Tag Archives: enterprise storage

Everspin Announces Sampling of Industry’s First 256Mb Perpendicular Spin Torque MRAM to Customers

Everspin Technologies, the leading producer of MRAM technology and devices, is announcing that they have begun shipping the world’s first product utilizing perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction (pMTJ)-based ST-MRAM  to customers.  Their 256Mb DDR3 product is the highest density commercially available perpendicular ST-MRAM in the market. Everspin’s successes now extend to its third generation MRAM technology, and they are preparing for …

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Storage Visions 2016 Overview — Partnerships and Collaboration That Benefit All

We are back in Las Vegas this week for CES 2016, which for us starts the day before with Storage Visions 2016.  CES, as the name implies, is the Consumer Electronics Show, while Storage Visions focuses on the Enterprise (non-consumer) side of  the storage industry.  Storage Visions’ main focus is on various forms of collaboration on storage initiatives and emerging technologies, …

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Toshiba Outs KV Drive Technology – Large Capacity HDD Combined With SSD, Gb Ethernet and Compute in a Single 3.5” Form Factor

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc, a leading storage technology producer and innovator, and its Storage Products Business Unit are announcing a new key value technology for scale-out object storage, virtualization, big data analytics and active archiving. Via this new technology, Toshiba storage products customers can attain the benefits of both large capacity and high-performance scale-out object storage, while maximizing uptime …

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Micron and Seagate Announce Strategic Agreement For NAND Supply and Storage Solution Development

Micron Technology, Inc. and Seagate Technology, plc are announcing a strategic alliance combining the expertise and innovative capabilities of both individual companies.  The framework that this agreement establishes will benefit customers of both companies.  The alliance will enable a very focused strategy and faster, more effective innovation in developing industry-leading storage products. The initial focus of the agreement is geared …

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Western Digital / HGST Announces Acquisition of Enterprise All-Flash System Developer Skyera

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a division of Western Digital Corp., is announcing that it has completed an all-cash acquisition of Skyera, a leading developer of all-flash enterprise storage systems for data centers and scale-out cloud applications. Skyera will be fully integrated into HGST, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WD. The Skyera acquisition enhances HGST’s existing portfolio and …

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Enmotus Announces General Availability of FuzeDrive Server Software— All-Flash Performance W/O Cost of All-Flash Array

Enmotus, Inc., a California-based developer of innovative software-defined storage acceleration solutions, is announcing general availability of its FuzeDriveTM Server software for Windows and Linux. This new class of software-defined storage acceleration allows storage appliance and converged platform builders to provide all-flash performance to their storage array, without the full cost of an all-flash storage system, utilizing off-the-shelf solid state devices …

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HGST Announces New PCIe SSD And Caching Software — Up to 540,000 Read IOPS

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a Western Digital company, is announcing the launch of its new FlashMAXTMIII series of PCIe accelerator cards.  HGST’s newest PCIe SSDs offer a dramatic improvement in the price-to-performance ratio of today’s most demanding cloud and database workloads.  HGST is also introducing its new ServerCacheTM caching software that enables IT admins to add acceleration into …

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NxGn Data — A New Player And A New Generation Of Intelligent SSDs For Hyperscale Computing

NxGn Data, a designer and producer of an entirely new generation of intelligent solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing its presence to the storage world as it exits “stealth” mode.  By offering intelligent SSD solutions that are based on its own proprietary SoC (system-on-chip) controllers, NxGn Data believes that it can eliminate storage bottlenecks by moving computational tasks closer to where …

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SanDisk Announces Completion Of Fusion-io Acquisition

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing that it has completed the previously-announced acquisition of Fusion-io.  Fusion-io is a leading producer of flash-based PCIe solid-state devices and software solutions that accelerate performance for enterprise and hyperscale datacenters. Under the agreement’s terms, SanDisk has completed the acquisition for $11.25 per share for the outstanding shares of Fusion-io, …

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SanDisk Announces Agreement to Acquire Enterprise Flash Solutions Developer Fusion-io

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, has announced an agreement to acquire Fusion-io, a top developer of flash-based PCIe storage hardware and software products for enterprise and datacenter applications, in an all-cash transaction reportedly valued at approximately $1.1 billion.  Under the terms of the agreement, SanDisk will tender an offer for all outstanding shares of Fusion-io stock …

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