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Public Cloud Storage ‘Revolution’: 80% Price Cut, 6X Performance Jump from Carbonite Spin-off

May 3, 2017 |

A revolution in public cloud storage price/performance could be in the offing as two storage industry veterans with a track record of disruption today launched a new company that they say cuts pricing for storage in the AWS compute environment by 80 percent with a 6X performance jump. Read more…

Intel Moves Data Closer to CPU With Xpoint SSD

Mar 20, 2017 |

Intel Corp. has begun shipping new storage drives based on its 3-D XPoint non-volatile memory technology as it targets data-driven workloads.

Intel’s new Optane solid-state drives, designated P4800X, seek to combine the attributes of memory and storage in the same device. Read more…

HPE Acquires Nimble Storage

Mar 7, 2017 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise continued its headlong push into the hybrid IT market with its second large acquisition of 2017: a $1 billion deal to acquire flash specialist Nimble Storage Inc. Read more…

Big Genomics Data Gets a Storage Boost

Jan 5, 2017 |

Bio-processor developer Edico Genome is collaborating with storage specialist Dell EMC to bundle computing and storage platform for analyzing gene-sequencing data.

The partners said this week the platform will be based on Edico Genome’s DRAGEN processor that uses an FPGA for hardware acceleration. Read more…

Exabytes Hit the Road with AWS Snowmobile

Dec 1, 2016 |

Big data, meet your big rig. Amazon Web Services took containerization technology to new levels yesterday when it unveiled plans to use 45-foot trailers equipped with scads of disk and fast fiber optic connections to help customers upload 100 petabytes of data into the cloud. Read more…

5 Ways to Optimize Your Cloud Storage ROI

Nov 22, 2016 |

Every day, machine data or data gathered from the Internet of Things (IoT) data is continuously produced by almost every process businesses run, including storage, applications, servers, networks, sensors and security systems. Read more…

The Network is the New Storage Bottleneck

Nov 10, 2016 |

Along with the data center storage capacity explosion and the major shift in storage architecture from scale-up to scale out, there is one more trend which is not only effecting storage but also networking. Read more…

DDN in Product Line Refresh, Multi-level Security for Lustre

Nov 8, 2016 |

Ahead of next week’s SC16 conference, high end storage vendor DataDirect Networks today announced a raft of product line updates, including a new burst buffer appliance and updates to its block and file storage appliances, along with what DDN says is the fastest multi-level security solution for Lustre aimed at HPC-level performance in markets with increased security requirements, such as financial services, genomics and government organizations. Read more…

Is Spinning Disk Going Extinct? Experts Weigh In

Oct 25, 2016 |

There’s no doubt about it: Spinning disk is getting squeezed. As fast solid state drives (SSDs) get cheaper and tape drives get bigger, the sweet spot where spinning hard disk drives (HDDs) make sense gets smaller every year. Read more…

Latest DDN Launch Fills out its WOS Object Storage Line

Sep 13, 2016 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced a third member to its WOS object storage product line, the WOS 8460, aimed at active archive and collaboration use cases. Object storage, once mainly restricted to ‘cold’ archives for large quantities of unstructured data – think content delivery networks (CDN) used in conjunction with the web – has been slowly expanding its footprint into other application areas. Read more…

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