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September, 2018


September 28, 2018  1:22 PM

Report: Support for high availability applications is ‘mixed’

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
High Availability

What are high availability applications if they're not highly available? According to a report released this month by SIOS, in partnership with ActualTech Media, one-quarter of respondents say their

September 27, 2018  10:11 AM

Startup raises $60 million to grow Datrium DVX business

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

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


September 26, 2018  8:24 AM

Dell EMC, Nutanix share HCI market leadership

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

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 software. That was the verdict from IDC in its


September 21, 2018  5:18 PM

NetApp Kubernetes Service launched to orchestrate containers

Garry Kranz Garry Kranz Profile: Garry Kranz

NetApp launched its Data Fabric architecture to adapt its storage to manage applications built for the cloud. Container orchestration had largely been a missing aspect in Data Fabric, but the vendor has taken a step to try and plug the gap. NetApp has acquired Seattle-based StackPointCloud for...


September 19, 2018  8:40 AM

Cloud storage startup Wasabi Technologies raises $68 million

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

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 18, 2018  1:34 PM

Storage Product of the Year nominations closing soon

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
storage products

I can’t tell you exactly how many storage products have launched in the past year, but I know it was in the hundreds. I can tell you it was more than I can count. That’s because hardly a day goes by when I don’t receive a briefing, press release, or pitch for a briefing from a...


September 13, 2018  4:01 PM

Nutanix customers trending larger, spending more on HCI

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

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


September 13, 2018  8:09 AM

Economic impact of large capacity archival flash

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns

Quad level cell flash technology is leading to high capacity flash devices that have applicability in archival storage or content repositories that are primarily read access. Currently at 96 layers, QLC devices are different than the flash devices used in primary storage systems.  The opportunity...


September 6, 2018  11:05 AM

Dell EMC midrange convergence due in 2019

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo

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 operations, said on Dell’s earnings call today that the engineering teams from the current Dell...


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