April 7, 2016  3:22 PM

Their eyes met across a crowded datacentre: Load Dynamix and Virtual Instruments

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Fibre channel, Load Dynamix, Storage, Storage performance, Testing

Storage performance monitoring tool supplier Virtual Instruments and storage testing tool maker

February 10, 2016  9:56 AM

Druva bets on the demise of the (big) datacentre

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Backup, cloud, Cloud Backup, Data storage, datacentre, Druva

Druva has added disaster recovery capability to its existing

January 27, 2016  12:37 PM

Object storage vs NAS . . . in the same product

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
Data storage, EMC, HPE, NAS, Object storage, Scality

It has been an interesting month in object storage, with developments that push the technology along but also provided an interesting footnote regarding file access that...

January 6, 2016  1:07 PM

NetApp buys Solidfire but it has been a long and tortured road to all-flash

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
all-flash, flash storage, Hybrid flash, NetApp, SolidFire

In case you missed it, the big storage vendor news during the holiday was NetApp's

December 7, 2015  11:07 AM

Spectra Logic Black Pearl object storage + SMR disk + tape = Arctic Blue

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archive, Object storage, Spectra Logic, Tape library

When Spectra Logic launched its DPE archive-class NAS in September it was a play at a space often targeted now by

November 18, 2015  12:54 PM

HPE hopes to put a cuckoo in the nest of EMC VMAX customers

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3PAR, all-flash, EMC, EMC VMAX, HP storage, vmax

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May 22, 2015  11:47 AM

EMC: Open source for the ViPR isn’t sauce for the Golden Goose

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coprhd, EMC, flash storage, Open source, vipr, XtremIO

This week I spoke to EMC marketing VP Josh Goldstein about XtremIO 4.0.

EMC's flagship all-flash array has seen it move from third place in the all-flash stakes to first, with Gartner in 2013...

May 1, 2015  8:44 AM

Software-defined storage: Not for us says Nimble Storage CEO

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
Data storage, EMC, evo:rail, Nimble Storage, Software-defined storage, VMware, vSAN

Separating software from hardware is an emerging trend in data storage. Under the phrase software-defined storage it has been at the forefront of vendor hype in recent...

January 20, 2015  1:28 PM

Hybrid flash horse is a winner, but did Dell mean to back it?

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Dell, Flash, Hybrid flash, IBM, iSCSI, SSD

When reflecting on the rise of flash storage over the last couple of years it's easy to come to the conclusion that some storage vendors have been more active, more free-spending, more progressive in the marketplace.

I have in mind the likes of EMC and...

November 11, 2014  3:14 PM

Cloud storage future shown by current limitations. Chapter 96: Ctera

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Cloud storage, ctera, EMC, Hybrid cloud, NetApp

I've written recently that despite relatively low enterprise take-up of cloud storage - due to concerns over bandwidth, availability, security, compliance, data...

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