H-Series and Tintri VMstore T7000 hybrid arrays. The new NVMe-based systems incorporate technology from recent DDN storage acquisitions.
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.
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