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Chicken nuggets on paper with side of fries

A platterful of storage nuggets to spin your disks and fry your bits

Roundup In a week where we realised that spinning rust has plenty of life left despite the arrival of 100TB SSDs, here are all the minor developments that the Vulture storage desk found interesting but not enough to wax lyrical about. Let's go. VxRail gets a disk failure prophet ProphetStor Data Services was started in 2012 to …
Chris Mellor, 26 Mar 2018
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Everybody loves Microsoft's open switch software, SONiC

Roundup This week's networking news roundup isn't only “what happened at the Open Compute Project summit?” – there's also news from F5, Palo Alto Networks, and Dell EMC. Microsoft coordinated a bunch of announcements at the Open Compute Project summit this week, centred around its SONiC open switch software platform. Microsoft and …
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Dell EMC in bid to clap trade secrets injunction on staff now at Rubrik

Dell EMC has tossed a trade secrets sueball at two ex-sales employees who left for Rubrik, alleging that they solicited other EMC staff to jump ship and approached Dell EMC customers. Rubrik competes with Dell EMC in the data protection business. Complaints were filed against Ryan Baker and Louis Ferreira, who respectively …
Chris Mellor, 5 Mar 2018

Dell EMC patches 3 zero-days in Data Protection Suite

Three vulns in Dell EMC’s Data Protection Suite product that can combine to fully compromise a virtual appliance have been patched by the vendor. Security consultancy Digital Defense Inc, which sniffed them out, said Dell EMC Avamar Server, NetWorker Virtual Edition and the Integrated Data Protection Appliance had a common …
Chris Mellor, 5 Jan 2018

Who's king of the hyperconverged castle? Dell or Nutanix? It's not as clear-cut as it seems

Analysis When IDC published its third 2017 quarter converged and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) numbers, Dell was in the lead. It had a 30.6 per cent revenue share, at $306.8m. Nutanix was second at $207.4m. But IDC's public release didn't reveal how many XC systems Dell had shipped, and as these are OEM'd from Nutanix then the …
Chris Mellor, 3 Jan 2018
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Server winners and losers: HPE, Dell EMC still sitting pretty at the top, but uh-oh Lenovo

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dell EMC top the league tables for server revenue and sales in Q3, but face rapid growth from its global competition, according to a new Gartner report. After an encouraging summer, the server market as a whole is growing with $14.7bn (£11bn) in revenue, up 16 per cent year-over-year, and …
Richard Priday, 11 Dec 2017

Dell EMC adds Skylake grunt to supercomputing workhorse server

Dell EMC has accelerated its workhorse super/high-performance computing C4130 server with newer CPUs and GPUs. The 1U rackmount C4130 used up to 2 x Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors with up to 1TB of memory. It supported up to four GPUs, such as NVIDIA Tesla P100s, or four co-processors such as Intel Phis, and has two rear PCIe …
Chris Mellor, 13 Nov 2017

Dell EMC: Our mid-range arrays aren't dead. Now, join our loyalty scheme!

+Comment Dell EMC has retrofitted flash to its SC array, added deduplication to its Unity array and devised a loyalty programme to keep its mid-range array customers onboard. Dell EMC positions SC for block-access applications needing little or no file access and with all-inclusive software licensing, and Unity for unified file and …
Chris Mellor, 9 Nov 2017
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Big iron storage supplier Infinidat blags more o' that sweet VC cash

Analysis Moshe Yanai's Infinidat has gained $95m in third-round funding and wants us to know that it's not a debt-fuelled Silicon Valley extravaganza of a startup like others that have crashed and burned or gone through bought-at-a-discount acquisitions. Infinidat was founded in 2010, took in $80m around 2012, $150m in 2015 and has …
Chris Mellor, 3 Oct 2017

'Hyper' kids ate all the sales growth again, say converged systems beancounters

IDC's latest Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker shows a flight to the top vendors, away from HPE, Hitachi and the Others' category, with the hyperconverged sector being the only growth area. Worldwide converged systems vendor revenues increased 6.2 per cent year over year to $3.15bn, and those overall stats break …
Chris Mellor, 29 Sep 2017
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Slap your apps on this Dell-flavoured testing server before tossing them on Azure Stack

Dell and cloud managed services provider NTT Communications have launched a specialised server that lets IT departments test apps for Microsoft's Azure Stack. As an on-premises version of Azure, Redmond's new platform is designed to reduce cloud-native app latency while better addressing sovereignty and security, à la VMware's …
Andrew Silver, 26 Sep 2017
The new Dell EMC SCv3000 entry level array

Dell EMC refreshes its entry-level arrays

Dell EMC has refreshed its cheapest storage appliance by giving us the SCv3000, a successor to the SCv2000. The new machine is an entry-level unified SAN, but boasts some pretty impressive specs. There's a six-core Xeon E5-2603v4 at 1.7GHz, either 16 3.5” or 30 2.5” drive bays, two hot-swappable controllers and each machine …
Simon Sharwood, 20 Sep 2017

Dell EMC president David Goulden quits

Dell EMC president and boss of the Infrastructure Solutions Group, David Goulden, is leaving the business at the end of the company’s fiscal year, The Register can reveal. Goulden landed at EMC in 2002 and went on to run sales, marketing and was CEO of the Information Infrastructure division prior to the storage vendor being …
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 2017

Nutanix reports record revenues for first year since going public

Nutanix closed its first year as a public company with a beat-and-raise quarter, firing on all fronts and heading confidently to a billion-dollar run rate next quarter. It was a record FY17 final quarter for Nutanix with revenues reaching $226.1m, beating last quarter's guidance of $215m-$220m. GAAP net loss was $90.7m, down …
Chris Mellor, 1 Sep 2017
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Dell EMC shoves more VMware in hybrid cloud, hyperconverged stuff

Dell EMC is refreshing its hyperconverged and hybrid cloud offerings to use the latest VMware and Dell server technologies. Dell EMC says the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) area is hot, quoting IDC research data showing that, for the first quarter of 2017, HCI is the fastest growing converged systems segment, accounting …
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 2017

Dell, BT alchemists turn bog-standard HW/SW to flexible, open networks

Analysis Dell EMC is supplying network switches to a proof-of-concept research project at BT Labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk. The concept to prove is that programmable disaggregated open-switching hardware can create more adaptable and flexible networks than ones using proprietary integrated hardware and software network switches. Dell …
Chris Mellor, 24 Aug 2017
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Dell and Intel see off IBM and POWER to win new Australian super

Dell has won the gig to build Australia's newest supercomputer. Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) issued a tender for the machine late last year and then amended the tender after The Register pointed out it nonsensically suggested it be able to run Windows Server on POWER CPUs, an …
Simon Sharwood, 18 Jul 2017
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Hyperconverged leapfrog: Dell EMC borg overtakes Nutanix

Dell EMC overtook Nutanix to become the leading hyper-converged infrastructure appliance shipper in 2017’s first quarter. Stifel analyst Aaron Rakers delved into IDC’s non-public numbers and revealed that Nutanix has a 23.3 per cent revenue market share whereas Dell EMC had 24 per cent. The numbers for the top vendors were …
Chris Mellor, 26 Jun 2017

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