Storage Newsletter

22 Financial Rounds for Storage Start-Ups at Mid-Year 2017
Since January 2017, storage start-ups accumulated a total of 22 financial rounds for a total raised reaching $728.1 million or an average $33.1 million. On average, a company got historically $45 million in total funding until 2016, the amount per round being $18 million. The trend is similar as there were 41 financial rounds in […]


Memblaze PBlaze5 PCIe NVMe SSD With 3D Enterprise NAND Up to 11TB
Beijing Memblaze Technology Co., Ltd. announced its next generation of PCIe NVMe SSD products, PBlaze 5 700 and 900 series, for hyper-scale data center deployment and for enterprise mission critical applications, respectively. PBlaze5 utilizes high-quality 3D enterprise TLC NAND and supports NVMe 1.2a, with SSD user capacities up to 11TB. PBlaze5 comes in 2.5-inch U.2 […]


Toshiba Filed Petition With Tokyo District Court Vs. Western Digital
Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Memory Corporation filed a petition with the Tokyo District Court against Western Digital Corporation, a U.S. company, and its subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc., seeking a provisional disposition order for an injunction against acts of unfair competition, and also brought suit for a permanent injunction, damages and payment of ¥120 billion, […]


Toshiba to Invest ¥180 Billion in Flash Manufacturing Facilities for Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operations
Toshiba Corporation announced that its board of directors has agreed upon a FY2017 investment program for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), that will channel approximately ¥180 billion into Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operations, TMC's Flash memory facility. The investment will cover installation of manufacturing facilities in Phase-1 of the fab, and the construction […]


Fujitsu Eternus All-Flash Storage Certified for SAP HANA
Fujitsu Limited announced that its ETERNUS AF650 all-flash system is certified by SAP as an enterprise storage solution for the SAP HANA platform. Available as a stand-alone solution or as part of the integrated system PRIMEFLEX for SAP HANA, the ETERNUS AF650 supports reliable non-stop operations for in-memory computing systems running on SAP HANA, delivering […]


Mitusoft Aid File Recovery: SanDisk SSD Data Recovery Software
Data recovery for SanDisk SSD by Aid File Recovery software, learn SanDisk data recovery to recover deleted files from SSD Extreme Ultra after delete or format or lost data due to I/O device error, not formatted, not recognized, not working, not showing up, power failure, logical damaged. SSDs can access information much more quickly than […]


Jeff VerHeul SVP of Non-Volatile Engineering, Micron
Micron Technology, Inc. announced the appointment of Jeff VerHeul as SVP, non-volatile engineering, reporting to Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO.   He most recently was SVP, corporate engineering at SanDisk, where he was responsible for developing an array of flash products.    His new role will drive greater focus on SSDs and other value-added solutions based on Micron's non-volatile memory technology to address the […]


Datos IO Teaming With NetApp
Datos IO, Inc., the application-centric cloud data management company, announced the availability of its new cloud data protection solution that extends the NetApp Data Fabric by providing next-generation backup and recovery for databases and cloud applications. Enterprises can leverage the performance, reliability, and flexibility of NetApp ONTAP software and the agility and web-scale benefits of […]


Hammer Reselling OSNexus in EMEA
OSNexus, Inc. and Hammer plc, a value-add server, storage products and networking distributor, have announced an EMEA-wide partnership. Moreover, Hammer has been given exclusive rights to offer OSNexus's QuantaStor SDS software as part of a bundled solution, customised with Dell EMC OEM hardware. QuantaStor SDS allows IT administrators to set up and manage complex open […]


Redapt to Distribute Datera Elastic Data Fabric
Datera Inc., a provider of elastic storage for on-premises clouds, announced a strategic partnership with Redapt, Inc., a systems integrator specializing in data center infrastructure and cloud engineering services. This partnership allows Redapt to distribute Datera's Elastic Data Fabric (EDF) software through all of its North American channels. EDF software offers enterprise performance coupled with cloud […]