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Qumulo Launches Nearline Archive Series, Aims to Breathe New Life into Archival Data

Qumulo Launches Nearline Archive Series, Aims to Breathe New Life into Arch...

On the heels of an over-subscribed $93M series D funding round announced two weeks ago,  high performance ...

Penguin Computing in $85M Acquisition Deal

Penguin Computing in $85M Acquisition Deal

If another indication were needed of the explosive growth in cloud services, AI-based workloads and Linux in ...

HPE’s New Round of Multi-Platform Storage Networking Products

HPE’s New Round of Multi-Platform Storage Networking Products

HPE announced several storage networking-related products today, along with the global expansion of its “Complete” reseller model ...

Google Adds More Cloud Features

Google Adds More Cloud Features

Google continues to roll out new cloud features as it seeks to differentiate its platform from rivals ...

Storage

June 19, 2018(0)
On the heels of an over-subscribed $93M series D funding round announced two weeks ago,  high performance file storage specialist Qumulo today launched a new product series that it says breathes new life into what typically is cold, hard-to-access archival data, making historical data more visible, performant and usable for operational and high performance analytics workloads. Qumulo’s Nearline Archive ... Full article
June 11, 2018(0)
If another indication were needed of the explosive growth in cloud services, AI-based workloads and Linux in the enterprise - along with their attractiveness to investors - it’s the acquisition of fast-growth Penguin Computing, announced today by Smart Global Holdings for $85 million. Penguin, the 20-year-old advanced scale hardware solutions provider, develops open, Linux-based cloud and HPC solutions ranging ... Full article
June 5, 2018(0)
HPE announced several storage networking-related products today, along with the global expansion of its “Complete” reseller model for virtually engineered third-party solutions. Designed to support multiple network protocols and multiple vendor partners, the combined announcements encompass some of the data storage industry’s leading lights, including Qumulo, Cohesity, Cloudian and Hedvig – along with HPE’s own Nimble Storage and Simplivity ... Full article
May 30, 2018(0)
In the evolving world of cybersecurity, enterprises need access to cyber insurance that accurately reflects their current security posture and that covers both direct and indirect expenses. The same challenge, of course, applies to the insurers issuing the policies. Unfortunately, the evolving threat landscape and rising incidents of attacks has created difficulty in matching packages with premiums, and as ... Full article
May 22, 2018(0)
Chip makers continue to gear designs toward AI and other demanding cloud workloads that take advantage of datacenter flash storage capacity. To that end, memory specialist Micron Technology Inc. began shipping compact solid-state drives this week based on its quad-level cell (QLC) NAND technology that addresses enterprise markets currently relying on hard-disk storage. Separately, Micron and Intel Corp. announced ... Full article
May 16, 2018(0)
Google continues to roll out new cloud features as it seeks to differentiate its platform from rivals with new tools and redundancy designed to boost application availability. Separately, Google also announced beta availability of new Google Compute Engine virtual machine instances with increased memory and greater computing resources. The public cloud competitor (NASDAQ: GOOGL) unveiled a new feature this ... Full article
May 15, 2018(0)
Anything as immense, impactful and powerful as public cloud computing is bound to be variegated, encompassing the good, the bad and the ugly. As AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and the other platforms gain more market adoption – usually in tandem with an on-prem data center – the benefits and landmines of cloud computing for compute- and data-intensive ... Full article
May 11, 2018(0)
IBM made several announcements today designed to help customers get more out of their existing storage infrastructure, including IBM Storwize and FlashSystem arrays, the SAN Volume Controller (SVC) software-defined storage product, and even non-IBM arrays from Dell EMC and HPE that IBM storage software manages through its VersaStack program. Let’s start with data de-duplication. For years IBM has offered de-dupe in its high-end FlashSystem ... Full article
May 9, 2018(0)
At Tabor Communications' annual Advanced Scale Forum (ASF) held this week in Austin, the focus was on enterprise adoption of HPC-class technologies and high performance data analytics (HPDA). It’s a confab that brings together end users (CIOs, IT planners, department heads) and vendors and encourages group discussion and debate to go along with presentations and panel discussions. As it ... Full article
