Pure Storage Adds Free DirectCompress Accelerator Card to FlashArray//XL
New FlashArray//XL arrays come with a free DirectCompress FPGA data compression accelerator card built in.
Pure Storage Announces PX-Backup Free Forever Tier
Pure Storage has announced a ‘free forever’ tier of its Portworx Backup offering.
Pure Storage Announces Portworx Enterprise 3.0
Pure Storage has announced an expanded, fully-managed service for Kubernetes storage with Portworx Enterprise 3.0.
Commvault Releases Metallic ThreatWise To Detect Threats To Your Data Early
Data protection vendor Commvault has released Metallic Threatwise, a SaaS add-onfor Metallic that detects intruders when they first enter the environment.
Folio Photonics Wants To Kill HDDs With Film
Folio Photonics has a fancy new storage media that it believes can kill off active archives that currently live on hard disks.
Druva Announces $10 Million Data Resiliency Guarantee
Druva has announced a $10 million data resiliency guarantee for customers spending more than $25k a year.
Object First Launches with Backup Optimised Object Storage for Veeam
Veeam co-founders Ratmir Timashev and Andrei Baronov have launched Object First to provide an on-site object storage appliance specifically for Veeam backup data in the mid-enterprise.
Pure Storage Launches FlashBlade//S
Pure Storage has launched FlashBlade//S with independently scalable compute and storage to broaden its addressable market.
FlashBlade for the Future
The future of storage is a long-lived but ever-changing service.
Ransomware Is Coming For Your Backups
Ransomware isn’t going away, and solid backups are still your best option when, not if, you get hit.
File and Object on Flash
The benefits of flash storage for file and object data are about more than just performance.
The Evolution of Pure Storage FlashBlade
FlashBlade needs to change to match what customers are doing today.
Nasuni’s Object File System Puzzles Me
Trying to work out why using object storage makes Nasuni enterprise file storage better.
SIOS High Availability Software
SIOS is a good option for old-school style clustering and failover software for 2- and 3-node SQLServer and SAP clusters.
Fungible Can Be Anything But What Is It Today?
Fungible believes the future of infrastructure is composable and scale-out based on DPUs. But what is it today?
Kasten is the Cure for Container Chaos
Kasten is a solution to a problem that shouldn’t exist, but does because people are terrible.
3-Tier Cloud Native Architectures
We advocate for a three tier cloud native architecture that embraces the benefits of cloud native techniques where it makes sense to do so but also retains existing, proven approaches to data storage.
Metallic’s Reverse Takeover of Commvault
Metallic was just what Commvault needed to refresh itself, and now it’s going to take over the whole company.
NetApp’s Ongoing Reinvention
NetApp continues its reinvention into a cloud services portfolio company, which is still very much a work-in-progress.
Infrascale Recovery For SMBs
Infrascale provides a feature-rich set of products for SMB data protection and recovery needs.
CTERA Global File Sharing With Modern Security
CTERA’s global filesystem is designed for secure, distributed data sharing in a multi- and hybrid-cloud world.
Tape Lives! At Fujifilm
Fujifilm has a new (-ish) product called Fujifilm Object Archive that they showed off to use at Storage Field Day 22. It’s basically AWS Glacier but for inside your datacentre.
Pure Flash Powers Meta AI Research SuperCluster
Meta/Facebook has built a new AI Research Supercomputer using Pure Storage so is it time to ditch custom storage architectures?
VAST Data Shows What Stateless Containers Can Do
VAST data uses containers in its storage arrays, but not the way most developers are thinking about stateful containers.
Pure Storage Portworx Data Services
Portworx Data Services promises a t-shirt size picklist of databases as a service. But will customers use it properly?
Pure Storage and Cohesity Join Forces With New FlashRecover Offering
Pure Storage and Cohesity have announced a jointly-engineered offering called FlashRecover, Powered by Cohesity that pairs Pure’s FlashBlade arrays with Cohesity software to provide a rapid recovery option for customers.
Pure Storage Extends TAM with New Capacity Optimised Array
The Pure Storage FlashArray//C extends Pure Storage’s reach down-market and threatens hybrid arrays.
Pure Storage Adds Optane-Based DirectMemory Blades to FlashArray//X
Pure Storage has extended its FlashArray//X product line with new Optane-based DirectMemory.
Pure Storage Goes After NetApp’s Lunch With New FlashBlade
Pure Storage launch a new product line, the FlashBlade, aimed at customers who want fast, dense, NFS addressable flash.
NetApp Acquires SolidFire For $870 Million
NetApp to acquire scale-out flash storage startup SolidFire for $870 million in cash.
Pure Storage IPO: A Look Back
Pure Storage had their IPO a couple of weeks ago, and I’d like to look at it now that most people have moved on to whatever shiny object will capture their attention for the next twelve seconds.