• January 16, 2019 16 Jan'19

    Datera storage software trains for long run on HPE servers

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise and startup Datera combine on block-storage appliances and expect to compete against Dell EMC's ScaleIO-based VxRack Flex hyper-converged systems.

  • January 03, 2019 03 Jan'19

    Detroit Symphony tunes up performance on Scale Computing HC3

    The nonprofit Detroit Symphony Orchestra refreshed its data infrastructure with a three-node Scale Computing HC3 hyper-converged storage cluster to manage 10 TB of data.

  • December 12, 2018 12 Dec'18

    Amarillo hyper-converges IT with Dell EMC VxRail appliances

    Hyper-convergence cut costs, streamlined operations and set up Amarillo to use the cloud for storage tiers, while shifting resources away from managing infrastructure.

  • November 08, 2018 08 Nov'18

    Dell EMC VxRail HCI builds on VMware Cloud Foundation

    Dell EMC builds on VMware Cloud Foundation and plans to offer a new two-node VxRail entry point, with a flexible VMware vSAN license. Dell EMC also adds VMware integration to VxBlock.

  • October 29, 2018 29 Oct'18

    NetApp HCI aimed at hybrid clouds

    Late to HCI, NetApp tries to play catch up against Dell EMC, VMware and Nutanix by pushing its SolidFire flash-based product into hybrid cloud deployments.

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  • September 26, 2018 26 Sep'18

    X-IO Axellio hitches HCI star to Microsoft, NVMe

    X-IO side steps VMware, enters hyper-competitive hyper-converged market with dense NVMe blades packed with Microsoft virtualization and storage software.

  • September 26, 2018 26 Sep'18

    Hitachi Vantara storage takes turn to NVMe, cloud

    Hitachi Vantara updates its products and prepares to lay out a strategy for using its storage for IoT and distributed data management amid the multi-cloud movement.

  • September 25, 2018 25 Sep'18

    Dell EMC VxRail powers Mercy Ships' floating hospital DCs

    Dell EMC hyper-converged appliances float the Mercy Ships IT team's boat. VxRail helps the medical charity consolidate IT technology in its floating hospitals and headquarters.

  • September 06, 2018 06 Sep'18

    VMworld pushes vSAN HCI to cloud, edge

    Private beta for next vSAN version includes built-in snapshots, NFS file services and cloud-native storage, as well as improved cluster management for the HCI software.

  • September 04, 2018 04 Sep'18

    Pivot3 storage moves toward composable capabilities

    CEO Ron Nash said Pivot3 and NexGen Storage are integrated as a single code base. NexGen gives Pivot3 automated QoS and dynamic provisioning for multi-cloud enterprises.

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    VSAN hyper-converged users offer buying, implementing advice

    Users provide tips on going from three tiers to tears-free hyper-convergence using VMware vSAN software or other HCI architectures proliferating in the data center and beyond.

  • August 27, 2018 27 Aug'18

    Dell EMC HCI and storage cloud plans on display at VMworld

    Dell EMC promises to synchronize releases of VMware's vSAN on VxRail HCI appliances, although it may take 30 days to do it; fleshes out cloud support for storage, data protection.

  • August 23, 2018 23 Aug'18

    HiveIO seeks to create buzz in HCI market

    HiveIO says artificial intelligence makes its Hive Fabric's Message Bus management unique; now, the HCI startup must prove it's really AI and not just an AI-wash.

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    Dell EMC PowerEdge MX teases 'kinetic' compute and storage

    Dell EMC composes its MX composable infrastructure story around SAS storage sleds that slide into in a single 14th generation 7U PowerEdge chassis, with OpenManage software.

  • August 08, 2018 08 Aug'18

    Western Digital OpenFlex composes storage infrastructure

    Western Digital delivers OpenFlex architecture, an ambitious attempt to foster open standards for composable compute, network and storage as an alternative to hyper-convergence.