Category Archives: Storage

HGST announces 10TB helium drive

HGST announced on Tuesday a list  of innovations that will enrich the company’s portfolio of storage devices. The company announced a list of high capacity HDD models: 8TB Ultrastar He8, the company’s second-generation helium-filled HDD Ultrastar 7K6000 is HGST’s seventh … Continue reading

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Microsoft launches Azure tiered storage

In 2012, Microsoft bought cloud-storage vendor StorSimple and until this month there’s been little news about what Microsoft has been doing with StorSimple. StoreSimple is a cloud-integrated storage (CiS) product that allows users to store heavily used data on-premises/locally and … Continue reading

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WD demonstrates its first SATA Express hard drive

WD, a Western Digital company, has demonstrated last week during Computex Taipei 2014 its first hard drive with PCI Express (PCIe) support. The SATA-IO organization spent three years developing the SATA Express specifications, which was announced and introduced in 2013. … Continue reading

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Western Digital is developing Ethernet-connected drives for OpenStack

Following Seagate, Western Digital will demonstrate Ethernet-connected drives at the OpenStack Summit, wich will take place between 12 and 16 May in Atlanta, GA. This design has integrated CPU and memory resources running Linux, and can be integrates with existing … Continue reading

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Seagate and Rausch presents the BigFoot Object Storage solution

Seagate has joined forces with Rausch Netzwerktechnik GmbH to produce the BigFoot Object Storage Solution, aimed at scale-out cloud customers wich is based on Segate’s Kinetic Open Storage Platform. The 4U chassis includes 288TB capacity from 72 x 4TB disk … Continue reading

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A3CUBE announces in-memory networking products

A3CUBE Inc., announced on last monday a groundbreaking ‘brain inspired’ data plane encapsulated in a Network Interface Card (NIC) designed to bridge supercomputing benefits to the enterprise by dramatically transforming storage networking to eliminate the I/O performance gap between CPU … Continue reading

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Atlantis Computing Releases First In-Memory Software-Defined Storage Solution

 Atlantis Computing announced yesterday its next-generation Atlantis ILIO USX™ (Unified Software-defined Storage) solution purpose-built for virtualized server workloads such as databases, mail, collaboration, big data and any line of business application. Atlantis ILIO USX gives IT organizations the ability to … Continue reading

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