WEKA Partners with NexGen Cloud on AI Supercloud

CAMPBELL, Calif., January 31, 2024 – AI-native data platform provider WekaIO (WEKA) announced today it is partnering with NexGen Cloud, a sustainable infrastructure-as-a-service provider based in the UK, to provide the high-performance infrastructure foundation underpinning its forthcoming AI Supercloud, as well as the on-demand services offered by Hyperstack, NexGen Cloud’s GPUaaS platform.  With a commitment […]

IDC Names Pure Storage a Leader in Container Data Management

Dec. 7, 2023 — Pure Storage announced it has been named a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Container Data Management 2023 Vendor Assessment. According to the IDC MarketScape: “Portworx is generally well suited for most organizations looking for a comprehensive container data and storage management solution, but it aligns particularly well with those that are […]

DDN Launches Infinia, Software-Defined Storage for Enterprise AI and Cloud

Aimed at cloud platform and large HPC, hyperscale and data center environments,  Infinia combines multi-tenancy at scale, containerization and high performance. “The novel architecture accelerates and simplifies workflows for the data management demands of today and tomorrow, from generative….

VAST Data Names Marianne Budnik CMO

New York  – September 20, 2023 – AI data platform company VAST Data has named Marianne Budnik chief marketing officer. She will lead all marketing functions including product marketing, field marketing, customer advocacy, communications and public relations, content, creative and brand strategy. Budnik has led marketing organizations for companies including CrowdStrike, CyberArk and CA Technologies, […]

Quantum Corp. Announces Pre-Configured ActiveScale Cold Storage Bundles

SAN JOSE, Sept. 13, 2023 – Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO), an unstructured data storage company, today announced pre-configured bundles designed to simplify purchasing and deploying Quantum ActiveScale Cold Storage, an S3-enabled object storage solution architected for active and cold data sets. With the massive amount of data organizations need to retain for business and compliance […]

Panasas Appoints Ken Claffey CEO, Shea to Remain as COO

SAN JOSE, September 6, 2023 – High performance data storage vendor Panasas has announced that Ken Claffey, former SVP/GM of Enterprise Systems at Seage Technology, has been named CEO. Claffey replaces Tom Shea, who will remain on the Panasas executive leadership team as chief operating officer.

Why HPC Storage at the Edge Is a More Viable Option

By Jeff Whitaker, VP Product Strategy and Marketing, Panasas The edge is growing fast. Deloitte predicts that the enterprise market for edge computing will see 22 percent growth in 2023, in comparison to 4 percent in spending on enterprise networking equipment and 6 percent on overall enterprise IT. This growth is not surprising given how […]

At ISC 2023: A DDN Update on Its Latest High Performance Data Storage/Data Management Solutions for HPC and AI

At ISC 2023, we caught up with DDN Vice President of Marketing Kurt Kuckein on new product offerings from the high performance storage and data management company. A long-time HPC storage stalwart, many of the same challenges faced by HPC end users are now encountered by companies adopting AI – efficient access and transfer of […]

DDN Announces QLC SSD Storage for Generative AI, ML, HPC Applications

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – May 18, 2023 – Multi-cloud data management company DDN today announced what the company said is a major breakthrough for its all flash and hybrid storage solutions. DDN’s parallel file system technology, combined with AI and data center specific data compression, delivers the highest performance efficiency straight into generative AI, machine learning […]

VAST Data Achieves NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD Certification

May 17, 2023 – VAST Data, a data platform company for AI, today announced it is now a certified datastore for NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD, designed to provide organizations with scalable performance for machine learning and deep learning workloads, including generative AI. The company said the VAST Data Platform is the first enterprise network attached storage (NAS) […]