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At ISC: Panasas Spotlights New Products for High Performance HPC/AI and Enterprise Storage

At ISC 2022, we caught up with Panasas Chief Operating Officer Brian Peterson, who caught us up on the high performance storage company’s latest product and market developments. Peterson, who joined Panasas last November, said today’s key trend in the high-performance storage category is that, while it has traditionally been dominated by the high-end enterprise […]

Pure Storage Introduces FlashBlade//S for Unstructured Data and Application Growth

Los Angeles – June 8, 2022 — Today at Pure//Accelerate techfest22, data storage technology and services company Pure Storage announced the FlashBlade//S family of products with what the company described as a new modular architecture built on  co-designed hardware and software. “The new platform leverages a nearly unlimited scalable metadata architecture, offering more than double […]

Qumulo Launches ‘Cloud Now’ Program with 1 Free Petabyte of Storage

SEATTLE – Apr. 25, 2022 – Qumulo, a high performance data storage and management company, today unveiled “Cloud Now,” a new program that offers cloud builders the ability to create and test up to one petabyte (PB) of multi-cloud file storage at no cost*. As the only multi-cloud file platform able to run massive data […]

@HPCpodcast: HPC Storage Rock Star Gary Grider Talks How We Got Here and Where We’re Going

http://orionx.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/021@HPCpodcas_Storage-with-Gary-Grider_20220420.mp3 Shahin and I are in violent agreement: if you’re interested in high performance storage, if major milestone in the development of HPC storage technology over the last 30-plus years interests you, if you want a peek at future forward leaps in HPC storage technology, then this is an @HPCpodcast episode for you. Our special […]

@HPCpodcast: What’s New in HPC-class Storage and a New Feature: Top of the News

Join us for this episode – episode 20, be it noted – of the @HPCpodcast. It includes a new segment, Top of The News, offering a look at the top HPC developments of the week. Our discussion features federal funding for PsiQuantum and Global Foundries’ quantum computing research in upstate New York, along with AMD’s proposed acquisition of Pensando and Fujitsu’s new HPC cloud offerings that includes supercomputing technology used in the world’s most powerful HPC system, Fugaku.

Samsung and Western Digital Form Zoned (Block) Storage Collaboration

Samsung Electronics and Western Digital today announced a collaboration around zoned storage, which is a form of block storage, focused on data placement, processing and fabrics (D2PF) technologies. Western Digital has said zone storage is designed for workloads with increasingly voluminous and complex data management needs, creating “block storage devices that have their address space […]

DDN at GTC Says Storage Appliance Doubles NVIDIA DGX Performance

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – March 22, 2022 – AI and multi-cloud data management company DDN today announced flash and hybrid data platforms for NVIDIA DGX POD and  DGX SuperPOD AI, analytics and deep learning computing infrastructure. Powering thousands of NVIDIA DGX systems, including NVIDIA’s Selene and Cambridge-1 DGX SuperPOD systems, DDN offers AI data storage solutions for applications such as […]

Quantum Announces Smart Video Surveillance Servers

SAN JOSE, March 15, 2022 —  Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO), the leader in solutions for video and unstructured data, today announced the Unified Surveillance Platform (USP), a resilient, flexible, and secure software platform for recording and storing video surveillance data. In addition to introducing this software platform, Quantum is introducing a new line of Smart Network Video Recording […]

HPC Storage Specialist Excelero Now Part of NVIDIA

Excelero, a Tel Aviv-based provider of high-performance software-defined storage, is now a part of NVIDIA. “The company’s team of engineers — including its seasoned co-founders with decades of experience in HPC, storage and networking — bring deep expertise in the block storage that large businesses use in storage-area networks,” NVIDIA said in a blog announcing […]

NCI Australia Selects SoftIron for Ceph-based Storage for Integrated HPC Environment

London – February 24, 2022 – SoftIron Ltd., a maker of task-specific data infrastructure appliances, today announced their selection by National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) Australia, to provide Ceph-based object storage for its integrated computational environment. The new storage system will support Australia’s leading researchers through the provision of high-performance computing (HPC), cloud computing and data […]