May 1, 2018(0)
Google Cloud Platform’s new data orchestrator dubbed Cloud Composer is its latest managed service based on its Apache Airflow workflow management tool. Announcing the beta launch of Cloud Composer on Tuesday (May 1), Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) said the orchestration tool is designed to develop, schedule and monitor enterprise workflows across internal datacenters or multiple clouds. Hence, workflow management would ... Full article
April 26, 2018(0)
Rackspace is expanding it managed private cloud services with the addition of six new bare metal instances that it collectively refers to as bare metal as a service. The private cloud vendor announced the new managed hosting service this week that combines increasingly popular consumption pricing model along with “on-demand” infrastructure. The combination would allow users to provision infrastructure ... Full article
April 19, 2018(0)
With object-based storage capacity predicted to grow at double-digit annual rates over the next several years, attention is turning to shortcomings such as barriers to data visibility and difficulties in performing analytics using object storage. A new vendor survey finds that “object storage has gone mainstream,” with 72 percent of respondents using Amazon Web Services’ Simple Cloud Storage Service ... Full article
April 17, 2018(0)
VMware this week takes the wraps off the latest versions of its server virtualization and software-defined storage platforms with an emphasis on hybrid cloud deployments, broader application support and—in the case of its vSphere platform—a three-fold reduction in memory usage and resulting performance gains via the introduction of a persistent memory feature. The latest versions of VMware’s (NYSE: VMW) ... Full article
April 10, 2018(0)
Enterprise software and infrastructure services continue to fuel the growth of global IT spending to levels not seen in a decade, according a new spending forecast. Gartner Inc. report this week that macroeconomic factors such as a weak U.S. dollar along with robust telecommunications spending have boosted its quarterly forecast for IT spending growth to 6.2 percent, the highest ... Full article
April 5, 2018(0)
Claiming for itself the title of the world’s highest performance file storage system, Qumulo this week announced a new “enterprise-ready and cloud integrated” NVMe all-flash solution that the company said delivers 16GBs/second in a minimum configuration four-node system. The new Qumulo P-series enables Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) software to run on advanced, industry-standard hardware components, including high-speed NVMe, Intel ... Full article
March 29, 2018(0)
Chip makers have been scrambling to find new applications for their wares, focusing on the Internet of Things, big data and emerging machine learning applications requiring more processing power. For now, it looks like they are succeeding. Driven by insatiable demand for memory chips, the global semiconductor industry had its biggest year in more than a decade. Annual revenue ... Full article
March 26, 2018(0)
Organizing data is a challenge. The digital universe, according to International Data Corporation (IDC), doubles every two years. Based on current projections, it’s expected to reach 44 trillion gigabytes in 2020.1 And recent updates by IDC predict it will reach 180 trillion gigabytes in 2025. In most organizations, the amount of unstructured data has grown to unprecedented levels. In ... Full article
March 19, 2018(0)
A trio of chip makers will collaborate on a reference architecture for speeding deployment of NVM Express over storage network fabrics. Cavium Technologies, which specializes in processors for cloud datacenters, announced the NVMe-over-fabrics collaboration with chip makers Marvell and Microsemi Corp. at the opening of this week’s Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose. The partners said they ... Full article
March 19, 2018(0)
 The interest in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) appliances is widespread, replacing, and in some sense displacing, the hype around all-flash arrays as “the” hot topic in previous years. Organizations are turning to the HCI model due to one key benefit: simplicity. Users are no longer willing – or forced – to spend time on planning, building and implementing three-tier architecture ... Full article
March 12, 2018(0)
Serial entrepreneur Ben Golub, co-founder and former CEO of application container pioneer Docker Inc., has landed at a blockchain-based cloud startup called Storj Labs. The Atlanta-based company launched in 2015 is attempting to ride the wave of decentralized infrastructure fueled by blockchain technology and associated digital ledgers to offer cheap, encrypted cloud storage. Storj Labs announced Monday (March 12) ... Full article

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